Official 2018 Spirit of Halloweentown Agenda

This is the most updated agenda at this time. Stay tuned as things are added and updated. We are very excited to see everyone at The Spirit of Halloweentown Celebration in St.Helens, OR USA!

2018 Spirit of Halloweentown

City of St. Helens, Oregon, USA
On FB at Spirit of Halloweentown @Halloweentown.OR #SpiritofHalloweentown #StHelensOR

Where: Courthouse Plaza at The Historical Riverfront District in St. Helens, Oregon; Mailing Address: Box 278 & Mapquest/GPS physical address 275 Strand Street, St. Helens, Oregon 97051

Weekend Parking September & October: $10 cash only at gate. This lot is closest to all activities unless specified. Follow directional signage and officers off Columbia Blvd. Lot is locked at 9 p.m. Weekday parking is available around town. ADA Parking is free with your sticker in this lot on the weekends.

Tickets:
Online https://cityandtownevents.ticketleap.com/

Watch for the official logo to ensure you are on the Official Site for Spirit of Halloweentown. Please note: ANY CANCELLATIONS OR CHANGES will be announced quickly via Spirit of Halloweentown @Halloweentown.OR on FB.

Bathrooms: There are public restrooms by Courthouse Plaza as well as portable options by Courthouse Plaza. ADA bathroom is available by Courthouse Plaza Rose Garden.

Food: There are several restaurants in St. Helens by the square. Vendor carts with delicious foods available on all weekends. Enjoy the yum!

Spirit of Halloweentown Apparel and Souvenirs are available at our Official Spirit of Halloween Gift Shop located at Cuts + directly across from the Courthouse square. Quantities are limited so plan a stop as early as possible to get your gear. The Gift Shop is generally open every day during our official Spirit of Halloween celebration. Some embroidered options are available at Hagz Bagz at 400 Columbia Blvd.

Staying? There are two hotels available in the area: The Best Western Oak Meadows Inn at 1-503-397-3000 or Motel 6 at Village Inn Restaurant at 503-397-1490. Deer Island Manor is another option at http://www.deerislandmanor.com or Nobb Hill B&B at http://www.nobhillbb.com (this is the only location within walking distance). Also check out our local AirBnB as a consideration. Otherwise simply go online for the closest places to St. Helens, Oregon.

Information: The kiosk in the corner of Courthouse Plaza by the pumpkins provides information daily.

Spirit of Halloweentown is open 24/7 for photo ops and is dog friendly.

Free October Reoccurring Activities.
Free Every day
enjoy photo ops at Courthouse Plaza.
Free Every day after dark – Enjoy a ghostly walk in downtown St. Helens and watch for the storefront apparitions & special effects.
Free Every day go on a Self-Guided Haunted Tour. Tour maps are in the message board at Courthouse Plaza.
Free Every day enjoy the scarecrow trail throughout the business district and other locations.
Free Every day enjoy a stop or drive by The Gravehound at Drake’s Towing & Recovery at 2135 Gable Road.

Ticketed Events:
Mystery Manor Kids Haunted House and “Nightmares” Adult Haunted House – 40 Cowlitz Street /97051 Tickets at http://www.cmcscarefactory.com Visit the website for times and hours.

ShoeString Community Players will host a number of Halloween happenings from tours to scarecrows and things that go bump in the night. New this year Patchwork Players Children’s Theater will feature “10 Scary Stories and Poems.”  on October 13th Only  ShoeString Community Players October Events https://www.sscpmusicals.com/october-events-2018/

The Columbia County Museum is a favorite of those who want to hear about hangings and murders that happened in the Courthouse Plaza and beyond. Tours of scenes from the movie Halloweentown and more are available. Visit https://www.sscpmusicals.com/ for times and hours.

Museum of Peculiarities & Oddities

A tongue and cheek collection of odd, weird wonderful stuff.

The museum is located in the South Columbia County Chamber building at 2194 Columbia Blvd., St. Helens, OR 97051. The shuttle schedule departs from the shuttle stop at Courthouse Plaza September 29, 30 from 10 – 4 p.m. In October, Wed. – Thurs. 11 – 2 and 3 – 6 p.m., Fri. 11 – 7 p.m., Sat. 10 – 6 p.m., Sun. 10 – 4 p.m. The shuttle runs on a half hour schedule.  $3 per person. Take the Spooky Shuttle ride from the Shuttle Stop by the Courthouse Plaza (look for our ghouly stop) or park onsite during the weekdays.

