Bud Light HalloweenFest

October 28, 2016 | 6:00PM - 9:30PM

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

Costume contest  is sponsored by Dick's Last Resort.  Registration begins at 6:30pm 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. Couple or group costumes will be considered one entry. Registration for the costume contest is the day of the event,  from 6:30PM-7:15pm. Costume contest begins at 7:30pm.

costume contest details

The parade will make 2 laps around the River Walk, beginning at the International Building, traveling through downtown and ending at the Arneson River Theatre.

Ten 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 adults participated in the costume contest in 2015.  Bring your A-game to win! Please wear a family-friendly costume. The parade will make float 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 HalloweenFest 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. 

Bud Light HalloweenFest