Halloween activities in Georgetown
Georgetown has so many opportunities for Halloween fun that you can stretch the fall festivities over a whole week! Check out some of these ideas:
First United Methodist Church
410 E. University Ave.
Pumpkin Patch: Pick up your future jack-o-lantern and support one of many mission trips sponsored by FUMC. The patch is open from 9:00 AM to dusk October 11th through the 31st.
Trunk or Treat: Before you hit the streets of your favorite neighborhood for house-to-house trick or treating, bring the kids by FUMC’s Trunk or Treat. It’s open from 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM. Come dressed up and with bags or baskets to collect candy!
Georgetown Community Center, 445 E. Morrow St.
A carnival, pumpkin decorating, a costume contest, hayrides, and more! Plus, don’t miss out on the free Trick-or-Treat Village hosted by local businesses. Tickets are required for some of the activities. Come out on October 26th from 5:30 to 8:30 pm. Visit parks.georgetown.org/halloween-festival for more information.
San Gabriel Park Gazebo
Race with the Exceptional Georgetown Alliance Saturday, October 28th to support children with developmental and intellectual disabilities. Fun for the whole family, the Boo Run opens with 8:00 AM registration. A timed 5K race begins at 9:00 AM, followed by awards, a kids’ costume contest, and a 1-mile fun run. For more information, visit www.ExceptionalGeorgetown.org. To register online, go to www.active.com/ega-boo-run-2017.
Downtown Georgetown Square
No tricks, all treats at this family-friendly event sponsored by the Downtown Georgetown Association. Come in costume and collect candy from many downtown vendors. Sunday, October 29th, noon till 4 pm. The event features live music as well—visit www.thegeorgetownsquare.com/Boo-Bash to learn more.
Nightmare on Jail Hill
At the corner of 4th and Main
Prepare to be spooked by three stories of haunted house thrills at Georgetown’s historic jail house. The event raises funds for Brown Santa, which provides toys and books to children of low-income families. Visit www.facebook.com/BrownSantaHauntedHouse for dates, times, and fees.