Weekends – Paid Face Painting & Balloon Twisting

 Courthouse Plaza Square Sat. 11 – 5 & Sun. 11 – 3 p.m.

Seek the Spirit of Halloweentown Coin Challenge.

Get the coolest coin in town when you complete the challenge. Complete the card by finding the “Spirit of Halloweenown” Squares displayed at the participating businesses around town. $3 per adult/child. Under age 5 are free. During weekdays adult/child  $2. Cash only onsite. Activity time varies but plan on at least 30 minutes. You may want to stop and dine at our uptown restaurants. Pick up the challenge card when you board the shuttle bus.

The Spooky Shuttle pick up location opens September 29, 30 from 10 – 4 p.m. last ride to downtown. In October, Wed. – Thurs. 11 – 2 and 3 – 6 p.m. last ride to downtown, Fri. 11 – 7 p.m. last ride to downtown, Sat. 10 – 6 p.m  last ride to downtown, Sun. 10 – 4 p.m. last ride to downtown. Take the Spooky Shuttle ride from the Shuttle Stop by Courthouse Plaza (look for our ghouly stop).

Festival of the Fairies at The Riverfront by fenced area at City Hall

The fall never looked so magical! Come enjoy quality family time at this fun filled location designed with playful activities in mind within a mysterious setting. Wear a magical costume or wings, or  buy some onsite. This setting on the waterfront comes complete with “stone hedge” boulders hosting dragons & fairies resting on arches, a giant magic wishing tree, fires, hammocks to hang out in, bubble house, wonder boxes, bigger–than-life games, digging for treasure, scavenger hunts, hoolahoops, maypole dancing, S’mores by the fire, mask making, personalized coloring tags to put on your luggage or the wishing tree, storytelling from the rocks, and Zork Ball Fun throughout the day. The area is designed for the playful at heart and there is a lot to do and experience. Sometime you might even see some goats in pajamas!

Festival of the Fairies daily agenda: 1 p.m. Dance the Maypole.
Saturdays and Sundays 2 – 4 p.m. photo with Tinkerbell. Meet a lookalike Saturdays only 1 – 3 p.m. Daeneys Targaryen with her dragon replicas for a photo op.(it’s too dangerous to bring the live ones) Sat. only 1 – 3 p.m. photos with lookalike character Malificent.
Festival of the Fairies paid admission includes: Fairy wand, wishing tag coloring activity for the tree or to take home, S ‘mores, mask decorating to wear or take home, treasure at the dig for treasure area, wrist or necklace charm from scavenger hunt challenge. Strollers are allowed – some areas are sandy. Plan on wearing a costume and participating in our costume contest simply by being inside the festival area at 2 p.m. Win a cool swag bag of joy!
Festival of the Fairies admission: Children under 2 are Free. Single admissions (over 2 years old) $12 includes $5 dollar credit voucher to spend at The Spirit of Halloweentown Gift Shop. Sorry, but only 1 coupon per transaction. Small dogs are allowed if carried by owner. No dogs allowed in area that are not in owners control or that cause any disturbance to any other guest due to barking, etc.The Halloween Gift Shop is located near the Courthouse Plaza Square across the street. Does not include onsite purchase of food from vendors or items for sale. Type First Street, St. Helens, Oregon 97051 for map finding. The Festival of the Fairies is located on The water in The Riverfront District of St. Helens, Oregon. Paid parking available by following the signs.
Festival of the Fairies Location: 275 The Strand, St. Helens, OR 97051 inside fenced area by waterfront.
Daily schedule: Sept. 29,30, 10 – 4 p.m.
In October Sat. 10 – 6 p.m., Sun. 10 – 4 p.m.
Tickets available at https://cityandtownevents.ticketleap.com/
More attractions and activities next page.

