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Halloween Fun Around Lake Martin

It’s October, which means it is officially spooky season at Lake Martin! To get into the Halloween spirit, here are a few of our favorite Halloween events and attractions around the Lake Martin area that are sure to put you under their spell, enchant you with a good time … and maybe even give you a good scare! BOO!  Go To A Pumpkin Patch  Halloween isn’t complete without the perfect pumpkin! The 3rd Annual Great Pumpkin Patch  at Strand Park in downtown Alexander City has officially kicked off for the 2022 season, with 1,000 bright orange pumpkins ready for your…

2021 Fall Festivities at Lake Martin

Fall is in the air at Lake Martin, Alabama, and we have your ultimate guide to all the must-do fall festivities around the lake! Water levels are dropping, leaves on trees are changing, and the spooky season is just around the corner. Last weekend was Wind Creek State Park’s annual Fall Festival. Guests enjoyed a pumpkin decorating contest, costume parade, trick or treating, and even a campsite decorating contest. It is always the third Saturday of October, and campsites sell out quickly. Reservations have to be made well in advance. There’s still more Fall fun to be had in our…

Things To Do In Downtown Alexander City

Alexander City is home to the Lake Martin community! And the downtown district is the heartbeat.  Filled with local shops, great food, and vibrant entertainment, just one visit and you will fall in love with this small town too! Downtown Alexander City History  As with many small towns in South Alabama, Alexander City is filled with rich history and urban legends, and the downtown district is no exception.  Following the historic battle of Horseshoe Bend and the eventual succession of territory from the Creek Indian nation, the county of Tallapoosa began to take form.  In 1837, the first permanent settler…