Halloween Events

Edwardsville Halloween Events Flier (5)

Spooky Skate

Grab your costumes, loved ones, and most importantly your skates for a SCARY good time with R.P. Lumber Center's Spooky Skate night! This special skate will be sure to get you into the Halloween spirit with different activities such as a costume contest, kids games, a photo opportunity, candy, and of course skating. You will be sure to have a fab-boo-lous time! 

  • EVENT DETAILS: Friday, October 20 from 7 to 8:30 p.m.. Same rates as our open skates apply to this event. 

Halloween Party in the Park

Time to BOO-gie at this year's Halloween Party in the Park! Come trick-or-treat around city park with local organizations and businesses. The day will be filled with dancing, photo-ops and other kids activities. 

  • EVENT DETAILS: This event will take place on Saturday, October 28th. Trick-or-treating in the park will start at 10 a.m. and go till 12:30 p.m.. Is your business/organization interested in passing out candy at this event? We would love for you to join us! It is completely free to sign up for a spot to pass our candy. For registration and more information visit HERE

Edwardsville Halloween Costume Contest

The City of Edwardsville is excited to bring back our annual Halloween Costume Contest! This beloved Edwardsville tradition is a great opportunity for kids of all ages to walk across the City Park stage to show off their costume. The different categories include: ages 0-3, ages 4-6, ages 7-9, ages 10-16, groups, and pets. There will be local judges in the audience who will determine 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in each category! Winners will be announced after each category. 

  • EVENT DETAILS: Contest will begin at noon on Saturday, October 28th. It is FREE to participate in the contest. Registration for the contest will open at 10:00 a.m. in front of the city park bandstand and close at 11:30 a.m.. 

Downtown Trick-or-Treating

After the party in the park and costume contest, stroll down main street to snag some more goodies! Trick-or-Treat with all our local downtown businesses, grab a bite to eat, and enjoy the rest of your afternoon. 

  • EVENT DETAILS: This will take place on Saturday, October 28th. Downtown Trick-or-Treating will begin at 12:30 and conclude at 2:30 p.m.. This will take place along Main Street and Vandalia.

Community Trick-or-Treating

Neighborhoods in Edwardsville will be taking place on Monday, October 30 and Tuesday, October 31 from 12 p.m. to 9 p.m.. Historically the most popular time to trick-or-treat in neighborhoods in on October 30 between 5-8 p.m..

Ed Glen Chamber of Commerce Halloween Parade

Join the community on Halloween night for the Edwardsville Halloween Parade! The Edwardsville/Glen Carbon Chamber of Commerce has brought the Halloween parade to the community for more than 100 years. Come on out, get some more candy, and see local organizations/businesses stroll down main street. The parade will start at 6:30 p.m., so be sure to get there early to find a spot along the route! For more information visit the Chamber website

Halloween Party in the Park/Costume Contest 2023