Ride to the Alien Landscape
Take the tractor ride from the shuttle stop at Courthouse plaza to the alien outpost. At the Outpost you’ll enter and watch some recorded close encounters and hear some actual police radio reports of the alien ship that visited St. Helens, Oregon. Hear what our local law enforcement has to say about an alien encounter and then exit to an unforgettable alien photo-op. Take the tractor back to Courthouse Plaza. $5 per person – Children under 3 who lap ride are free. Cash only onsite. Ride leaves from Courthouse Plaza shuttle stop. October schedule: Wed. – Thurs., 11 – 2 & 3 – 6 p.m., Fri. 11 – 7 p.m., Sat. 10 – 6 p.m., Sun. 10 – 4 p.m.

 All Access Pass to Spirit of Halloweentown – Limited Availability

September 29nd – All October Weekends

All access pass includes: Free parking on weekends in official lot, Spooky Shuttle Ride to Museum of Peculiarities & Oddities, Seek the Spirit of Halloweentown Coin Challenge & Shuttle Ride, Ride to the Alien Landscape Experience, Magic Act Priority Seating, Festival of The Fairies (new attraction) & VIP Line Jump Passes at the Original orange pumpkin photo location. $35 per person. Children under 2 with parent Free. Includes $5 dollar purchase at Gift Shop & commemorative mug too! Tickets are extremely limited and online only at https://cityandtownevents.ticketleap.com/

October 6th

9 – 11 a.m. Bloody Ole Daylight – Drag your carcass out of bed and tip a Bloody or ??? for a “Death Warmed Over” morning at The Dockside Bar.

9:30 – 4 p.m. St. Frederic’s Fall Festival & Pumpkin Patch – 175 South 13th Street, St. Helens, OR 97051. Plan to attend this fun filled 5th Annual celebration. Free.

10:30 – 11 a.m.  Direct from Florida – A Harry Potter Parody by Actors Reaching Out. Harry-oke: A Hogwarts Cabaret-  Direct from the New York City premiere at Feinstein’s/54 Below and the Florida Premiere in July, Actors Reaching Out presents their original production “Harry-oke: A Hogwarts Cabaret!”  Celebrate a magical event with your favorite characters from Hogwarts! Wizards, witches, muggles, and more have gathered for an open mic night! You never know what these characters might conjure up for their adoring fans. WAUNA Credit Union Stage at The Riverfront. http://www.actorsreachingout.org

1 p.m. Costume Competition – Line up in front of the County Courthouse and you’ll be asked to walk around the square. 1st, 2nd, 3rd yields $100, $50 and $25 in children category and adult.

2 p.m. The Very, Very, Very Best Magic Show with Mark Benthimer.
Wauna Credit Union Stage – The Riverfront. Mark Benthimer’s journey through magic has taken him from a kid working children’s parties to opening for rock legend Sammy Hagar in his new millennium concert in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Expect your children to be fascinated and yelling out instructions and adults will be riveted. $2 per person. Limited seating. https://cityandtownevents.ticketleap.com/

4:30 – 5 p.m.  Direct from Florida – A Harry Potter Parody by Actors Reaching Out. Harry-oke: A Hogwarts Cabaret-  Direct from the New York City premiere at Feinstein’s/54 Below and the Florida Premiere in July, Actors Reaching Out presents their original production “Harry-oke: A Hogwarts Cabaret!”  Celebrate a magical event with your favorite characters from Hogwarts! Wizards, witches, muggles, and more have gathered for an open mic night! You never know what these characters might conjure up for their adoring fans. WAUNA Credit Union Stage at The Riverfront. http://www.actorsreachingout.org

5 p.m. Best Happy Hour Ever! Live music. Grab a brew and prepare to put on your dancing shoes! Wauna Credit Union Stage at The Riverfront. Free.

5 p.m. “Boot Scootin” Benefit sponsored by Sande School of Horsemanship for people with disabilities. Dress in your best cowboy attire and join in on a dinner, dance, mechanical bull ride, costume contest, live and silent auction all the while for a great cause. Live music by Hit Machine! Tickets available at www.sandeschoolofhorsemanship.org

6 p.m. The Big Halloween Parade sponsored by America Family Insurance and Guild Mortgage. Call Heather at 503-397-2033 for details. Free.

7: p.m. Power Pep Band Courthouse Plaza First Street – Free short concert following parade.

7:15ish p.m. Community Pumpkin Lighting Celebration
Bring your family and dress in costume. It’s a fun time with an old time feel. Come take some photo ops, see the new displays in the square and enjoy the season. Pumpkin lighting by “Sophie” from the movie Halloweentown & friends. Free.

