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Party in the Park: Mr. Skellington's Party in the Park

Friday, September 15, 2023
05:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Peter G Redar Memorial Park
217 Gregory Street
Schererville, IN 46375

Join Schererville Parks for a Nightmare before Christmas themed party in the park!


Mr. Skellington’s Party in the Park
FRIDAY- September 15th
5PM-10:30PM (Nightmare before Christmas Movie begins at 9pm)
REDAR PARK: 217 Gregory Street, Schererville

What is the Schedule for Mr. Skellington’s Party in the Park? 

  • ➡️5pm- Event Begins
  • ➡️5pm- Giant Games & Bubbles (FREE)
  • ➡️5pm-8:45pm- Costume Contest Raffle registration (at Schererville Parks Tent) (FREE)
  • ➡️5pm-9pm- Kids Korner- ($25 PER WRISTBAND) (Mega Obstacle Course, The Beast, Baseball Game Unit, Basketball Game Unit, Soccer Game Unit, Football Game Unit, 25ft inflatable slide, & 18ft inflatable slide, & Foam Party)
  • ➡️5pm-9pm- Bounce Houses (Separate from Kids Korner)- $6 for 15 minutes
  • ➡️5pm-9pm- Food Trucks & Crafters and Vendors
  • ➡️5pm-9pm- Beer Garden 
  • ➡️6pm-7pm- Character Meet & Greet – Jack Skellington, Oogie Boogie, Daniel Tiger, Baby JJ, Donald & Daisy Duck (FREE)
  • ➡️6pm-9pm- Live Band- Fifty One Lincoln Band
  • ➡️8:45pm- Costume Contest Raffle Drawn
  • ➡️8:50pm- “This is Halloween” Sing-A-Long (FREE)
  • ➡️9pm- Nightmare before Christmas-Movie Begins
  • What is Mr. Skellington’s Party in the Park?
  • ➡️ FREE ADMISSION to event!!
  • ➡️ Giant Yard Games
  • ➡️ Giant Bubble Making
  • ➡️ Character Meet & Greet (Jack Skellington, Oogie Boogie, Daniel Tiger, Baby JJ, Donald & Daisy Duck)
  • ➡️ Parking
  • ➡️Costume Contest Raffle
  • ➡️”This is Halloween” Sing-A-Long
  • ➡️ Nightmare before Christmas Movie
  • What requires a fee at Mr. Skellington’s Party in the Park? 
  • ➡️ Food Trucks
  • ➡️ Crafters & Vendors
  • ➡️ Beer & Wine Garden (Hosted by Region Ale)
  • ➡️ Kids Korner- ($25 per WRISTBAND)-CASH ONLY-
  •  (Mega Obstacle Course, The Beast, Baseball Game Unit, Basketball Game Unit, Soccer Game Unit, Football Game Unit, 25ft Giant Inflatable slide, 18ft Giant inflatable slide, & Foam Party)
  • ➡️Bounce Houses (Pay to Play) (SEPARATE FROM KIDS KORNER)-$6 for 15 minutes

 What form of payment 💲 is accepted❓

  •  We recommend bringing CASH 💵 to this event. Not all vendors accept debit/credit cards. ATM IS LOCATED near beer garden & comfort station. 
  • -KIDS KORNER is CASH ONLY!!- $25- exact change is appreciated

Where will the Character Meet & Greets be at❓

  • The Characters will be held near THE SOFTBALL FIELDS! Meet & greets will be from 6PM-7PM. 
  • JACK SKELLINGTON, OOGIE BOOGIE, DANIEL TIGER, BABY JJ, DONALD & DAISY DUCK will be in attendance.  Please follow staff instructions for line. Look for the "Character Meet & Greet Sign!" 
  • *Character Meet & Greets are FREE! Please remember to be kind to our special guests!*

Can I bring alcohol to this event❓🍻🍺🍸🍹

  • Answer: Alcohol is prohibited 🚫 from this event EXCEPT purchased and consumed in the Family Beer Garden. Region Ale will have all your tasty drink needs!

