Spookapalooza! in DeSoto State Park
Treats, Fun, & Games!
Join the staff and volunteers of Alabama State Parks, JSU Field Schools, & the National Park Service for a weekend of fun events guaranteed to run shivers up and down your spine! Trick or treating, live animals, storytelling, and more are in store during this popular annual event. Grab your favorite costume, bring the family, and come stay with us!
All events are free to the public & great for all ages! More details to come.
Date: October 25th- 26th, 2019 (Halloween Weekend)
Where: DeSoto State Park in Fort Payne, Alabama
Spookapalooza Pumpkin Carving Contest
DeSoto State Park is glad to host the 8th Annual Spookapalooza Pumpkin Carving Contest! Entries will be judged on overall appearance, creativeness, neatness, and originality. Entries can have any theme or design, i.e., Halloween, nature, fall season, etc. All ages may enter contest.
Date: Entries must be turned in no later than 12:00 noon on Saturday, October 26th to be judged. Turn in at the Nature Center, next to the Country Store. Winners will be announced at the Campfire Ring in the Improved Campground, 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 26th
Where: DeSoto State Park in Fort Payne, Alabama.
All entries will be on display during DSP’s Spookapalooza festivities.
Entries may be picked up at the DSP Country Store on Sunday, October 27th
Fee: Free and Open to all ages. Call 256.997.5025 for details