Halloween in the Campground

Stop by Campsite 15 at Watoga and see local residents Dustin and Devan Simmons as they demonstrate how to make apple butter, and encourage you to try it as well. There will also be sample jars for you to take home. This will be going on throughout the day.

11:00 a.m. Campfire Cookery. Join us for some fun and fellowship at Riverside Campground behind the check-in station. Bring a lawn chair or a blanket to sit on as we cook up some goodies in a Dutch oven over a campfire. All ages are welcome, and will be able to sample our pumpkin pie cobbler.

2:00 p.m. Pumpkin Carving and Decorating. Bring a pumpkin, have some fun with art, and decorate your pumpkin either with paint, or by carving. We will provide carving tools and paint, and we do ask for parents/guardians to assist children in any way possible as they need. Pumpkins can then be taken back to be used for the evening activities, if desired.

5:00 pm. Halloween Costume Contest. Open to youth up to age 14, our Costume Contest will begin at the Group Campsite at the lower lot of Riverside. Prizes will be given out to the best costumes as determined by our judges.

6:00 p.m. Trick-or-Trunk-or-Treat. Open to anyone young at heart who would like to participate, whether camping, staying in a cabin, or local to the area. If you are planning to hand out candy, please arrive at Riverside Campground between 4:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Once there, you will be given instructions as to where to park. We look forward to everyone participating!

7:30 p.m. Ghost Stories, Spooky Tales, and S’mores. What would Halloween be without being able to hear some spooky ghost stories? Bring a lawn chair, a blanket, or something else to sit on, and join us by the fire ring in the campground to listen to some ghost stories told by story tellers Cully McCurdy and “Bugs” Stover. Afterwards, we will have the makings for S’mores!

Event Details

  • Start Date: October 27, 2018

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