Jack-o-lantern face halloweenWhether you enjoy getting the ever-lovin’ heebie jeebies scared out of you, or just want an excuse to wear a costume, we’ve got your official Halloween guide for events along the byway.

Head over to South Mobile County for Boo at Bellingrath from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Oct. 27. Dress up your little goblins and enjoy a day full of Halloween fun. The gardens are decorated with spooky and fun inflatables, and area organizations and businesses are handing out treats and trinkets for trick-or-treaters. The day also includes musical entertainment on Live Oak Plaza, and guests are invited to enjoy culinary delights from local food trucks. The admission fee includes entrance into Bellingrath Gardens for the day.

On Oct. 19, 20, 26 and 27, get lost in the Haunted Forest at Graham Creek in South Baldwin County. The forest opens at 7 p.m. with entry every 20 minutes until 10 p.m. Participants hear local legends and tales from a storyteller while walking the forest. Tickets are $15 per person. Note: This event is not for the faint at heart and is geared for older teens and adults.

Catch the Pumpkin Patch Express at Wales West RV Park & Light Rail from Sept. 28 through Oct. 31. An authentic steam train takes passengers to the Haunted Barn, a maze and the pumpkin patch. Visitors can decorate a free pumpkin as well as enjoy the mini-train ride, hay ride, refreshments, a bounce house and more. Day trains are kid-friendly. Scary night trains begin at 7 p.m. Purchase tickets online or call 251-232-2322 or 888-569-5337.

Those are just a few of the many Halloween events popping up along the byway. Check out our calendar for a full list.