Fall Fun in Montgomery Alabama!

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Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts Fall Festival

Saturday, September 23, 2023
10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Sunday, September 24, 2023
10:00 am to 3:00 pm

One Museum Drive 
Montgomery, AL 36117 

Fall Festival is a free event that celebrates Montgomery, Alabama’s vibrant creative culture, featuring both local and regional artists from all backgrounds. This free public event features an art market with more than 30 vendors, live music, art demos, food trucks, and tastings with local brewers. The Artist Market is an integral part of Fall Festival; booths feature fine arts and crafts for sale made locally in the River Region.

This year, Fall Festival’s theme will be Alabama art, in connection to the Alabama: A to Z exhibition of work by talented artists from all around the state. All artists will live in and make in Alabama. In addition to event festivities, artists with work on view in the Alabama: A to Z will be on site from 11 AM to 1 PM, sharing stories about their work in the galleries. 

This event is rain or shine; in the case of inclement weather, activities will be moved indoors.


Ballet and the Beasts by the Montgomery Ballet at the Montgomery Zoo

September 29, 2023 – 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Montgomery Zoo and Mann Wildlife Museum
2301 Coliseum Parkway
Montgomery, AL 36110

Montgomery Ballet joined by Troy and ASU dance troupes, Montgomery Symphony quartet, dancing under the stars during Ballet and the Beasts at the Montgomery Zoo, evening of September 29

Join us for a night of dancing under the stars and music during a performance of Ballet and the Beasts at the Montgomery Zoo, Friday night, September 29. Gates open at 6pm, and the performances start at 6:30pm. This is a FREE performance presented by the Montgomery Ballet, in cooperation with Troy University, Alabama State University, and the Montgomery Symphony. 

This year’s presentation of Ballet and the Beasts will be a five-part performance with the Montgomery Ballet opening the evening with Carnival of the Animals and Animals of Classic Ballet followed by two performances featuring the Troy University and Alabama State University dance troupes, and performance presented by a quartet from the Montgomery Symphony.

Ballet and the Beasts is fun for all ages, boys and girls. Admission is FREE, picnic blankets, lawn chairs, and coolers are welcome.  There will be a bleacher section available for additional seating.  Select concessions will be available for purchase. Prior to the performance, the Montgomery Zoo’s Education Department will display a live animal presentation featuring various animal education ambassadors.    

In an effort to help those in need, we will be accepting non-perishable and canned food donations for Montgomery Area Food Bank. 

A VIP section is section will be made available this year for purchase.  For more information or to purchase your VIP TICKETS, please contact the Montgomery Ballet at montgomeryballet.org or by phone @ Studio (334) 409-0522 or Google Voice (334) 721-3687.


Oktoberfest 2023

Sat Oct 07, 2023, at 11:00 am to 05:00 pm

Messiah Lutheran Church
6670 Vaughn Road
Montgomery, Alabama 36116

German and American Food & Beer Garden, Bouncy House & Kids Hands-on Activities, Community Marketplace with vendors and non-profit organizations, Live Entertainment, Used Book Sale, Treasure Room, and More! Free Admission; Free Parking; Open to the Public


35th Annual Holiday Market

Wednesday, October 18, 2023 – Saturday, October 21, 2023

Multiplex at Cramton Bowl
1037 Pelham Street
Montgomery, AL

The Junior League of Montgomery presents their 35th Annual Holiday Market! You will find beautiful clothing, incredible jewelry, gifts, children’s items, art, gourmet food, bath products, gifts for men, home & holiday décor, handmade items, and one-of-a-kind items that you won’t find at a mall! Bring family, friends, and a camera for pictures by the Christmas tree!

Purchase tickets HERE


Creatures of the Night / Family Fun Night Mann Museum Flashlight Tour

10/27/2023 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM  

Montgomery Zoo and Mann Wildlife Museum
2301 Coliseum Parkway
Montgomery, Alabama 36110

Creatures of the Night/Mann Museum Flashlight Tour, Education Program and Family Fun, Friday evening, October 27, 5:30pm - 8:30pm. A night featuring a live animal presentation of creepy creatures and a flashlight tour of the Mann Museum, games, live animal presentations, and a whole lot more fun!

Do you enjoy the dark?  Are you ready to go on an adventure, with nothing but your good senses and a flashlight?  If so, then you just might be the junior explorers we are looking for to attend our Creatures of the Night and Mann Museum Flashlight Tour Education Program and Family Fun Night.  Peer through the darkness and discover walls lined with animal pelts of the past, see several deer species nose to nose, and if you can bear it, just around that corner may be 10-foot Polar bear just waiting to meet you.  Creatures of the Night / Mann Museum Flashlight Tour is an educational program and family fun night with hands-on experience, all sorts of adventure, and lots of fun.  It is geared for boys and girls aged 5-12 years old, and their parents.  Yes, parents, you are invited to join the fun too.    

Creatures of the Night / Family Fun Night Mann Museum Flashlight Tour is a combination of fun-filled and insightful educational program (and family fun night) packed with:

  • live animal presentation of creepy creatures
  • flashlight tour of the Mann Wildlife Learning Museum,
  • scavenger hunts
  • live animal presentations
  • discovery stations
  • craft time

Everyone leaves with a take-home, keepsake goody bag!

Participants are encouraged to wear fun, family-friendly Halloween costumes. 

Purchase tickets HERE

Halloween Ghost Hunt/Paranormal Investigation at The Fitz!

Southern Ghost Girl Tours

Saturday, October 21, 2022
9:30 PM to 12:30 AM

The Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald Museum
919 Felder Avenue
Montgomery AL


Halloween Ghost Hunt and Interactive Paranormal Investigation at Montgomery’s historic Fitzgerald Museum!

TV personalities The Southern Ghost Girls, led by psychic medium and paranormal investigator Lesley Ann Hyde will be hosting a fun-filled Halloween Ghost Hunt and Real Live Interactive Paranormal Investigation using state-of-the-art paranormal investigation equipment at The Fitz.

Click HERE for more information about this spooky, fun event and to purchase tickets!

Enjoy these fun events and more this Fall in Magnificent Montgomery Alabama!

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Photo Credits: experiencemontgomeryal.org, allevents.in, festivals.com, eventbrite.com, facebook.com

Comments (3)

Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®
RE/MAX Platinum - Waukesha, WI
Giving Back With Each Home Sold!

Great post!  Thanks for sharing and enjoy your day!

Sep 20, 2023 07:57 AM
Norma J. Elkins
Elite Realty Group - Morristown, TN
Realtor - Elkins Home Selling Team

Looks like lots of fun activities getting ready to happen in your area for the whole family to enjoy.  Thanks for sharing and have a fabulous day!

Sep 20, 2023 07:57 AM
Bill Salvatore - East Valley
Arizona Elite Properties - Chandler, AZ
Realtor - 602-999-0952 / em: golfArizona@cox.net

Thanks for sharing and enjoy your week!

Bill Salvatore, Realtor- Arizona Elite Properties

Sep 20, 2023 08:19 AM