Spirit of Halloweentown Tickets, Celebrity Events & Agenda

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2019 Spirit of Halloweentown
City of St. Helens, Oregon, USA 97051
Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/Halloweentown.OR
#SpiritofHalloweentown #StHelensOR

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

Decorations will be available from now through the weekend after Halloween.

2019 Spirit of Halloweentown – Is It A Real Place?
Halloweentown resides in St. Helens, OR Courthouse Plaza 97051. It is a real city, which you can visit at no charge. There are free activities as well as paid activities and lots of fun photo ops too. Most pay-as-you-go activities require cash only. You can pay as you go at any activity; but you will save money by purchasing the One Big Ticket Pass. This pass allows you to use it both days so that you can spread out your activities at the most convenient time for your family. It also includes unlimited FREE Shuttle to uptown anytime you wish (limited to shuttle hours) where other activities take place within a few steps of the drop off locations. These One Big Ticket passes are limited, so don’t wait. They are not available onsite for cash at this time – only. Click the link below to get your tickets now. Scroll down for all the details to One Big Ticket Passes
Spirit of Halloweentown is open 24/7 for photo ops,
and is dog friendly! 

 ALL TICKETS are available by visiting  https://cityandtownevents.ticketleap.com/

FAQs:
We will post any updates, changes or announcements on our Facebook page immediately. Do not post comments or questions on this Discover Columbia County webpage as it is not monitored. Message us via fb at the above address. 

Where: Courthouse Plaza at The Historical Riverfront District in St. Helens, Oregon
Mailing Address: PO Box 278, St Helens, OR 97051
Physical (Mapquest/GPS) address: 275 Strand Street, St. Helens, OR

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 available in a specific area with your sticker in this lot on the weekends.
451 Plymouth Street, St. Helens, OR 97051

Ticket Link:
 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 the Spirit of Halloweentown Facebook Page

Bathrooms: Located around the Courthouse Plaza. Permanent restrooms are located across from City Hall, and there are many portable facilities behind the Rose Garden.

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

Apparel and Souvenirs: The Official Spirit of Halloween Gift Shop is located at Cuts +, directly across from the Courthouse Square. St. Helens, Oregon gear is available at Woodland Cottage, located directly across from the square. Quantities are limited, so plan a stop as early as possible to get your favorites.

Staying? There are two hotels available in the area: The Best Western Oak Meadows Inn (503-397-3000) or Motel 6 at Village Inn Restaurant ( 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). You can also check out our local Airbnb as a consideration. Make sure your reservation is in 97051 area code. If you don’t mind a drive, we now have an official Host Hotel in Portland. The Silver Cloud Inn is wonderful, and the closest you can get to experience both PDX and St. Helens, OR – it might take a half hour to an hour with Halloween traffic to St. Helens, OR from this location so plan accordingly. They have many amenities you can enjoy.  Book your stay at www.silvercloud.com or by phone (503-242-2400),. Be sure to ask for Halloweentown rates.

Information: Daily information can be found at the kiosk in the corner of Courthouse Plaza (by the pumpkin) It’s like an igloo – this  should be the first stop for One Big Ticket Holders.

 Activities & Events on weekends in October

Free Every Day: Enjoy photo ops at Courthouse Plaza.

  • Free Every Day: Go on a Self-Guided Haunted Tour. Tour maps are available at the front desk of City Hall during regular business hours. City Hall is closed for lunch. Cuts+ across from Plaza Square also has these walking maps.
  • Free Every Day: Enjoy the Scarecrow Trail throughout the business district and other locations. Drive by or enjoy a stop at The Gravehound at Drake’s Towing & Recovery located at 2135 Gable Road.
  • Free Every Day (after dark): Enjoy a ghostly walk in downtown St. Helens and watch for the storefront displays, apparitions & special effects.
    * New addition – You are free to explore both uptown and downtown and do the walking tour of The Museum of Peculiarities and Oddities.
    You can also take home the keepsake Storybook of this walking tour by
    stopping by City Hall during regular business hours for $5. Details below.

