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Events and Activities :: Frightenly-Fun Halloween-themed events this week
· 12:31pm October 22nd, 2012
Something is spooky in the air and we want to celebrate it! This weekend, the Vinton Parks & Recreation Department will play host to a number of frightenly-fun Halloween-themed events.
- On Friday, October 26th, Hesson Shelter at Riverside Park will be creeping with some nasty monsters and haunted ghouls from 6:30 PM to 9 PM. Come out to the shelter to look but beware of actually entering! Cost of admission is only $1.
- The Kid’s Downtown Spooktacular Day on Saturday, October 27th will you’re your costumed children participating in a number of Halloween-themed games and pumpkin decorating before they head out on a costume trick-or-treating parade through Vinton’s downtown businesses. There will even be refreshments too! The games and pumpkin decorating starts at 10 AM at the Benton County Courthouse lawn and the costume parade will begin at 10:45 AM. This event is completely FREE and would not be possible without all of our great sponsors: Dave Kelchen and Fareway, Sanders Farm, and Vinton Unlimited!
- Starting at 2 PM on Saturday, October 27th, the Palace Theatre will be showing the 3D movie, “Hotel Transylvania” and the cost is $4 per person. Palace Theatre will be graciously providing complimentary popcorn to all movie viewers at this afternoon matinee!
- Later on in the evening on Saturday, October 27th, the Vinton Skate & Activity Center will be sure to provide a scary good time! Open skate from 7 PM to 9 PM will be our annual Halloween Costume Party. Anyone dressing up in a costume will receive a $1 discount off the regular admission price. Remember, a costume that counts for the discount is not just a mask, kids! We’ll also have prizes for the guys and ghouls wearing the best costumes! Regular skate admission is just $4.50 per person.
Also, putting alone on the mini-golf course is difficult but just try to see what happens when monsters and zombies are thrown in the mix! Join us Saturday night to play a round of glow-in-the-dark Ghostly Glow Mini Golf while being stalked by some frightening creatures of the night. This event will also take place from 7 PM to 9 PM on Saturday, October 27th. Cost for golfing is just $2 for a 9-hole round.
On Wednesday, October 31st, VPRD will be hosting its annual Special Populations Halloween Monster Bash at the Vinton Skate & Activity Center. Attendees are invited to dress up in their most creative costumes and join us for dancing, music and fun from 1 PM – 3 PM. There will be lunch specials served from Noon to 1 PM. Cost of admission for the dance is $2.
If you have any questions, please call the VPRD office at 319-472-4164 or email Brad at email@example.com.
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