Region offers haunted houses, mazes, festivals this month

Published 12:21 am Thursday, October 4, 2018

It is time for all things fall-related, and that means haunted houses, corn mazes, pumpkin patches and hayrides are about to be in full swing.

One popular haunted house in the area is the Greenville Haunted Firehouse.

Founded in 2003, the Greenville Haunted Firehouse is the brainchild of the firefighters of Greenville. Grown through hard work and passion for the scaring every soul that enters the house, the men and women of this haunt crew spend all year preparing for the scare season.

The Greenville Haunted Firehouse will be open every Friday and Saturday in the month of October, from 7 p.m. until 11 p.m.

Butter and Egg Adventures in Troy has opened the Alabama Maze, which is formed in the shape of Alabama, and includes Alabama history and trivia questions with correct answers leading to paths to the next city.

The maze is open on Saturdays and Sundays through Oct. 30. The schedule varies each Saturday, with flashlight, laser tag, and zombie night events planned some weekends, and fees including other activities. On Sundays, the maze is open from 1:30 until 3:30 p.m. The full schedule is available at

Aplin Farms in Dothan has several attractions for all ages including U-Pick Pumpkins, a corn maze, mini maze, wagon ride and farm tour, farm train rides, animal barn and rubber duck races.

They have upgraded their pumpkin selection and now include over seven varieties of pumpkins.

They pumpkin patch is open Monday through Saturday, from 8 a.m., until 6 p.m., and on Sunday from 1 p.m., until 6 p.m.

The activities are open form Wednesday through Friday, from 2 p.m., until 6 p.m., Saturday from 8 a.m., until 6 p.m., and Sunday from 1 p.m., until 6 p.m.

Twysted Souls Quarantine in Dozier combines a trail with 10 scary room scenes along the way.

They open at 7 p.m. every Friday and Saturday night in October and entry is $5. One low price gives people all the zombie, grim reaper, werewolf, witches, clowns and lots of blood people can handle. The proceeds go to the Meredith’s Miracles charity.

There will be a Zombie Walk in Brewton’s Jennings Park on Oct. 20 with activities starting at 3 p.m., costume contest/auction starting at 4 p.m., and the walk beginning at 5 p.m.

Brewton will also have “Velloween” at O’Bannon Park on Oct. 27 at 7 p.m., and a haunted trail at Jennings Park Oct. 29 and 30 from 7 p.m., to 9 p.m.