We are so proud to be part of the Village wide weekend long celebration! After missing a year, we are back qand bigger than ever with some amazing festivities! Join us as we celebrate our annual village-wide Halloween in Hamilton on Friday & Saturday,October 29 – 30, 2021! Enjoy a spooky, two-day celebration with live music, crafts, trick-or-treating, and a free movie! Safe fun for the whole family. Check out the full schedule of events below.
Friday, October 29th
Kick off your Halloween weekend with Arts at the Palace (19 Utica St)! On Friday, October 29 th at 7pm, enjoy
live music by Reyna & The Rustics, a mix of bluegrass, country, blues, and original tunes with Reyna Stagnaro
(mandolin/tenor guitar), John Crespi (guitar/harmonica) and Steve Skollar (mandolin). Songs from “hill and
holler” with distinctive vocals and solid harmonies–a toe-tapping blend that will delight and entertain all ages.
Favorites include songs by Hank Williams, John Prine, Doc Watson, Emmylou Harris, Johnny Cash, Reyna’s
signature originals, and traditional fiddle tunes. No advanced tickets needed. Suggested donation at the door
Saturday, October 30th On Saturday, October 30 th from 10am – 11:30am, start your Halloween with a “Trunk or Treat” on Broad
Street, hosted by the Hamilton area churches. Broad Street will be closed to street traffic, and children and
adults can trick-or-treat from trunk to trunk!
Head over to the Hamilton Public Library (13 Broad St) from 11:30am – 12pm for a special, spooktacular craft
time! Create spooky witches and jolly pumpkins. Open to kids of all ages.
Then, join the costume parade beginning at 12:30pm at the Colgate Bookstore (3 Utica St). Local businesses
will hand out candy donated by the Community Memorial Hospital and the Partnership for Community
Development as the children parade through town. Special thanks to Colgate University Athletics who will
chaperon the children safely across the downtown streets!
Starting at 1pm, the Hamilton Movie Theater (7 Lebanon St) will play the 1990 film, ” The Witches” (1h 31m,
PG) for FREE, sponsored by the Colgate Bookstore. Based on the book by beloved children’s book author
Roald Dahl, a young boy stumbles onto a witch convention and must stop them, even after he has been turned
into a mouse.