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October 27, 2018, All Day
Halloween officially returns to Carbondale from beyond – for a weekend full of frightening fun, thrilling events and spine-tingling music for the whole family. Join us for two spooktacular days filled with treats and a few tricks, perfect for your entire brood. When night falls, wicked fun continues with live music and a ghoulish selection of food and spirits. Whether you want to relive the ghosts of Halloween past or scare up new memories, Carbondale Halloween is, once again, a monster of a good time. For more information, visit: carbondalehalloween.com. #CarbondaleHalloween2018
October 27, 2018, 7:30 AM - 10:30 AM @ SIU
Run with the monsters through the SIU campus at the inaugural 5k race and 100 meter kids dash.
October 27, 2018, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Murdale Shopping Center
Don’t miss all the Halloween fun at Murdale Shopping Center! There will be bounce houses, hay rides, games, bison burgers, sno cones, Safe Fire House and more. Plus, trick-or-treat
October 27, 2018, 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM @ The Varsity Center
Stop by The Varsity Center for music, movies and more! Admission is free.
October 27, 2018, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Downtown Carbondale
Trick-or-treat in downtown Carbondale. Wear your best costume and visit participating businesses for candy and fun. The walk starts at Carbondale Main Street.
October 27, 2018, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Mill Street Underpass
On your mark, get set, go! Design, build and race in the 6th Annual Great Carbondale Pumpkin Race held at the Mill Street Underpass.
October 27, 2018, 3:00 PM - 11:00 PM @ Washington Street Venue
Don’t miss food, fun and music at Washington and Main! The music lineup includes:
3:00-4:00 pm: Farmer Jason
4:30-5:30 pm: Lucas Feather and The Underclassmen
6:00-7:00 pm: Tawl Paul
7:30-9:00 pm: The Woodbox Gang
9:30-11:00 pm: Los Straitjackets
October 27, 2018, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Carbondale Police Department
On Saturday, October 27, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Carbondale Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public its 16th opportunity in 7 years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs. Bring your pills for disposal to the police department at 501 South Washington Street in Carbondale, Illinois. (The DEA cannot accept liquids or needles or sharps, only pills or patches.) The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked.
The Carbondale Police Department is also partnering with Kroger to include a secondary site where unwanted medications can be disposed. The secondary site will be at Kroger, located at 501 North Giant City Road in Carbondale, IL. The Kroger take back site will also be open on Saturday October 27th, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.