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Halloween Carnival

43rd  Annual Halloween Carnival 

Monday, October 31 6-9pm  Jimmy Burke Activity Center, 500 W. 13th Street

IMG_1188.JPGFree parking and free admission to this special event for the whole family.  Put on your craziest and family-friendly costume and let the spirit move you to enter the costume contest, hop on some carnival rides or enter the pumpkin carving/decorating contest.  There will be activities for the little ones including fun games in Pumpkin Town.  You can stroll down the friendly community streets of Pumpkin Town from 6:15-9pm. for plenty of great carnival games.

Concessions will be available for purchase.

Carnival Rides 6-9pm

Strut Your Stuff Costume Contest (6-8 with judging around 8:15pm.  You may sign up by the stage beginning at 5:45pm.)

IMG_1249.JPGNo line or time brackets.  Sign up and strut your stuff right away!

1st, 2nd & 3rd place in each category

  • Age groups:
  • Category 1: 3 & under
  • Category 2: 4-6
  • Category 3: 7-10
  • Category 4: 11-15
  • Category 5: 16 & up
  • Category 6: Group

  • Best of Show wins $100! Must be present to win!

Pumpkin Carving/Decorating Contest

(Drop off from 5-5:45pm at the Jimmy Burke Activity Center)IMG_1078.JPG

  • $75 first place
  • $50 Second place
  • $25 Third place

In each category of Carved, Decorated, Carved/Decorated (combo)

Public voting will run from 6-8pm.  Winners will be announced after Costume Contest winners around 8:30pm.

Pumpkin Carving/Decorating Contest Rules

  • Enter one of 3 categories: Carved, decorated, or carved and decorated combination. Categories will be Carved, decorated, carved & decorated combo.  You may enter one pumpkin in each category.
  • First place in each category- $75, second place in each category- $50, third place in each category- $25.
  • Drop off from 5:45-6:30pm.. Any pumpkins after the deadline will be included only if space is available.
  • Public voting from 6:30-8:30pm.
  • Winners announced at approximately 8:45pm. (After Costume Contest)
  • :Entry form must be filled out and turned into the coordinator to be considered for the contest. (Available at Carnival)
  • All entries must be real pumpkins.
  • Pumpkins must be ready to display upon arrival.
  • Any form of decoration may be used.
  • One vote per person per category
  • You don’t have to be present to win
  • Carving or decorating subjects deemed inappropriate will not be judged
  •  Staff will have final say on interpretation of all contest rules. Failure to comply with decisions made my coordinator  result in disqualification of your pumpkin.

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Contact Us
Rene McBride
Recreation Supervisor

610 E. San Augustine
Deer Park, TX

Ph: 281-478-2050
Fx: 281-479-8091

Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.