A Spooky Social (Distanced)

October 2020

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October 5-11: Jack-O-Lantern Jinx

October 12-18: Art Chalk-ula

October 19-25: Fangs for the Memories

October 26-31: Fa-BOO-Lous

October 31: Candy Cruisin' Treat Trail (business/group registration opens 09/25/2020)

OCTOBER 5-11: Jack-o-Lantern Jinx (Pumpkin Carving/Decorating Contest) - Sponsored by H-E-B

  • Paint, Carve or Decorate a pumpkin of your choice
  • Submit finished pumpkin photos via social media, email parksandrec@schertz.com, or fill out the online form
  • Prizes awarded in the following categories:
  • Children (up to age 12)
    • Adults (13 and older)
    • Best Use of Materials (1 each age group)
    • Best Decorated Entry (1 each age group)
    • Best Carved Entry (1 each age group)

OCTOBER 12-18: Art Chalk-ula (Driveway Chalk Art Contest) - sponsored by H-E-b and abel's diner

  • Families get creative!
  • Transform your driveway or sidewalk into a work of art! 
  • Submit chalk art photos via social media, email parksandrec@schertz.com, or fill out the online form.
  • Prizes awarded to the top three entries:
    • 1st Place
    • 2nd Place
    • 3rd Place  


  • Say 'cheese'! Capture the family in four unique settings. Photo stations will be decorated and available for self-guided photos. 
    Station LocationTheme
    Crescent Bend Nature ParkTraditional  
    Community CenterSpooky 
    Pickrell ParkDia de los Muertos

OCTOBER 26-31: Fa-BOO-LOUS (Costume Contest) - sponsored by evo entertainment

  • Dress yourself, your family, and/or your pet
  • Submit costume photos via social media, email parksandrec@schertz.com, or fill out the online form.
  • 1st and 2nd Place Prizes awarded in the following age categories:
  • 1 year and under6 years11 years
    2 years7 years12 years
    3 years  8 years13 years and older
    4 years  9 yearsGroup/Family
    5 years10 yearsPet(s)

October 31: candy cruisin' treat trail - sponsored by the chamber-Schertz, Cibolo, Selma

The 'Drive-Thru' Treat Trail will be open from 12:00 - 5:00 p.m. on Halloween. Families are encouraged to dress in costume and follow the trail. Participating businesses will have their 'trunk' outdoors to share 'treats'. A map of participating businesses will be available on October 26.

BUSINESSES/GROUPS - If you would like to have a station on the Treat Trail, sign-up on CivicRec. Options for businesses/groups with no storefront are available. Questions, please call Schertz Parks & Recreation, (210) 619-1850.


  1. Mary Spence

    Events Manager
    Phone: 210-619-1636

  2. Michelle Yang

    Events Specialist
    Phone: 210-619-1635

  3. Parks, Recreation & Community Services

    Physical Address
    10 Commercial Place Bldg. 1
    Schertz, TX 78154

    Phone: 210-619-1850

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