8 p.m. Movie Marathon at The Masonic Ballroom
Watch Twilight and Halloweentown back to back from 8 p.m.to 12 a.m. Enjoy a pizza buffet, chips, popcorn and sodas. Tickets are $20 per person. Ticket for this limited attraction at https://cityandtownevents.ticketleap.com/

October 7th


9 – 11 a.m. Bloody Ole Daylight – Drag your carcass out of bed and tip a Bloody or ??? for a “Death Warmed Over” morning at The Dockside Bar.

10:30 – 4 p.m. St. Frederic’s Fall Festival & Pumpkin Patch – 175 South 13th Street, St. Helens, OR 97051. Free.

10:30 – 11 a.m.  Direct from Florida – A Harry Potter Parody by Actors Reaching Out.Harry-oke: A Hogwarts Cabaret-  Direct from the New York City premiere at Feinstein’s/54 Below and the Florida Premiere in July, Actors Reaching Out presents their original production “Harry-oke: A Hogwarts Cabaret!”  Celebrate a magical event with your favorite characters from Hogwarts! Wizards, witches, muggles, and more have gathered for an open mic night! You never know what these characters might conjure up for their adoring fans. WAUNA Credit Union Stage at The Riverfront. A free event.
http://www.actorsreachingout.org

1 p.m. Costume Competition – Line up in front of the County Courthouse and you’ll be asked to walk around the square. 1st, 2nd, 3rd yields $100, $50 and $25 in children category and adult.

2 p.m. The Very, Very, Very Best Magic Show with Mark Benthimer.
Wauna Credit Union Stage – The Riverfront. Mark Benthimer’s journey through magic has taken him from a kid working children’s parties to opening for rock legend Sammy Hagar in his new millennium concert in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Expect your children to be fascinated and yelling out instructions and adults left riveted. $2 per ticket https://cityandtownevents.ticketleap.com/

3 p.m. Family Pumpkin Carving Contest. (Cash Prizes 1st $100, 2nd $75 & 3rd $50.) Bring your pumpkin to the Wauna Credit Union Stage and carve away -online voting for the best. One vote per person through Fri. the 12th on FB at Spirit of Halloweentown @Halloweentown.OR via photo likes. Free. to enter.

4:30 – 5 p.m.  Direct from Florida – A Harry Potter Parody by Actors Reaching Out.Harry-oke: A Hogwarts Cabaret-  Direct from the New York City premiere at Feinstein’s/54 Below and the Florida Premiere in July, Actors Reaching Out presents their original production “Harry-oke: A Hogwarts Cabaret!”  Celebrate a magical event with your favorite characters from Hogwarts! Wizards, witches, muggles, and more have gathered for an open mic night! You never know what these characters might conjure up for their adoring fans. WAUNA Credit Union Stage at The Riverfront. A free event.
http://www.actorsreachingout.org

October 13th

9 – 11 a.m. Bloody Ole Daylight – Drag your carcass out of bed and tip a Bloody or ??? for a “Death Warmed Over” morning at The Dockside Bar.

10 – 12 Noon VIP Meet & Greet with Halloweentown Actors Gwen Piper, Dylan Piper, Sophie Piper, Luke (TBD),& Kalabar. Tickets online for this special engagement.Cell phones and selfies allowed. Limited to 30 tickets https://cityandtownevents.ticketleap.com/

10 a.m. – 3 p.m.  Columbia River Piece Makers Quilt Guild presents “Stitchin” in Halloween. Come see our display of Halloween quilts and our decorations to amuse.  We also will have 2 featured quilters along with many quilts of various types from Guild and non Guild members. Sunset Park Community Church at 174 Sunset Blvd., St. Helens, OR. $5 Adults $3 Seniors & Military Under 12 Free. Contact Doris Hale 503-369-0423

1 p.m. Costume Competition – Line up in front of the County Courthouse and you’ll be asked to walk around the square. 1st, 2nd, 3rd yields $100, $50 and $25 in children category and adult.

