COLLEGE STATION, Tex. (KBTX) - Do you have your costumes ready?
The George Bush Presidential Library and Museum is hosting its annual "Night at the Museum" Halloween Celebration.
This event involves trick-or-treating through the museum, carnival games, refreshments, bounce houses, face painting, a holiday photo-op and a costume contest.
The event will take place on Sunday, October 29, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. and is free and open to the public.
The Costume Contest has become a most anticipated aspect of this event. Everyone is invited to participate, but it is not mandatory. The winners are selected for several different categories, including: Ages 3 and under, Ages 4-6, Ages 7-9, Ages 10-12, Best Family or Group, and Most Original Costume.
If you would like to participate, you will need to walk across the stage in the rotunda during the contest judging which takes place from 3 p.m to 5 p.m. If you are not judged before 5 p.m., you will not be allowed to participate in the finale.
The finale takes place on the plaza beginning at 5:30 p.m. For each age category, they will award a top prize and four runners up, and for the Best Family or Group and Most Original categories, they will award a top prize and two runners up.
Several local businesses such as: Blue Baker, Bricks4Kidz, The Children's Museum of the Brazos Valley, CiCi's Pizza, FUNgineering, Hungry Howie's Pizza, Jumping World, Kai's Donuts, Kreuz Market, Little Caesar's Pizza, Napa Flats Wood Fired Kitchen, Nothing Bundt Cakes, Paolo's Italian Kitchen, Shipwreck Grill and Yogurtland have agreed to donate items for the costume contest prizes.
Corporate sponsors such as Atkinson Toyota, Walmart at Rudder's Landing, Pepsi, The Farm Patch, Catalena Hatters and Bryan Broadcasting are also supporting the event.
For more information, visit Bush41.org or call 979-691-4014.