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Halloween Event: Drive-Thru Boo!


  • Saturday, October 31, 2020 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm

Join us for the first-ever Drive-Thru Boo! at the 2020 Citywide Halloween event.  This event takes place at Northwestern Health Sciences University's parking lot, located at 84th Street and Penn Avenue South.  It is for preschoolers through fourth graders. During this drive-thru event, children will enjoy costumed characters, Halloween-themed booths, candy and other surprises, and much more!

  • Guests must remain in vehicles at all times.
  • One household per vehicle.
  • Costumes not required.
  • Free event. No registration required.
  • Donation of a non-perishable food items for the VEAP food shelf is not required but greatly appreciated.

See map below for traffic routing. Click image to enlarge.

Traffic Route Drive-Thru Halloween 2020

Coloring Contest

The entry deadline for the annual coloring contest has passed.  But you can still download and print the flyer below to color just for fun. 

Contest Rules

  • Age groups: Preschool (3 - 4 years), Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grades.
  • Complete the drawing on a printout of page 2 of the PDF linked above using markers, crayons or colored pencils.
  • Coloring contest entries are due by Monday, October 19, 2020 at 4:30 p.m.  
  • 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place prizes will be awarded for each age group.

View and Vote

Over 180 young artists submitted coloring sheets for the 2020 Coloring Contest.  View and vote for your favorites at blm.mn/halloween-contest-2020.  Voting closes on Tuesday, October 27 at 11:59 p.m. 

The Citywide Halloween Drive-Thru Boo! is presented by the Recreation Division of the City of Bloomington Parks and Recreation Department and is co-sponsored by the Bloomington Optimist Club


Northwestern Health Sciences University
2501 W. 84th Street
Bloomington, MN
United States