Trunk or Treat sponsor, vendor deadline is Sept. 15

The town of Queen Creek is looking for people and organizations to participate in one of its largest signature events — Trunk or Treat. Presented by Dignity Health, the Halloween-themed event will be held 5-9 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 22, on Ellsworth Road in Town Center, north of Ocotillo Road­.

Trunk or Treat provides a safe and unique way for families to enjoy an inexpensive evening of Halloween fun in a festival.

There are a variety of opportunities for area organizations, businesses and individuals to participate in this event, which draws thousands of residents each year, according to a press release. One of the highlights of the annual event — Trunk or Treat Street — invites groups and individuals to host a decorated car trunk or truck bed for children to trick-or-treat for candy.

A completed application is required to host a trunk. The fee is $25 and the deadline is Sept. 15. All candy is provided by the town through donations and revenues generated via sponsorships and participation fees.
Booth space is also available for community groups, nonprofit organizations and businesses to host carnival games as a fundraising activity. A completed application is required to host a carnival game. The fee is $10 and the deadline is Sept. 15.

Carnival booth operators must provide their own equipment, including tables, chairs, game, prizes/candy and decorations, and all candy must be pre-packaged.

The deadline for vendor registration is Sept. 15; vendor applications are available online at www.queencreek.org.

For more information about the event, sponsorship opportunities or vendor questions, call the event coordinator, Erica Perez, at 480-358-3719 or e-mail her at Erica.Perez@QueenCreek.org.

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