Pumpkin Pageant and Nightmare Before Christmas Costume Contest (Oct 1st Friday theme)

October 2023 First Friday

Pumpkin Pageant and Nightmare Before Christmas Costume Contest

“Christmas time is buzzing in my skull.” — Jack Skellington
We love the fall and we love a fun costume contest!

Join us October 6th, 5-8pm, for the 18th Annual “Pumpkin Pageant,” Nightmare Before Christmas First Friday!

Some fun things that go on in Downtown Camas:

  • Pumpkin Pageant: Participating downtown businesses each will carve/decorate a pumpkin and you get to vote for your favorite! Voting enters you to win cool fall-themed prizes!
  • Come dressed as your favorite Nightmare Before Christmas character and enter the Costume Contest! Prizes will be given for Best Costume Winners and Runners up for adults and children, as well as a prize for Best Group Costume. The contest starts at 7pm in Journey, 304 NE 4th. Sign up that night in Journey between 5pm and 6:45pm.
  • Nightmare Before Christmas themed Games and Prizes 
  • Kids Crafts & STEM Activities
  • Nightmare Before Christmas Photo Ops 
  • Art Shows and Receptions can be enjoyed in downtown galleries including the Second Story Gallery inside the Camas Library, Camas Gallery at 408 NE 4th,  and Attic Gallery 421 NE Cedar.
  • Live music in various locations throughout town
  • Enjoy festive fall shopping and dining all through town!

Start your night at the DCA table at Journey Church, 304 NE 4th Ave. to pick up your passport and pins. Hope to see you!


The event is finished.


Oct 06 2023


5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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