Get out those
capes, masks, Hulk hands, shields and swords! All superheroes are invited to
Schwiebert Riverfront Park for a free Halloween event just for kids! Fright
Night in the Park, hosted by Rock Island Parks and Recreation, will be held on
Thursday, October 26th from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm at its new location,
Schwiebert Riverfront Park in Rock Island.
a costume parade, and fun Halloween games to test your superpowers. The first 500
children will receive a free goodie bag! Several community agencies will host various
activities and/or trick-or-treating. A live DJ will be spinning fun dance
music, Rock Island’s own Metro Youth Drill Team will be laying down some beats,
and a “thrilling” dance performance will round out the night. Food options will
be available including a wide selection of grilled menu options and sides from Meatheads
Meat Market, pizza from Happy Joe’s and TC’s Kettle Corn.
A costume parade
will take place at 6:00 pm allowing everyone to show off their costume. All youth
participants of the parade will receive a raffle ticket for two door prizes,
with raffle winners being announced after parade. Raffle prizes will include a Stoney
Creek Inn overnight stay with a Hungry Hobo Party Sub and a RIFAC Birthday
Party Package. Secret judges will be roaming the crowd between
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm and winners will be selected based on the most creative and
impressive costumes. Over 30 costumes will be awarded. No registration, no
lines, and more time for candy and fun!
You’ll never know who is watching you!
Fright Night is
made possible by the help of our contributors: Downtown Rock Island, Modern
Woodmen, Gas & Electric Credit Union, Midwest Complete Construction, Stoney
Creek Inn, WHBF, KLJB Fox 18, and the Quad Cities CW.
For more information please contact Rock Island Parks and Recreation
at (309) 732-7275 or follow the event on facebook at www.facebook.com/events/839704342867226.