Your guide to Birmingham’s most awesome weekend events, Oct. 29-31

Halloween, Mayawell Bar
Can’t beat the drinks at Mayawell Bar. Photo via @mayawellbar

Halloween weekend has finally arrived, and it’s bringing a never-ending list of cool events to attend around Birmingham. If you’re looking for the ultimate good time, here’s what’s ahead, October 29-31.

This Weekend in The Magic City

Live theatre is back

Where? At Samford University’s newly-renovated Harrison Theatre and we are applauding. This Thursday-Sunday, Oct. 28-31, see local actors from Samford Arts + Miles College in Crumbs from the Table of Joy. The coming-of-age story follows the memories of Ernestine, a 17-year-old African American, and the ways in which in her family finds peace after the loss of her mother. This play is a must-see, so get your tickets now

The grills ignite!

Saturday, Oct. 30 marks the 25th annual Children’s Harbor Pig Iron BBQ Cook-Off, and it’s going to be an A1 time. Held at Cahaba Brewing Co. from 4-7PM, taste some local ‘cue + jam to live music, all while supporting a good cause. Tickets available here

It’s absolutely TERRIFYING… or is it?

Fun and frightening go hand in hand this pumpkin-lovin’ weekend, and The Fennec is ready! They’re hosting their first Halloween party on Friday, Oct. 29 from 8PM-2AM, and it’s sure to be a blast. From specialty cocktails to costume contests, grab your tickets now for $20Tickets are $20.  Fright Night @ The Fennec. 8PM-2AM. $15-$20. Tickets

Adulting IS fun

Looking to attend an adult Halloween party? The Pizitz After Dark—Spooky Edition event is the good time you’re seeking. Join in on all the hocus pooches on Saturday, Oct. 30 from 8PM-Midnight for Tarot card readings, live DJs + lots of LED circus performers. The fun is free—don’t miss a moment. 

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  • Friday, Oct. 29: Tricks or Treats @ Greater Birmingham Humane Society. 6-8PM. Pet food donation for entry.
  • Saturday-Sunday, Oct. 30-31: Hoots & Howls @ The Birmingham Zoo. 10AM-4PM. Price Varies. Tickets.

Looking Ahead

Dia de los Muertos Alabama
Dia de los Muertos. Photo via Dia de los Muertos Alabama’s Facebook
  • Wednesday-Sunday, Nov. 3-7: Christmas Village Festival @ The BJCC. Wednesday 9AM-4PM, Thursday-Saturday 9AM-7PM, Sunday 11AM-5PM. Adults – $12, Kids $5. Tickets.
  • Saturday, Nov. 6: Metamorphosis @ The Dance Foundation – Homewood. 2PM + 7:30PM. $20. Tickets.
  • Saturday, Nov. 6: Bark in the Park @ Veterans Park – Alabaster. 9AM-2PM. Free admission.
  • Saturday-Sunday, Nov. 6-7: Moss Rock Festival @ Hoover Metropolitan Complex. Saturday, 10AM-5PM, Sunday 10AM-4PM. Advance – $10 (15 + under – FREE), At Gate – $12 (15 + under – FREE).

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