The City of Gardner will host its 21st annual Halloween Boo Bash event on Thursday, Oct. 26, from 6 to 8 p.m., at Celebration Park, 32501 W. 159th St.
Attendees will enjoy games and prizes, plenty of candy, a hayride along the park trails, and other fun-filled activities. The city will offer free pop and popcorn and have concession stands open for service. The evening will also include a pumpkin decorating contest with the announcement of the winner at 7:30 p.m. A live fire-eating performance will then follow.
All-access wristbands are available for $2 each when pre-purchased or $4 at the door. There is no cost for parents/guardians and children under the age of two to attend. Wristbands are available for pre-purchase until Oct. 26, 4 p.m., at the Parks and Recreation counter in City Hall, 120 E. Main St.
In case of inclement weather, the event will be rescheduled for Friday, Oct. 27, 6 to 8 p.m. Check the weather hotline at 913.543.5305 for updates. For more details about the event, including the pumpkin decorating contest, visit