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Posted on: September 27, 2019

Halloween in Winooski 2019

Halloween in Winooski

Join us for our 2019 Halloween in Winooski celebration: 

Free admission, all are welcome! Featuring:

Family-friendly fun at the VSAC building:

Festival of Pumpkins in Rotary Park

  • Over 1000 jack-o-lanterns light up Rotary Park! Available Fri. 10/25 and Sat. 10/26*

*Jack-o-lanterns don't carve themselves! As always, the City will be hosting a special pumpkin carving event at the Winooski Senior Center on Saturday, October 19th (9 AM – 5 PM) and Sunday, October 20th (9 AM until all pumpkins are carved). This event is free and open to all – stop by any time, carve as many pumpkins as you wish! All supplies will be provided – there is no need to sign up. The Winooski Police Department and the Winooski Peace Initiative have kindly sponsored lunch for this event and will be providing a free BBQ! 

Looking to volunteer during the event? Click here. Looking for another way to support this event? Learn about Downtown Winooski's new "Adopt a Pumpkin" program by visiting downtownwinooski.org/halloween!

Downtown Trick-or-Treating 

Thanks to Downtown Winooski, families can trick-or-treat at any of these participating #Winooski businesses:

Autumn Records / Asian Bistro / Birdfolk Collective / Commodities Natural Market / Last Stop Sports Bar /  The Mandarin /  McKee's Pub & Grill  / Misery Loves Co. / The Monkey House /  Mule Bar  /  Our House Bistro  / Papa Franks Italian Restaurant /  Rhoan  / Scout & Company  / Dale Boca  / Tiny Thai /  Waterworks Food + Drink /  Wishbone Collective

Click here to view a map of locations or look for one of these posters on the night of the event!

Haunted Mill VT Available Oct. 25, & 26 / 6:30 – 11 PM

This haunt (Champlain Mill) is not intended for young children or the faint of heart. Recommended age is 13 years and older. May be considered too intense for some guests. ENTER AT YOUR OWN RISK! Tickets can be purchased at the door for $10, all proceeds will go to the Winooski Food Shelf. Visit hauntedmillvt.com to learn more.


Free parking will be available in the Winooski Parking Garage from 5 - 8 on both Fri. Oct. 25 and Sat. Oct. 26. Call or email with questions regarding this event: 802 777 1621 / recreation@winooskivt.gov

This event is made possible with help from our amazing community sponsors:

CCV / Commodities / FUSE / Lunaroma  / North End Studios  / Redstone / Sneakers Bistro / Twincraft / VSAC / Winooski Peace Initiative / Winooski Partnership for Prevention 

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