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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 bowl, contests BatArt and games for free family fun. 

The event will take place Saturday, October 24, 2015 around downtown and at the Batavia Riverwalk and Peg Bond Pavilion from 10am to 2pm.

Also at the festival, shop the last of the Farmers' Market outdoor season. 

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BF UW 5K Save the Date
Before the festival, join Batavia United Way for their BatFest 5K walk/run and 10K Run and Kids Fun Run along the Fox River Trail. For more information, please visit

The race begins and ends near Pal Joey's Restaurant on N. River St. Pal Joey's will be hosting a pancake breakfast (before their regular hours) for runners, spectators and the general public. 

2015 Business and Community Booth Application

Batfest Booth Registration Fee

2015 Sponsors:

Costume Contest Sponsor

Music Matters new

Bat Games Sponsor
Gerald Subaru
Pumpkin Bowl Sponsor
Wazio Ortho

Media Sponsor
New Chronicle logo

Keep It Clean Sponsor

Advance Disposal

Black Bat Sponsor

Physicians Immediate Care

Congregational Church



2015 Sponsorship Opportunities: 

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: Sold 2015 - Music Matters Include are the same benefits as the Gray Bat sponsor receives with upgrades.  Name on signage at Costume contest.1 business opportunity - $300.00

Bat Games Sponsor: Sold 2015 Gerald Subaru 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

2015 Schedule

10a       Music and Dancing
10:30a  SolUnique Dance Performance
11a       Batavia Academy of Dance performs Monster Mash
12:15p  Music Matters Costume Contest hosted by BATV
12:45p  Batavia Animal Clinic Pet Costume Contest
1p         Batavia Academy of Dance performs Thriller
1:45p    Water Street Studios Pumpkin Carving Battle

10 - 12p
Downtown Trick-or-Treating (Map of participating locations will be posted Friday before the event)
10 - 2p
Farmers' Market - Food Court
Pumpkin Bowl
       Hosted by Troop 6 Boy Scouts and Funway Family Entertainment Center, sponsored  by Wazio Orthodontics
Pumpkin Seed Spitting Contest
Marshmallow Shooter Range
Photo Booth and Games
hosted by River City Church
3D Pumpkin Carvings
by Fallen Star Tattoo

BatFest Stories and Songs - Batavia Public Library

Halloween Parade -
Hosted by Batavia Mothers' Club, Guided by FunWay Family Entertainment Center


12 - 2p
Tractor pulled hayrides
- By The Park District


7:00: Haunted Quarry 
       Park District Quarry


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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