Trunk-or-Treating Guide: Best Free Birmingham Spots (2019)

Trunk-or-Treating

Should you and the kids be trick-or-treaters or trunk-or-treaters this Halloween? Do both! Get a double dose of trick-or-treating this year; bring your children to one of these local Birmingham trunk-or-treat locations before October 31, then head out on Halloween night for more sugary goodness.

Saint Mark UMC Fall Festival

Date: Sunday, October 27
Time: 4:00 – 6:00 PM
Location: Saint Mark UMB Kids Ministry – Birmingham, AL
Details: This free fall festival and community event features family-friendly fun all night. Do some trunk-or-treating, bounce around on inflatables, win prizes, play games, and eat candy till your teeth ache.

View more event details on their Facebook page.

The Lutheran Church of Vestavia Hills

Date: Saturday, October 26
Time: 4:00 – 6:00 PM
Location: Lutheran Church of Vestavia Hills – Birmingham, AL
Details: The annual trunk-or-treat event at Vestavia Hills’ Lutheran Church is back! Expect trick-or-treating, food, candy, games, crafts, and the return of their bounce house.

Visit their Facebook page for more updates and information.

Shades Mountain Carnival

Date: Wednesday, October 30
Time: 5:00 – 8:00 PM
Location: Shades Mountain Baptist Church – Birmingham, AL
Details: How can you resist a carnival let alone a Halloween carnival? The Shades Mountain Church Carnival is open one night and will offer free food, face painting, inflatables, games, live music, performance, and candy. Although it’s not an official trunk-or-treat event, the Carnival is a great spot for pre-Halloween fun.

Check www.shades.org for details.

Asbury Trunk or Treat

Date: Sunday, October 27
Time: 4:00 – 6:00 PM
Location: Asbury Kids Town – Birmingham, AL
Details: Kick your Halloween week off early with a special trunk-or-treating event at Asbury United Methodist Church in Birmingham. Carnival rides, popcorn, drinks, candy, and several food trucks are expected to be there.

Check their Facebook Events page for updated details.

Asbury Special Needs Trunk-or-Treat

Date: Sunday, October 27
Time: 3:30 – 4:00 PM
Location: Asbury Kids Town – Birmingham, AL
Details: The Asbury United Methodist Church will begin its Halloween event with an exclusive trunk-or-treat for children who have special needs. The Shepherds Ministry tent offers this free of charge.

If you’d like to volunteer, donate candy, or decorate your trunk, view their Facebook Events page for info.

Altadena Valley Church Trunk or Treat

Date: Sunday, October 27
Time: 4:30 – 6:30 PM
Location: Altadena Valley Presbyterian Church – Birmingham, AL
Details: Enjoy Halloween fun, festivities, and food at this yearly trunk-or-treat tailgating party. The church is always happy to have volunteers and candy donations, so contact them to sign up.

Go to avpc.org for additional details and a list of ways in which you can help set up or hand out candy.

Family Fall Festival 2019

Date: Sunday, October 27
Time: 3:00 – 5:00 PM
Location: The Church at Liberty Park – Vestavia Hills, AL
Details: The area’s annual Family Fall Festival comes back, this time with more candy, rides, food, and entertainment. Enjoy games, crafts, carnival-type rides, and the popular trunk-or-treat activity in the church parking lot.

Explore other festival activities and details at the Church of Liberty Park website.

Double Oak Trunk or Treat

Date: Sunday, October 27
Time: 3:00 – 5:00 PM
Location: Double Oak Community Church – Mt Laurel Square – Birmingham, AL
Details: Everyone’s invited to enjoy an afternoon of Halloween excitement—and candy. Trunk-of-treating begins at 3 PM and there will also be free inflatables, games, popcorn, drinks, and a magic show performed by a real magician.

Check the Double Oak website for more details.

Gardendale Baptist Trunk or Treat

Date: Sunday, October 27
Time: 5:00 – 8:00 PM
Location: Gardendale Baptist Tabernacle – Gardendale, AL
Details: Enjoy treats, costumes, games, and free trunk-or-treating from the Gardendale Baptist Tabernacle’s parking lot.

