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Trick or Treat

Join us for our 5th annual Riverwalk Trick or Treat event, sponsored by Banko Overhead Doors, on Saturday, October 30, 2021, from 4 pm – 7 pm.  This is a FREE community event!  Children in costume and their families are invited to come and trick or treat along the Riverwalk as well as enjoy fun activities.  We will have over 50 treat stations participating along the Riverwalk from Water Works Park to MacDill Park including Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park.  At the conclusion of the event, we invite you to stick around and enjoy the Halloween Lighted Boat Parade along the Hillsborough River.

Riverwalk Trick or Treat Details

DATE: Saturday, October 30, 2021
TIME: 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
LOCATIONS: 2 mile stretch from Water Works Park to MacDill Park including Curtis Hixon Park
TRICK OR TREAT BAGS: Bags are available (3 locations) while supplies last, starting at 3:45 PM
TREATS: One item per child in costume, per location, while supplies last

COSTUME CONTEST

Riverwalk Halloween Costume Contest

Water Works Park Stage 

October 30, 2021  

Come out and compete for Best Dressed Costume at our Riverwalk Trick or Treat event on Saturday, October 30th.  Judges from the National Pediatric Cancer Foundation will each select their favorite costume in all age groups.       

Contest Rules   

Assemble a creative, spooky, funny or imaginative costume and wear it on your body.  

All costumes are welcomed; homemade, magically found, simply appear with a flick of a wand or even purchased or rented.  

Keep your costume “G” rated as this is a family event.

Parents are welcome to walk with children on stage during judging. 

Each age group will be capped at 50 participants per age group due to the size of the stage, so register early! 

Four winners in each age group will be awarded immediately following each contest.

Costume Contest will be judged by four National Pediatric Cancer Foundation Warriors.

Age groups

0-4 years old

5-8 years old

9-12 years old

Registration

Registration is the day of the event only, no pre-registration is required.

Located at Water Works Park under the gazebo by the stage.

Registration will be 4PM-5PM OR when each age group meets limit of participants (50 per group).  

Participants will check-in according to age and receive a color-coded wristband for their age group.

Participants will report to the back of the stage at the time listed below.

Participants will then walk the stage during the contest!

Age Group 0-4:

Line Up - 5:15 PM

Take Stage - 5:20 PM

Age Group 5-8:

Line Up - 5:30 PM

Take Stage - 5:35 PM

Age Group 9-12:

Line Up - 5:45 PM

Take Stage: 5:50 PM


sponsorships for the riverwalk Trick or Treat 2021 are available

Thank you to our presenting sponsor Banko Overhead Doors, Inc.!

To keep the Riverwalk Trick or Treat a FREE community event, we rely on event sponsorships to make that happen.  Multiple sponsorship levels are available to accommodate any size budget and provide a variety of benefits.

SPONSOR BENEFITS INCLUDE:

$7,500 Curtis Hixon Title Sponsor SOLD

  • Sponsor name and brand incorporated into the Trick or Treat logo as Presented By sponsor
  • Logo recognition on front side of 5,000 Trick or Treat bags
  • Premier 10'x20' trick or treat/promotion space in Curtis Hixon Park
  • Identified vendor/promotion space for brand recognition
  • Brand & Media recognition through all means used by the event
  • (1) complimentary boat parade registration and captain’s party
  • Sponsor name on event signage throughout the event

$5,000 Costume Contest Platinum Sponsor SOLD

  • Specific location identified for branding opportunity - Halloween Costume Contest 
  • Sponsor name and brand incorporated into the Water Works Park Stage where Contest takes place
  • Shared logo recognition on one side of 5,000 trick or treat bags
  • Premier 10'x20' trick or treat/promotion space in Water Works Park
  • Brand & Media recognition through all means used by the event
  • (1) complimentary boat parade registration and captain’s party

$2,500 Gold Bag Sponsor

  • Premier 10'x20' trick or treat/promotion space with (1) 6 ft table and (2) chairs 
  • Media recognition through all means used by the event
  • Shared logo recognition on one side of 5,000 trick or treat bags

$1,500 Photo Booth Sponsor SOLD

  • Sponsor name and brand incorporated into the photo booth display
  • 10x10 trick or treat station with (1) 6' table and (2) chairs
  • Media recognition through all means used by the event

$600 Participant Sponsor

  • 10x10 trick or treat station with (1) 6' table and (2) chairs
  • Brand recognition
  • See Flyer below for more details! 

For more information about sponsorship, please contact info@thetampariverwalk.com.


Trick or Treat Map

Trick or Treat Map for 2021 is in the works! See 2019's map below for reference!

THANK YOU TO OUR SUPPORTING SPONSORS!

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