Halloween Costume Contest (Virtual)

Virtual costume contestVirtual Halloween Costume Contest

Instead of our traditional Halloween Costume Contest at City Park our contest will be virtual this year, please join us for some Facebook Halloween fun!

Enter the Edwardsville Parks & Recreation Department Virtual Halloween Costume Contest.  The photo/video submission deadline for the contests is Friday, October 23, 2020.  Open to residents or the ECUSD-7 school district. Free to Enter! Ribbons and prizes will be awarded to the winning entries in each category.  Winners will be contacted after judging is complete.


  • Pre-registration online is required at Virtual Halloween Costume Contest Form

  • Costumes will be judged in the following categories: 
    • Ages 0 –  3
    • Ages 4 – 6
    • Ages 7 - 9
    • Ages 10 - 12
    • Pets
    • Groups 
  • Submit a photograph of your costume through above form or email to tvetter@cityofedwardsville.com.
  • If submitting via email, you must include the participants full name, age, phone number and address.
  • All costumes must be family friendly, no obscenities or inappropriate articles of clothing,  accessories etc. present in the photo/video or your entry will be disqualified.

Voting this year will be a public vote and will be held on Facebook.  Starting on October 26th, the parks department will post an album of photos for each category.  People can "Like" their favorites.  The top three vote winners will be announced on Friday, October 30th vy 1:00 PM.  Prizes will be available for pickup at City Hall.  



*By participating in either of these contests, each entrant acknowledges that his/her entry in the contest constitutes that entrant’s consent to use, publish, reproduce and for all purposes including publicity & promotion, in any media each winners name, likeness, photograph, hometown and state, and any portion thereof without further compensation,  credit or right of review or approval, except where prohibited by law.  By submitting  photos/videos to either of these contests, you verify you are the copyright holder for each photo/video submitted.