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Weather Notice from the City…
Thursday October 24th, 2019. Join the fun at the 25th Georgetown Halloween Festival! With fun like the Trick-Or-Treat Village, Costume Contest, Pumpkin Painting & Carnival, everybody is sure to have a spooky, memorable time!
Notice From the City, “Due to forecasted inclement weather, all outdoor activities have been canceled (Trick-or-Treat Village, Barrel Train and Touch-a-Truck). We will still have the Carnival games, costume contest, pumpkin painting, caricatures and food inside the Community Center.”
So, get dressed up and bring Cash Only, quarters and small bills please, to the City of Georgetown Parks and Recreation Department 24th annual Georgetown Halloween Festival!!!
Thursday October 24th, 2019
5pm to 7:30pm
Community Center in San Gabriel Park
445 E. Morrow Street
It’s free to get in.
Carnival – 25¢ per ticket, you will need 1 or more tickets for each game, activity or concession.
Trick-Or-Treat Village is Free
Pumpkin Decorating $2 (8 tickets)
Costume Contest – Free
0–2 years at 5:30pm
3–5 years at 6pm
6–8 years at 6:30pm
9–10 years at 7pm
Very important – Cash Only! Please bring quarters and small bills.
2019 Parking information from the City of Georgetown – Parking is limited throughout San Gabriel Park. There will be no public parking at the Georgetown Community Center, with the exception of those who need accessible parking spots. Please be aware of road and parking lot closures and be mindful of barricades.
Sponsorship Opportunities – From the City
Local organizations and businesses are welcome to participate in our Halloween Festival. This community event has had 2,000+ participants in past years and it gets bigger each year!
The goal is to provide fun and safe activities for children in our community. There are two ways to get involved:
Carnival Booths – Make some extra cash for your organization and have some fun! Carnival booths will be located inside the Community Center and can consist of a game, contest, food sales, or any other great idea you might have.
Please plan your booth around the interests and abilities of children. Booths accept tickets, which participants will buy from the Parks and Recreation Department for 25¢ each. Games/activities/refreshments cost 1 or more tickets.
Your organization will be paid full value for each ticket you collect at the end of the event. There is a $35 fee for food/refreshment booths and a $25 fee for all other booths.
Trick or Treat Village Georgetown Halloween – Back again this year is a Trick-or-Treat Village, a free activity for children and families. Businesses set up stations outside the Community Center.
There is a $15 fee to host a station, plus the cost of providing 1,000 pieces of candy for trick-or-treaters. Send a maximum of 4 representatives (over the age of 18, please) for the entire event (5pm – 7:30 pm).
Decorate your table and your staff for Halloween, put out displays and information, and distribute promotional items to event-goers, along with the candy. The Trick-or-Treat Village is extremely popular and a great way to gain exposure for your business!
Georgetown Parks and Recreation staff must approve all booths/stations. Carnival booth ideas will be reserved on a first come, first served basis, and in order to provide a nice variety we will not allow duplicated ideas.
Please complete and return the 2019 Halloween Festival Reservation Form as soon as possible.
Volunteering – The city is also looking for volunteers for the event, both individuals and groups are welcome. Please contact Melissa Trahan-Pecorino at 512.930.8459 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
This is a City of Georgetown event, more information here.