On Saturday, October 31st Edwardsville Parks and Recreation Department, in cooperation with the Edwardsville Lion’s Club, will host a children’s costume contest at the City Park Bandstand immediately followed by the opportunity to go trick-or-treating downtown.
Costumed children should arrive at the park with their parents no later than 11:30 a.m. to register or check in for the event. Participants will be grouped in separate age categories.
Newborn to 3 years old
4 years to 6 years old
7 years to 9 years old
10 years to 12 years old
Group Costumes Category
The Edwardsville Lion’s Club will begin judging at noon with each child taking a turn to cross the stage at the bandstand. Prizes will be awarded after each age category has been presented.
Trick-or-treating on Main Street will immediately follow the costume contest. Participating Main Street merchants will be at their shop doors offering candy to costumed children. You can pick up a map of participating merchants at the registration table.
This event is free of charge but parents must arrive at the park no later than 11:30 a.m. to register for the event. The Parks Dept. will be selling hot dogs, soda and water for those who wish to enjoy lunch
City Park 101 South Buchanan Edwardsville, IL 62025