Local Halloween, Fall Events

Aransas Pass

On October 29, the City of Aransas Pass will host the first “Trunk or Treat” event from 6:30 p.m. – 9 p.m. at Community Park. There will be games, costume contest, cake walk, hay rides and more. Help is needed and those interested or know of others that want to participate should email contacts below. The kids costume contest will be at 7 p.m., and registration for the contest will take place from 6:30 p.m. – 7 p.m. Several prize baskets and gift cards are up for grabs as part of costume contest and decorated trunk contests. Any businesses or people interested in setting up a trunk vendor space to pass out candy can contact the City Organizers. Interested businesses, organizations and groups can contact either:

Fernando Quintanilla- Public Works Director at fquintanilla@aransaspasstx.gov or Manuela “Manny” Camarillo at mcamarillo@aransaspasstx.gov.


Ingleside Halloween fun will happen on Saturday, October 29 from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. The City of Ingleside Parks and Recreation and Public Library will join with the Ingleside Volunteer Fire Department to hold Family Fun Day at the Fire Department, 2425 8th Street. Families will be able to have Fall Photos taken. There will be games and story time for the children. A book theme pumpkin carving/decorating contest will also be held. Contestants are to choose a favorite book then carve or decorate to show either the overall theme of the book, a favorite character in the book or the book title. Each entry must be accompanied with either a copy of the book or a paper printed picture of the book. Prizes will be given for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in three contests: Adult Carving for age 18 and older, Kids Carving (Carving and Decorated also) for age between five (5) and 17 and Kids Decorated for below age five (5).

The GFWC Fireside Juniorettes will host their inaugural Trunk - or Treat on Monday, October 31, 2016, at the Ingleside Skate Park, 6:30 p.m. till the candy runs out. For information about how you can have a car in the event (churches, Families, Businesses are all welcomed, please call Cindy Simmons 361-442-0071.

On Oct. 31, North Bay Fellowship will be hosting a free fall festival from 6 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. The festival will be held at 3530 Main St, Ingleside. Refreshments, cakewalk, games, candy, prizes and food will be available.

Progress-Index Photo Contest

On Oct. 30, the Aransas Pass Progress and Ingleside Index will begin a Halloween Photo Contest on Facebook. Send your Halloween pictures (pumpkins, decorations, costumes, etc.) to jparsley@aransaspassprogress.net or through Facebook (message or comments). Deadline for entries will be Nov. 1 at 5 p.m. Progress-Index will put all the entries into a Facebook photo album, and whichever photos get the most likes will be ran in the next edition of the Progress and Index. 


Aransas Pass Progress

346 S. Houston

Aransas Pass, TX 78336

P.O. Box 2100

Aransas Pass, TX 78336