OPELIKA, AL (WTVM) - The city of Opelika is offering several opportunities to celebrate Halloween this year:
Haunted Auburn & Opelika
The Alabama Paranormal Research Team will be at the Lewis Cooper Jr. Memorial Library to discuss their book about local houses with haunted histories. This is a "brown bag" event. The Library will provide water, lemonade and coffee.
Trinity United Methodist Church is hosting their third annual OrangeFest, a free family-friendly community event featuring:
- Trunk or Treat, a parking lot full of vehicle trunks re-created into fun carnival-type games with candy and prizes.
- A variety of inflatable jumpers and slides for kids of all ages
- Hay rides, face painting and photo opportunities by Ked Drake Photography
- Special guest appearances from the Opelika Fire Department, Sparky -the Great Fire Dog and Opelika High School Football players
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Howl-o-ween Celebration Benefiting Rescue K911
Sponsored by Opelika Main Street, the 6th annual dog parade and costume contest will take place in Historic Downtown Opelika. Canine trick-or-treating at local downtown merchants will begin at 5 p.m. Stores will have special dog treats available. Dress up your dogs in Halloween costumes and join the crowd for the Dog Parade and Costume Contest at 6 p.m. Prizes will be given for the best costumes.
Fall Festival and Children's Carnival
This safe alternative to trick-or-treating will take place at the Sportsplex W. James Samford Soccer Complex. Children have the chance to visit with local mascots or listen to live entertainment by Route 66. There will be hayrides, miniature train rides, prizes, games, an inflatable giant slide, a moonwalk, Spider Mountain, a petting zoo, pony rides, gyroscope, and much more! Tickets are $.25 each. Children should wear costumes and bring a treat bag.
Citywide Trick-or-Treat Night in the Neighborhoods