Fall Fun

  1. Recommendation is No Door-to-Door Trick or Treating This Year

    Door-to-door trick or treating and trunk or treat events are strongly discouraged by the CDC and Prince George's County this year due to COVID-19. We know it won't be the same, but we've come up with a few contests and family activities to do instead. Read on...
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Fall Fun

This fall is like no other, due to the pandemic. We may not be hosting the International Festival or the scarecrow making event at the Farmers’ Market this year and you may not be doing as many of your usual fall activities, but that doesn’t mean we can’t celebrate the season and have some fun.  

Halloween Recipes

Halloween Games

More Activities to Do with Your Family:

Halloween Costume Contest

Costume Contest Opens in new windowSend us your best Halloween costume contest photos. We’ll share them here and on social media. We will also be awarding prizes to winners in the following categories on October 31:

  • Scariest Costume
  • Funniest Costume
  • Prettiest Costume
  • Best Home-Made Costume
  • Best Family Costume

(Click on the thumbnail on the right to view the full flyer and contest rules)








Pumpkin Carving/Decorating Contest

Pumpkin Carving Contest Opens in new windowThe City of Bowie is hosting its first ever Pumpkin Carving Contest! Submit a picture of your creation by October 24 to compete for a prize. There are multiple age groups and categories in this contest.

(Click on the thumbnail on the right to view the full flyer and contest rules)












Scarecrow Building Contest

Scarecrow Making Contest3 Opens in new windowSend us your best scarecrow photos. We’ll share them here and on social media. Entry deadline is November 14, 2020. We will also be awarding prizes to winners in the following categories on November 21.

(Click on the thumbnail on the right to view the full flyer and contest rules)


Don't know how to make a scarecrow? Watch this short "how-to" video to get you started.