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Neighbors of Kane County

Batavia's annual Halloween event

Oct 19, 2015 09:08AM ● By Neighbors Magazines

The Pumpkin Roll is a favorite Batfest activity.

Be a part of Batavia’s annual Halloween themed family event on Sat., Oct. 24. at the Batavia
Riverwalk from 10am to 2pm. BatFest includes, downtown Trick-or-Treating, Mothers’ Club Parade, Batavia Library storytime, costume contest, BatArt and games for free family fun. Back this year will be the unique fun of the pumpkin carving battles, 3D pumpkins by Fallen Star Tattoos and the pumpkin seed spitting contest. With our ever growing pet friendliness
here in Batavia, we are adding the Batavia Animal Clinic Pet Costume Contest.Before the festival, join Batavia United Way for their BatFest 5K walk/run and 10K Run and Kids Fun Run along the Fox River Trail. For more information, please visit

The race begins and ends near Pal Joey's Restaurant on N. River St. Pal Joey's will be hosting a pancake breakfast (before their regular hours) for runners, spectators and the general public.