Halloween Costume Contest

Saturday, October 31st starting at 11:00 AM

On Saturday, October 31st Edwardsville Parks and Recreation Department, in cooperation with the Edwardsville Lion’s Club, will host a children’s costume contest at the City Park Bandstand immediately followed by the opportunity to go trick-or-treating downtown.

Costumed children should arrive at the park with their parents no later than 11:30 a.m. to register or check in for the event. Participants will be grouped in separate age categories.

  • Newborn to 3 years old
  • 4 years to 6 years old
  • 7 years to 9 years old
  • 10 years to 12 years old
  • Group Costumes Category

The Edwardsville Lion’s Club will begin judging at noon with each child taking a turn to cross the stage at the bandstand.  Prizes will be awarded after each age category has been presented.

Trick-or-treating on Main Street will immediately follow the costume contest.  Participating Main Street merchants will be at their shop doors offering candy to costumed children.  You can pick up a map of participating merchants at the registration table.

This event is free of charge but parents must arrive at the park no later than 11:30 a.m. to register for the event.  The Parks Dept. will be selling hot dogs, soda and water for those who wish to enjoy lunch

Location:

City Park
101 South Buchanan
Edwardsville, IL 62025

Fee: FREE

In case of severe weather, please check the Parks Facebook page

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