Get free candy + family-friendly fun at this local Trunk or Treat, Oct. 23

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Trunk or Treat
Let the good times roll. (Asbury UMC)

Halloween looms ahead, which means it’s time to score as much free candy as possible! Get ready to break out your costume and deck out your trunk with spooky spirit, here are five reasons to attend Asbury United Methodist Church’s Trunk or Treat on Sunday, October 23.

1. Rides + games will be onsite

Trunk or Treat
Sweets for the sweet. (Asbury UMC)

You can’t have a fall festival without rides and games. Good thing Asbury’s Trunk or Treat will have many. Expect a cake walk, rope bridge, 9-square and three carnival rides. We won’t spill the candy on which rides will be onsite, but they are sure to make the whole fam squeal in delight.

2. You can build a trunk + WIN BIG!

Free candy and games are great, but my favorite part of a Trunk or Treat is the imaginative car trunks. Over the years, Asbury’s annual Trunk or Treat has had some of the coolest decorated trunks in town, like the Jedi Academy and Willy Wonka Factory shown above.

You can also put your artistry to the test by signing up to build a trunk for the event. Not only will you have the chance to let loose your craftiest creation, but you could also win great prizes!

Here’s what’s up for grabs:

  • 1st Place: 2 Iron Bowl Tickets (Roll Tide/War Eagle)
  • 2nd Place: $200 to TopGolf
  • 3rd Place: $50 in Chick-Fil-A gift cards

If you’d like to donate treats to the event, drop off a bag or two at Asbury’s children’s ministry desk OR check out Asbury’s Amazon Candy List to donate online.

3. The food is delish

Asbury UMC, Eugene's Hot Chicken
Get it while it’s hot. (Asbury UMC)

Don’t fill up on candy, y’all. Asbury’s Trunk or Treat will also include local food trucks—some of the best around, too. Some to look out for are:

Free popcorn and water will also be available.

4. It’s sensory-friendly

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Asbury’s Trunk or Treat is inclusive for all. (Asbury UMC)

Fun, games, candy… oh my! While an exciting atmosphere can be great, sometimes you just need peace and quiet. 

If you have a kiddo or family member in need of a soothing space, you’ve come to the right place. One of the special things about Asbury’s Trunk or Treat is that it’s sensory-friendly. 

From 3:30-4PM, Asbury will also offer exclusive trick-or-treating time in a calm atmosphere.

5. It’s a great community event

Trunk or Treat
Dress up + enjoy time outdoors with friends. (Asbury UMC)

As you’ve discovered, there are many reasons to attend Asbury’s Trunk or Treat on Sunday, October 23. But, we’re throwing one more your way—community. Yep, it’s a great reason to get outdoors, meet new people and enjoy some fall fun.

Event Details

What: Asbury UMC’s Trunk or Treat
When: Sunday, October 23 | 4-6PM
Where: Asbury United Methodist Church, 6690 Cahaba Valley Rd, Birmingham, AL 35242
Cost: Free admission, popcorn + candy

Learn more about Asbury United Methodist Church—visit their website and follow them on FacebookInstagram and LinkedIn.

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