Meramec State Park will be hosting its annual Halloween event, Spooktacular, on Friday, Oct. 16, and Saturday, Oct. 17. The event will start with a showing of the movie "The Addams Family" at the park amphitheater on Friday evening. On Saturday, there will be a scavenger hunt, a coloring contest, a jack-o'-lantern carving contest and a campsite decorating contest. At 4:45 p.m. that afternoon, park staff will close the campground roads to traffic so that campers can trick or treat safely. Afterward, there will be an evening program at the park amphitheater presented by a naturalist. Instead of having guests coming to the booth for information and for contest supplies, there will be tables set up in the big field across from the booth to ensure people are better able to social distance.
Many of Sullivan’s local businesses donate prizes and supplies for this event. The businesses that have donated in the past include, but are not limited to: Lowe's, 3R RV, O'Reilly's, Bourbon RV, Clark Street Café, Meramec Tire, People's Bank, Petals and Plants, Pizza Hut, Sullivan Veterinary Hospital, Jimmy John's and the Surprise Shop. Meramec State Park staff hopes to see you all in costume at the 2020 Spooktacular Halloween event.Activities Schedule
Friday, Oct. 16
Outdoor movie: "The Addams Family" – 7:30 p.m. at amphitheater
Saturday, Oct. 17Coloring contest – Pick up in field across from booth starting at 9 a.m. Turn in by 3 p.m.Scavenger hunt – Meet at field across from booth at 1:30 p.m.Jack-o'-lantern contest – Place carved pumpkin at campsite post by 4 p.m.Trick-or-treating – 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.Evening program presented by park naturalist – 7 p.m. at amphitheater
115 Meramec Park Drive
Sullivan, MO 63080