We have many Halloween haunts for you to visit this October. Float on by our awesome events to get you into the spooky season.
Halloween Costume Drive & Exchange Drive
Saturday, October 21 | 10am – noon @ Douglass Community Center
- FREE! FREE! FREE! FREE! FREE! FREE! Did we mention this is free? No need to donate, just choose the perfect new costume for you!
- Over 50 costumes have been donated patrons as young as toddlers through adults. Come on, come all!
- Can’t make it to the drive? No worries! Visit during any Douglass Community Center open hours and choose from the remaining costumes through Halloween.
FIVE NIGHTS OF HITCH – News Gazette Film Series
Monday, October 23 – Friday, October 27 | 7:00 pm @ Virginia Theatre
October 23 Strangers On A Train (1951) Rated PG (101 min)
October 24 The Trouble with Harry (1955) Rated PG (99 min)
October 25 To Catch a Thief (1955) Rated PG (106 min)
October 26 Rebecca (1940) Rated PG (130 min)
October 27 Psycho (1960) Rated R (109 min)
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Thursday, October 26 | 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm @ Market Place Mall
- Hold on to your hats: the costume contest has MOVED! Kids can feature their costumes in front of Dick’s Sporting Goods. Each participant will receive a prize, and the top 10 in each category gets a goody bag, with the top 3 also receiving a trophy.
- The Haunted House, hosted by Urbana Park District will be bigger and better than ever! The new location provides the opportunity to house the spookiest experience yet. (11 & under, please)
- Tutor Doctor is introducing a new activity. Make sure to hunt them down to see their surprise giveaway!
Nightmare on Grove Street
Saturday, October 28 | 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm @ Douglass Park
- Outdoor spooktacular fun is organized by UIUC’s RST class. Enjoy carnival games throughout the night!
- Over 150 lbs of candy will be shared for the perfect trick or treat night.
- A new, spooky, kid-friendly Hayrack Ride will be the highlight of your evening!
The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)
Saturday, October 28 | 7:00 pm @ Virginia Theatre
- Costumes and props are encouraged!
- Libations from Farren’s Pub and Eatery before and during the show.
- Match wits with your fellow super fans at our Rocky Horror trivia game.
- Automatically enter to win prizes, including a pair of tickets to see Weird Al Yankovic!