Halloween events preview

By: Madison Reed

Multimedia Journalist

Halloween will look a little differently this year thanks to COVID-19. However, there are still plans that can be made for all your Halloween fun.

On Wednesday, Oct. 28 at 7 p.m. the Tarleton State University Rodeo Team and Lone Star Arena will be hosting the 2020 Halloween Rodeo and a costume contest at the Lone Star Arena located in Stephenville on highway 377. Pre-entries for the rodeo, which will be call-ins only, will be Monday, Oct. 26 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Photo courtesy of the Tarleton State University Rodeo Team Facebook page.

In order to compete in the contest, each contestant must be in costume. There will be a competitor costume contest for rodeo entries as well as one open to the public for kids 12 and under.

If you feel like dressing up and watching a spooktacular rodeo, head out to the Lone Star Arena for the Halloween Rodeo. Students will be able to enter free with their student IDs and tickets for everyone else are $5 at the gate.

In addition to the Halloween Rodeo, the first-ever Drive-In Circus Live Show will be at the Dublin City Park Thursday, Oct. 29 through Monday, Nov. 2.

The Dublin City Park will have the Drive-In Circus Live.
Photo courtesy of www.driveincircuslive.com

The Dominguez family is bringing quality family-friendly entertainment that will keep you on the edge of your seat the entire night. Their claim to fame family entertainment was brought to life when they showcased their family performing poodles on America’s Got Talent. Now, for a full 90 minutes of fun, you can see the famous poodles, comedians, clowns, acrobats, aerialists and their very own FMX circus superstar motorcycle daredevil riders.

There will be a total of seven shows over the course of the five days on Thursday, Oct. 29 at 7 p.m., Friday Oct. 30 at 4 p.m., and then Saturday, Oct. 31 at 7 p.m. There will also be shows from 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 1 and 7 p.m. Monday, Nov 2.

Tickets for the circus can be bought online or at the gate when you get there. General admission is $35, and the VIP ringside table tickets are $59.99, both include a carload of up to six people. For any additional people, there will be an additional fee of $10.

If you did not have any plans for Halloween before, now you do.

For more information about either event, you can go to the Tarleton State University Rodeo Team Facebook page for the Halloween Rodeo at the Lone Star Arena and www.driveincircuslive.com for the Drive-In Circus Live Show at the Dublin City Park. To purchase tickets online for the circus, you can go to the same website.

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