1 – 3 p.m. Photo Ops with Halloweentown Actors Gwen Piper, Dylan Piper, Sophie Piper, Luke (TBD), and Kalabar. Tickets online at: https://cityandtownevents.ticketleap.com/

2 p.m. The Very, Very, Very Best Magic Show with Mark Benthimer.
Wauna Credit Union Stage – The Riverfront. Mark Benthimer’s journey through magic has taken him from a kid working children’s parties to opening for rock legend Sammy Hagar in his new millennium concert in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Expect your children to be fascinated and yelling out instructions to adults riveted. $2 per  person. Limited seating. https://cityandtownevents.ticketleap.com/

2 – 6 p.m. Wish Upon A Pony Costume Pony Rides are now a tradition. Take a ride on one of our ponies who will be all dressed up in Halloween attire. $5 cash only onsite. Located at the end of Strand Street by pedestrian entrance.

3:30 – 5:30 p.m. A pizza party with the actors from the movie Halloweentown. Enjoy this limited & exclusive private function with celebrity guests. Limited to 40 guests. Actors from the movie Halloweentown will be Gwen Piper, Dylan Piper, Sophie Piper, Luke (TBD), and Kalabar. No professional cameras allowed. Cell phones and selfies allowed. https://cityandtownevents.ticketleap.com/

4 p.m. Dance Performance by Sidney Sullivan Spotlight Award Winner – WAUNA Credit Union Stage followed by Monster Moves. Here’s your chance to join in and learn a dance routine with Sidney – think Monster Line Dancing on Steroids! Come join the fun at this free activity.

5 – 7:30 Live Music County Courthouse steps with Jim Fisher – our world renowned piano player that will have you up and dancing and singing along too.

7:30 – 8 p.m. Celebrity Pumpkin Lighting with the original love interests Gwen Piper and Kalabar along with Dylan and Sophie, Luke(TBD), The Pin Cushion Lady and Harriet. Free at Courthouse Plaza.

8 p.m. Movie Marathon: Watch Twilight and Halloweentown back to back from 8 p.m.to 12 a.m. Enjoy a pizza buffet, chips, popcorn and sodas. Tickets are $20 per person. Tickets limited. https://cityandtownevents.ticketleap.com/

 October 14th

9 – 11 a.m. Bloody Ole Daylight – Drag your carcass out of bed and tip a Bloody or ??? for a “Death Warmed Over” morning at The Dockside Bar.

1:30 p.m. Four Legged Friends Costume Contest Courthouse Plaza, St. Helens. Come bring your entry and line up to walk the square. All four legged friends must be controlled by owner at all times. Categories are Funniest, Scariest, Most Original, $50 each category. Owner may be part of costume. Bring your pet and line up by category beginning at City Hall sign at 1:30 sharp.

2 p.m. The Very, Very, Very Best Magic Show with Mark Benthimer. Wauna Credit Union Stage – The Riverfront. Mark Benthimer’s journey through magic has taken him from a kid working children’s parties to opening for rock legend Sammy Hagar in his new millennium concert in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Expect your children to be fascinated and yelling out instructions to adults riveted. $2 per person. Limited seating.https://cityandtownevents.ticketleap.com/

4 p.m Dance Performance by Sidney Sullivan Spotlight Award Winner – WAUNA Credit Union Stage followed by Monster Moves. Here’s your chance to join in and learn a dance routine with Sidney – think Monster Line Dancing on Steroids! Free activity.

October 19th Gothic Dance Party & Nightmares Mansion Passes included for the first 50 tickets sold. Sip some bloody good drinks & literally dance your legs off in the iconic Masonic Ballroom which has been closed to the public for years. Experience the awe at this spellbinding location with DJ Owen and Aurora at The Masonic Ballroom. Get tickets early and visit the Nightmares Mansion just a block away where the macabre will please your hunger. Stay over and enjoy Bloody’s in the morning. Shuttle service to hotel during the evening is free of charge.

Tickets are limited. https://cityandtownevents.ticketleap.com/

October 20

8:30 a.m. The Spooky Sprint – St. Helens, OR Recreation Program – Details to follow.

9 – 11 a.m. Bloody Ole Daylight – Drag your carcass out of bed and tip a Bloody or ??? for a “Death Warmed Over” morning at The Dockside Bar.

