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Halloween Trick or Treat Town

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Halloween Trick or Treat Town is an event that transforms 40 acres of the historical Pioneer Park, Fairbanks into a whimsical, family friendly 'spook' tacular town. Fun for all ages!

A HUGE thank you to this year’s sponsors:
Transylvania Sponsor ($2,500-$4,999): Kinross Fort Knox, Chevrolet Buick GMC of Fairbanks & iHeartRadio
Mummy Sponsor (Candy Sponsor): Walmart

Activities include: trick or treating throughout Gold Rush Town, free train rides around the park on our steam engine, live music and entertainment in the Centennial Center for the Arts, face painting, balloon animals, a petting zoo, carnival games, food trucks, a pumpkin chuck, eating competitions, a costume contest and visits from some of our most loved characters during the day. Join us if you dare…

The first 500 people through the gate will receive a free trick or treat bag to collect goodies!

Scheduled Events inside the Centennial Center Theater:
12:00pm – 1:15pm “Fight a Nerd” presented by Frozen Sun Live-Action Role Play
1:30pm – 2:15pm Thrill the World Dance presented by Breakout Dance Studio
2:30pm – 3:15pm Annual Eating Contests
3:30pm – 4:15pm Annual Costume Contest
4:30pm – 5:30pm Reptile Show presented by the Interior Alaska RAE Rescue

The annual Halloween Trick or Treat Town Costume Contest will take place at 3:30PM in the Civic Center Theatre. Think you have the coolest, scariest or best costume at the event? Categories: Pet, Toddler (0-4), Youth (5-10), Youth (11-17), Adult & Group. $25 VISA Gift card to 1st place in each category. Sign up by 3:15pm at the Centennial Center Theatre.

Something is brewing that might make your skin crawl…it’s the Halloween Trick or Treat Town eating competitions! Scary Hot Bug Nachos Eating Contest (18+), Zombie Brains Eating Contest (10-17) and Hanging Donut Eating Contest (10-17 and 18+) will take place at 2:30PM in the Civic Center Theatre. Nachos, brains and donuts are limited to the first 20 entrants in each contest. Sign up at the Centennial Center Theater during Halloween Trick or Treat Town. Not up for the challenge? Come watch instead- it's sure to be quite a sight!

Admission to the event: $5 advance, $8 at the door.
Each person must have a paid ticket for admission to the event. Children ages 3 and under are free.
All ticket purchases include access to event, including admission to train rides, face painting, trick or treating, and most activities. Pumpkin Chuck, Haunted House and Food Trucks are an additional charge.

Tickets can be purchased online or in person at Access Alaska or Chevrolet Buick GMC of Fairbanks starting October 1st. Purchasing your ticket in advance saves money and time waiting in line at the gate! You may pay with cash, card or check in advance or on the day of the event (Chevrolet Buick GMC of Fairbanks – cash only!).

When you purchase a ticket to the event, you are supporting Access Alaska, the Fairbanks Youth Soccer Association and the Fairbanks North Star Borough Parks and Recreation Department. All proceeds of this event benefit Access Alaska, Fairbanks Youth Soccer Association and The Pioneer Park Playground Fund. Access Alaska plans to improve existing inclusive programs, and FYSA will use their funds to grow ASAP-Adaptive Soccer for All Players, their program for youth who experience a disability. Pioneer Park will use the funds towards future playground development efforts at the park. Last year you helped raise over $30,000!

General Event Information:
Arrive early. Lines to enter the event can sometimes be long.
ATMs on site.
Pets are permitted into the park, but must be on a leash.
Outside food and drinks are permitted.
All bags are subject to inspection.
There is no re-entry to this event.

Prohibited Items:
Costume accessories, props, or toys that may be perceived as weapons
Skate boards, Roller Blades, In-Line Skates and Bicycles (bicycle parking on site)
Unauthorized sales, solicitations and distributions

If you have additional questions, please send us a Facebook message or call 907-459-1087.

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* Adjustments and discounts will be applied during checkout if applicable. *

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