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Events - Fall Fun in Birmingham Alabama

Written by: Angelika Boyd



Time to read 4 min

As autumn arrives in Birmingham, Alabama, the city undergoes a captivating transformation, ushering in a season filled with enchanting experiences and delightful traditions. The cool, crisp air carries with it a sense of anticipation, while the vibrant hues of orange, red, and gold paint the landscape in a breathtaking display of nature's beauty. Birmingham becomes a hub of fall festivities, offering a plethora of activities to indulge in.

One of the quintessential autumn experiences in Birmingham is visiting pumpkin patches, where families, friends, and couples alike can immerse themselves in the spirit of the season. These patches offer more than just opportunities to pick out the perfect pumpkin; they often feature a variety of attractions such as hayrides, corn mazes, and petting zoos, providing entertainment for visitors of all ages.
For those with a penchant for the eerie and macabre, Birmingham boasts a selection of spooky haunts and haunted attractions that promise thrills and chills. Whether navigating a haunted house filled with ghouls and ghosts or embarking on a haunted hayride through the dark woods, there's no shortage of hair-raising adventures to be had.

However, fall in Birmingham isn't just about scares and spooks—it's also a time for cozy gatherings and laid-back evenings spent with loved ones. From sipping hot cider around a crackling bonfire to strolling through scenic parks adorned with autumn foliage, there are endless opportunities to embrace the simple joys of the season.
No matter your interests or preferences, Birmingham offers a diverse array of events and activities that capture the essence of fall. Whether you're seeking heart-pounding excitement or peaceful moments of reflection, the city invites you to immerse yourself in its autumnal splendor and create lasting memories that will warm your heart long after the leaves have fallen.

Tis the season of sweaters, spooky haunts, and pumpkin spice EVERYTHING. The leaves are changing their colors, and the cool fall breeze is blowing. With fall comes so many fun activities. Whether you’re looking for the best scary haunts, the best pumpkin patch, or somewhere to hang with your crew, we’ve got you covered!

Mountain High Outfitters Events

Geek Out on Gear:  Guys’ Night Out Mountain High men, this one’s for you! Come out to our Cahaba Village location and enjoy beer, food, gear talk, and giveaways, surrounded by bros. Guys’ Night Out is happening October 13 and November 10.

Ladies Night Out: Ladies, you didn’t think we forgot about you, did you? Ladies night out offers wine, snacks, deals, giveaways, and new fall styles here at Mountain High. Check out this laid back ladies night at our Summit location on October 17.

Back Forty Outdoor Day: Perfect for fishing, bike, biking, and beer enthusiasts. This event will feature new beer from Back Forty, fly fishing lessons provided by us here at Mountain High, a 4x4 car show, and MTB & E bike demos. There will be various other activities such as KanJam, SpikeBall, and Cornhole. Come hang out with family or friends on October 26.

Moss Rock Festival:  Celebrate nature, specifically Moss Rock, at the 14th Moss Rock Festival. A combination of art, nature, and craft beer that is fun for the whole family. There will be creative, educational projects for kiddos, and food and beer for the adults. Swing by and take a climb on the Mountain High Rock Wall. This festival is happening November 2&3.

If you’re looking for EVEN MORE fall fun, check out these activities/places in Birmingham and the surrounding area.

Pumpkin Patch The Great Pumpkin Patch

The Great Pumpkin patch is a favorite among Birmingham locals for kids, families, couples, and friend groups. For little ones, they offer inflatables, pony rides, and bungee jumping. Families can enjoy fun times in the petting zoo, watching the kids play in the hay pyramid, and partaking in arts & crafts. Everyone can take a hay ride out to the fields and pick their own pumpkin as well. Admission to The Great Pumpkin Patch is free; you simply pay for each activity you wish to partake in.

Birmingham Zoo’s Boo at the Zoo

Animal lovers and Halloween enthusiasts collide at the Birmingham Zoo’s Boo at the Zoo. Select nights from October 11-31, you can have a spooky ooky time at the Birmingham Zoo! This is a family friendly night of frights and animals. Dress up in your halloween costume and enjoy trick-or-treating, a ride on the eerie express train, and live entertainment from the Ghoul School. Little ones can enjoy meeting Marvel characters and a Monster Mash dance party as well.

Festivals Festivals are happening quite often this fall, and there’s sure to be at least 1 you’ll want to attend. Check out this list of some of the upcoming food festivals in Birmingham this fall:

Alabama Street Food Festival

Now that you’ve got some fun ideas for fall, get out there and start enjoying it! As the vibrant hues of autumn paint the landscape and the cool breeze carries the scent of pumpkin spice, it's clear that fall has arrived in Birmingham, Alabama, bringing with it a myriad of exciting activities and events. From spooky haunts to festive festivals, there's something for everyone to enjoy during this enchanting season.

Mountain High Outfitters offers a lineup of events tailored to outdoor enthusiasts, from Guys' Night Out to Ladies Night Out and Back Forty Outdoor Day. These gatherings provide the perfect opportunity to celebrate the season with friends and family while enjoying great food, drinks, and entertainment.

In addition to these events, Birmingham and its surrounding areas offer a wealth of fall fun, including visits to pumpkin patches like The Great Pumpkin Patch and family-friendly events like Boo at the Zoo. Festivals abound, showcasing the region's culinary delights and cultural offerings, from street food festivals to Renaissance fairs.
With so many exciting options to choose from, there's no shortage of ways to make the most of fall in Birmingham. So grab your sweater, embrace the spirit of the season, and embark on a journey filled with laughter, adventure, and cherished memories. The beauty of autumn awaits—let the festivities begin!