Picture goblins, ghosts and little princesses mixed with trick or treating, crafts, and ghost stories and you will have an idea of what’s planned for the Saengerfest Park Mini Monster Bash on Saturday, Oct. 27. All this Halloween fun will come alive in historic downtown Galveston at the second annual Saengerfest Park Mini Monster Bash from 1 to 4 p.m. at Saengerfest Park, 2302 Strand. The Mini Monster Bash, a family friendly Halloween carnival, offers a costume contest at 2 p.m., assorted games with prizes, cake walk benefitting a local children’s charity and trick or treating at various downtown businesses from 1 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, face painting and other games. During the carnival, Haunted Mayfield Manor is offering a child-friendly haunted house, children’s ghost stories and discounted tickets to Haunted Mayfield Manor and Pirates! Legends of the Gulf Coast.
 
Saengerfest Park will be decorated to provide the ideal backdrop for Halloween photos. 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. For information on the Mini Monster Bash, call (409) 762-0062 or email info@mitchellhistoricproperties.com.
 
About Mitchell Historic Properties
Mitchell Historic Properties (MHP) 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. MHP owns and preserves approximately one-fourth of the buildings in The Historic Strand Seaport Area. For leasing information, visit www.MitchellHistoricProperties.com or call (409) 763-5806.
 
About Galveston Island
Galveston Island is the No. 2 tourism attraction in Texas for in-state and out-of-state travelers. Galveston is a historic beach town located just 50 miles south from Houston, Texas – the fourth largest city in the U.S. A diverse cultural town, Galveston Island is a unique destination offering 32 miles of beaches, a variety of family attractions and resorts, one of the largest and well-preserved concentrations of Victorian architecture in the country and Texas’ premiere cruise port. For more information on Galveston Island visit www.galveston.com or call (888) GAL-ISLE.