 Ticketed Events – Cash Only Onsite unless specified
Save $ with One Big Ticket Passes – scroll down for details

  • Haunted Mansion – Family Friendly Haunted House: 40 Cowlitz Street Tickets at http://www.cmcscarefactory.com Visit the website for times and hours..
  • ShoeString Community Players will host a number of haunted happenings. Check http://www.sscptheater.org
  • Like a Good Ole Bloody Mary? Join Dockside, Roof or Plymouth Pub every Sunday Morning for a Delicious Tasty Bloody Mary – Drag your bad self out & enjoy!
  • The Columbia County Museum – 244 Strand Street
    The 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 Columbia County Historical Society and Museum Association online for times and hours and details on any paid events.
  • Face Painting & Balloon Twisting: Courthouse Plaza Square
    Saturdays: 11 am – 5pm, Sundays 11am – 3pm

Museum of Peculiarities & Oddities Walking Tour
Take a walk to the unusual – a tongue in cheek collection of odd, weird wonderful stuff.. Visit store fronts along Columbia Blvd and 1st Street and read the unusual stories of the exhibits before you. Some are short, while others tell tales of residents and more. The Shuttle runs on weekends only: Saturdays 10:00 am – 5:30 pm and Sundays 10:00 am – 3:30 pm  *Please note the Big Parade may require a close by drop off and pick up on parade day. The shuttle is not ADA compliant. Tour includes shuttle ride, and keepsake map of exhibits. $5 dollars. Children under 2 free – New you can partake on your own by stopping by City Hall during regular business hours and picking up a Story Book.
Seek the Spirit of Halloweentown Coin Challenge – Courthouse Plaza Square Information Igloo
Get the coolest coin or cup in town when you complete the challenge. Complete the card by finding the “Spirit of Halloweentown” Squares displayed at the participating businesses around town. Shuttle leaves from corner of 1st & St. Helens Street by Wild Current Catering. Activity time varies, but plan on at least 30 minutes. You may want to stop and dine at our uptown restaurants. *Please note the Big Parade may require a close by drop off and pick up on Parade Day. The shuttle is not ADA compliant.  $5 per adult/child. Children under 2 free. Includes coin or cup.
Festival of the Fairies – Riverfront (by fenced area in front of 295 Strand Street)  Saturdays 10 am – 6 pm. & Sundays  10 am – 4 pm. The fall never looked so magical! Come enjoy quality family time at this fun-filled location designed with playful activities within a mysterious setting. This setting on the waterfront comes complete with “stone hedge” boulders hosting dragons & fairies resting on arches, a giant magic wishing tree where you can throw a penny and make a wish in true storybook fashion, fires, hammocks to hang out in, a storytelling bat house, and peek boxes. Enjoy the bigger–than-life games, scavenger hunts, hula-hoops, Whack-a-Witch, Dragon Story theater, Zorb Ball Racing throughout the day.  Hug a goat at the Tiny Farm  enjoy some maypole dancing. Wear a magical costume and become part of the fun. The area is designed for the playful at heart and there is a lot to do and experience. We reserve the right to add even more activities too! Strollers are allowed. 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, Children under 2 free – all others $15. In and out privileges throughout the day. Entrance includes Wand or Animal Figures and Halloween candy too. Children must be accompanied by a responsible party. Included in One Big Ticket passes or individually at Tickets at https://cityandtownevents.ticketleap.com/.
Walk to the Alien Landscape & New Alien Museum Take a walk to the alien outpost and get a super cool photo. Return to the Masonic Ballroom across from Courthouse Plaza where 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 check out all our amazing alien artifacts, take some wonderful and fun photo ops and believe they are out there! Cash only onsite $5. Entrance includes Alien Color Changing Cup. Included on One Big Ticket Passes.
The Tiny Parade of Pumpkins The Tiny Parade of Pumpkins Inside 2C’s Vendor Mall by Courthouse Plaza. You’ll get to see a collection of super interesting pumpkins that are the center of every Halloween celebration. Watch as pumpkins come alive and other creatures that will grab your attention and get you in the spirit.  Entrance includes Halloweentown Mug or Other Halloween Related Item. Included in One Big Ticket Passes so don’t buy these tickets if you have purchased One Big Ticket. $5. Don’t pay twice. Under 2 are Free with supervision.
Haunted Mansion – 40 Cowlitz Street Everyone agrees this is one of the best Haunted Attractions you will ever see. Family friendly and frightening fun. Saturdays until 2 and Sundays until 3 included with One Big Ticket passes. Visit http://www.cmcscarefactory.com for details on other hours and pricing for participants without One Big Ticket Passes. Others hours and dates are available by visiting their website listed above.
Witches Fire & Dance Show – WAUNA Credit Union Stage – 19, 20 See Schedule below for times. A funtastical 30 minute Fire & Dance Show. Includes Hot Cider. Cash Only Onsite $5. Children under 2 free. Included in One Big Ticket Passes