11 a.m. – 1 p.m.  The Pumpkin Roll – First hour for kids and second for adults. Based on the famous cheese roll in Glouster England you’ll be able compete to roll the pumpkin into the winning tub amongst participants. You can bring your own pumpkin or buy one onsite. Details at http://www.sccchamber.org

1 p.m. Free Courthouse Street Performance by Leapin’ Louie Comedy Shows. This is a wonderful street performance with a Magical Cowboy that will leave you amazed and feeling light of heart. David is an international street performer that we are honored to be hosting.

1:45 p.m. Look A Like Competition – Courthouse Steps. We’re looking for people that resemble the original cast from Halloweentown. Is that you? Is that your friend? Bring them to the steps of the County Courthouse at the original movie set of Halloweentown and the crowd will decide who looks the most like Aggie Cromwell, Gwen Piper, Marnie Piper, Dylan Piper, Sophie Piper, Luke, Kalabar or Harriet. Cash prize $250 for the winning person.

2 p.m. The Very, Very, Very Best Magic Show with Mark Benthimer.
Wauna Credit Union Stage – The Riverfront. Mark Benthimer’s journey through magic has taken him from a kid working children’s parties to opening for rock legend Sammy Hagar in his new millennium concert in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Expect your children to be fascinated and yelling out instructions to adults riveted. $2 per person. Limited seating.https://cityandtownevents.ticketleap.com/

3 p.m. Free Courthouse Street Performance by Leapin’ Louie Comedy Shows. This is a wonderful street performance with a Magical Cowboy that will leave you amazed and feeling light of heart. David is an international street performer that we are honored to be hosting.

3:30 p.m. Photo Ops with the Sasha Roiz – Captain Sean Renard and Reggie Lee – Sergeant Wu from our acclaimed television show Grimm. Tickets at https://cityandtownevents.ticketleap.com/

4 p.m Dance Performance by Sidney Sullivan Spotlight Award Winner – WAUNA Credit Union Stage followed by Monster Moves. Here’s your chance to join in and learn a dance routine with Sidney – think Monster Line Dancing on Steroids! Come join the fun at this Free activity.

4 p.m. – 6 p.m. The Monster Mash Bash – A Street Party That Will Scare You.  Sign up in advance to perform your best karaoke Monster Tune of Your Choice (bring your music on your phone) – The costumed audience will be able to drink and grab a beer from Running Dogs Brewery. Best Monster Costume Contest receives a Bag O’ Swag. Karaoke winners will be based on the number of Monsters you can get to move to your groove. Four winners based on each half hour of Karaoke participants. Details at http://www.sccchamber.org

5:30 p.m. This is the big ball presented by Windermere Masquerade Ball at the Fairground pavilion. Details coming soon.

6 p.m. The Headless Horseman & His Possessed Posse’ sponsored by The South Columbia County Chamber. Join behind the Headless Horseman as he leads the “possessed procession” of all things Halloween with you as his costumed followers along the route. Wait for the horseman at the end of your street along Columbia Blvd, and then join the walk with your friends in costume. Once you arrive in the Courthouse Plaza best costumed walkers will get a chance at winning some crazy cash! Grand prize $250, $100, and $75.Watch FB at South County Chamber for details and to see the parade in real time. Bring illuminating accessories and join in with the community pumpkin lighting celebration that follows. Free.

7 p.m. Pumpkin Lighting Ceremony with Sophie & her little witches. Courthouse Plaza. A free activity.

7:30 – 9:30 It never looked so Grimm with Captain Sean Renard and Sergeant Wu. Imagine being surrounded by huge boulders from the underworld reminiscent of the popular television show Grimm. A bonfire, sipping drinks and getting to know some of the actors from the iconic Portland television show Grimm a little bit better. Get a selfie and access to our professional photographer from the exclusive site shots too. Choose from a selection of drinks (3 per person), grab a bite, and enjoy this once in a lifetime experience. Music too! This will be horrifically magical. Limited Availability. Tickets at https://cityandtownevents.ticketleap.com/

8 p.m. Movie Marathon: Watch Twilight and Halloweentown back to back from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. Enjoy a pizza buffet, chips, popcorn and sodas. Tickets are $20 per person online only – limited. Ticket at https://cityandtownevents.ticketleap.com/

October 21

9 – 11 a.m. Bloody Ole Daylight – Drag your carcass out of bed and tip a Bloody or ??? for a “Death Warmed Over” morning at The Dockside Bar.

