October 18-20, 2019
Community Carving & Pumpkin Glow
October 18 | FHTMS Cafe | 6-8 pm
Bring a pumpkin to carve, a little imagination and a lot of carving enthusiasm. We will supply the carvers, stencils, markers and decorations. The evening will end with the lighting of your creation in the Community Pumpkin Glow.
October 18 | FHTMS | 7:30-8 pm
Stick around after the carving party to participate in the pumpkin glow, and while we jack o lanterns flicker and the lights our dimmed, The South Burlington Public Youth Librarian, Kelly Kendall, will be treating us to a family friendly spooking story telling time to wrap up our night of Halloween Fun. We are so excited to welcome this new element this year, and hope you will consider joining us.
Spooky Pooch Parade
October 19 | Veterans Memorial Park | 10-11 am
Join us for our first ever Spooky Pooch Parade! No registration is needed, simply meet up at the Band shell at Vet Memorial Park with your dog leashed and in costume and we will organize the short parade along a grassy loop; providing a quick stop for each pooch in front of our volunteer judges table. There will be free give-a-ways for those in attendance as well as special prizes awarded for most creative costume, best person and pooch duo, best DIY costume as well as the judges favorite. Bring friends, family and neighbors to watch and join in the festivities. Everyone loves a parade so come help us add some bark to the park at this first annual event, organized and supported by the South Burlington Friends of Dog Parks.
Halloween Family Fun Costume Run & Kids Costume Sprint
October 19 | Red Rocks | 2:30-4 pm
This Halloween Family Fun Costume Run will be a noncompetitive 5K race through Red Rocks Park. We will be using a universal start time and have a clock on display so you can read your own time at the finish line. You are welcome to preregister or pay on the day of the race. We will have to limit the number of participants to 50 people due to the course lanes, so please preregister if you want to guarantee your spot!
We will also have a quick Kid's Costume Sprint around the Start/Finish Line 20 minutes before the race. Kids do not need to preregister or pay to participate in the Sprint.
SoBoo Nite Out
October 19 | Veterans Memorial Park | 5-7 pm
Join us for a frightfully festive evening of family fun, as we bring back the highlight of summer to celebrate SoBoo Nite Out. Food trucks with everything from soup to doughnuts will be there and Magic Hat will be on site to sell a selection of their seasonal favorites. The Devon McGarry Band will play throughout the evening as folks enjoy our traditional yard games with some Halloween twists. No trick here, this evening is sure to be a treat!
Halloween Spooktacular & Trunk-or-Treat
October 20 | FHTMS | 12-3 pm
Join us for an afternoon of Halloween Fun and Games! Come dressed in your favorite costume to participate in the many games and activities that we have planned. There will be a Pumpkin Walk, Halloween Carnival Games, Arts and Crafts, Bingo, Trunk or Treat and more. This is a family event open at all ages, with prizes and special treats for all. Games and activities are geared for ages pre-school through 5th grade. All youth must be accompanied by an adult.