Main Street Kent’s Family-Friendly HalloweenPosted Oct. 21, 2013
Families are invited to come to downtown Kent to celebrate a family-friendly Halloween on Friday, Oct. 25, from 5 - 8 p.m. at the Hometown Bank plaza, Earl’s Nest in Acorn Alley and surrounding local businesses.
At the Hometown Bank plaza, there will be Halloween-themed games for children to play, music, entertainment and a Halloween costume contest. Winners will be announced by Kent State University’s Flash mascot from 7:30 - 8 p.m., with trophies awarded to winners.
Categories for the contest include:
- Funniest Costume
- Scariest Costume
- Best Homemade Costume
- Cutest Costume
- Most Original Costume
- Prettiest Costume
- Best Superhero Costume
- Creepiest Costume
- Costume That is so Awesome it was Blinded by Awesomeness
- Best Overall Costume
Trick-or-treat bags and a program listing the participating businesses for trick-or-treat will be handed out at the event. Face painting, pumpkin decorating and other Halloween-themed crafts will be available for participation at Earl’s Nest located in Acorn Alley.
For more information, visit www.mainstreetkent.org/events or call 330-677-8000.
Main Street Kent is a nonprofit organization focused on the revitalization of downtown Kent. It is an affiliate of the national Main Street program and the Heritage Ohio program.