Halloween 2020 in Downtown Bend
As you all know, we're experiencing a pandemic. Yup, and it sucks. I think we all can agree that we'd love if things went back to "normal" . However, here we are, so let's make the best of it! In order to keep our community safe, we are following all of of the State Guidelines and CDC Recommendations. This means that the Holidays in Downtown Bend are going to look a little bit different this year. Please visit our Downtown Holiday Events in 2020 Page for more information.
Every year in Downtown Bend we host a fabulous Halloween event that includes trick-or-treating, a costume contest, a scavenger hunt & more! This year, we'll be encouraging more online participation. Here's how:
Downtown Online Costume Contest
We want to see all of your great costumes! Every year we love hosting the Halloween costume contest in Downtown Bend. This year, we don't want to miss seeing all of your great costumes and awarding prizes to the ones that we love the best.
Here's how the contest works:
Here's how the contest works:
- The contest is open for kids ages 0-12
- Take a photo of your child in their costume
- Complete the form below, including uploading your photo
- You will be notified via email if your child has won their age group
Downtown Halloween Scavenger Hunt & Downtown Dares
Here's how to play the Halloween Scavenger Hunt:
Find a scavenger hunt item from the list below and take a photo of it and/or a selfie next to it. Post that photo on your Instagram or Facebook with the hashtags #downtownbend and #bendhalloweenhunt2020. Do this for each item you find. You can have up to 12 entries, one for each item. The first week in November, we'll gather all entries, randomly pull two and award TWO lucky winners with $50 in Downtown Dollars.
Find these items:
A Gargoyle | A Bat | A Spider | An Owl | A Pumpkin | A Black Cat |
A Skull | Someone in a costume | A pile of Fall leaves | A Winter Hat |
An Orange Light | Winter Gloves
Here's how to participate in the Halloween Dares:
We Dare You! - Perform the following dares and post them on Instagram or Facebook with the hashtags #downtownbend and #downtowndares2020. Do this for each dare. You can have a total of 7 entries, one for each dare. The first week of November, we'll check social media for these hashtags, gather all entries, randomly pull two and award TWO lucky winners with $50 in Downtown Dollars.
Sing a song,
Dance the Monster Mash,
Fly on your Broom....
and more! - Print the PDF below for your list of dares!
Plus - Check out these Halloween happenings at our local stores:
Free cookie with $20 purchase every day in October at Great Harvest Bread Co. The only caveat is if they run out of cookies, there will be more baked the next day!
Surprise gift giveaway on Halloween day at
Found Natural Goods.
Beach Hut Deli will be dressing up and handing out candy on Halloween!
Cowgirl Cash will be celebrating 11 years in downtown Bend! Friday 10/29 4-8. Hat shaping with Johnny Bourbon. For adults.
Gift card & hat
Free Taper Candle with any purchase over $30.00 at Village Interiors.