Auburn-Opelika's Pumpkin Spice Trail


Auburn-Opelika's Pumpkin Spice Trail

Follow along as our team highlights some of the best pumpkin-spiced specials in Auburn-Opelika!

Happy fall, y'all! Local Auburn-Opelika businesses are spicing things up to start off the season with some autumn-mazing pumpkin spice specials. Be sure to indulge in these seasonal treats and tag us in your adventures!


The Bean

The Bean, located off Dean Road in Auburn, is known for its homie atmosphere and delicious food and coffee. This fall, The Bean is offering Fall in the Mug. This cup of seasonal special is like no other: Their homemade blend of pumpkin spice and other flavors is top secret and unique to The Bean. The drink is sweet and full of flavor sure to jumpstart your fall spirit. The rich pumpkin flavors mixed with other spiced notes are bound to bring you back all fall long for this tasty treat. 



Wrapsody, a gift boutique located in the heart of downtown Auburn, is pumpkin spice central! The entire front area of the shop is decked out in an overload of fall goodies, from pumpkin decor to a wide selection of pumpkin spice candles, and even pumpkin spice popcorn!



Well Red

Well Red, an independently owned bookstore in Auburn, is obsessed with keeping you well fed and well read all year long. This fall, their amazing baker has created an incredible lineup of pumpkin spice treats that you absolutely knead to try. The pumpkin creme brulee is absolutely to die for, and what better to accompany it than a pumpkin-flavored coffee! The creamy and sweet treat is full of pumpkin spice flavor and pairs perfectly with their lightly sweetened pumpkin coffee. Other fall treats to be on the lookout for are pumpkin cheesecake, pumpkin bread, pumpkin pie, and more! Cozy up with a good book and enjoy these fall treats in their friendly and cozy atmosphere, or grab one to go with curbside pickup and enjoy it in the comfort of your own home. 



Coffee Mafia 

The newest addition to the Auburn Coffee scene, Coffee Mafia, is located in what was once Mama Mochas, on South Gay Street. The coffee shop still serves up the locally roasted Mama Mochas coffee with the same atmosphere you know and love. If you're looking for a pumpkin spice treat any time of the year you've come to the right place, their pumpkin spice cheesecake coffee is a staple for all fall beverage enthusiasts and even better, it is on their menu all year long! The blend of pumpkin spice and mocha satisfies that pumpkin spice craving with a unique and chocolatey flare. The perfect amount of sweetness and coffee flavor creates the perfect fall coffee experience. 



John Emerald Distillery 

B-autumns up! John Emerald Distillery, a small-batch craft distillery located in beautiful downtown Opelika, has concocted a fall drink menu that features their new line of liquors. No matter your drink of choice, they have a tasty fall spin for you! Their Autumn Harvest cocktail is a crisp combination of Purveyor's Bourbon, apple, maple spice syrup, and lemon. This mixed drink has the perfect combination of warmth from the spices and bourbon and coolness from the refreshing lemon to have you falling in love with this drink. It's like a warm hug on a cool fall evening in Opelika. 



Mo'Bay Beignets 

Mo’Bay Beignet Co. is located in downtown Auburn and serves authentic made-from-scratch beignets. These fluffy French pastries pair perfectly with your choice of one of their signature syrups, buttercream or cinnamon. This fall they have added a pumpkin spice syrup to their line-up! The sweet and perfectly spiced pumpkin flavor compliments the warm, sugary beignets. Try these fresh, hand-made treats before the season is over. While their year-round syrups are tried and true, nothing beats a pumpkin spice treat.



O Town Ice Cream

Your favorite summer treat never goes out of season with O Town’s delicious spin on classic pumpkin spice. Their Porter’s Pumpkin ice cream tastes just like pumpkin pie at Thanksgiving dinner, but cold and creamy! This tasty treat really is the best of both worlds. The ice cream is perfectly sweet like any good scoop should be, and they don't go light on the pumpkin spice flavor. The only thing missing is a slice of pumpkin pie to accompany it!



 Auburn Candle Company

Auburn Candle Company is more than a simple candle shop: it is an experience that will awaken your senses and it's exclusive to Auburn! Learn from the experts, customize your scent, and pour your own candle this fall. Choose from over 80 fragrances including seasonal scents such as pumpkin, pumpkin bread, and pumpkin apple. The best news is that you don’t have to pick just one! Auburn Candle Company’s scent stylists can assist you in adding up to three different scents to make your fall candle uniquely yours. Combine all the sweet and cozy pumpkin scents together or complement your pumpkin fragrance with other aromas like coffee, nutmeg, burnt sugar, pecan pie, and more! In a pinch for time or need a quick gift? Shoppers can still indulge their senses with one of their pre-poured candles available for purchase in-store!



The Auburn Popcorn Company

The Auburn Popcorn Company, a staple of the Auburn downtown shopping experience, just released their seasonal flavor of premium popcorn, caramel pumpkin cheesecake. This tasty treat is the autumn addition of caramel corn. The sweet crunchiness of the caramel is paired with pumpkin and warm fall spices. To top it all off, it is drizzled with a layer of white chocolate. Who could resist this flavor profile? Hurry while supplies last!





Craving more? Be sure to check back as our team adds more must-trys to the list.


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