🍻What's the deal with the BEER GARDEN?

  • -Region Ale will be hosting our FAMILY BEER GARDEN🍺. Everyone is permitted in the BEER GARDEN, 21 and over are only allowed in the BEER PURCHASE/SERVING area. Please ensure alcohol stays INSIDE THE BEER GARDEN. 

Who is the Band? & When are they playing?

  • 🎤 Fifty One Lincoln Band🎤
  • 🎶They will perform from: 6pm-9pm!!🎶

🚗Where can I park?

  • Signs will be posted as to where you can/can't park. 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. 

🤩What is Kids Korner?

  • Kids Korner (Ages 4-13)
  • 5pm-9pm
  • 💲WRISTBANDS: $25 (cash only)- exact change is appreciated!! 
  • Your child will be able to play the following for the ENTIRE event 4-5 hours for the prices below.

What is included in Kids Korner?
Unlimited Play on all of these ACTIVITES!

  • -Mega Obstacle Course
  • -The Beast
  • -Baseball Game Unit
  • -Basketball Game Unit
  • -Soccer Game Unit
  • -Football Game Unit
  • -25ft Giant inflatable Slide
  • -18ft Giant inflatable Slide
  • -Giant Foam Party
  • Details:
  • - Wristbands can be purchased at the Comfort Station. –ATM located near comfort station and beer garden. 
  • - Kids Korner is NOT a drop off event. Parents are responsible for their children.
  • - Kids Korner is for Ages 4-13
  • - Wristbands are NOT transferrable!
  • - All sales are final, NO REFUNDS. 

Question 🙋♂️ : Anything else I should know❓

  • Answer: Have fun❗️ Bring Cash 💵 ❗️ Bring chairs and blankets for the movie❗️ Park where you're supposed to park❗️Shop 🛍 and eat joyfully❗️

Check out who’s joining the big event: 

  • Assaly’s House of Garlic (FOOD)
  • Angela's Craft Corner
  • Balloontacular
  • Be Trendy
  • Boo-tiful Bath Candy
  • Bub’s Bowls (FOOD)
  • Bub’s Spuds (FOOD)
  • Butterfly Dreams & Angel Tings
  • C&O Glow
  • Color Street - Get Tipsy with Alice
  • Cool Cat Cabana
  • Crafty Bugs Creations
  • Cristal mancilla
  • CtCraftCo
  • Dan’s Pierogies LLC (FOOD)
  • Day To Night Reflection
  • Double A Promotions
  • Everyday Crafts
  • Fun Times Cotton Candy (FOOD)
  • Groovestones Jewelry, Gems & Readings
  • Hoosier Handiworks
  • IMPULSO Wood Fired Pizza (FOOD)
  • It's a Crafty Life by Trinity
  • K&H creations
  • Kona Ice of Munster (FOOD)
  • Konrath Konfections (FOOD)
  • Laura's Aroma Retreat (Scentsy)
  • Legendary Cheesesteaks Food Truck (FREE)
  • Lights of fun
  • Make Believe FX
  • Metta Clay
  • mygeminiboutique
  • Naturally Jack's
  • Northwest Indiana Martial Arts Academy
  • Owl-iver Design's
  • Papa’s Concessions (FOOD)
  • Paper Pie with Lea Diaz
  • Picture Perfect Creations
  • Polly Ann Cakes (FOOD)
  • RAM Food Service (FOOD)
  • ReAnimate Yourself
  • Rugtactic
  • Smoothie King (FOOD)
  • The Angels Rainbow Signs & Decor
  • The Big Weiner (FOOD)
  • The Brownie Boss (FOOD)
  • The Lunch Box (FOOD)
  • The Nerdy Perler
  • The Sizzle Shack (FOOD)
  • T-Mobile
  • Toy Time Capsules
  • Tracie's Treasures
  • Twysted Mystic
  • Unicorn Oracle Crystals and more
  • Uniquely Anjie
  • Up in Smokers (FOOD)
  • Will it Waffle? (FOOD)

Food and Non-Food Vendor applications are available at