Halloween

2021

There will not be a Halloween Parade.

Trick or Treat is scheduled for Saturday, October 30th from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. 
If you plan on participating in the festivities, please leave your porch or exterior light on.


City of Pittsfield Virtual Halloween Contests

 The City of Pittsfield would like to encourage Halloween spirit in a safe way. Residents of Pittsfield are invited to enter the City of Pittsfield Free Virtual Halloween Contests!

Beginning October 1st, submit a photo of a decorated pumpkin, a costume and/or your decorated home!

Prizes will be awarded for winners of the different categories.

Sponsored by Greylock Federal Credit Union


Details for all 3 contests:
Must be a Resident of Pittsfield
Open to all ages
Deadline for entry: Sunday, October 24
Judging will occur: During the week of Monday, October 25
     Judges to include City Staff and local “celebrities”
Winners will be announced: Friday, October 29th on Pittsfield Parks Recreation Facebook page
All photos submitted will be property of the City of Pittsfield and can be used in future promotions


How do I enter?

Email a photo to halloween@cityofpittsfield.org with the Subject: Halloween Contest

Must include the following information with the photo:

Name
Address
Phone Number
Age
Category


Details of each contest below.


Virtual Pumpkin Decorating Contest

Decorate a pumpkin (carve, paint or just decorate), take a picture and enter it in our contest!

There are five age categories: Pre-K, K—2, 3—6, Teen, Adult (18+)

Each age category will have one winner; four category winners will receive $50 each.  The adult (18+) winner will receive $75.

Rules:

Must receive your picture, name, age, address and contact information via email
Must be original—you can paint, carve, draw, etc. as long as it is your own work
No explicit entries
One entry per person


Virtual Costume Contest

Dress your child(ren), your family and/or your pet in your favorite/most creative costume, take a picture and enter it in our contest!

There are six categories: Pre-K, K—2, 3—6, Teen, Family, and Pet (new category for 2021!)

Each age category will have one winner; four category winners will receive $50 each.  The pet winner will receive $50, and the family winner will receive $75.

Rules:
Must receive your picture, name, age, address and contact information via email
No explicit entries
One entry per person (one entry per household for the Family category)

Virtual Home Decorating Contest

Decorate your porch, house, front yard, take a picture and enter it in our contest!

Prizes will be awarded for the following categories:

Most Creative             $100
Spookiest                    $100
Cutest                         $100

Rules:

Must receive your picture, name, address and contact information via email. Also note which category you would like to be considered for.
No explicit entries
One entry per household

 

Failure to follow the set rules for each contest will make your entry invalid.