Compton Halloween Festivities

The annual Compton Halloween activities have been planned for Sunday, October 27. Registration for the costume contest will begin at 2:30 p.m. at the Compton Fire Department Building. Judging begins at 3:00 p.m. and the participants will parade to Compton Park after judging is completed. The age group categories for the costume contest are children 0-4; 5-8; 9-12; 13-adult. Other categories include Family group, Most Halloween, Most Scary, Most Original, and Pet.

Entries for the pumpkin decorating contest may be dropped off at Compton Park from 2:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Hot dogs and hot chocolate will be served after the parade.

Non-perishable food items and monetary donations will be accepted to benefit the N.I.C.E. food pantry which serves the Compton community.

If inclement occurs, all activities will take place at the Fire Department Building.

The Village of Compton’s Halloween trick or treating will be October 31 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Contact Hazel Sims, (815) 497-2045 or Christina Barnickel, (815) 497-3862 for more information.