VC’s 26th Halloween Carnival scheduled for Oct. 29

There will be costume contests for four different age groups at Victoria College’s Halloween Carnival on Oct. 29.

Victoria College will hold its 26th Annual Halloween Carnival on Friday, Oct. 29 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. on the Student Center lawn on VC’s Main Campus.

The public is invited to the family-friendly event, which will feature costume contests, games and food. The age divisions for the costume contests are 3 and under, 4-6, 7-10 and 11 and over. The 3-under and 7-10 contests will begin at 6:15 p.m., with judging at 6:30 p.m. The 4-6 and 11-over contests will begin at 6:45 p.m., with judging at 7 p.m. All proceeds from the event will go toward Victoria College clubs and organizations.

“This is VC’s 26th year to give back to the community, bringing families on campus for an evening of safe, family-friendly fun, while also giving our 20-plus student clubs and organizations an opportunity to raise funds and interact with the community,” said Chelsee Frank, VC’s student support specialist.

Victoria College’s “Captain Vic” will make an appearance at the event and will be available for photos.

Halloween Carnival games and events will include:

•             Chuck-A-Duck
•             Toilet Toss
•             Fish Pond
•             Face Painting
•             Pumpkin Bowling
•             Pumpkin Pond
•             Bean Bag Toss
•             Pumpkin Painting
•             Witches Hat
•             Strongman Game

Tickets are 25 cents each and can be purchased at the carnival ticket booths.

Victoria College’s Main Campus is located at 2200 E. Red River Street in Victoria.

For more information, call (361) 485-6838 or email