Spook-tacular decorations summoned for Halloween contest

Tue September 24, 2019

BATAVIA, IL – Get your ghosts and goblins out of storage because the Batavia Park District will be hosting its second annual Halloween House Decorating Contest this October. Prizes will be awarded for Best Overall Theme and People’s Choice.

“Last year was the first Halloween House Decorating Contest in Batavia and we had over 30 households participate! We had no idea Batavia loved Halloween so much,” exclaimed Katie Drum, Director of Marketing and Public Relations at the Park District.

All displays will be judged and photographed on Wednesday, October 23rd between 4:00 and 9:00 pm. This contest is for Batavia residents only. Addresses of all entries will be published in local media unless specified otherwise at the time of registration. People's Choice voting will take place from October 24 - 30 on the District’s Facebook page and the house with the most “likes” by noon on October 30, wins! Winners will receive a Batavia Park District prize package and a sign to display in their yard. Households also have the new option to have their decorations judged in daylight or at night depending on their theme. Registration deadline is October 22 and the fee is just $5.

For more information or to register, call 630-879-5235 or visit www.bataviaparks.org.