The City of College Station is excited to celebrate Trick or Treat at Werewolf Creek on Wednesday, Oct. 31 from 5-9 p.m. at Wolf Pen Creek Park, located at 1015 Colgate Drive. This event will feature a free trick-or-treating environment that will excite all ages!
Dozens of candy booths will be providing free treats throughout the festival site, which will also feature carnival games, live entertainment, petting zoo, joy jumps, costume contest, pumpkin patch, hay maze, haunted trail, story time and much more! The Pumpkin Patch will have pumpkins of all shapes and sizes, ranging from $1-35. Cash, checks or credit card accepted. All proceeds with benefit the Bryan/College Station Habitat for Humanity.
Guests may bring their own refreshments, but coolers must be 48 quarts or smaller and alcohol and glass containers are not allowed. Food vendors will also be available. Parking is conveniently located at Post Oak Mall, and handicap parking will be available at the Arts Council and Amphitheater parking lot off of Colgate. Holleman Drive from Dartmouth Street to the Sears parking lot will be closed from 4-11 p.m.
COSTUME CONTEST RULES & GUIDELINES
While we encourage creativity, we also value safety and good judgement. Contestants must adhere to the following in order to participate in the Costume Contest. On-site registration begins at 5 p.m., SPOTS ARE LIMITED
- Costumes must be family friendly (not be obstructive, offensive or violent).
- Costumes may not contain any real weapons. Fake weapons must remain sheathed.
- Costumes may not contain sharp/pointed objects or materials that may accidentally strike others.
- Use of liquids, messy substances or overly large props may not be used.
- Ages 12 and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
- All contestants must complete and sign the costume contest waiver.
- Contestants will receive a wristband at the registration tent. The wristband must be worn by the participant except for Babies & Toddlers. One guardian will be able to accompany the Babies & Toddlers. Wristbands must remain visible through the end of the contest.
- Contestants must arrive at the designated area by the stage no later the posted time. If contestants are not present at the start of the contest, contestants must forfeit their spot.
- All judges and event staff decisions are final.
- Pets/live animals are not allowed.
COSTUME CONTEST JUDING
Costumes will be judged on the following: creativity/originality, presentation of character/theme and interaction with judges/stage presence. Scores will be combined from all judges to determine the winners. Score sheets will not be available to participants or the public.BABIES & TODDLERS (5 & UNDER)
Up to 15 contestants will be allowed to participate and registration ends at 6:10 p.m. Contestants must arrive at the designated area by the stage no later than 6:20 p.m. A parent or guardian (18 and older) can accompany the participant on stage. No strollers allowed. KIDS (6-9)
Up to 15 contestants will be allowed to participate and registration ends at 6:40 p.m. Contestants must arrive at the designated area by the stage no later than 6:50 p.m. Parents and guardians will not be allowed on stage.TWEENS (10-12)
Up to 15 contestants will be allowed to participate and registration ends at 6:40 p.m. Contestants must arrive at the designated area by the stage no later than 6:50 p.m. TEENS (13-17)
Up to 15 contestants will be allowed to participate and registration ends at 7:10 p.m. Contestants must arrive at the designated area by the stage no later than 7:20 p.m. FAMILIES (SAME HOUSEHOLD, 3-10 PEOPLE, ANY AGE)
Up to 5 families will be allowed to participate, one participant must be 18 and older. Registration ends at 7:10 p.m. Contestants must arrive at the designated area by the stage between 7:20 p.m.
INTERESTED IN HOSTING A CANDY BOOTH? IT'S FREE!
The City of College Station welcomes all business, non-profit and charitable organizations to set-up a candy booth at Trick or Treat at Werewolf Creek FREE of charge.
- Booth set-up is 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Oct. 31. All booths must be ready at 4 p.m. and remain open until the event concludes at 9 p.m.
- All booths must be decorated, have wrapped candy and a Halloween-themed game for participants. Decorations and games must be safe and appropriate for all ages.
- Vendors are asked to bring at least 2,000-3,000 pieces of candy (about 7-8 large bags).
- Vendors must bring their own tent (no larger than 10’ x 20’), tables, chairs and lighting.
- Tent must be weighed down. Stakes are not permitted on the festival site.
- Vendors interested in selling products or food must purchase a $50 vendor permit. Additional fees and rules apply.
- Availability is based on first come, first served upon approval of the event supervisor and the availability of booth spaces.
- Water and electricity will be provided at no charge. Special requests, such as being placed near electricity outlets, must be received in writing by Oct. 19.
- Vendors are invited to enter the Best Booth contest that will be judged on decorations, games, etc. A prize will be awarded to first place.
Apply online or in-person at Stephen C. Beachy Central Park (1000 Krenek Tap Rd.), Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. All candy booth applications must be received by Friday, Oct. 19.
---> Online Form: Trick or Treat at Werewolf Creek Candy Booth Application
For more information, contact Virginia Godwin at 979.764.3649 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
CONTACT INFORMATION: 979.764.3486
For more information, call 979.764.3486 or visit the College Station Parks & Recreation Office, 1000 Krenek Tap Rd.