6th Annual Monster Mash Trunk or Treat Event Returns this October and a New Location at The Crossing at Windmill
Family-friendly fun in store with Trick or Treat, Pumpkin Racing and more!
–Calling all ghosts, goblins and ghouls! Clark County Parks & Recreation and LVMPD’s Enterprise Area Command treat the community with the 6th Annual Monster Mash Trunk or Treat on Thursday, October 24 5-9 p.m. at a brand new location – The Crossing (7950 W Windmill Lane Las Vegas). Event admission is free. This family-friendly event will be sure to get the whole family in the Halloween spirit with pumpkin racing, trick-or-treating, boo-tastic games, and monster mashing on the dance floor.
Trunk-or-treating activities will be offering free and safe trick-or-treating for all participants from 5-9 p.m. Stroll trunk to trunk, booth to booth and visit more than 50 various community organizations and businesses for a free sweet treat and to learn more about their amazing services and products. Games, activities and bounce houses will be available on site for a nominal fee.
Pumpkin Derby Racing returns for 2019 with limited space available. Registration is available online at www.eventbrite.com. The cost to enter a pumpkin racer is $5 per racer, or you can purchase your pumpkin and wheel kit on site and get one free race registration per purchase. Pumpkins are available on-site for purchase for only $2, or free with the purchase of a wheel kit.
Pumpkin Racers competing for the Best Decoration and Design category will be displayed prior to the race from 5-7 p.m. and judged based design, detail, creativity, and originality. Pumpkin Derby entries must be made from a pumpkin or fall gourd. Racers are encouraged to give their Pumpkin Racers creative names so adoring fans can cheer from the sidelines. Clark County Safekey will provide free Arts and Crafts to decorate pumpkins on site at no additional charge.
Event sponsors include: Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Enterprise Area Command, Clark County Parks & Recreation’s Safekey and Special Events Departments, The Crossing Church, Findlay Chevrolet and Parents Guide Magazine.
Those interested in the Monster Mash Trunk or Treat Event can call (702) 455-8200 or visit the website at www.clarkcountynv.gov/parks or connect on Facebook.
ABOUT CLARK COUNTY PARKS AND RECREATION
Clark County is a dynamic and innovative organization dedicated to providing top-quality service with integrity, respect and accountability. With jurisdiction over the world-famous Las Vegas Strip and covering an area the size of New Jersey, Clark is the nation’s 14th largest county and provides extensive regional services to more than 2.3 million citizens and 45.3 million visitors a year. Included are the nation’s 9th busiest airport, air quality compliance, social services and the state’s largest public hospital, University Medical Center. The County also provides municipal services that are traditionally provided by cities to 1 million residents in the unincorporated area. Those include fire protection, roads and other public works, parks and recreation and planning and development.
ABOUT LAS VEGAS METROPOLITAN POLICE DEPARTMENT
The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department was formed in July, 1973 by an act of the state legislature. It was created by merging the Clark County Sheriff’s Office and the Las Vegas Police Department. In doing so, it eliminated much of the inefficiency and duplication that existed as well as improved service to residents and visitors. The legislature also stated there would be only one Chief Executive Officer, a Sheriff, elected by the residents of Clark County every four years. Joseph Lombardo is the seventh elected Sheriff of the LVMPD; he took office in January 2015. There are 3,541 Police and Correction Officers and 2,000 Civilians for a total of 5,541 full time employees. There are also more than 500 dedicated residents who work as our “MVP’s”, Metro Volunteer Program participants. They staff a number of administrative and support positions throughout the organization. The department oversees 7,560 square miles within its jurisdiction and serves a population of 2,114,801 within this area. In addition, Las Vegas is unique in its role as an entertainment and convention capital of the world. The city host over 43 million tourist annual with as many as 3.5 million monthly who attend an extraordinary number of shows, special events and conventions attracting residents and visitors from around the world.