St. Petersburg, FL (October 11, 2018) – Get ready for a spooktacular, fun and family-friendly time at Howl-O-Fest. The two-night Halloween festival takes place on Friday, Oct. 19, and Saturday, Oct. 20, from 6 to 10 p.m. at Boyd Hill Nature Preserve’s Environmental Studies Area, 2900 31st St. S.
There is plenty of fun activities for all ages to enjoy, including inflatable games, temporary tattoos, carnival games, arts and crafts, trick or treat cabins with candy bags provided, free candy and character meet-and-greets. There will also be cake walks at 7 p.m., 8 p.m. and 9 p.m., as well as fire shows at 7:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.
Admission into Howl-O-Fest is $5. There is a fee for activities: $1 hay ride, $2 “No Way Out” maze, $2 spooky trail and carnival style concessions.
The event is hosted by the City of St. Petersburg Parks and Recreation Department’s TASCO Division and sponsored by the St. Petersburg Parks and Recreation Department and the City of St. Petersburg.
For more information about the event, contact the TASCO Division at 727-893-7813 or visit www.StPeteParksRec.org/events.
The Teen Arts, Sports and Cultural Opportunities (TASCO) Division provides exciting programs and opportunities, such as competitive recreational sports leagues, camps and special events geared towards teens in grades 6 through 12 that promote youth leadership within our communities and throughout life. TASCO prides themselves on promoting good sportsmanship with a lot of fun while affirming positive learning experiences. Visit www.StPeteParksRec.org/TASCO to learn more.
About St. Petersburg Parks and Recreation Department
The St. Petersburg Parks and Recreation Department is nationally accredited by the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies, and with 17 recreation facilities, nine swimming pools, over 150 parks and more than 70 athletic fields, the department makes it a mission to preserve and enhance the city’s parklands and recreational facilities and engage the community in leisure activities. Visit www.StPeteParksRec.org to learn more.