Pumpkin Party Pickup event 

Pumpkin Party Pick-Up - Thursday, October 20 - 3-6 pm

250 pumpkin gourds and even more goodie bags were given away in just a little more than an hour at Memorial Park this year! We will plan for greater participant numbers in 2023.

  1. With a parent or guardian, kids ages 13 and under can pick up a pumpkin gourd and paint kit at Memorial Park between 3 and 6 pm on Thursday, October 20. (UPDATE: OUT OF PUMPKINS AND KITS AS OF 4:30 PM)
  2. Take the pumpkin home and paint your creation!
  3. Take a photo of you in your costume with your masterpiece. 
  4. Send your photo and a completed submission form to parkandrec@cityofmoorhead.com for a chance to win a prize! (YOU CAN STILL DO THIS, EVEN IF YOU MISSED OUT ON PICKING UP A PUMPKIN AT THE PARK!) Winners will be announced on Halloween. 

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   Ridgewood Skate Skelebration event

Ridgewood Skate Skelebration - Tuesday, October 25
6:30-8:30 pm

Join Moorhead Parks and Recreation in celebrating Ridgewood Park's new concrete skate rink on Tuesday, October 25!

Invite family and friends, lace up those roller skates and bring your skateboard to this free all-ages event. Roller skate to a Halloween soundtrack under the lights of the rink or hit the parking lot to skateboard on ramps and rails courtesy of Hawks Nest.
Dress up for a chance to win a prize in the 12-and-under or 13+ costume contest! Hunt for bones in the spooky scavenger hunt. Warm up and enjoy refreshments and candy in the Ridgewood recreation center.
Helmets and pads are strongly encouraged.


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Monster Mash Trunk or Treat event

Monster Mash Trunk or Treat - Monday, October 31 - 5-7 pm

Enjoy an evening of trick-or-treating through the Moorhead Center Mall Parking lot. All ghouls, witches and zombies are welcome! Additional activities and a photo station will be available. 1,000 kids and nearly 2,500 attendees total enjoyed the inaugural Monster Mash Trunk or Treat in 2021. We look forward to continuing this great event this year.

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Interested in volunteering for this event? We are seeking businesses, groups and individuals to decorate and host vehicles. 
Register here! (FREE for nonprofits and businesses handing out candy!) Contact Josie Gereszek at 218.299.5078 or email josie.gereszek@cityofmoorhead.com for more information.

Thank you to our partner, Costco, for helping support these special events!

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Updated on 08/25/2022 8:25 am