Halloween Contest

Halloween isn’t cancelled! It's right here! Show us your family-friendly costumes for a chance to win fun prizes!

We are looking for the most SPOOK-tacular, FANG-tastic and unBOOlievably best of the best!

Did you dress up your home for Halloween or Fall? We want to see all those fa-BOO-lous decorations too! Share a photo of your indoor/outdoor Halloween or Fall themed décor!

Winners will be announced on October 31!

Costume Categories

A 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winner will be awarded in each of the categories.

There is no need to enter a specific category. The judges will place your costume photo into one of the categories listed. If your costume falls into multiple categories, you’ll be considered in each of those categories. Yay!

All home décor photos will be placed in the Home Showcase category.


3’s a crowd + 1

Family/group costumes that are the same theme and well-coordinated. 

Out of the Box

This costume is thoughtful and different. Something that hasn’t been done, unique! Think outside of the box!

Thingamabob and Do-dads 

This costume must be made of stuff laying around the house. Use knick knacks and other upcycled materials you have to spare.


Scary stuff! A costume we definitely don’t want to see at night!

The HeHe HaHa

Make us laugh! This costume should be silly and LOL worthy

K-9 Couture

Dogs in costume! Cute, funny, original and totally squeezable!

The Total Package

Best of the best of all categories. Original, well executed.


Home Décor Category

Home Showcase

Indoor/outdoor home decorations in theme of Halloween or Fall and gives us that holiday or seasonal feeling!

Ways to enter

Tag on us on social media #prcshalloween20

Email your photos to prcsevents@cityofpasadena.net in the subject line include: Halloween Contest


Contest is open to Pasadena residents only. You must 18 years of age or older to enter. All entries must be family-friendly. Explicit or offensive photo entries will be disqualified. Winners will be notified through their social media account or email. Proof of residency must be provided when claiming prize.  Unclaimed prizes will be given to contest runner up. Photos must be submitted by 11:59pm on October 29, 2020 to be eligible to win.


Thank you to our sponsor, City of Pasadena Management Association for their generous donation!