Halloween Happenings

Halloween Happenings!  If your non-profit group* (or a non-commercial group working to raise funds for a good cause) is having a Halloween event that’s open to the public, we’ll list it here for free.  
What you need to tell us: the event name, the location, the dates and times it will be open, the price of admission and at least one contact number for people to call if they have questions.

Send the information to trihalloween@gmail.com

This list is administered by Bob Lawrence (bob.lawrence@cumulus.com) at 423.467.2607, Cumulus Media Tri-Cities.

  • a 501(c)(3) registered group

October 21, 26-31:  The Ultimate Freak Show, LampLight Theatre, Broad Street, Kingsport.  PG-13. 6:30 nightly.  Additional performances Fridays and Saturdays at 9:00 pm.  $10/person.  For information, call 343.1766.

October 21, Niswonger Children’s Hospital hosts the annual Scarecrow Skedaddle & Shindig at Founders Park, Johnson City, featuring a 5k race, a one-mile fun run and a 200-meter modified race to accommodate children who might not otherwise be able to participate.  Following the races, there will be a shindig at the park’s pavilion or amphitheater.  At the shindig will be agility challenges, dancing and educational and health-related booths for children and their families to explore.  Cost is $10/person.  For information, go to thegoosechase.org/scarecrow-skedaddle

October 26: Fall Carnival, VFW Post 1994, 17581 Lee Highway, Abingdon.  Games, food, costume contest, treats for the first 200 children under 12.  For information, call 804.909.5792.

October 26: Halloween at Hands On! in Gray hosts its annual Halloween-themed event which will include candy, games, science experiments, crafts, and this year’s added perk of exhibit playtime!  Stop by anytime between 5:30 and 7:30 and be sure to wear your most festive costume and bring your own trick-or-treat bag!  Check their facebook page for more information.

October 27: Trunk or Treat, 2110 Weaver Pike, Bristol.  5:00 – 8:00 pm.  For information, call 764.8201.

October 27: Annual Halloween Festival, Carver Recreation Center, Johnson City.  6:00 – 9:00 pm.  Kids in costume admitted free, adults in costume, $1, without, $2.  Costume contest.  Games include blowups, basketball shot, football toss and more. For information, call 434.5749

October 27: Carter County Ghost Riders Halloween Party with free, safe candy for kids in costume from 5:00 – 7:00 pm.  217 Lover’s Lane, Elizabethton.  For information, call 938.0428.

October 27: King Alleyween Trick or Treat, zombie dancing, local food and beverages, free movie showing, pumpkin carving contest and more, Gate City.

October 31: Annual Sullivan County Sheriff Office’s Trunk or Treat, 5:30 – 7:30 pm, Blountville Middle School’s track and football field. All Sullivan County departments have been invited to participate.