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Full Moon Fest Costume Contest

Do you have your costume picked out for the Full Moon Fest, Costume Contest?  If you want to participate in the costume contest this year you will need to sign up ahead of time.  You can register for the costume contest at or in person at the Recreation Center.  To register on line please note you will need and online account.  If you don't have an online account you can set one up but it can take 1-3 business days for approval.  

The activity number to sign up for the event is 307812.  Just enter that number in the activity search box and it will show you the different categories for you to pick from.  The categories are ages 0-2, 3-5, 6-9, 10+, and group contest. 

Registration is complimentary and will close on October 16.  Participants will not be able to sign up the day of the event.  Spots are limited so sign up now!

For more information please call the Recreation Center at 713-662-7420.    

Full Moon Fest Costume

Movies in the Park

October 13:  Beauty and the Beast (PG)

October 20:  Despicable Me (PG)

Grab your picnic blankets or lawn chairs, bring the family, and enjoy an outdoor movie shown on a huge inflatable screen!  The movie is complimentary, and refresthments are available for purchase.  Screenings are at Colonial Park Pavilion, 4130 Byron, and start at 7:00pm.  


Full Moon Fest

Friday, October 20, 5:30pm, Colonial Park Pavilion, 4130 Byron.

The City of West University Place Parks and Recreation Department will host the fifth annual Halloween celebration, Full Moon Fest, at 5:30pm on Friday, October 20, and Colonial Park Pavilion.  Join us for an evening of pumpkin decorating, face painting and coostume contests.  The coswtume contest will be for different age groups so make sure the whole family comes in there spookiest attire.  Stay after the event for Movies in the Park!  

Halloween Costumes
West U Halloween Dask 5k 2017

West U Halloween Dash and Kids Fun Run

Register now for the seventh annual West U Halloween Dash and Kids Fun Run on Saturday, October 28.  The dash is a chip-timed 5K race through the beautiful, tree-lined streets of West U.  The kids Fun Run is a non-competitive one-mile run or walk. All Fun Run finishers will receive a medal.  Proceeds from the event benefit the West U Parks and Recreation Department.  

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