Grimes Beggars Night is Saturday, October 31 from 6-8pm- more info click here

Business/Vendor Application Form- FREE if you provide candy!-click here

Pumpkin Decorating Contest- click here

Past Year's Attendance
2015- 681
2014- 440
2013- 425
2012- 500
2011- 530
2010- 420
2009- 430
2008- 250

Annual Halloween Fest at the GCC
8th Annual Grimes Halloween Fest at the GCC is back!  The gym will be packed with inflatables, activities around the facility, and candy for all at the booths set up.  This year, we not only want to see the kids wear their costumes, but encourage the adults to wear their most family friendly costume as well and be open for picture opportunities with others.
Date/Time: Saturday, October 24, 2015 from 4-7pm

All Ages Welcome 
*Volunteers are NEEDED for the multiple rooms being used.

Cost: $1.00 per person OR $5.00 MAX per family (Ages 2 and Under are FREE)
Location: Grimes Community Complex (410 SE Main Street)
Registration: No registration required.
Contact: Brett Barber
Grimes Parks and Recreation Director or 515-986-2143
Description: Looks Who's Coming-
Jazzercise Staff with Activities for Ages 10 and Under- Jazzercise Room
Northwest YMCA Fitness Room with Games
Koester Inflatables- throughout the gym
Grimes Lions Club- free-will donation for supper items in the Cafeteria
Grimes Lions Club- free vision screenings in Room 107 for Grade K and under.

Polk County Senior Meals- crafts and bake sale in the Cafeteria
Grimes Public Library in main hall
Polk County Sheriff's Department
Grimes Fire and Rescue- outside by trucks
Dallas Center-Grimes PTO- Room 400
Caricatures By Steph-
FREE to have your child drawn in/out of costume! Takes 5 minutes! Sponsored by Grimes Parks and Rec
Princess Anna from Party with a Princess!
Magician- Elias Arbuckle in the Banquet Hall
Hovick Farm-  Petting Zoo outside

Booths (as of 10.13.15)-
Rita's Italian Ice-
31 Bags- Shawna Beebe
Bernie Sanders 2016- Whitney Wallace
Precision Family Eye Care
Energy Doctor- Matt Norman
Face Painting- Lisa Mawdsley
doTerra essential oils- Cindy Nelson
Crilly's Creations (Cookies)- Amy Crilly
i9 Sports


Beggar's Night in Grimes
Beware of the Trick or Treaters!  Drivers should be aware this is a time when several kids are out walking the neighborhoods.  Please take extra caution!
Date: Saturday, October 31, 2015 from 6-8pm

1) Don't go out alone.
2) Wear reflective clothing if possible.
3) Have your parents inspect all treats before you eat them.
4) Watch for cars
5) Stay away from unfamiliar neighborhoods.