Gilford P&R's Socially Distanced Halloween Drive Thru

Unable to offer our traditional Halloween Happening Party due to COVID-19, we're planning to offer a some pre-event virtual contests to be followed by a quick drive through program for Gilford Children through the 6th Grade on Friday, October 30th from 5:30-6:30pm in the Town Hall Parking Lot. Vehicles will be directed through the parking lot, where goodie bags for 250 participants and prizes for winners of the pre-event contests will be handed out.  All participants are asked to remain in their vehicle at all times.  All giveaways will be packages and handed out by individuals in masks and gloves.


Pre-event Virtual Contests.  To be eligible for prizes in these contests, submissions must be received no later than Wednesday, October 28th.  Winners will be notified on Thursday, October 29th, so that they pick up their prizes during the drive-thru program.  These events are as follows:

COSTUME CONTEST: Parents must email a photo of their child in costume to Parks and Recreation Director, Herb Greene at hgreene@gilfordnh.org .  They must include their name child's name, age and phone number, as well as what their child is dressed up as.

COLORING CONTEST: Parents must return their child's completed coloring contest sheet (available to download at the bottom of this page) either via email to Parks and Recreation Director, Herb Greene at hgreene@gilfordnh.org or they may drop them off at the Parks and Recreation Office.  Each coloring sheet must include the child's name, age and phone number.

JACK-O-LANTERN CONTEST: Parents must email a photo of their child's completed Jack-O-Lantern to Parks and Recreation Director, Herb Greene at hgreene@gilfordnh.org .  they must include their child's name, age and phone number.  Anyone who would like to donate their jack-o-lantern for use at the Drive-Through event is welcome to drop them off at the Parks and Recreation Office on Friday, October 30th.

MONSTER MASH RAFFLE:  Any child who has entered one of the three virtual contests: Costume Contest, Coloring Contest or Jack-O-Lantern contest will be automatically entered into our Monster Mash Raffle to be eligible for a variety of prizes.

To download the full program flyer and coloring sheets, please click on the links below.