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.
BatFest Facebook Event Page
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 5kbatavia.com
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.
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 Pumpkin Roll.
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
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
EVENING DELIGHTS7:00: Haunted Quarry
Park District Quarry
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