Fall Family Fun! Two days of activities, shopping, food, and more! Come to the Historic Rhea Courthouse for food and craft vendors on the lawn, music at Centennial Park Stage, games, costume contest, and trick-or-treating!

Events During the Festival:

Friday, October 27th 

Punkin Chunkin Contest: Have you ever wondered how far you can throw a pumpkin? Well, here’s your chance to find out! Our punkin chunkin’ contest is open to children and youth up to 6th grade. Come and see who will be the punkin chunkin’ champion this year!

Movie Night (Toddler-12): Get your kids into the spooky spirit by joining us at the Courthouse Stage. The movie will start at 5:30PM, so be sure to stop by with your little ones!

Saturday, October 28th 

Muddy Pumpkin Mud Run! What’s brown and sticky? Here are your clues: it’s not a stick, and it could be you! Come join our 5K mud run on Saturday, October 28th. All adults and youth, runners and non-runners welcome! 

Pie Time (Pumpkin Pie Eating Contest): Who doesn’t love a good slice (or two…) of pumpkin pie?? Come join our pumpkin pie eating contest to whet your appetite for Thanksgiving and show off your pie-eating skills for the chance to win a prize! All ages welcome!

Costume Contest: Get creative with your Halloween costume for a chance to win a prize and some bragging rights! Our costume contest takes place on Saturday, October 28th at 4PM, but you must be registered no later than 3PM in order to participate. There are only 15 spots available per category, so be sure you hurry and snag a spot early! All ages are welcome to join.

Trick or Treat! Come Downtown on Saturday, October 28th from 5-7PM for a fun evening filled with candy and festive spirit! Our trick or treat event will be sure to put a smile on the faces of children and adults alike!


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Oct 27 - 28 2023


All Day


Rhea County Courthouse
1435 Market St.


MainStreet Dayton
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