Keep track of new details at gardendalebaptisttabernacle.org.

Trussville First UMC Trunk or Treat

Date: Sunday, October 27
Time: 5:00 – 6:30 PM
Location: Trussville First United Methodist – Trussville, AL
Details: Whether you just bring the family or sign up to hand out candy, this Trussville trunk-or-treat is great. On tap this year are free family games, food, drinks, and more.

Get additional details on their Facebook Events page.

All Saints Oasis: Trunk or Treat

Date: Wednesday, October 30
Time: 5:30 – 6:30 PM
Location: All Saints Episcopal Church – Birmingham, AL
Details: Halloween activities abound at All Saints in 2019! Trunk-or-treating, complete with decorated cars, will be available in the parking lot, and pizza will be served ($5/person). Don’t forget to put on your best Halloween costume.

Get contact info and event details on their website or calendar page.

Clearbranch Trunk or Treat

Date: Wednesday, October 30
Time: 5:30 – 8:00 PM
Location: Clearbranch UMC – Trussville, AL
Details: Bring the entire family out for trick-or-treating, of course, as well as hot dogs, hot cocoa, face painting, children’s games, and more fun. This trunk-or-treat event in Trussville is very popular, so arrive early to enjoy everything.

Head to clearbranch.org/events for trunk-or-treat event info and volunteer opportunities.

Card Addicts Trunk or Treat

Date: Saturday, October 26
Time: 2:00 – 5:00 PM
Location: Card Addicts – Birmingham, AL
Details: Live music, goodies, raffle prizes, and candy will be available in the Card Addicts parking lot (Riverbrook Plaza). Enjoy the event, play some card games, and get to know the community.

Check Facebook for event information.

Grace UMC Trunk or Treat

Date: Wednesday, October 30
Time: 5:30 – 7:30 PM
Location: Grace a United Methodist Congregation – Birmingham, AL
Details: Dinner will be served from 5:30 to 6:00 PM, followed by games, Halloween activities, and the annual trunk-or-treat in the parking area.

Put this Birmingham event in your calendar by visiting www.gracebhm.org.

Birmingham AMA Trunk or Treat 2019

Date: Saturday, October 26
Time: 6:00 – 8:00 PM
Location: Birmingham Academy of Martial Arts – Trussville, AL
Details: The 2nd annual Trunk or Treat, hosted by the Birmingham Academy of Martial Arts, will provide a safe and fun environment for all trunk-or-treaters.

Check the event Facebook page for additional details and contact information.

Abundant Life AFM Trunk or Treat

Date: Wednesday, October 30
Time: 6:00 – 8:00 PM
Location: Abundant Life AFM – Birmingham, AL
Details: Hot dogs, chips, salsa, CANDY – that’s what you can expect when you head to Abundant Life AFM for their first-ever trunk-or-treating extravaganza. If you’d like to decorate your Nissan Rogue for the event, they’d love to have you.

Find location and contact details on Facebook.

NvUs Alabama Trunk or Treat Meet Up

Date: Saturday, October 26
Time: 6:00 – 10:00 PM
Location: Full Moon BBQ – Trussville, AL
Details: Part car show, part trunk-or-treat, this Trussville event is a great option for families outside of Birmingham. All cars and trucks are welcome to give out candy!

Mark that you’re going on their Facebook page.

Boos, Brews & a Cruise Trunk or Treat

Date: Saturday, October 26
Time: 5:00 – 8:00 PM
Location: Twisted Barley Brewing Co. – Jasper, AL
Details: If you live outside of Birmingham but still want to get in on the trunk-or-treat action, check out Boos, Brews & a Cruise. Cars will be decorated in the parking lot, candy will be handed out, and all proceeds from the cash raffle will be given to Wyatt Spann, a local child battling a brain tumor.

Sign up for this car show and Halloween event here.


Have any other trunk-or-treating events near Birmingham that you’d like added to this list? Let us know in the comments, and be sure to contact Jim Burke Nissan at (205) 588-6287 if you need a new car or Nissan accessory to make your trunk-or-treat experience better. Our Birmingham Nissan dealership is located at 1300 3rd Ave North and we’re open on Halloween!