1 p.m. Free Courthouse Street Performance by Leapin’ Louie Comedy Shows. This is a wonderful street performance with a Magical Cowboy that will leave you amazed and feeling light of heart. David is an international street performer that we are honored to be hosting.

2 p.m. The Very, Very, Very Best Magic Show with Mark Benthimer.
Wauna Credit Union Stage – The Riverfront. Mark Benthimer’s journey through magic has taken him from a kid working children’s parties to opening for rock legend Sammy Hagar in his new millennium concert in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Expect your children to be fascinated and yelling out instructions to adults riveted. $2 per person. Limited seating. https://cityandtownevents.ticketleap.com/

3 p.m. Free Courthouse Street Performance by Leapin’ Louie Comedy Shows. This is a wonderful street performance with a Magical Cowboy that will leave you amazed and feeling light of heart. David is an international street performer that we are honored to be hosting.

3:30 p.m. Photo Ops with the Sasha Roiz – Captain Sean Renard and Reggie Lee – Sergeant Wu from our acclaimed television show Grimm. Tickets at https://cityandtownevents.ticketleap.com/

4 p.m Dance Performance by Sidney Sullivan Spotlight Award Winner – WAUNA Credit Union Stage followed by Monster Moves. Here’s your chance to join in and learn a dance routine with Sidney – think Monster Line Dancing on Steroids! Come join the fun at this Free activity.

4 p.m. – 6 p.m. The Monster Mash Bash – A Street Party That Will Scare You.  Sign up in advance to perform your best karaoke Monster Tune of Your Choice (bring your music on your phone) – The costumed audience will be able to drink and grab a beer from Running Dogs Brewery. Best Monster Costume Contest receives a Bag O’ Swag. Karaoke winners will be based on the number of Monsters you can get to move to your groove. Four winners based on each half hour of Karaoke participants. Details at http://www.sccchamber.org

5:30 p.m. This is the big ball presented by Windermere Masquerade Ball at the Fairground pavilion. Details coming soon.

6 p.m. The Headless Horseman & His Possessed Posse’ sponsored by The South Columbia County Chamber. Join behind the Headless Horseman as he leads the “possessed procession” of all things Halloween with you as his costumed followers along the route. Wait for the horseman at the end of your street along Columbia Blvd, and then join the walk with your friends in costume. Once you arrive in the Courthouse Plaza best costumed walkers will get a chance at winning some crazy cash! Grand prize $250, $100, and $75.Watch FB at South County Chamber for details and to see the parade in real time. Bring illuminating accessories and join in with the community pumpkin lighting celebration that follows. Free.

7 p.m. Pumpkin Lighting Ceremony with Sophie & her little witches. Courthouse Plaza. A free activity.

7:30 – 9:30 It never looked so Grimm with Captain Sean Renard and Sergeant Wu. Imagine being surrounded by huge boulders from the underworld reminiscent of the popular television show Grimm. A bonfire, sipping drinks and getting to know some of the actors from the iconic Portland television show Grimm a little bit better. Get a selfie and access to our professional photographer from the exclusive site shots too. Choose from a selection of drinks (3 per person), grab a bite, and enjoy this once in a lifetime experience. Music too! This will be horrifically magical. Limited Availability. Tickets at https://cityandtownevents.ticketleap.com/

4 p.m. Dance Performance by Sidney Sullivan Spotlight Award Winner – WAUNA Credit Union Stage followed by Monster Moves. Here’s your chance to join in and learn a dance routine with Sidney – think Monster Line Dancing on Steroids! Come join the fun at this free activity.

 October 27

9 – 11 a.m. Bloody Ole Daylight – Drag your carcass out of bed and tip a Bloody or ??? for a “Death Warmed Over” morning at The Dockside Bar.

