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Jonesborough Halloween Haunts & Happenings

October 28, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Jonesborough’s Halloween Haunts and Happenings Excited to Expand
Saturday, October 28, 2pm-8pm
Tevent has been taking place for over 40 years and provides fun for the whole family. From 2-8 p.m. on Saturday, October 28, Downtown Jonesborough will be filled with tiny tots and even furry friends dressed in costumes of all sorts. Treat stops, activities, games, music and more will take place the whole day and the schedule of contests and additional activities are as follows:
The Great Carved Pumpkin Contest is new this year and offers you a chance to show off your artistic capabilities. Bring your carved pumpkin to the International Storytelling Center on Friday, Oct. 27 anytime between 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. and drop off to be judged. The pumpkins will be on display during Haunts and Happenings and the winners will be announced at 6 p.m. at the Food City Stage just prior to the Costume Contest. JAMSA gift certificates will be awarded to the winners valid at any participating JAMSA location in the amounts of $150 for First Place, $100 for Second Place and $50 for Third Place. Call 423-913-8212 for more information. This event is sponsored by the Jonesborough Area Merchants and Services Association.
The Spooky Pooch Palooza is also a new addition this year and starts at 3 p.m. in front of the Courthouse. Bring your pups down for treats, costume contest, photo booth and even paw reading! The costume contest will be offered for large dogs and small dogs and prizes will be awarded for the following categories: Funniest, Scariest, Most Creative, Best Dog/Owner Combo and Best Dog Pair/Team.
The Costume Contest is returning this year and will take place starting at 6 p.m. on the Food City Stage in front of the Courthouse. Prizes and gift certificates will be awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in the following age groups: 3 and under, 4-6, 7-9, 10-17, 18 & up and Group Category.
The Flashlight Haunted Egg Hunt is also a new activity offered to children 10 and up starting at 7 p.m. in Mill Spring Park. Bring a flashlight and search the park for hidden black and orange eggs filled with candy. You might bump in to some spooky characters along the way, so be on the lookout!
At the end of the evening, bring a chair and enjoy a showing of It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown starting at 7:30 p.m. followed by Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory taking place in front of The Lollipop Shop. This event is sponsored by Destination Church.
Parking and shuttle service will be offered during this event and is recommended. Parking is available at Jonesborough Elementary School for $5/car with free shuttle to and from the Jonesborough Visitors Center. Please visit our event website at jbohalloween.com for more information or call the Jonesborough Visitors Center at 423-753-1010.


October 28, 2017
2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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