Spooktacular Evening at ‘Halloween Movie in the Park: The Addams Family’

Published 8:26 pm Thursday, October 12, 2023

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The witching hour is upon us, and it’s time to embrace the eerie as Elizabethton Parks and Recreation teams up with the Elizabethton Library to bring you a Halloween Movie in the Park like no other. The featured film for this thrilling event is the beloved classic, “The Addams Family.” Mark your calendars for Friday, Oct. 20, when the event begins at 6:30 p.m. at the enchanting Covered Bridge Park.


Costume Contest:

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Get ready to unleash your inner ghoul, ghost, or any creative character your imagination conjures. The Halloween Costume Contest welcomes participants of all ages to showcase their spooktacular attire for a chance to walk away with exciting prizes. This is your opportunity to flaunt your best Halloween-themed outfit and join the competition alongside fellow Halloween enthusiasts.


Addams Family Cosplay Contest:

Delve into the quirky and enigmatic realm of the Addams Family by participating in the Cosplay Contest. Whether you prefer to embody Gomez, Morticia, Wednesday, Pugsley, or any other iconic member of the family, your authentic portrayal could win you a fantastic prize. Bring the whimsical and mysterious Addams Family to life with your imaginative costumes.


Trivia Challenges:

If you’re a die-hard Addams Family fan, the trivia contests are your chance to shine. Test your knowledge of the ghoulish clan and compete for top prizes and the coveted right to boast about your expertise. Show everyone that you’re the ultimate Addams Family aficionado.


Food Truck Delights:

Satisfy your taste buds with a delectable array of treats from local food trucks. These culinary wizards will be on-site to serve up an assortment of savory and sweet options, ensuring there’s something for everyone’s palate. Whether you’re in the mood for mouthwatering meals or delectable desserts, Fire Pizza and Tweetsie Trailing have you covered throughout the evening.


Movie in the Park:

As the sun dips below the horizon, prepare for an unforgettable open-air screening of “The Addams Family.” Grab your coziest blankets and lawn chairs and settle in for a bone-chilling yet heartwarming movie experience. The antics of the Addams Family promise to provide the perfect blend of humor and spookiness for an enjoyable evening under the stars.


Event Details:

  • Date: Friday, October 20
  • Time: 6:30 p.m. (Costume and Cosplay Contests), Movie at Dusk
  • Location: Covered Bridge Park
  • Admission: Free

This Halloween Movie in the Park event guarantees a night of family-friendly frights and fun for the entire community. Join Elizabethton Parks and Recreation and the Elizabethton Library for a memorable evening. Come and immerse yourself in the Halloween spirit at Covered Bridge Park on October 20.