Kyle hosts several Halloween activities through October

KYLE – The Parks and Recreation Department has lined up a month of fun activities for residents of all ages including a Halloween Movie at the Lake, Center Street Trick-or-Treat and contests for the whole family, all in Kyle.

ADDAMS FAMILY IN THE PARK

Grab a blanket and a friend and head to Lake Kyle, 700 Lehman Road, on Friday, Oct. 15, at sundown for the Halloween Movie at the Lake featuring “The Addams Family.” Movies at the Lake are free and fun for all ages.

CENTER STREET TRICK-OR-TREAT

Join the Kyle Parks and Recreation Department on Saturday, Oct. 23, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Mary Kyle Hartson City Square Park, 101 S. Burleson Rd., for Center Street Trick-or-Treat and a sneak preview of the Mary Kyle Hartson Park improvements.

Local businesses and organizations will set up tents and tables to provide a fun and safe opportunity for trick-or-treating. All ghosts and goblins, young and old, are invited to come out to the Treat Trail for a fun afternoon of treats as well as costume and pumpkin decorating contests.

The deadline for businesses and organizations interested in setting up a booth along the Treat Trail is Friday, Oct. 15, at 5 p.m. Participants are responsible for providing their own decorations, prizes and candy. The best Halloween themed tent will win a prize from the Parks and Recreation Department. See the vendor guidelines and application for more information.

Opening Remarks and an introduction to the Mary Kyle Hartson City Square Park improvements will begin at 9:30 a.m. The costume contest will be judged at 10 a.m. The pumpkin decorating contest will be judged at 11:30 a.m. and all participants must decorate their pumpkin on-site. Paint and pumpkins will be provided. There will be 1st, 2nd and 3rd place prizes for the costume and pumpkin decorating contests for each of the following age groups: ages 0-6; ages 7-12; and ages 12-18 .

For more information on being a vendor, sponsor or attending the event, email agarcia@cityofkyle.com.

PUMPKIN CARVING AND DECORATING CONTEST

To enter the Parks and Recreation Department Pumpkin Carving and Decorating Contest, just get a pumpkin, use your best carving skills and/or decorating skills and email a photo with the subject line “PARD 2021 Pumpkin Contest” with the participant’s or organization’s name, contact information and the theme or backstory to agarcia@cityofkyle.com by Sunday, Oct. 17 at 5 p.m. Winners will be selected and notified by Wednesday, Oct. 20, by 4 p.m.

YARD DECORATING CONTEST

To enter the Kyle Parks and Recreation Department Yard Decorating Contest, decorate your yard and email a photo with the subject line “PARD 2021 Yard Decorating Contest” with the participant’s or organization’s name, contact information and the theme or backstory to agarcia@cityofkyle.com by Friday, Oct. 22 at 5 p.m. Winners will be selected and notified by Wednesday, Oct. 27, at 4 p.m.

COSTUME CONTEST

The Kyle Parks and Recreation Department is hosting a costume contest for the whole family. To enter, photograph the individual or group in their Halloween costumes and email a photo with the subject line “PARD 2021 Costume Contest” with the participant’s or organization’s name, age (if individual), contact information and theme or backstory to agarcia@cityofkyle.com by Monday, Nov. 1 at 5 p.m. Winners for the group category and ages 0-5, 6-17 and 18+ will be selected and notified by Wednesday, Nov. 3, by 5 p.m.

For more information about Kyle Parks and Recreation Department’s October events, go to www.cityofkyle.com/recreation/october-festivities-2021.

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