Trick-or-Treating, Costume Contests and Halloween Fun in Downtown Galveston

Galveston, TX, August 29, 2012 --( Ghouls and goblins of all ages are invited to join in the Halloween festivities at the 2nd Annual Saengerfest Park Mini Monster Bash from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, October 27 at Saengerfest Park, 2302 Strand. The free, family friendly Halloween carnival will include assorted games and prizes, trick-or-treating at participating downtown businesses, and a costume contest for children ages 0-11 at 3 p.m.

Children will compete for prizes for the scariest, cutest and most creative costumes for ages 0-2; 3-5; 6-8; and 9-11. For families just looking for some Halloween fun, the park will be decorated to provide the ideal backdrop for Halloween photos. Additionally, Haunted Mayfield Manor is hosting scary stories as well as kid-friendly tours of the haunted house during the hours of the festival.

Saengerfest Mini Monster Bash is presented by Mitchell Historic Properties and Haunted Mayfield Manor. Haunted Mayfield Manor is a twelve-room haunted mansion themed around the fictional Dr. Horace Mayfield who supervised one of the morgues following the 1900 Storm. For more information about Haunted Mayfield Manor, visit For information on the Mini Monster Bash, call (409) 762-0062 or email

About Mitchell Historic Properties
Mitchell Historic Properties (MHP) oversees Galveston properties owned by developer, philanthropist and preservationist George Mitchell and the Mitchell family. MHP owns and preserves approximately one-fourth of the buildings in The Historic Strand Seaport Area including commercial and residential properties as well as Hotel Galvez & Spa, The Tremont House and Harbor House Hotel and Marina at Pier 21. The Mitchell’s ongoing preservation of Galveston’s historic downtown helped spark the resurrection of The Strand National Historic Landmark District and Pier 21 as a tourist destination. For leasing information, visit or call (409) 763-5806.
Mitchell Historic Properties
Sarah Harano