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Posted on: October 13, 2023

Downtown Safe Halloween Returns to Ting Pavilion Saturday, October 28

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October 13, 2023

Downtown Safe Halloween Returns to Ting Pavilion Saturday, October 28

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – The City of Charlottesville's annual Downtown Safe Halloween Festival will take place on Saturday, October 26 2019 from 2:00pm - 4:00pm at the Ting Pavilion. This fun, family-friendly event features performances by Brushwood’s School of Dance and magic show by Freckles ‘n Friends, DJ, a costume contest, photo booth, a giant slide & obstacle course, games, make & take crafts, and much more! There will be over twenty fun attractions and activity stations in all! 

The event concludes with safe Trick or Treating on the Downtown Mall from 4:00pm – 4:30pm. The event is free and open to the public! 

Event Schedule 2:00 PM – Event Starts/Registration for Costume Contest
 2:15 PM – Ages 1-6 (individual) Costume Contest 
2:30 PM – Brushwood’s School of Dance 
3:00 PM – Ages 7-12 (individual) Costume Contest 
3:15 PM – Groups Costume Contest 
3:30 PM – Magic Show by Freckles n’ Friends 
4:00 PM – Pavilion Events Conclude 
4:00 PM – 4:30 PM – Safe Trick-or-Treating The year's event is presented by Charlottesville Parks & Recreation in conjunction with Friends of Charlottesville Downtown. 

The Ting Pavilion is located on the east end of the historic downtown mall. For more information please call (434) 970-3260 or visit

Media Contact
Justin McKenzie
City Market Manager
Charlottesville Parks & Recreation

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