CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Parks & Recreation is offering a variety of spooky and fun events this fall. Family-friendly events are affordably priced and will take place at several Parks and Recreation venues:
Ghost Tours with Clarksville BCycle -- 6-8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11: Don’t miss this haunted guided tour through APSU’s campus stopping at historical points of interest with dark pasts. The fee is $20 per person. APSU students can use their BCycle promo code to receive $5 off! See Clarksville.BCycle.com for information.
NEW! Pumpkin Carving Saturday -- Noon-2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12: Surprise your friends and the whole neighborhood by carving or painting a jack-o-lantern at Crow Recreation Center that will glow for the Halloween season. The fee is $5 per pumpkin. Pre-registration is encouraged.
Floating Pumpkin Patch -- 2-5:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19: Ditch those dusty pumpkin patches and choose your pumpkin from New Providence Pool. Enjoy pumpkin decorating, face painting, games and more. The fee is $5 per person or $8 per person with pumpkin (while supplies last). Pre-register to guarantee your pick!
Haunted Swim -- 7-10:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19: When the daylight leaves the ghouls and goblins will come out for a haunted evening swim at New Providence Pool, with frightful lifeguards, swimming, music and a scary good time! The fee is $5 per person or $8 with pumpkin included (while supplies last)
Superhero Party -- 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24: Children 10 and under and their families are invited to Burt-Cobb Recreation Center to enjoy an evening of fun and games while sporting their favorite superhero costume. The fee is $3 per child.
NEW! Liberty Park Halloween Takeover -- 5-7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25: Participate in Halloween-themed crafts, pumpkin decorating contest, scavenger hunt and making spooky treats. Decorated pumpkins will be displayed and judged at Fright on Franklin on Saturday, Oct. 26. The fee is $10 per person.
Halloween at Fort Defiance ‐ 6-8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25: Visitors are invited to gather around the bonfire at Fort Defiance to hear historical tales of haunted places and frightful faces. Hot dogs and hot chocolate will be served. Recommended for ages 8 and up.
Fright on Franklin -- 3-6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26: Each year, historic downtown Clarksville transforms into a frightfully fun scene, free for the entire family. Don’t miss themed activities and safe trick-or-treating on Franklin Street. Dress to impress for the popular costume contest to win big. Pre-registration is required for the costume contest. Spots are limited!
Scare-Crow -- 5:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31: Don’t miss Crow Recreation Center’s free indoor trunk-or-treat event featuring games, costume contests, treats and more.
For information, visit www.CityofClarksville.com/ParksRec or “like” the Facebook page at www.facebook.com/clarksvilleparksrec.