BatFest – October 31, 2020

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 31 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.

Trick-or-Treating Map

Batavia Trick-or-Treat Map 2019

Click here to download the PDF version of our trick-or-treating map, or click here to access the digital map!

Batfest Tentative Schedule of Events

Main Stage 

10:00 a.m. – Performance by Sole UniqueDance

10:30 a.m. – Monster Mash Lesson and Performance by Batavia Academy of Dance 

11:00 a.m. – Performance by A Step Above Dance Academy Performance 

12:15 p.m. – Costume Contest hosted by April Duda Photography

12:45 p.m. – Thriller Performance by Batavia Academy of Dance

1:00 p.m.   – Pet Costume Contest presented by Batavia Animal Clinic and sponsored by Two Bostons

Daytime Fun

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – Downtown Trick-Or-Treating

10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. – Activities at The Peg Bond Center

10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. – Farmers’ Market

Wazio Pumpkin Roll hosted by Boy Scout Troop 6

Bat-Booth and Games 

11:00 – 1:00 p.m. – Live Bats & Other Creepy Critters at Beardsgaard Barbers

11:30 a.m. – BatFest Stories and Songs at the Batavia Public Library

11:50 a.m. – Halloween Parade hosted by Batavia Mother’s Club and Funway

Presenting Sponsors


Bativity Sponsors

April Duda Photography in Batavia