October 12,13 Hometown Heroes Benefit.
FEAR “Tell Us Your Story” A fundraiser for care packages for our troops.
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/fear-tell-us-your-story-tickets-72877948907

October 19,26 (time TBD):  Hallo  Tween – and more activities coming.
Visit:  https://www.ci.st-helens.or.us/recreation

      Deer Island Manor presents:
Halloween Tea Parties & 
Costumed Dinner Parties
Visit:  http://www.deerislandmanor.com

October 13, 18/19/20 and 25/26/27  ‘Psychic Readings &
Energy Healings by Shari’

Tickets via log on to Psychicreadings.ticketspice.com/now for specific hours & appointments.

The Pumpkin King & Queen will be visiting Halloweentown with their court throughout the day each weekend. Get a photo when you spot them!

 One Big Ticket Passes

Make sure you read times so you know when things close. All One Big Ticket Passes run on Saturday 10 – 6 p.m. & Sundays 10 – 4 p.m. except for The Haunted Mansion which accepts One Big Ticket Passes until 2 p.m. on Saturdays and 3 p.m. on Sundays.
The fire show has limited dates October 19, 20. Scroll down and check the specific date schedule below as there is slight variations.
One Big Ticket Pass are limited and not available to purchase onsite at this time. Passes include an “either day option” as well if you are planning on visiting Halloweentown on the weekend, so you can spread your activities over 2 days.  Passes include a FREE Shuttle to uptown anytime you wish (limited to shuttles open hours on the weekends.) These tickets are limited so don’t wait.
One Big Ticket Passes include: Festival of the Fairies, Alien Experience & New Museum, Museum of Peculiarities & Oddities Walking Tour, Tiny Parade of Pumpkins, The Coin/Cup Challenge, Unlimited Shuttle Ride to Uptown, The Haunted Mansion and The Witches Fire & Dance Show and the ability to spread out your activities over the entire weekend.Early Bird Pricing: $45 per person. Children under 2 (with parent) free. Includes all extra swag as described by activity descriptions! Tickets are extremely limited and available online only at https://cityandtownevents.ticketleap.com/

