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October 20 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

WHEN: Friday, October 20th 6pm
WHERE: Winnie Between 24th and 25th
WHO: Entire Galveston Community

Offering children and youth a free, safe and fun environment for trick or treating will be the first-ever “Trunk or Treat” event set for Friday, October 20th.

The event is hosted by First Lutheran Church and will take place in the courtyard and street adjacent to the church between 24th and 25th Streets & Winnie, in historic downtown Galveston.

Beginning at 6pm, children and youth can look forward to a trick or treating, plus face painting, games, music and door prizes. The highlight of the evening will be a special outdoor showing of “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown” at 7pm in the church courtyard. Free hot dogs, popcorn and beverages will be served.

Two fun contests will be held: “Best Costume” and also “Best Decorated Vehicle”. For those interested in registering their vehicle to participate in the “Trunk or Treat” event, see official form below.

Hosted and sponsored by First Lutheran Church as a community outreach project, “Trunk or Treat” is a FREE event and open to the public. For more information, contact event coordinator, Cynthia McEldowney at cynthia@lyceumgalveston.com or call First Lutheran Church at 409.762.8477.

Interested in Registering Your Vehicle?

Please use the sign-up form below to submit your request for approval to enter your car or truck space to pass out candy. Once approved and upon arrival at the location on Winnie between 24th and 25th, a First Lutheran Church staff member will direct you to your assigned space to set up your vehicle. Each vehicle will be given 2 spaces to allow better display and flow. All registered vehicles will receive a number that must be attached to their trunk for judging. Vehicles will be judged on presentation and creativity. Props and participants in costume will be considered in the judging.

All trunks must be decorated by 5:30pm. Candy distribution starts at 6pm. For safety purposes, vehicles will not be permitted to move or leave the parking lot until the event is over. A movie will begin in the courtyard at 7pm, “It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown”.


October 20
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm