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HalloweenFest 2020 in Ticonderoga
Spook up your week in Ticonderoga! HalloweenFest 2020 will be held on October 23-31 in Ticonderoga, NY. Events will be hosted by an array of businesses and organizations throughout Ticonderoga, and trick or treating will take place on October 31.
Please note: Photos are from 2019 and do not reflect the 2020 COVID guidelines.
2020 Schedule of Events
*The TACC needs you to be a responsible participant. Please wear a face mask, practice social distancing, and do not gather.
Halloween Costume Contest: October 23 - 31
Submit photos of you, your children, or your family in your best family-friendly Halloween costumes to the TACC through Facebook messenger by October 30th at 4pm. All entries will be posted on the TACC Facebook page on Halloween. The photo that receives the most "likes" on Facebook by November 2nd will receive a $25 gift certificate to the Wind-Chill Factory.
Halloween Scavenger Hunt: October 24 - 25
Scout the Ticonderoga area for Halloween-themed cutouts. Visit the TACC Facebook page or Ticonderogany.com for clues and a Scavenger Hunt Passport. Return the passport to the TACC by November 2 for a chance to win $50 worth of local gift certificates to Foraging Bear and Hot Biscuit Diner.
Book Signing at Ticonderoga Natural Foods Co-Op: October 24, 12pm - 4pm
Author Nancy Scarzello will be at the co-op signing copies of her book, Nature Through the Season: Essays of Lake George.
Tromblee's Greenhouse & Gifts Vendor Fair: October 24, 10am - 3pm
Stop by the Tromblee's Greenhouse & Gifts Vendor Fair at 2961 Route 9N, Crown Point. Vendors include Lillie Valley Farm, Ticonderoga Trading Post, Punky Noodles, Huddy & Co., Maiden by the Lake, and Sweet Cals.
Pumpkin Carving Giveaway: October 24 - 25, 10am - 6pm
In lieu of the traditional Pumpkin Walk, TACC will be providing free pumpkins and carving kits for area children. Stop by the Ticonderoga Natural Food Co-op to pick up your free pumpkin and carving kit while supplies last. One pumpkin and kit per child.
This is sponsored by the Ticonderoga Festival Guild and Ticonderoga Montcalm Street Partnership.
Halloween Riddle Trail at the Blackwatch Memorial Library: October 23 - 31
Complete the Halloween Riddle Trail to be entered into the prize raffle. The trail will be open during the daytime, weather permitting. Call 518.585. 7380 for more details.
Drive-Thru Chicken BBQ: October 29, 4pm - Sold Out
The Knights of Columbus in Ticonderoga will offer a Drive-Thru Chicken BBQ. It's $12 for a half chicken, baked potato, roll, coleslaw, and dessert. Pick up behind K of C building. Please do not exit your vehicle. Volunteers will be there to assist. Limited quantities are available.
Call the Knights of Columbus to reserve your dinner at 518.585.6520.
Halloween Home & Business Decorating Contest: October 30
Make your home or business the scariest in town! To ensure your decor is judged email firstname.lastname@example.org by October 29 at 4pm. Judging will take place Friday, October 30.
The winning home will receive a $100 gift certificate to Tromblee's Greenhouse & Gifts and the winning business will receive $100 sponsored by the Sun Community News. Winners will be announced Monday, November 2.
Friday Night Spooktacular: October 30, 6pm to 8pm
Light your jack-o-lanterns! Put on your spookiest soundtrack! It's time to turn the Ticonderoga area into Halloweentown! "Witch" neighborhood will be the scariest? Walk your neighborhood or drive through the area to get into the Halloween "spirit."
Halloween Trick-or-Treat: October 26 - 30
In lieu of coordinated trick-or-treating at Ticonderoga businesses area children are welcome to stop by the Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce and the Ticonderoga Montcalm Street Partnership. While supplies last.
Halloween Trick-or-Treat: October 31
Community trick or treating will take place as usual throughout the towns of Ticonderoga, Hague, Crown Point, Moriah, and Putnam. The towns of Ticonderoga and Moriah will hold trick-or-treating from 5pm to 7pm.