The Richmond Parks and Recreation Department will hold their annual Halloween event, “Halloween Howl” on Wednesday, October 24 from 6:00-8:30pm at the Tom Raper Center on the Wayne County Fairgrounds.
“Halloween Howl” is a free, family-oriented attraction that is a safe alternative to trick or treating. This year’s event includes Halloween-themed carnival games and crafts, costume pictures, the inflatable obstacle course and a bounce house, and of course, tons of candy and prizes!
This year’s official costume contest will begin at 7:00pm. Prizes will be awarded for 1st-3rd places in the categories of scariest, most creative, and best overall costume. Participants will be judged by a panel according to age groups divided into 6 and under and ages 7-12. Registration forms can be filled out at the Raper Center on October 26th. All participants will receive treat bag. Entry fee is a $5.00 donation and helps to benefit the 2013 Halloween Howl.
Families are encouraged to bring a canned food items to donate to local food pantries. For more information, please contact 765.983.7426.