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Calling All Horses, Dogs and Critters for Queen Creek’s Hoof-oween Costume Contest at Trunk or Treat

Post Date:10/06/2017 12:00 pm

What do you call a horse wearing goggles, floaties and an inner tube? Ready for Queen Creek’s Hoof-oween Horse 2016costume contest at Trunk or Treat! Presented by Dignity Health, Trunk or Treat offers fun for the entire family, even your four-legged friends! Taking place on Saturday, Oct. 21 from 5-9 p.m. on Ellsworth Road in Town Center, attendees can enjoy the Hoof-oween costume contest, open to all animals, even if they don’t have hooves! 

Pet owners are encouraged to get creative with their horse, dog and critters! Sponsored by Queen Creek 4-H and Friends of Horseshoe Park, prizes will be awarded to the first, second and third place in the following categories: horse, canine and critter. Registration will be available onsite. Check-in will take place from 5–6:45p.m. Costume display and judging begins at 7 p.m., followed by an awards ceremony at 8 p.m. All pets in the contest must be listed on a completed entry form and individuals under the age of 10 must have an adult or guardian as a lead line; judging decisions are final. Participants are reminded the contest will take place at an event with large crowds, loud noises and other animals.

Enjoy Trunk or Treat with the VIP Experience. For just $40 receive four “no wait” DSC_0739Trunk Line wristbands for Trunk or Treat Street, $20 in carnival tickets and reserved parking. Eighty VIP Experiences are available for purchase at the Recreation Annex through Oct. 13, or until supplies run out. Additional “no wait” Trunk Line wristbands can be purchased for $10 (maximum of two additional, must be purchased with VIP Experience).

Providing a safe and unique way for families to enjoy an evening of Halloween fun, Trunk or Treat will continue to offer event favorites with multiple Trunk or Treat Streets, carnival games, the Zombie Teen Yard and entertainment.  

For additional information about sponsorship opportunities, contact the Recreation Coordinator for Special Events, Erica Perez at 480-358-3719 or A special thanks to the sponsors of Trunk or Treat, Dignity Health, Pediatrics of Queen Creek, Kids First Pediatric Dentistry, Garn and Mason Orthodontics, Event Team, Cornerstone Church and Joyride Express Car Wash

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Constance Halonen-Wilson, Public Information Officer

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