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Wildwood Halloween Spooktacular 2018
October 27, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pmFree
We have not confirmed that this event will return in 2019.
*DUE TO THE THREAT OF INCLEMENT WEATHER, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED*
Wildwood Halloween Spooktacular
Don’t be scared, the Wildwood Halloween Spooktacular is coming to Fox Park!
This family friendly event features fun for everyone!
Pumpkins will be available for picking and painting, and a “scary” Hay Maze will provide endless fun. Come see the live show featuring professional pumpkin carving, starting at noon. Kids will enjoy trick or treating at the row of themed, interactive booths including Ghosts Galore, Super Herœs, Pretty Princesses, A Wild Halloween and more.
The whole family can join the Spooky Scavenger hunt kicking off at 1 PM, with prizes for the winners!
Come dressed up to join the all ages costume contest where prizes include bicycles, toys, gift cards, season passes to local attractions, and cash prizes for the adult and family categories.
Join the cornhole tournament, too!
Food tents will provide a variety of cuisine throughout the day, and the vendor row will feature everything from Halloween merchandise to household decor. There will be live music throughout the day. Show us your moves during the last 15 minutes of every hour for the Spooky Dance Party.
Kids will especially enjoy face painting, magicians, themed characters, bounce houses and more. All attendees will receive a goodie bag with candy, toys, or Halloween merchandise at entry. The event is free entry.
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