Halloween Hootenanny is Saturday, at Yamaguchi Park from early till late!
7:30 AM – WITCHES (& WARLOCK) FLY IN HOT AIR BALLOON
BY PAGOSA ADVENTURE
Witches & Warlocks get a FREE hot air balloon ride. All participants must register in advance through Pagosa Adventure. Come costumed and ready to have a ‘bewitching’ time over Pagosa Springs!
9:30AM – MONSTER DASH 5K FUN RUN / WALK
PRESENTED BY WOLF SONG RUNNING ADVENTURES
Monster Dash 5k Fun Run/Walk followed by costume contest with prizes. Trick or treat goodie bags to first 100 registered participants.
11:00 AM – WITCHES ON WATER PADDLEBOARDING
AT PLPOA LAKE
Gather your coven and tell them not to forget their magical paddleboards! Meet up at the Pagosa Lake Dam off of Cloudcap and Park Avenue. No registration necessary. Costumes are encouraged! Come ready to have a ‘bewitching’ time on the lake! Life vests/personal flotation devices required to participate.
See Weather NOTE below!
1-3PM – TRICK-OR-TREATING & KID’S CARNIVAL
(ANNUAL EVENT ORGANIZED BY PARKS & REC)
This annual event is sponsored by the Parks & Recreation department and includes loads of fun and candy for kids. Stop by and visit several stops along the way and collect candy and treats at Yamaguchi Park. Come have a Hooten good time trick or treating at Yamaguchi Park and get some candy and a good time for all! Costumes are encouraged but not mandatory. Costume contest for kids at 2pm.
1-3PM – COSTUMED PICKLEBALL PLAY
(ORGANIZED BY PAGOSA PICKLEBALL CLUB)
Join in on the pickleball craze and get free candy! Don your favorite Halloween garb and play pickleball on the new outdoor courts at Yamaguchi Park.
1-7PM – LIVE MUSIC
NU BASS THEORY (FUNK) AND
TOMORROWS BAD SEEDS (REGGAE/ROCK)
Featuring two fun bands: NU BASS THEORY and Tomorrows Bad Seeds. Tomorrows Bad Seeds is the musical embodiment of surf and street culture from Los Angeles – a perfect blend of hip hop, punk, reggae, rock and soul. (http://www.labadseeds.com/)
7PM – FIREWORKS
AT YAMAGUCHI PARK ~ BRING A LAWNCHAIR OR BLANKET
We are excited to light up the sky with our rescheduled 4th of July Fireworks to top off the Halloween Hootenanny!
Saturday will be partly to mostly cloudy with gusty afternoon winds. The temperature in the morning for the balloon ride will be in the mid 30s with light winds out of the southeast. Temperatures will quickly warm up and be near 50 for the Witch’s Paddleboarding. The winds will also increase and be gusting to 20mph out of the southwest by 11am. Winds will be gusting to 30mph out of the southwest by 1pm for Trick or Treating. Hold on to those kids in huge costumes so they don’t blow away! Winds will ease up by the time of the fireworks and will be 15mph out of the southwest with temperature near 50F and cooling off into the 40s.