GALVESTON, Texas (October 10, 2017)-Halloween fun awaits you at the 7th annual Saengerfest Mini Monster Bash taking place Saturday, October 28, 2017, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Saengerfest Park, 2302 Strand. This free, spook-tacular festival will include assorted games and prizes, trick-or-treating at participating downtown businesses, face painting, balloons and a costume contest for children ages 0-11 at 3 p.m.

Children will compete for prizes for the scariest, cutest and most creative costumes for ages 0-2; 3-5; 6-8; and 9-11.  For families just looking for some Halloween fun, the park will be decorated to provide the ideal backdrop for Halloween photos. We have several local characters joining our event, Toasty the Del Sol Sun, the Bee from the Galveston Kindness Project, the HEB Buddy, and the Shrimp from Shrimp and Stuff Downtown. Additionally, Texas Parks and Wildlife and the Sea Star Base Galveston will have booths with information on raising wildlife awareness.

Mitchell Historic Properties originally created the Saengerfest Mini Monster Bash in 2011, to provide a safe Halloween festival for the Galveston community that was fun for kids of all ages.  The festival has lived up to the initial goal and has continued to grow in popularity and participation each year.

This year’s sponsors include, The Beef Jerky Outlet, Building Solutions, Yaga’s Cafe, Sea Star Base, Emboldened Elegance Boutique and SP+ Standard Parking.

The Saengerfest Mini Monster Bash is presented by Mitchell Historic Properties. For information on the Mini Monster Bash or how to participate, call (409) 761-4111 or email

About Mitchell Historic Properties

Mitchell Historic Properties oversees Galveston properties owned by the Cynthia and George Mitchell family, including three hotels, The Hotel Galvez & Spa, The Tremont House, and Harbor House Hotel & Marina, as well as, commercial and residential properties located downtown and at Pier 21® along Galveston’s historic harbor.  The Mitchell’s ongoing preservation of Galveston’s historic downtown helped spark the resurrection of The Strand National Historic Landmark District and Pier 21® as a tourist destination. “The Mitchell family shares a deep appreciation for Galveston’s heritage,” said Grant Mitchell, President of MHP, “and we remain inspired by the vision of my parents. The buildings they saved speak to us as much as they did to them. My family is firmly dedicated to preserving my parents’ legacy.”  For leasing information, visit or call (409) 761-4110.