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Photos by Layton Dudley.

Over-the-top parade floats, decadent treats and festive costumes now flood the streets of Mountain Brook annually on Oct. 31. Mystics of Mountain Brook, always held at 4 p.m. on Halloween, has become a beloved and very well-attended community event. Read more

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Sydney Cromwell

The event will continue through Halloween. Read more

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Add a little sweet to your spooky spread with these Rice Krispies pumpkins. Read more

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan

For 18 nights in October, the Birmingham Zoo will transform into a Halloween-themed destination for the annual Boo at the Zoo event. Read more

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Thank you for all the wonderful and creative people who sent in their pictures to the Village Living Halloween Costume Contest, and congratulations to our winner, Lizz Glen, who sent in a picture of her son's first Halloween as a scuba diver. Read more

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Erica Techo

The parade included floats with glitter cannons, live music and plenty of candy. Read more

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Share your best spooky costumes with Village Living! Entries will be accepted until Friday, Nov. 3, and the winner will receive a $25 dollar gift card to Iron City Delivery! Submissions will be featured online. Read more

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Mystics of Mountain Brook 2016

Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

The parade, with about 25 floats, begins at Emmet O’Neal Library, heads down Church Street and ends on Dan Watkins Road, according to co-organizer Casey Horn. Read more

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Weekends are about to get a little bit spookier at the Birmingham Zoo with the return of its annual Halloween event, Boo at the Zoo. Read more

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Mystics of Mountain Brook 2016

Sarah Finnegan

The 13th annual Mystics of Mountain Brook Parade took place on Halloween night before families went out to trick-or-treat. Read more

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Traffic might be negatively affected by the Mystics of Mountain Brook Halloween parade and Alagasco upgrade projects. Read more

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Boo at the Zoo 2016

Sarah Finnegan

The Birmingham Zoo saw over 8,000 guests this past weekend for its annual Halloween event. Read more

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Photo courtesy of the Birmingham Zoo.

Boo at the Zoo presented by Wells Fargo returns for 16 nights of special rides, fun and games. From Oct. 8-9, 14-16 and 21-31, Birmingham Zoo guests are invited to wear their favorite family-friendly costumes. Read more

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Photos by Sarah Finnegan.

Alert parents raise awareness about children with food allergies ahead of trick-or-treating. Read more

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It’s the same place, same date and same time every year, and Casey Wright Horn said it’s guaranteed to be fun. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Emmet O’Neal Library.

On Oct. 21 at 6 p.m., the Emmet O’Neal Library will host its sixth annual fairy-tale themed family event, A Night Dark and Grim. Geared toward all ages, games and crafts will be set up throughout the library. Read more

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Despite the threat for rain, thousands took part, dressed as everything from Darth Vader to whoopee cushions. Read more

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Pedia Trick-or-Treat

Erica Techo

To help raise money, community members can purchase a Pedia Trick-or-Treat T-shirt or collect donations on Halloween. Read more

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Oak Street Pumpkin Contest

Erica Techo

Community members had the chance to decorate and carve pumpkins at the Oak Street Garden Shop on Saturday, Oct. 24. Read more

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Pumpkin Patch

Photo by Madison Miller.

Pumpkins will be sold Oct. 1-28. The selection includes many types of pumpkins, such as minis, squash, orange carving, white and fairytale. The variety is provided by local supplier Bud Graves. Read more

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  • Mystics of Mountain Brook

    Layton Dudley

    Mystics of Mountain Brook

    The Mystics of Mountain Brook took place Wednesday, October 31 at Crestline Village. Families lined Church Street with kids in costumes, cheering on the parade and scrambling for candy. It was warm weather with clear skies. After the parade, kids left to go trick-or-treating in the surrounding neighborhoods.

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