Best Bets for the Weekend, Oct 22-Oct 24

PENSACOLA INTERSTATE FAIR- Oct 21-Oct 31, Pensacola Interstate Fairgrounds

Enjoy thrill rides, live entertainment, and special attractions such as Cirque Ma’Ceo and Sea Lion Splash! Entertainment includes White Tie Rock Ensemble – Presents A Tribute to The Eagles Saturday at 7:30. All shows are FREE with admission into the Fair. CLICK HERE


Come see new homes in all sizes and all price ranges.Start your tour with the Showcase Homes. Baldwin County Showcase Home built by Stewart & Whatley Builders at 304 Powderhorn Ridge Road in North Hills at Fairhope. Home Builders Association of Metro Mobile Showcase home built by Lynn Nolen Construction in Kimber Ridge at 10353 Hunnys Way Court, Irvington. Get maps at all parade homes or visit our websites at or

PARKER McCOLLUM - Fri 8pm, Mobile Saenger Theatre, downtown Mobile, CLICK HERE   


Sat 7pm, Mississippi Coast Coliseum, Biloxi, CLICK HERE

Sun 7pm, Pensacola Bay Center, CLICK HERE

LEANNE MORGAN- Sat 7pm, Pensacola Saenger Theatre, CLICK HERE

BOO AT BELLINGRATH- Sat 3pm-6pm, Bellingrath Garden, Theodore

Trick-or-treating from 3 to 6 p.m. • “Hocus Pocus” movie showing on the Great Lawn from 7 to 9 p.m.

Dress up your little ghosts and goblins and enjoy an evening of Halloween fun at Bellingrath! The Gardens will be filled with spooky and fun inflatables, and numerous treat stations handing out candy and trinkets to guests of all agesCLICK HERE   

BOO AT THE ZOO- Sat 9am-12 noon, Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo, Gulf Shores

A day full of scare-free fun, trick or treating, activities, and meet and greets with your favorite animal ambassadors. CLICK HERE

BOO AT THE ZOO - Sat/Sun 10am-5pm, Gulf Breeze Zoo

Designed for a younger audience, families can enjoy scare-free, daytime fun for children and the young at heart. Explore our trick-or-treat trail complete with candy, treats and toys, bounce houses, face painting, and of course our Ambassador Animal Headquarters, not to mention the entire Zoo! CLICK HERE

BARN BOO BASH- Sun 6:30pm, O’Daly’s Irish Pub, downtown Mobile

The same annual Barn Bash with a twist - to benefit Children’s of Alabama Pediatric Rheumatology clinic in Mobile. It’s a grown-up Halloween party, with music, games, BBQ and a costume contest (for people and for pets!) CLICK HERE

THRILLER NIGHTS OF LIGHTS-- Nightly 7pm-10pm, through Oct 31st, Hank Aaron Stadium

Returning this fall season at the Hank Aaron Stadium is the Thriller Nights of Lights of Mobile, a family-friendly drive-thru light show synchronized to music playing through your car radio. Displays of giant spiders, spooky eyes, friendly ghosts, and tumbling scarecrows are just a few of the displays to see dancing to a fun variety of music.​ The only show of its kind in the country, Thriller Nights of Lights of Mobile will thrill kids and adults of all agesCLICK HERE

TERROR IN THE PARK- Fri 5pm-10pm, Sat 6pm-10pm, Sun 6pm-9pm, Oct 15-Oct 31, OWA, Foley

Face your fears in 3 socially distanced, walkthrough haunts. These seriously scary zones in The Park at OWA will fill your evening with chills. Brave OWA’s spine-tingling thrill rides along with some seriously whacky uninvited guests: aliens, clowns, and a zombie uprising. CLICK HERE

ISLAND MOVIE NIGHTS: CASPER - Sat 7:30pm, Downtown OWA, Foley

Join us under the stars in Downtown OWA for a spooky lineup of free and seasonal movies. Showtime is at 7:30pm, and we hope you can arrive early to enjoy the rest of our family-friendly Halloween fun like a live show, kids crafts and trick-or-treating! CLICK HERE

