Pen City Current-Lee Listings Halloween Edition


October 17-31 – Scarecrow Stroll – A community-wide scarecrow display contest. Open to all residents and businesses in Keokuk. First, second, and third place prizes will be awarded in four categories: single family home, neighborhood (2+ homes), small business, and franchise business. Details can be found on Main Street Keokuk's Facebook page here. Register your display here

Thursday, October 28 – 4pm-5:30pm. Halloween Parade at The Kensington parking lot. Enter through 2210 Avenue H side, grab a treat bag as you exit on 22nd street.

Thursday, October 28 – 5pm-6:30pm – Fort Madison Family YMCA 5th Annual Trunk or Treat at Baxter Sports Complex

Thursday, October 28 – 5pm-7pm – Downtown Fort Madison Trick or Treat.

Thursday, October 28 – 5pm-7pm – Fun City Halloween Candy Crawl. Trek through the complex for oodles of candy during this fun, family-friendly night! Visit Candy Alley to receive a Candy Map. Finish the trek at the Convention & Event Center to enter the Costume Contest! Top 3 winners in each age group will win $25-$75 in Gamebucks.

Thursday, October 28 – 5pm-8pm – Fort Madison Chamber Witch's Walk, Downtown Fort Madison. Wear your costume & come downtown for Trick or Treating, Pumpkin Carving Contests, & more! Watch their Facebook page here for more details.

Thursday, Oct. 29, 6-9 p.m. - Lee County CrimeStoppers' No Tricks - All Treats event at the Lee County Fairgrounds. This year Wal-Mart Keokuk is jumping in for this huge event.

Friday, October 29 – 3:30pm-5pm – Keokuk Downtown Trick or Treat. Participating businesses will be identified with an event window decal and included on a list of Downtown Trick or Treat destinations. More details can be found on Main Street Keokuk's Facebook page here

Saturday, October 30 – 10am-noon – Shug's Tiny Town Spooktacular Saturday. Pumpkin decorating, costume contest and trick or treat in the play center.Space is limited-registration is required. Only $15/child-must be paid at the time of registration. Cost includes admission to the play center for the day. Buy your ticket online at or call the store at 319-372-SHUG (7484).

Saturday, October 30 – 3pm-5pm – Old Settlers Park Trick or Treat.

Saturday, October 30 – 5pm-7pm – City of Donnellson Trick or Treat.

Saturday, October 30 – 5pm-7pm – City of Fort Madison Trick or Treat.

Saturday, October 30 – 5pm-7pm – City of West Point Trick or Treat.

Saturday, October 30 – 5pm-7pm – Historic Old Lee County Jail Trick or Treat, 711 Avenue F, Fort Madison.

Sunday, October 31 – 10am-1pm – FallFest at Victory Faith Church. This free family event includes breakfast for kids at 10:00am, lunch for everyone, carnival games, live music, prizes, and inflatables. 2359 53rd Street, Fort Madison. Google Map here for directions.

Sunday, October 31 – 5pm-7pm – City of Keokuk Trick or Treat.

Sunday, October 31 – 5pm-7pm – Keokuk Police Department Halloween 1st Stop. Visit their Facebook page here for more information.

Sunday, October 31 – 5pm-7pm – City of Montrose Trick or Treat.

If your organization or business is hosting a family-friendly Halloween event, email Lee K. Vandenberg at to include your event here.

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