Start planning now so your whole family can participate this year in the 26th Annual Washington Heights Neighborhood Association Spooktacular on Saturday, October 31, from 6:30PM to 8:30PM. This year’s Spooktacular will take place in Area 4. Even though times have changed and we aren’t keeping the area a secret, you’ll be in for a hauntingly great time!
Required for ALL Participants!
All participants of Spooktacular must register prior to the event. At registration children will receive an official Spooktacular band that must be visible on their trick-or-treat bag as well as additional instructions for participating. Washington Heights Neighborhood Association membership information will be available at both registration events. This is a great time to become a member or renew your existing membership. Cash, check and credit cards will be accepted for Spooktacular registrations, as well as new WHNA memberships and renewals. There will be a $1 convenience fee per transaction when paying by credit card.
Register ahead of time and save time and money!
Cash, check and credit card ($1.00 convenience fee added for credit card transactions) will be accepted at all registration events. All residents are invited to become a member of WHNA or renew their membership at either registration event.
Wednesday, October 21 • 5:00 to 8:00PM
Cold Spoons Gelato (5924 W. Vliet)
Saturday, October 24 • 11:00AM to 2:00PM
Art & Soul Gallery (5708 W. Vliet)
EVENT REGISTRATION FEES
$5.00 per child for children and grandchildren of WHNA Members
$10.00 per child for non-members
DAY OF EVENT REGISTRATION
Same day registrations will be accepted at Spook Central on Saturday, October 31 from 5:00-7:00PM. Member and non-member day of event registration fee is $10.00 per child. Cash, check and credit card will also be accepted at Spook Central. There will be a $1.00 convenience fee added per credit card transaction.
COSTUME EXCHANGE PROGRAM
Saturday, October 24 • 11AM-2PM •
Art & Soul Galley (5708 W. Vliet)
Need a costume? Have a clean gently used costume or accessories to share? Stop by Art & Soul (5708 W. Vliet) from 11AM-2PM on Saturday, October 24 to select a costume to wear this year or to drop off a costume you wish to donate. All Spooktacular registrants are invited to the exchange. A wide variety of sizes and styles will be available for all to pick from at no charge. You may also donate costumes ahead of time by dropping them off during business hours to Art & Soul Gallery.
SPOOK CENTRAL COSTUME CONTEST
Sponsored by Rainbow Booksellers
Saturday, October 31 • 6:00PM Sharp!
Gather at Spook Central for the opportunity to win fabulous prizes. Be sure to be in costume if you want to be included in the judging! Creatively carved pumpkins will also be on display for all to enjoy. Late registrations will be accepted at Spook Central.
DECORATE YOUR HOME
A team of judges in disguise will be out in Area 4 during Spooktacular looking for the best decorated homes. Prizes will be awarded for the most haunted places! Plus there will also be a prize for one spectacularly decorated home outside of Area 4.
NEEDED FOR SPOOKTACULAR
Many helping hands are needed for Spooktacular. Consider volunteering at one of the registration events, help with candy counting, carve a pumpkin for Spook Central, or assist with security during the event. Please contact Michael Ward to volunteer for this year’s event by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 414.334.1079. Additional information for signing up for volunteer positions can also be found online at www.whna.net.
All registered participants must have this year’s Spooktacular wrist band visible on their wrist or trick-or-treat bag. A parent or guardian must accompany children at all times during the event. For everyone’s safety, bikes, skateboards, scooters and dogs will not be permitted in the event area. We know pets are part of the family but please leave them at home during this event so they are not spooked. If driving to Spooktacular, please park outside the event area. Area 4 will be closed to traffic at approximately 5PM on Saturday, October 31 and will not reopen until approximately 9PM. Thank you for helping keep everyone safe!