October’s spooktacular event schedule features Senior Fest, the Creepy Crawl Fun Run, and more

By Kelli Nesbitt, Parks & Recreation Marketing Coordinator

Do you notice a whiff of pumpkin spice and a hint of spookiness in the air? It’s that bewitching time of the year again when goblins and ghouls emerge from the shadows!

And if you’re seeking a unique Halloween experience, look no further.
Our festivities go beyond the usual trick-or-treating. This year’s lineup offers something for everyone, whether it’s an exclusive senior’s festival or a Creepy Crawl 2K Fun Run and Walk that the entire family can enjoy.

Explore the eerie delights that await you:

Oct. 13: Senior Autumn Fest

Adults 55 years and older are invited to our free Senior Autumn Fest from 6-9 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 13, at the Lincoln Recreation Center. We’ll have complimentary food, music, dancing, a cakewalk, door prizes, and more. Wear your Halloween costumes!

Oct. 19: Annual Fall Fest & Haunted House

The Lincoln Recreation Center hosts its free Annual Fall Fest & Haunted House from 5:30-8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 19. Halloween costumes are encouraged, and activities include a family-friendly haunted house, carnival games, and more. Refreshments and candy are available for the kids.

Oct. 27: Cryptic Cryptid Crawl

Prepare for a thrilling encounter with fear during an adult-only night hike through Lick Creek Park on Friday, Oct. 27, from 7:30-9:30 p.m. Adults 18 and older are invited to discover what lurks in the night as we search for nocturnal animals and local cryptids concealed along the trails. The cost is $5 per person, and registration ends Oct. 27.

Oct. 28: Family Creepy Crawl 2K Fun Run & Walk

Creatures of all ages are invited to the Family Creepy Crawl 2K Fun Run & Walk from 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 28, at Wolf Pen Creek Park. The free, fun-filled event features a costume contest, children’s activities, and health and wellness booths for families to enjoy together. Registration for the fun run and costume contest starts at 9:30 a.m., and the run begins at 11 a.m.

Carve out some time – the Halloween countdown has begun!

For more information, call 979-764-3486 or email parks@cstx.gov.

About the Blogger

Kelli Nesbitt has served the Parks & Recreation Department for 18 years, the last decade as marketing coordinator. A native of Bryan, she earned a bachelor’s degree in health & kinesiology from Sam Houston State.

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