LEGENDS IN CONCERT FALL 2021- September 14 – October 31, 2021, Tuesdays – Saturdays: 7:30pm; Sunday Matinees: 3pm; OWA theme park, Foley

Now showing — tributes to Tina Turner, Cyndi Lauper, Celine Dion & Whitney Houston! CLICK HERE

SEWARD FARMS CORN MAZE- Sat 10am-9pm, through Nov 6, Seward Farms, Tanner Williams Road, Lucedale

Lots of activities at the farm to keep you busy for hours! Activities: Corn Maze, Corn Cannons, Hay Rides, Cow Train Rides, Jumping Pillow, Pony Rides, Pig Races, Farm Animal Alley, Playground Area, Kernel corn box and new this year Hop-a-Long Rodeo!!! Don't forget the Haunted Hayride and Field of FrightOct 16, 23 and 30.CLICK HERE 

DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE- Fri/Sat 7:30pm; Sun 2:30pm, Playhouse in the Park, Langan Park, Mobile

Join us for our Halloween production! CLICK HERE   

BEBO’S EXPRESS HAUNTED CAR WASH- Fri/Sat 6pm-9pm, Bebo’s Express Car Wash, Hillcrest & Old Shell, Mobile

Hillcrest & Old Shell location is bringing back Bebo’s Haunted Carwash! Come see us each weekend in October to ride through the Tunnel of Terror! All proceeds will benefit the Lexi Mestas Resilience Fund that is raising money for fighting Low Grade Ovarian Cancer within MD Anderson! CLICK HERE

BEACH-O-WEEN- Fri 4pm-8pm, Pensacola Beach Boardwalk

This is a family-friendly event to showcase businesses and celebrate Halloween with trick-or-treating, decorated booths, and games for all ages! There will be a bounce house for the kids, face painting, and a photo booth to ensure that you can preserve these memories. Costumes are encouraged. CLICK HERE 

FIZZI FEST OF FAIRHOPE- Sun 11am -2pm, The Balcony, downtown Fairhope

Fizzi Fest Fairhope is a celebration of the good life and all things bubbles. If you love bubbles (champagne, sparkling wine, prosecco and cava), this is the event for YOU. Benefiting the Eastern Shore Art Center. CLICK HERE  

MOBILE OPERA presents CARMEN- Fri 7:30pm, The Temple Downtown, Mobile

Bizet’s masterpiece, Carmen, with its twisting and magnetic tale of romance, deceit, and disaster, continues to thrill audiences as one of the world’s most popular operas. CLICK HERE   

OAR FEST- Sat 10am-2pm, Bayview Park, Pensacola

The City of Pensacola Parks and Recreation Department is hosting its inaugural Pensacola Outdoor Adventure and Recreation Festival. Guests are invited to participate in free kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding, windsurfing and rowing instructional demonstrations at the event. The festival will also offer opportunities for both veteran paddlers and those interested in trying the sport for the first time to participate in a competitive and fun paddling race.  CLICK HERE

MOVIES IN THE PARK: HOCUS POCUS- Thurs 6:30pm-8:30PM, Washington Park, 251 Chatham Street, Mobile

Grab the Family and Join us for Movies in the Park! Movie will start promptly at Dusk. Get Dinner or Snacks from local Food Trucks. Bring your chairs, blankets, and any additional refreshments for a fun family night under the stars! CLICK HERE   

FALL MARKET IN THE PARK- Saturdays October 16 - November 20, from 7:30am-noon, Cathedral Square, downtown Mobile

Shop local for seasonal fresh fruits, local produce, vegetables, seafood, baked goods, jams/jellies, original art, decor and moreCLICK HERE


The Out of the Darkness Experience is a journey of remembrance, hope, and support. It unites our communities and provides an opportunity to acknowledge the ways in which suicide and mental illness have affected our lives and the lives of those we love and care about. CLICK HERE




Listen to the game on Sports Talk 99.5FM, 96.1 The Rocket, and on the iHeartRadio app. Pre-game show starts 2 hours prior to kickoff. 

UWF FOOTBALL vs SHORTER - Sat 4pm, Blue Wahoos Stadium, Pensacola, CLICK HERE




Group of children dressed up in costumes for Halloween

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