Halloween Party in the Park

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Come out and enjoy the Halloween Party in the Park at Locust Street Park!  Locust Street park will be full of vendors and local businesses showing off what they do best! Each vendor will also be handing out candy to trick-or-treaters!

Starting at 6pm there will be a free costume contest open to the public! The winner of each category will win a special prize!
The five categories are as follows...
Best kid's costume (12 and under)
Best teen's costume (13 to 17)
Best adult's costume (18+)
Best duo costume (all ages)
Scariest costume (all ages)

Walking Ghost Tours of Columbia are back!
This tour will run twice on October 28th. Once at 7pm and again at 8pm. These tours are free however donations are welcomed.
Be sure to wear sneakers and arrive at Locust St Park Pavilion a few minutes before the tour start time so you don't miss out!
Reservations are first come first serve for this spooky tour of ghost stories and local haunts with Columbia's own Christopher Vera!
Information on how to register for tours will be coming soon!

Sponsored by the Columbia Movers and Shakers Society. Please visit their Facebook page for more information on this event. 

Be sure to stop by the Library Terrace and visit our Chocolate Covered Pretzel Bar during this event! Also, our Reading Therapy Dogs, Jager and Dillon will be available for a meet and greet opportunity beginning at 3:00pm.

The Columbia Public Library extends a THANK YOU to KleenRite for sponsoring our chocolate covered pretzel bar. 


Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

Food Allergies

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens

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