Halloween will be celebrated in downtown Pekin on Saturday, October 19th with Pekin Main Street’s Halloween Fun Fair and Downtown Trick or Treating.
From 10:00am to 12noon, children and family members are invited to trick or treat at participating downtown merchants. Participating merchants will have a sign denoting that they are welcoming trick or treaters.
The courthouse square will be bustling with activity from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm as well. A&W’s Rooty the Root Beer Bear and other mascots from area businesses will be on hand to interact with children. Pekin Fire Department and Pekin Police Department will have vehicles on site for children to see. There will be games to play on the courthouse lawn and on Capitol Street. The Speakeasy Art Center will be hosting pumpkin decorating and there will also be cookie decorating, the Unique Twist Balloon Artist and an inflatable slide.
The Halloween Fun Fair and Downtown Trick or Treating is sponsored by A&W of Pekin, Trouble Free, Inc., Kiwanis Club of Pekin, Pekin Tourism, Attorney Dale Thomas, First Pekin Savings Bank and the Speakeasy Art Center.
For more information, please contact the Pekin Main Street office at 309-353-3100 or www.pekinmainstreet.com.