Bud Light Halloween Fest
Costume contest is sponsoree by Dick's Last Resort. Registration begins at 7:00pm at the Arneson River Theater.
The Contest is open to anyone 18 years of age or older. Participants must have a valid Social Security number in order for payment to be processed. Costumes must be in good taste. Judges will determine eligibility and have sole authority and discretion. No Risqué or profane images or language incorporated in or on the costume. Couple or group costumes will be considered one entry. Registration for the costume contest is the day of the event, from 7PM-7:45pm. Costume contest begins at 8pm.
Free to the Public. The parade will make 2 laps around the River Walk, beginning at the International Building traveling through Restaurant Row, the horseshoe bend, the River Walk Extension, Rivercenter Mall and through Arneson River Theatre.
Date: October 28, 2016 Time: 7:00PM - 9:30PM
The best FREE party on the River Walk featuring a wicked costume contest ($500- 1st place, $350- 2nd place, $150- 3rd place), enchanting music & an eerie river parade!
Costume contest registration 6:30-7:15 PM. Costume contest 7:30-8:00 PM. Parade 8:00-9:30 PM (2 laps around downtown)
BUD LIGHT Halloween Fest
FRIDAY, October 28, 2016, 7-9:30PM, Arneson Theatre
Music, costume contest, parade and adult beverages combine for a ghoulish good time and a family-friendly Halloween Party. Professionally decorated floats with costumed participants travel along the 2 1/2 mile Downtown River Walk area. This is a popular event so come early. Ninety people participated in the costume contest in 2015. Bring your A-game to win! Please wear a family-friendly costume.
The parade will make 2 laps around the River Walk, beginning at the International Building traveling through Restaurant Row, the horseshoe bend, the River Walk Extension, Rivercenter Mall and through Arneson River Theatre.
Please check this website the day of and preceding the event to determine if the event will be cancelled due to inclement weather creating an unsafe condition for the public or parade riders.
After Bud Light Halloween Fest ends all the bars and restaurants keep the party going! Please drink responsibly. Arrange for a designated driver in advance or book a hotel room.