City of Atlanta celebrates "13 Nights
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[October 25, 2021]
The City of Atlanta, Illinois and Atlanta
Public Library and Museum announces its ﬁrst annual 13 Nights of
Halloween October 19-31. Each night will feature a free event held
by the Atlanta Public Library and Museum, culminating in the Haunted
Museum October 29-31.
The City of Atlanta will be decorated for Halloween
on Arch Street, which is the former Historic U.S. Route 66 1926
alignment. This stretch of road goes right through the heart of
downtown. Visitors are encouraged to visit around dusk to take
advantage of the “eerie” decorations and lights. The City of Atlanta
will also release a map of decorated houses for visitors wishing to
experience more Halloween sites while in town.
The list of 13 Nights of Halloween events are as follows at Union
October 19: 4 p.m. - Scarecrow Graveyard.
Children are welcome to design a t-shirt to go on a scarecrow in
Route 66 Park.
October 20: 4 p.m. - Halloween jar craft
October 21: 4 p.m. - Board game night with
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October 22-23: TBA - Movie night featuring 2
different Halloween ﬁlms
October 24: 4 p.m. - Pumpkin painting
October 25: 4 p.m. - Horror mask making
October 26: 4 p.m. - Scary storytime
October 27: 4 p.m. - Halloween rock painting
October 28: 4 p.m. - Trick-or-treat bag
October 29-31: TBA - Haunted Museum
PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED FOR MOST EVENTS
For more information, contact:
Tourism Development Director