Block Party 2022
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, stories, and games for free family fun!




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Batfest Schedule of Events

Daytime Fun

10:00am-12:00pm             Downtown Trick or Treating

10:00am-2:00pm               Batavia Farmer’s Market at Peg Bond

Pumpkin Roll hosted by Boy Scout Troop 6
on Houston

Batavia Mothers Club Craft Booth at Peg Bond

Bat-Booths: Businesses Hosting Games & Fun at
Peg Bond

10:00am-2:00pm              Incredible Bats – live bat show at Bocaditos Cafe (11 N Batavia Ave)

11:30am-11:50am                 BatFest Stories in Library Reading Garden

11:50am                                 Batavia Mothers Club Halloween Parade*

*The parade begins at the Library and ends at Peg Bond

Main Stage

Peg Bond Bandshell – 151 N Island Ave

10:00am                       Sole Unique Dance

10:30am                        Monster Mash Lesson by Batavia Academy of Dance

11:00am                        Batavia Park District Spirit Pre-Team

12:15pm                        Costume Contest*

12:45pm                        Thriller performance by Batavia Academy of Dance

1:00pm                          Batavia Animal Clinic Pet Costume Contest

1:45pm                          Pumpkin Carving Contest Winner Announced**


*The costume contest is open to all ages, categories will include: Group, Cutest, Bravest, Scariest, and Most Original.

**The Pumpkin Carving Contest is open to all ages. All pumpkins must be dropped off at the main stage by 12pm.

Thank you to our presenting sponsors
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Gerald Subaru North Aurora