Hocus Pocus Party in the Park is back! This Summer staple Is sure to bring the wicked out of every age!
The Sanderson sisters have returned to Schererville and are eager to wreak havoc!
Join Schererville Parks as we celebrate one of “funnest” holidays of the year, HALLOWEEN and a FREE showing of HOCUS POCUS!
This is an all out Halloween party so DRESS accordingly...in COSTUME!
SVENGOOLIE (Celebrity Appearance)
LIVE DJ 🎶
FUN PHOTO BOOTH (Free) 📷
HELICOPTER CANDY DROP (Free) 🚁 🍬
BEER GARDEN 🍺 🍻
COSTUME CONTESTS (Free)
BLOOD DRIVE (Free)
FOOD TRUCKS 🥘
PNP POP UPS (Unique Crafters and Vendors) 🛍
GIANT BUBBLE MAKING (Free)
BALLOON ARTIST (Balloontacular) 🎈 🎈
FACE PAINTER 👩🎨
HOCUS POCUS MOVIE 🎥 (Free) (9pm/dusk)
Hocus Pocus FAQs:
#1. When? Where? Time?
Friday, July 12th – 5pm until 10:30pm (end of movie)
Redar Park – 217 Gregory St, Schererville, IN 46375
#2. Who’s this event for?
Everyone – We created so many different types of entertainment! Who wouldn’t want to bring the entire family out?
#3. What can I expect at this event? What entertainment is Free?
Beer/Wine/Margarita Garden ($)
Food & Craft Vendors ($)
Svengoolie (Limited Availability) (Free)
Helicopter Candy Drop (Free)
Costume Contests (Free)
Snapchat Contest (Free)
Bounce Houses ($)
Balloon Artist ($)
Face Painters ($)
Fun Photo Booth (Free)
Giant Yard Games (Free)
Giant Bubble Making (Free)
Blood Drive (Free)
Disney Character Meet & Greets (Free)
Hocus Pocus (the movie) (Free)
#4. What form of payment is accepted?
We recommend bringing CASH to this event. Not all vendors accept debit/credit cards. There is no ATM at the park.
#5. How does parking work, is it free?
Parking is definitely free. Signs will be posted as to where you can/can’t park. PLEASE FOLLOW PARKING SIGNS. The Town of Schererville is NOT responsible if your car is towed. *Note – Some parking is a couple blocks away from the park. This event is expected to be HUGE, and we are doing the best we can to accommodate parking needs.*
#6. Should I bring anything?
We recommend a blanket or chairs to watch the movie! There are only so many picnic tables for this event and seating will run out. In addition, BUG SPRAY, we will spray the park too. COME PREPARED!!
#7. Can I bring alcohol to this event?
Alcohol is prohibited from this event EXCEPT purchased and consumed in the Family Beer Garden. Region Ale will have all your tasty drink needs!
#8. What is the entertainment schedule?
5pm-10:30pm - Live DJ, Food Trucks, PNP Pop Ups (Crafters & Vendors, Beer/Wine/Margarita Garden (Region Ale), Fun Photo Booth, Giant Yard Games, Giant Bubble Making, Bounce Houses, Balloon Artist, Face Painter, Costume Contests, Snap Chat Contest
5p-8pm - Blood Drive
6p-7pm - Disney Character Meet & Greet (Descendants Mel & Uma, Frozen's Elsa & Ana)
7p-8:45pm - Svengoolie Meet & Greets (Limited Availability)
8pm - Helicopter Candy Drop
9pm - Hocus Pocus Movie & Svengoolie Send off
#9. I want to see Svengoolie, what does limited availability mean?
Svengoolie will be arriving for meet & greets from 7p-8:45pm. Svengoolie can only meet so many people in the allotted time he has with us. Those that are in line will receive a ticket in accordance with how many people he knows he can see per hour. Those that receive a ticket must stay in line. This ticket ensures you get to meet Svengoolie. There is NO COST to this ticket. Please be kind, courteous & patient as you wait to meet Svengoolie. We are expecting a HUGE turnout.
#10. Costume Contest Raffle?
Signups for the Costume Contest will be at the RED Schererville Parks tent.
Signups will be from 5p-8:30pm.
There will be 3 age groups: Ages 0-5, Ages 6-12, Ages 13 & Up!
All participants will fill out a Costume Contest Raffle ticket. We have found that having a raffle for the Costume Contest is the fairest and simplest. Plus it's less likely for anyone's feelings to get hurt. Drawing will occur right before movie begins. Winners must be present and will receive prize from the Red Schererville Parks tent.
We will ask to take your picture too :)
#11. Snapchat Contest
Hocus Pocus will have it's own Snap Chat filter. Want to win a prize for just snapping that amazing selfie? Participants must use the Hocus Pocus Snap Chat filter and place on the Facebook post labeled Snap Chat Filter Contest Entries (in the comments section. The contest will go from 5p-10p. We will announce the winner at the end of the movie. Winner must be present.
#12. I want to give blood. What's the requirements?
Heartland Blood Centers will be at Hocus Pocus from 5p-8pm. Eat a healthy meal and drink plenty of water before donating. PHOTO ID REQUIRED. All presenting donors will receive an official NFL licensed Chicago Bears hat as a special thank you for your donation.