Fall-O-Ween Fest – Sat Oct 12 – Kennesaw, GA

Kennesaw’s Fall-O-Ween Fest Features Trick-or-Treating, Costume Contests

carsonkarter.halloween2012On Saturday, October 12, Swift-Cantrell Park will be transformed into “Spook-Central Park” for a Fall-O-Ween Fest and outdoor movie. Activities will begin at 5 p.m. and will include free and pay-to-play inflatables and a trackless train, carnival games, a Trick-or-Treat Trail, children’s crafts, scarecrow displays, and handcarved, illuminated pumpkins.

Costumed trick-or-treaters can win some great prizes in a costume contest open to all ages — and dogs too! Costume judging categories will include: Cutest, Funniest, Scariest, Most Original, Most Heroic, Best Duo/Group, Best Canine, and Best Canine/Owner Dress-A-Like. One category winner and one runner-up will be selected from each age group, with the exception of the Duo/Group and Canine categories which will have one overall winner and one runner-up.  Judging begins at 5 p.m. and different categories will be judged every 20 minutes; winners will be announced at approximately
7:15 p.m.

kprLocal businesses, schools, community groups and residents are also invited to drop-off carved pumpkins at the park’s picnic pavilions between the hours of 2 and 4 p.m. on the day of the event. Jack-O-Lanterns will be judged by the public.

At 7:30 p.m., the City of Kennesaw’s 2013 Outdoor Movie Series continues with a FREE screening of Hotel Transylvania. For your seating comfort, bring a blanket or low-back chairs. Pop-up tents, canopies or beach umbrellas that can obstruct the view of others are not permitted. Concessions will be available for purchase. Parking is available inside the park and at neighboring Kennesaw Elementary School. The event may be canceled due to inclement weather conditions.

For more information, visit  www.kennesaw-ga.gov/pkrec, or call the Kennesaw Parks & Recreation Department at (770) 422-9714.