Haunted River

Haunted River

October 25, 2019 | 6:00PM - 10:30PM

Location: Arneson River Theatre in La Villita, 418 Villita St. 78205

Registration begins at 6:00pm 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 are allowed. 

Volunteer sign up here!

This event is FREE to attend. 

Enjoy live music, dancing, an adult costume contest (18+), haunted river parade, and trick or treating to round out a slightly-spooky night of fun. This is a very popular event; come early and stay late. The vibe is spooky but not too much for scaredy-cats. Bwaahaahaa. Please drink responsibly. Arrange for a designated driver in advance or book a hotel room. Event and costume contests are free.

Have yourself a ghoulishly good time on the Haunted River with adult drinks, live music, food trucks, and a haunted river parade. The adult costume contest has $1,500 in total prize money up for grabs in three categories: Individual, Couple, and All-Adult Group. Extreme Escape Haunted Photo Rooms- Free photos in a scary Instagram-worthy room.. 

6:00-6:45PM- Adult Costume Contest Registration By San Japan
6:00PM- Live Halloween-inspired Performance

6:00-10:00PM- Extreme Escape's Insta-Scary Haunted Photo Experience  themed around  Texas haunted legends with a free scary photo (Cos House)
6:30PM- TBA
7:00PM-8:00PM- Spirit Halloween Costume Contest
8:00PM-8:30PM- River Parade (passing Arneson River Theatre)
8:30PM-10:30PM- Live Band

10:30PM-2:00AM- official after-party at Bonham Exchange

Food Trucks: Garcia Concessions serving Aguas Frescas, lemonade, nachos, corn in a cup, fruit cups, turkey legs, and Italian Ice

Make sure to check out our Facebook event page for more information and updates!

ARe you celebrating Halloween with your little ghouls and goblins?  Please check-out Haunted River, Jr. for a more family-friendly vibe and trick-or-treating.

Haunted River