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Posted on: October 21, 2021

New Braunfels Downtown Spooktacular Returns with Trick-or-Treating and Virtual Costume Contest


The New Braunfels Downtown Spooktacular returns this year, offering safe Trick-or-Treating for kids and a virtual Costume Contest for all ages!

This year’s event will be held on Thursday, October 28th, 2021, from 5pm to 6:30pm on the streets of downtown New Braunfels. More than a dozen downtown businesses, as well as the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department, are participating in this year’s event, offering safe spots for kids to Trick-or-Treat.

 "We’re so excited to bring back this popular event that gives families a way to Trick-or-Treat in our downtown area while also supporting and bringing more awareness to those local downtown businesses,” said Economic and Community Development Coordinator Amy McWhorter.

The virtual Costume Contest features five age-group categories and winners will receive gift cards to downtown businesses. The age groups are:

  • 0-3 years old
  • 4-6 years old
  • 7-10 years old
  • 10-13 years old
  • Family

Winners will be announced on Monday, November 1st. To participate in the virtual Costume Contest, look for the A-frame signs with balloons during the event throughout downtown New Braunfels featuring a QR registration code.

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