Christian churches and groups often provide their local areas and neighborhoods with Halloween activities or Halloween alternatives, like fall festivals, that offer games and holiday activities for children and grown-ups alike.
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Tug of War
Tug of War is a rope battle that pits one team against another. The object of the game is to move the scarf in the center of the rope behind your team's line.
Ring the Pumpkins
Set up plastic jack-o-lanterns on hay bales. Have game players toss bean bags into the pumpkins for points. Give high scorers big prizes.
Mini Pumpkin Patch
Number the bottom of miniature pumpkin favors 1,2 or 3. Game players win a prize according to the number they select.
Costume contests give kids a chance to compete for prizes and candies. Choose the best costume in different categories like prettiest, scariest and cutest.
Game players walk around a circle of chairs, stopping when the music stops. An announcer shows a number out and gives a cake prize to the corresponding chair number.
Bobbing For Apples
Place your apples in a galvanized bucket of clean water. One by one, give guests an opportunity to dunk their heads in the bucket and attempt to grab an apple with their mouths.