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Halloween Hoedown in Downtown Lemont

On October 28th, come out to the Village of Lemont’s Annual Halloween Hoedown in Historic Downtown Lemont. This event is free and will be filled with all sorts of fun activities for children, such as a costume contest, a parade and more!

The Halloween Hoedown will go from 1pm – 4pm. At 12:30pm, the costume parade line-up will take place at Legion Park. Trick or Treating at participating downtown stores and all the miniature houses at Safety Village will follow the annual Costume Contest & Parade.


Other activities, such as hay wagon rides and the Halloween jump house at Budnik Plaza will add to the Halloween fun for the kids. On top of that, the Annual Halloween Hoops activity will be going on in the parking lot and you’ll have a chance to see how many free throws you can make out of 10 attempts.

Make sure to snap some frightening photos with their fun backdrop and don’t miss out on some Halloween fun Lemont style!