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Halloween at the Market!

October 28 @ 8:00 am - 12:30 pm

Everyone’s favorite place for the Treats part of the Trick-or-Treat equation! Local organizations and businesses combine efforts to create FREE, fun-filled activities for the whole family, including children and dog costume contests, hands-on activities, and special guests.

DSI and friends are hosting the annual Halloween at the Market — which includes costume contests for kids, families and dogs! — on Saturday, October 28. This festive event wraps up the 2017 market season. The Market is located in downtown Springfield at 4th and Adams Street.

Representatives from Bank of Springfield, HSHS St. John’s Hospital, Kidzeum of Health and Science Children’s Museum, Mid-West Family Broadcasting, Springfieldmoms.org, Illinois Humane, Springfield Youth Performance Group, Illinois Stewardship Alliance, and Downtown Springfield, Inc. are all involved in making a spooktacular experience!

Activities will be centered at the intersection of 4th and Adams.

Radio personalities Chris and Deb from 98.7 WNNS will emcee the Kids Costume and Family Costume Contest.

FREE Costume Contests with Prizes!
Children ages 0-12 can register at the SpringfieldMoms.org booth located in the parking lot at the Southeast corner of 4th & Adams Streets beginning at 9:30 a.m.; children’s contest begins at 11:00 a.m. There will be winners in three age categories (0-2, 3-6 and 7-12) and a Family Costume category. Prizes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in all four categories.

9:30 FREE Activities, including pictures with Princess Belle & Cinderella! & Costume Registration
10:00 Springfield Youth Performance Group performs with special guests the Addams Family.
10:35am Progressive Kenpo Karate performs.
11:00 Children’s Costume Contest for Ages 0-12 & Families by Springfield Moms.org
12:00 Pet Costume Contest by Illinois Humane
Thank you to HSHS St. John’s Children’s Hospital for sponsoring the Kids Costume Prizes & Bank of Springfield for sponsoring the family costume category prizes.



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