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 takes place at the Batavia River Walk from 10am to 2pm. As always thank you to our partner sponsors Batavia Enterprises Inc.
, Boyce Body Werks
, K. Hollis Jewelers
and Kluber Inc.
Included are the same benefits as the Black Bat sponsor receives with upgrades. Premier sponsor logo on publicity. Name on website, poster and event sign. Sponsor recognition throughout event. Included are the same benefits as the Gray Bat sponsor and name on signage at Art tent. Include are the same benefits as the Gray Bat sponsor receives with upgrades. Name on signage at Costume contest. Include are the same benefits as the Gray Bat sponsor receives with upgrades. Name on signage at games. Include are the same benefits as the Gray Bat sponsor receives with upgrades. Name on signage at Pumpkin Roll.
Schedule for the Festival:
10:00-12:00: Downtown Trick-or-Treating
10:00-2:00: Farmers' Market
10:00-2:00: Pumpkin Roll - Who can roll the farthest!
Hosted by Troop 6 Boy Scouts
$1 per roll - BYOP or purchase a pumpkin from Troop 6
10:00-2:00: BatFest Activities and Booths - BatArt, Games and River City Photo Booth!
11:15: BatFest Stories and Songs - Batavia Public Library
11:45: Halloween Parade
Guided by the Batavia Mothers' Club with Police Escort
12:00-2:00: Tractor pulled hayrides
10:00: DJ and Dancing
1:00: Monster Mash
Taught by the Batavia Academy of Dance
1:30: Costume Contest
Hosted by BATV
2:30 & 7:30: Legend of Sleepy Hollow
7:00: Haunted Quarry
Park District Quarry
7:30: Legend of Sleepy Hollow