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Halloween at DPR October 26-31

Monday, October 16, 2017
City-Wide Halloween Festivities at Recreation Centers

DPR Customer Service: (202) 673-7647
DPR Media Contacts:
Michael Tucker Jr., (202) 487-6453, [email protected]
Gregory Jackson Jr., (202) 714-9550, [email protected]

(Washington, DC) – Fall has arrived and DC Department of Parks & Recreation (DPR) is taking Halloween to new heights from October 26 –October 31, with 26 free events for parents looking for a safe place to take their children in conjunction with the holiday.

“We are happy to provide some great alternatives for kids to have fun during this Halloween season,” said DPR Director Keith A. Anderson. “We strive to provide a safe and fun environment every time we open a recreation center door; we just add a few tricks and treats during this time of year.”

Halloween at DPR is going on at various recreation centers across the city. Each event is unique and offers something different to residents. The events range in title from “Monster Mash Toddler Bash” to “Lil Goblin Parade and Festival” and “Spooktacular Costume Party” to a “Spook House.”

Find the Halloween at DPR event nearest you and RSVP at Note: Some events are already at capacity, so please RSVP. Find the hashtag #DPRHalloween to stay informed in real time.

Halloween at DPR Recreation Centers:

Oct. 26
Glover Community Center – A Spooktacular Party

Oct. 27
Hardy Recreation Center - Hardy Halloween Parade
North Michigan Park Recreation Center – North Michigan Halloween Party
Park View Community Center – Trick or Treat at Parkview
Upshur Recreation Center – Upshur Fall Harvest Party
Lamond Recreation Center – Lamond Spook House
Raymond Recreation Center and Playground – Raymond Haunted House
Deanwood Recreation Center – Deanwood Spooktacular Costume Party
Fort Stanton Recreation Center – Fort Stanton Haunted House

Oct. 28
Rosedale Recreation Center – Rosedale Halloween
Stead Park – Lil Goblin Parade and Festival

Oct. 30
King Greenleaf Recreation Center – Monster Mash Toddler Bash
Malcolm X Opportunity Center – Halloween at Malcolm X Opportunity Center

Oct. 31
Sherwood Recreation Center – Tiny Tots Halloween Potluck
Guy Mason Recreation Center – Guy Mason Halloween Party
Kalorama Recreation Center – Autumn Feast
Chevy Chase Recreation Center – All Hallows Eve Halloween Party
Friendship Recreation Center – Friendship Halloween Parade
Ferebee Hope Center – Halloween Fun at Ferebee Hope
Riggs-LaSalle Recreation Center – Riggs-LaSalle Halloween Party
Trinidad Recreation Center – Trinidad Halloween Celebration
Kenilworth Recreation Center – Kenilworth Halloween Party
Turkey Thicket Recreation Center – Boo Halloween Family Fun Night
King Greenleaf Recreation Center – Halloween Bash
Harry Thomas Recreation Center - Harry Thomas Halloween Costume Party & Haunted House
Ridge Road Community Center – Ridge Road Halloween Party

About DPR

The DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) provides quality urban recreation and leisure services for residents and visitors to the District of Columbia. DPR supervises and maintains area parks, community facilities, swimming pools and spray parks, and neighborhood recreation centers. The agency also coordinates a wide variety of recreation and educational programs including sports leagues, youth development, therapeutic recreation, aquatic programming, outdoor adventure, camping, and senior citizen activities. Adaptive programs and facilities are available for persons with disabilities.