Bartow Halloween Parade & Carnival
The 79th Bartow Community Halloween Parade & Carnival will be held Thursday, October 26th, 2023. The event was kept alive by the Crickette Club of Bartow; and in 2020 the Community Halloween Parade and Carnival Committee was formed to assist the Crickette Club. Following the parade, there will be a carnival held in Mosaic Park around the east parking lot of the Bartow Civic Center. Food trucks will be parked on the north side.
The Bartow Fall Parade and Carnival has been a traditional event of the Crickette Club for 77 years.
The parade will begin on Main St. and First Ave. in front of Chicken Shack and head west on Main St. The parade will continue south on Broadway Ave. and end at Park Lane, near the Bartow Civic Center. The Carnival will take place in and around the Bartow Civic Center’s East Parking Lot.
Everyone is invited to participate in the costume contest. Registration is free and begins at 5:30pm. The first contest will begin at approximately 6:00pm.