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All Hallows Eve Festival

Saturday, October 14, 2023
5:00pm to 7:30pm Add to Calendar

Botna Bend Park
42926 Mahogany Road
Hancock, Iowa 51536

All Ages

Free with $3/Vehicle Park Entry or Membership

This year's annual All Hallows Eve Festival at Botna Bend promises fun for the entire family including hayrack rides, trick or treating, and soup! The public is invited to participate in fun fall activities hosted by Botna Bend Park staff and campers.

Registered campers will be entered to receive prices for the best-decorated campsite and may also enter into the park's 1st annual soup cookoff. Prizes include 2-day cabin rentals at Arrowhead Park and 2-night camping stays at Botna Bend Park. Details are below:

  • 1st place for Best-Decorated Campsite: 2-day cabin rental at Arrowhead Park
  • 2nd & 3rd place for Best-Decorated Campsite: 2-night camping stay at Botna Bend Park
  • 1st place for Soup Cookoff (overall winner): 2-day cabin rental at Arrowhead Park
  • 1st place for Soup Cookoff (category winners): 2-night camping stay at Botna Bend Park (goes to the winner of each category, including Chili, Potato, Veggie, Chicken Noodle, and Stew)
  • Soup cookoff participants must register at the park ranger station on October 21st between 7 and 8 p.m.

A $3 per vehicle entry fee or Pottawattamie Conservation membership is required to enter the park. Free will donations will be gratefully accepted and used to fund additional free and low-cost public programming at your county parks.

2023 programming is sponsored by the Pottawattamie Conservation Foundation.

The Pottawattamie Conservation does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or other legally protected status in its employment, programs or activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Human Resource Director 227 South 6th Street, Council Bluffs, IA 51501.

Map to All Hallows Eve Festival

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