10 – 4 p.m. Kiwanis Childrens Fair, St. Helens High School Commons. A free event located at 2375 Gable Rd, St Helens, OR 97051 kiwanischildrensfair2017@gmail.com

12:30 p.m. Super Limited – The Magical Matrimonial Ceremony – Get married with a group of other like minded people who will soon be your next bff’s.  In this group wedding from the steps of the Courthouse Plaza you’ll be creating a memory that will last the test of time. 20 years after the movie Halloweentown was released our Special Mayor Kalabar will return to say a few words of wisdom with a masterful message for the bride and groom. Mistress Stephanie will do a handfasting ceremony and you’ll be legally hitched! We provide you  with your marriage license, wedding cupcake with extra special commemorative topper, a complimentary champagne bar and a photo to be taken with your camera – you keep the file. Includes tickets to The Hellish Wedding Reception.  https://cityandtownevents.ticketleap.com

2 p.m. – 6 p.m. The Hellish Wedding Reception – we’re just joking – give us a break! No really, join the wedding parties in an afternoon of live music and partying at the Masonic Ballroom. Bites, beers & wine included plus your own bad self – in costume. We stop sometime before the Boos Cruise begins so you can have a break between the fun! https://cityandtownevents.ticketleap.com/

2 p.m. Wauna Credit Union Stage – The Riverfront. Mark Benthimer’s journey through magic has taken him from a kid working children’s parties to opening for rock legend Sammy Hagar in his new millennium concert in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Expect your children to be fascinated and yelling out instructions to adults riveted. $2 per person. Limited seating.https://cityandtownevents.ticketleap.com/

3 p.m. Wauna Credit Union Stage – Thrill the World – Come dance thriller at the stage with Columbia County Rotary.

3:30 p.m. The Ghouls & Gals Wedding Vow Renewal – Extremely Limited. Repeat your vows with Kalabar at the Steps of the County Courthouse. We’ll provide horrific cupcakes and an extra special commemorative topper for all the participants, a complimentary champagne bar and you can take an official photo with Kalabar – we’ll be using your camera- you keep the file. Applications at https://cityandtownevents.ticketleap.com/

4 p.m. Little Spooks Parade sponsored by The Chronicle. Dress up everyone and be a part of this terrific gathering. Free. More information @ http://www.thechronicleonline.com

5 p.m Dance Performance by Sidney Sullivan Spotlight Award Winner – WAUNA Credit Union Stage followed by Monster Moves. Here’s your chance to join in and learn a dance routine with Sidney – think Monster Line Dancing on Steroids! Come join the fun at this free activity.

5:30 – 6:45 p.m. Meet Kalabar at a VIP Pizza Party. Includes selfie options & autographs on items you bring. Tickets online https://cityandtownevents.ticketleap.com/

7:15 p.m. Final Pumpkin Lighting Ceremony with Kalabar and Sophie in the Courthouse Plaza. Come join the fun with these extra special guests. Free Event.

7:30 – 9:30 Boos Cruise. Join friends on the shuttle as it makes its rounds to locations around town that will be serving up specialty cocktails, brews and bloody bites that will be scary good. Tickets at https://sccc.ticketleap.com/boos-cruise—st-helens-oregon/ . Limited tickets to this scary good time. Please drink responsibly.

8 p.m. Photo Ops with Kalabar and Sophie. Tickets online https://cityandtownevents.ticketleap.com/

October 28

9 – 11 a.m. Bloody Ole Daylight – Drag your carcass out of bed and tip a Bloody or ??? for a “Death Warmed Over” morning at The Dockside Bar.

2 p.m. The Very, Very, Very Best Magic Show with Mark Benthimer.
Wauna Credit Union Stage – The Riverfront. Mark Benthimer’s journey through magic has taken him from a kid working children’s parties to opening for rock legend Sammy Hagar in his new millennium concert in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Expect your children to be fascinated and yelling out instructions to adults riveted. $2 per person. Limited seating.https://cityandtownevents.ticketleap.com/

4 p.m Dance Performance by Sidney Sullivan Spotlight Award Winner – WAUNA Credit Union Stage followed by Monster Moves. Here’s your chance to join in and learn a dance routine with Sidney – think Monster Line Dancing on Steroids! Come join the fun at this Free activity.

October 31  whether you are local or visiting town and want to enjoy a family friendly event you are welcome to attend the annual Trunk or Treat sponsored by The St. Helens Police Department at the St. Helens Police Department station, 150 S. 13th Street, St. Helens. There will be community agencies there with booths where trick-or-treaters can play games, learn about community programs, and receive treats. 5-8 p.m.

Photo ops only available in the Courthouse Plaza and around town on October 30 – 31st, 2018. No scheduled activities.

Happy Halloween – Enjoy Tricks & Treats! See you next year!

Thank you to our sponsors who bring the magic.

 

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