Halloween Egg Haunt

The Halloween Egg Haunt will take place on Saturday, October 27th, at Roger Scott Athletic Complex (2130 Summit Blvd) from 5:30 to 8:00 pm.  There will be five egg haunts for children who are stroller age up to 13 years, fun games, PNJ Costume Contest and selfie photo booth, a Haunted Hayride, and bounce houses. Admission is FREE!

We ask those who can to bring a donation of a non-perishable food item to the onsite Manna food drive. Here is a list of most needed items for Manna:

Breakfast Foods (individually packaged oatmeal and grits)
Canned Fruit (15 oz. can, in natural juice)
Plain Rice (1 lb. bag)
Dried Beans (1 lb. bag)
Peanut Butter
Canned Chicken (13 oz.)
Canned Vegetables (except for corn and green beans)

We also accept and appreciate all non-perishable food donations. To ensure food safety, we cannot take any rusty or unlabeled cans, perishable items, homemade items, noncommercial canned or packaged goods, alcoholic beverages, or items that have been used or opened.


Egg Haunt Schedule 


Please arrive at the Egg Haunt (football field main gate) 15 minutes before your Haunt. There is no need to register for the Egg Haunts. 

  • 6:00 p.m. Infant to 2 years (1 adult may accompany)
  • 6:30 p.m. 3 to 4 years (1 adult may accompany, no assistance picking up eggs)
  • 7:00 p.m. 5 to 7 years
  • 7:30 p.m. 8 to 10 years
  • 7:50 p.m. 11 to 13 years

Pensacola News Journal Costume Contest

Dress up in your cutest or scariest costume and win a prize!
Prizes will be awarded for the Scariest, Cutest, and Best Overall costume in each age category.

Max 30 participants per age group. Participants must be checked in at least 15 minutes before contest starts.

  • 5:45 p.m. 11 to 13 years
  • 6:15 p.m. 8 to 10 years
  • 6:45 p.m. Infant to 2 years (parents must accompany on stage)
  • 7:15 p.m. 3 to 4 years (parents must accompany on stage)
  • 7:45 p.m.  5 to 7 years


Costume Contest Information Packet and Participant Waiver (PDF)

ONLINE REGISTRATION HAS ENDED. WE WILL ACCEPT WALK-UPS AFTER 5:00 PM ON THE DAY OF THE EVENT UNTIL EACH AGE GROUP IS FULL. 


IMPORTANT: If you plan to register the night of the event please check webtrac.cityofpensacola.com to see how many spots are available in your age group. Due to staff participating in event preparations, we will not be able to accept walk-up registrations prior to 5:00 p.m. on event day. We are sorry for the inconvenience. 



Sponsored by:

My Pensacola Credit Union logo
Pensacola News Journal logo
Truth for youth
animal tales logo
WRRX-106
WMEZ-Soft Rock
AWKO Justice Foundation
Cat Country

Operation Backpack Promo 2018

HELP A STUDENT FINISH THE SCHOOL YEAR EQUIPPED TO SUCCEED!

We will kick off our Operation Backpack: Resupply drive at the annual Halloween Egg Haunt! We ask those who can bring a school supply donation to PlayPensacola’s Information Table across from the Egg Field.

Operation Backpack is back with a new twist! Join the City of Pensacola Parks & Recreation and your Neighborhood Resource Centers for Operation Backpack: Resupply. 

Help us kick off the giving season by donating backpacks and school supplies to prepare our kids for the second half of the school year. The kids we help through this campaign will be filled with joy, hope, and excitement as they enter into the second half of the school year. Help us rejuvenate our youth and help them to always succeed. 

For more details click here to visit the Operation Backpage page.