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2023 Halloween Costume Contest


Sunday October 29, 2023: 12:00pm to 3:00pm  Add to Calendar /   Add to Google Calendar


Downtown Library: 1st Floor Lobby


AADL's Halloween Costume Contest is back! Got a creative, cool, cute, or spooky costume? Come in your flashiest, most beautiful, or most outrageous costume to AADL’s annual costume contest!

To enter, you must be seen by the judges between 12:00–2:00pm. The award ceremony will be held at 2:30pm. We will have a photo booth in the Lobby (from 12:00–3:00pm) for all to commemorate the day.

Target gift cards for $50 will be awarded in these categories:

  • Best Overall Kids Costume: BLOODY EYEBALLbest kids overall
  • Best Overall Teen Costume: SPIRIT WALKERbest teen


  • Best Overall Adult Costume: OSCAR THE GROUCHoscaar adult costume


  • :Best Overall Family Costume: THE PRINCESS BRIDEbest family


Special Halloween medals will be awarded in the following categories:

  • Best Simple, Yet Sophisticated: JAVERT FROM LES MISERABLESBest Simple Yet Sophisticated


  • Best Book Character: THE LION THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBEBest Book CharacterBest Book Character


  • Best Popular Character Costume: NO FACE Best Popular Character


  • Most Creative Family Costumes: PADDINGTON Most Creative Family


  • Most Creative Group Costumes: THE FOUR SEASONS   Most Creative Group Costome


  • Best Parent & Baby: DOC BROWN AND MARTY MCFLYBest Parent & Baby


  • Most Esoteric: ZOMBIE WAITRESS Most Esoteric


  • Most "Locally Inspired" Costume: AADL SG LOCAL LEGENDSMost Locally Inspired


  • Most "Of the Moment": COMPLICATOR OF COMMUTES Most Of the Moment


  • Best Use of Special Effects: RAIL ROAD CROSSING Best Use of Special Effects


  • Most Hilarious: FALL MONSTERMost Hilarious


  • Most ComplexMost Complex: SUSHI GO GAME  
  • Best & Brightest Colored: MARIONETTE  best and brightest colored


  • Most Disgusting/Gross: MEDUSA  screen shot


  • Best Flying Object: ASTRONAUT, NASA TECH and MOON Best Flying Object


  • Best Baby in Costume: ELEVEN FROM STRANGER THINGS  Best Baby


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