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Halloween Carnival

44th  Annual Halloween Carnival 

Saturday, October 28   12-3pm 
Jimmy Burke Activity Center, 500 W. 13th St.

IMG_1188.JPGFree parking and free admission to this special event for the whole family.  Put on your craziest and family-friendly costume and let the spirit move you to enter the costume contest, hop on some carnival rides or enter the pumpkin carving/decorating contest.  There will be activities for the little ones including fun games in Pumpkin Town.  You can stroll down the friendly community streets of Pumpkin Town from 12 - 3pm for plenty of great carnival games.

Pumpkin Town / Carnival Ride Tickets are sold in bunches of 15 for $5 and will go on sale from 12-3pm.
Tickets may be purchased in the office at the Deer Park Community Center starting October 23 - October 27 until 5pm.

Concessions will be available for purchase.

Carnival Rides 12-3pm Carnival Rides require 6 tickets each or you may purchase a wristband for unlimited rides for $7 (not available for use in Pumpkin Town)

Strut Your Stuff Costume Contest (12 - 2:30pm with judging around 12:30pm.  You may sign up by the stage beginning at 12:00pm.)

IMG_1249.JPGNo line or time brackets.  Sign up and strut your stuff right away!

1st, 2nd & 3rd place in each category

  • Age groups:
  • Category 1: 3 & under
  • Category 2: 4-6
  • Category 3: 7-10
  • Category 4: 11-15
  • Category 5: 16 & up
  • Category 6: Group
  • Best of Show wins $100! Must be present to win!

Pumpkin Carving/Decorating Contest

(Drop off from 11 - 11:45am at the Jimmy Burke Activity Center)
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  • $75 first place
  • $50 Second place
  • $25 Third place

In each category of Carved, Decorated, Carved/Decorated (combo)

Public voting will run from 12-2pm.  Winners will be announced after Costume Contest winners around 2:30pm.

Pumpkin Carving/Decorating Contest Rules

  • Enter one of 3 categories: Carved, decorated, or carved and decorated combination. Categories will be Carved, decorated, carved & decorated combo.  You may enter one pumpkin in each category.
  • First place in each category- $75, second place in each category- $50, third place in each category- $25.
  • Drop off from 5:45-6:30pm.. Any pumpkins after the deadline will be included only if space is available.
  • Public voting from 6:30-8:30pm.
  • Winners announced at approximately 8:45pm. (After Costume Contest)
  • :Entry form must be filled out and turned into the coordinator to be considered for the contest. (Available at Carnival)
  • All entries must be real pumpkins.
  • Pumpkins must be ready to display upon arrival.
  • Any form of decoration may be used.
  • One vote per person per category
  • You don’t have to be present to win
  • Carving or decorating subjects deemed inappropriate will not be judged
  •  Staff will have final say on interpretation of all contest rules. Failure to comply with decisions made my coordinator  result in disqualification of your pumpkin.



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Rene McBride
Recreation Supervisor
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610 E. San Augustine
Deer Park, TX

Ph: 281-478-2050
Fx: 281-479-8091

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