Halloween fun will come alive in historic downtown Galveston with the Saengerfest Mini Monster Bash on Saturday, Oct. 29 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Saengerfest Park, 2302 Strand. The Saengerfest Mini Monster Bash, a family friendly Halloween carnival, offers a costume contest at 3 p.m., assorted games with prizes, and trick or treating at more than 30 downtown businesses from 2 to 4 p.m.
 
Children, ages 11 and under, are invited to dress in their favorite costumes for prizes in the scariest, cutest and most creative categories. Prizes will be awarded for ages 0-2; 3-5; 6-8; and 9-11. Other activities include arts and crafts, pumpkin “musical chairs,” and face painting. The park will be decorated to provide the ideal backdrop for Halloween photos. Haunted Mayfield Manor is offering a discounted ticket price during the carnival hours from 2 to 4 p.m. for older youngsters and adults seeking a good scare. For information on the Mini Monster Bash, call (409) 762-0062 or email info@mitchellhistoricproperties.com.
 
Saengerfest Mini Monster Bash is presented by Mitchell Historic Properties and Haunted Mayfield Manor. Haunted Mayfield Manor is housed in the 1885 Butterowe Building, located off Saengerfest Park (23rd and Strand). This twelve-room haunted mansion is themed around the fictional Dr. Horace Mayfield who supervised the operation of one of the morgues following the 1900 Storm. The cost for regular admission is $10 per person while a VIP ticket is available for $15. The VIP ticket puts guests at the front of the line. Regular operating hours for Haunted Mayfield Manor are Fridays from 3 to 11:30 p.m.; Saturdays from noon to 11:30 p.m.; Sundays from noon to 8 p.m.; and Tuesdays through Thursdays from 5 to 10 p.m. For more information, visit www.hauntedmayfieldmanor.com or call (409) 762-6677.
 
 
Trick or Treating Stops:
2000 Block of Strand
South Side
Bistro Le Croy
Scent Sations/Dakine Décor
North Side
Hendley Market
 
2100 Block of Strand
South Side
Buncha Cool Stuff
Front Parlor
Lafitte’s Beat
Surf Styles
Yaga Mo Bettah Threadz
North Side
Dolphin World
Seaside Resort Info. Center
Conversation Pieces
Strand Emporium
Strand Refreshments
 
2200 Block of Strand
South Side
Head to Footsies
Rocky Mountain Chocolate
The Admiralty
North Side
Gracie’s
Tola Mo Bettah Market
 
2300 Block of Strand
North Side
Luigi’s Italiano Ristorante
Yaga’s Café
Tina’s
Bungalow
South Side
LaKing’s Confectionary
 
Near Saengerfest Park, 23rd and Strand
Haunted Mayfield Manor
Maggie Rita’s
Nestle Toll House Café, 126 23rd Street
Downtown Blooms, 217 23rd Street
 
2400 Block of Strand
Crow’s
La Rumba
 
2200 Block of Mechanic
Big House Antiques
Nautical Antiques & Décor
 
Near Postoffice Street
TexacoCollectibles and More, 410 23rd
Fit to Run, 518 23rd Street
Galveston Arts Center, 2501 Market
 
 
About Mitchell Historic Properties
Mitchell Historic Properties oversees Galveston properties owned by developer, philanthropist and preservationist George Mitchell and the Mitchell family, including its commercial and residential properties located downtown as well as three hotels – Hotel Galvez & Spa, The Tremont House and Harbor House Hotel and Marina. For leasing information, visit www.MitchellHistoricProperties.com or call (409) 763-5806.