October Extra Activities & Schedules

October 19th 

Photo Ops and fun with “Benny” tickets at discovercolumbiacounty.com
Welcome Benny returns to Halloweentown
10:30 a.m. Wauna Credit Union Stage welcomes a Free Performance with “Rotten to the Core.” This concert will highlight some the greatest villain songs in celebration of the spirit of Halloween with Actors Reaching Out from Orlando FL
11 a.m. Pet Costume Competition – Plaza Square Courthouse Steps
11:30  a.m. Juggle Mania – Free Street Performance
11 – 3 p.m. Wish Upon A Pony Rides $5 cash only
12 – 4 p.m. Haunted Hearse and Car Show – Join us for the annual haunted car show  Anyone interested in entering a car please contact us via our event on the Spirit of Halloweentown fb page.
1 – 3 p.m. Costume Party with Hit Machine – Hit The Deck! Prizes for all kinds of things including best costumed dancers! If you like to dance – this is it. FREE EVENT.
2:30 p.m. Tangled Threads – Free Street Performance
3 p.m. Juggle Mania – Free Street Performance
3pm, 4 pm, 5 pm – A funtastical 30 minute Fire & Dance Show. Includes Hot Cider. Cash Only Onsite $5. Children under 2 free. Included in One Big Ticket Passes
3:30 p.m. Wauna Credit Union Stage welcomes a Free Performance with “Rotten to the Core.” This concert will highlight some the greatest villain songs in celebration of the spirit of Halloween with Actors Reaching Out from Orlando FL4 p.m. Sydney Sullivan- Dance  – Free Street Performance Dance Along
4:30 p.m. Tangled Threads – Free Street Performance
5 p.m. Elemental Dance Performance at WAUNA Credit Union Stage
5 – 10 p.m. Pirates & Vikings Costume Contest & Party at
Hob Nob Brew House on Columbia Blvd Judging at 9

6:40 p.m. Free Pumpkin Lighting Ceremony
with
“Benny” Rino Romano

October 20th

9 a.m. Halloween Paint Party & Class with “Crystal Heil Arts” on fb – tickets required
10:30 a.m. Wauna Credit Union Stage welcomes a Free Performance with “Rotten to the Core.” This concert will highlight some the greatest villain songs in celebration of the spirit of Halloween with Actors Reaching Out from Orlando FL
11 – 3 p.m. Wish Upon A Pony Rides $5 cash only
11 a.m. Juggle Mania – Free Street Performance
1:30 p.m. Tangled Threads – Free Street Performance
2:30 Juggle Mania – Free Street Performance
3:00 p.m. Tangled Threads – Free Street Performance
3:30pm, 4:15pm, – A funtastical 30 minute Fire & Dance Show. Includes Hot Cider. Cash Only Onsite $5. Children under 2 free. Included in One Big Ticket Passes

October 26
October 26th Welcomes the Boys of Halloweentown
Phillip Van Dyke a.k.a. “Luke” & J. Paul Zimmerman a.k.a. “Dylan”
Photo Ops for Boys of Halloweentown visit discovercolumbiacounty.com
11 – 3 p.m. Wish Upon A Pony Rides $5 cash only
11:30 a.m. Leaping Louie – Free Street Performance
1:30 p.m. Tangled Threads – Free Street Performance
2:30 Leaping Louie – Free Street Performance
3:30 p.m. Get Glowing Children’s Paint Party with “Crystal Heil Arts” on fb – tickets required
4 p.m. Little Spooks Parade presented by The Chronicle Newspaper
4:30 p.m.  Tangled Threads – Free Street Performance
5:30 p.m. Masquerade Ball by Windermere – Columbia County Fairgrounds
5:30 p.m. Free Pumpkin Lighting Ceremony
with
Phillip Van Dyke “Luke” of Halloweentown &  J. Paul Zimmerman “Dylan” of Halloweentown
7 pm Evening couples costume contest- Winners Prize is choice of $100.00 gift certificate or 2020 Hob Nob Brew Membership to each person ($100.00 value each) contest judged at 9 PM Details on fb at Hob Nob Brewhouse & Taproom

October 27th
9 a.m. Halloween Paint Party & Class with “Crystal Heil Arts” on fb – tickets required
11 – 3 p.m. Wish Upon A Pony Rides $5 cash only
11:30 a.m. Leaping Louie – Free Street Performance
1:30 p.m. Tangled Threads – Free Street Performance
2:30 Leaping Louie – Free Street Performance
3 p.m.  Tangled Threads – Free Street Performance

October 31st Happy Halloween
 May you enjoy this time for Trick or Treating with your family.

Decorations will stay up through the weekend following Halloween.

Stay tuned for local community activities announced at a later date.

 Halloweentown poster sidewalk