Updated: Oct 7
If you're a fan of costumes, candy, and pub crawls, Weatherford is the spot to be on October 29th, starting at 7pm!! Downtown Cantina, in partnership with many of the other local downtown bars and restaurants, has teamed up once again with Brand Bandits Marketing to bring you the 1st Annual Haunted Costume Crawl!!
A free, family-friendly event, the Haunted Costume Crawl is a haunted pub crawl that will feature a series of costumes contests to be hosted at multiple locations, live music, themed drink and food specials, and even some frights along the way!! The crawl begins at 7pm on October 29th, and there will be a staggered schedule of costume contests for all to attend!! While you might not participate in each contest, crawl participants are encourage to check out the venue during the costume contest and cheer on the participants!
Also, don't miss the 'Jack-O'-Lantern Lounge' in the southeast quadrant (parking lot), for your IG photo ops, outdoor bar, book signings, and hangover remedies from Patriot Hydration! This quadrant will feature a pumpkin carving/painting contest as well with 3 different age divisions: 5 and under, 6-12, and 12 & up! Adults are allowed to enter the 12 & up if you would like and carving or painting is an option. The top 3 Pumpkins in each category will win a prize. There will also be a ton of other spooky surprises as well as Live Music hosted inside of the Jack-O'-Lantern Lounge at 9pm.
Don't want to participate in a costume contest? Awesome! Dress up, or don't, and just enjoy and amazing night out on the downtown Weatherford Square with specials, shopping opportunities, and tons of fun. Everyone is invited but adults are encouraged to accompany minors, as there will be actors dressed to scare and different haunted themes throughout the crawl. Live music, costume contests, and walking along the crawl with friends and family are all free to attend. The goal of these events, organized by Scott Dollar and his company Brand Bandits, are to allow everyone a great time regardless of price or status. The shirt and extras are optional for a small price, but participation will always remain free of charge.
Participating venues include: Downtown Cantina, Lenny's Local, Antebellum Ale House, Northside Remedy, Zeno's On The Square, Shep's, and more! For $35 you will receive a shirt, a scavenger hunt card to be entered into a drawing for free Claus Crawl Tickets, and a bag of goodies from our sponsors! The shirt will include a map of locations on the back and a list of sponsors to support.
For more information and to purchase tickets for the shirt, visit www.eatsandrinks.com for more info! If you visit the Facebook group Parker County Eats and Drinks, there will be multiple posts with information regarding the event up until the time of. There is also an event created within the Facebook group to list more info as it becomes available.
This will be one in a series of crawls hosted downtown and paid participation will never be required. Join in on the fun as they are all family-friendly and proper security is provided by Weatherford Police Department to ensure that it remains so. If you're interested in sponsoring this event, visit the site listed above or email Scott Dollar at email@example.com.