BatFest – October 27, 2018
BatFest is Batavia’s annual Halloween themed family event attracting over 2,500 ghouls. BatFest includes, downtown Trick-or-Treating, Mothers’ Club Parade, pumpkin bowl, contests BatArt and games for free family fun.
The event will take place Saturday, October 27, 2018 around downtown and at the Batavia Riverwalk and Peg Bond Pavilion from 10am to 2pm.
Also at the festival, shop the last of the Farmers’ Market outdoor season.
Batfest Sample Schedule of Events
A Frightfully Good Time – This was the schedule from 2017. The 2018 schedule is coming soon!
Monster Mash Lesson and Performance by Batavia Academy of Dance
All Dressed Up Costume Contest
Thriller Performance by Batavia Academy of Dance
Batavia Animal Clinic Pet Costume Contest
Pumpkin Roll Hosted by Boy Scout Troop 6
Marshmallow Shooting Range Hosted by SoleUnique
DIY Treat Bags Hosted by School of Art
Bat-Booth and Games Hosted by Sponsors and Businesses
Pumpkin Carving Battles Hosted by Water Street Studios
BatFest Stories and Songs (At the Batavia Public Library)
Halloween Parade Hosted by Batavia Mother’s Club and Funway
Tractor Pulled Hayrides Hosted by Batavia Park District- with donation to Batavia Interfaith Food Pantry
Spooky Short Scenes Hosted by Albright Theatre at Appleton Park Stage (Eastside of City Hall)