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Public Halloween Event

10/28/2023 | St. Francois State Park | Bonne Terre, MO

Everyone is invited to partake in some Halloween fun at the St. Francois State Park campground! See below for a list of scheduled activities.

5-6 p.m. – Costume Contest

The costume contest photo booth will run from 5-6 p.m. at the campground amphitheater stage. Stop by to have your picture taken to be entered into the contest. There will be five categories: 0-3 years old, 4-7 years old, 8-12 years old, 13 years and older, and best group costume. Please keep costumes family-friendly. Winners will be announced, and prizes will be delivered to the winners' campsites. If a winner is not camping with us, that winner will be notified by phone.

6:30-8 p.m. – Trick-or-Treating

Trick-or-treating is open to the general public and will take place in the park campground from 6:30-8 p.m. Driving through the campground will not be permitted during these hours. Participating campsites will be given a Halloween placard to post at the time of registration. Campers are responsible for providing the candy for trick-or-treaters.

8 p.m. – Best Decorated Campsite Award Presented

Registered campers may participate in a Halloween-themed campsite decorating contest. Campsites will be judged during the trick-or-treating. Awards for best decorated sites will be given at 8 p.m.

Click here for a complete list of fall fun events in Missouri State Parks.

St. Francois State Park is located at:

8920 U.S. Highway 67 N., Bonne Terre, MO | 573-358-2173

Associated activities

  • Camping