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2014 Partner Sponsors:  Batavia Public Library, du-call miller plastic, Funway, Gerald Auto Group, Hummingbird in a Shoebox, Insurance Direct and Kluber, Inc.

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BatFest is Batavia's annual Halloween themed family event attracting over 2,500 ghouls. BatFest includes, downtown Trick-or-Treating, Mothers' Club Parade, pumpkin roll, contests BatArt and games for free family fun.  The event will take place Saturday October 25, 2014 at the Batavia River Walk from 10am to 2pm.

Example of Schedule for the Day - 2014 Schedule posted in the fall.

DAYTIME FUN
 
   
     
10:00-12:00: Downtown Trick-or-Treating
                  
10:00-2:00: Farmers' Market - Food Court

10:00-2:00: Pumpkin Roll (down Houston st.)
                  Who can roll the farthest!(outside Depot Museum)
       Hosted by Troop 6 Boy Scouts
                  $1 per roll - BYOP or purchase a pumpkin from Troop 6

10:00-2:00: BatFest Activities,games and Booths - BatArt, games and contests
                                                                         hosted by River City Church!

11:00-2:00: Photo Booth at the Riverwalk - hosted by River City Church

11:00:  Batavia Academy of Dance performs Monster Mash - at the Riverwalk

11:15: BatFest Stories and Songs - Batavia Public Library

11:45: Halloween Parade - Guided by the Batavia Mothers' Club with Police Escort

12:15: BATV hosts the Costume Contest

12:30: "The Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown" and "Disney's Legend of the Sleepy Hollow"

1:15: STRINGZ@RMS perform "Thriller" with Batavia Academy of Dance

2:00:
"The Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown" and "Disney's Legend of the Sleepy Hollow"

12:00-2:00: Tractor pulled hayrides

Music Matters MAIN STAGE - Riverwalk

10:00: DJ and Dancing - 
Hosted by Music Matters School of Music

11:00: Monster Mash - performed by the Batavia Academy of Dance

12:15: BATV hosts costume contest

1:15: STRINGZ@RMS perform "Thriller" with the Batavia Academy of Dance 

AFTERNOON SHENANIGANS

Albright Theatre FREE short film viewings

12:30pm - "The Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown" and
                "Disney's The Legend of Sleepy Hollow"

2pm -
"The Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown" and
          "Disney's The Legend of Sleepy Hollow"


EVENING DELIGHTS

7:00: Haunted Quarry 
       Park District Quarry
                

Participate at BatFest as a business or community group.

Batfest Registration form

Batfest Booth Registration Fee

Fill out the registration form and email it to the Batavia MainStreet office.  Downtown businesses interested in participating in Trick or Treating from 10am to 12pm, please email the MainStreet office by clicking on the envelope below with the company name, a contact name and a number.
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2014 Sponsorships:

Vampire Bat Sponsorship:  Included are the same benefits as the Black Bat sponsor receives with upgrades.  Premier sponsor logo on publicity.  2 business opportunities - $375


Black Bat Sponsor: 
Included are the same benefits as he Gray Bat sponsor receives with upgrades.  Plus a free booth at festival.  4 business opportunities - $275.00

Gray Bat Sponsor:  Name on website, poster and event sign.  Sponsor recognition throughout event.6 business opportunities - $175.00

BatArt Tent Sponsor:  Included are the same benefits as the Gray Bat sponsor and name on signage at Art tent. 1 business opportunity - $300.00

Costume Contest Sponsor:  Include are the same benefits as the Gray Bat sponsor receives with upgrades.  Name on signage at Costume contest.1 business opportunity - $300.00 - sold 2014

Bat Games Sponsor:  Include are the same benefits as the Gray Bat sponsor receives with upgrades.  Name on signage at games.1 business opportunity - $300.00

Pumpkin Roll Sponsor:  Include are the same benefits as the Gray Bat sponsor receives with upgrades.  Name on signage at Pumpkin Roll.
1 business opportunity - $300.00

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