Friday, October 26th
5:30 — 7 p.m.
Trunk or Treat
Parking Lot of the Robert Mills House : 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201
Put on your costume and join Historic Columbia as we bring the fun of Halloween to the Robert Mills House during Trunk or Treat!
Children will enjoy trick-or-treating with a twist in a safe and fun environment. Community members and organizations will display decorated trunks filled with candy in the parking lot of the Robert Mills House. Awards and prizes for best costumes and best decorated trunk will be given at 6:45 p.m. Don’t forget to visit the Gift Shop at Robert Mills and check out the Scarecrows in the Garden during this free event.
Trunk or Treat Vehicle Participation
Historic Columbia is accepting registrations for businesses and organizations and families to place a decorated vehicle at the event. This is a great opportunity for businesses and organizations to promote their mission, give away branded merchandise, and hand out candy to hundreds of children at a free community event. Vehicle owners must register via email by Friday, October 19. To register, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the following information:
- Name Organization (if applicable)
- Phone number
- Email address
- Make/Model/Color of vehicle
Registered vehicles should arrive between 4:30 and 5:15 p.m. When giving out toys prizes or candy, remember that children will range in age from infants to young teens. Electricity will not be provided to registered vehicles in the event area, so please bring flashlights. Attendance is estimated at 1,000 families for the event. Please plan accordingly.