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Truck or Treat

Truck or Treat

A Howard County Recreation & Parks Event



All Pre-sale tickets for Truck or Treat 2019 have SOLD OUT.

Tickets will be available at the door for $2 cash only. Doors open at 10am.


Get in gear for a "wheely fun" day to celebrate Halloween and community fun at the Gary J. Arthur Community Center at Glenwood! Come dressed in your favorite costume to trick-or-treat at all of the trucks, tractors, emergency vehicles and more, while meeting some of your hometown heroes. Each vehicle will be represented by our friends from County agencies, nonprofit groups, and local businesses. Enjoy live music, hayrides, face painting, children's activities, giveaways, story time provided by the Glenwood Branch Library, and more fall fun! Food trucks will be available to purchase lunch and snacks.


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Buy your tickets online to enter the event using the fast lane - (Printed ticket or receipt on your phone needed) 

General Admission Tickets $2 per person online or day of event

         Under 2 years old free admission 

Only 1,000 pre-sold tickets are avalible. 

For additional information contact the Gary J. Arthur Community Center at 410-313-4840 or Christine DiGioia at [email protected]


Questions & Answers
What is the cost of the event?
It is $2 per person ages of 2+. Under 2 years is free.
Do parents need to attend the event with their children?
Yes, parents must attend the event with their children and supervise them at all time.
Do parents need to register for the event?
Yes. Anyone 2 years or older entering the event must have a ticket.
Is this event held rain or shine?
Yes. In the event of inclement weather, the event will be limited to the 1000 presale tickets. The trucks will still be parked outside for participants to walk around and visit and the activities and tables will all be setup inside the Gary J. Arthur Community Center gymnasium and building. Some activities may be modified for safety and availability.
How do I register for the event?
Click above to purchase tickets through MissionTix. NOTE: Only 1000 Pre-Sale tickets will be sold. If the weather is looking good and the event will be held outdoors, ticket sales will reopen and sold online through Missiontix or cash at the door.
The event is currently full. Is there a waitlist for the event?
No. The event initially has a max of 1000 spots available for the event. If those spots fill up, ticket sales will close until closer to the event date when the weather report is verified. If the weather is clear and we we’re able to hold the event outside, we will open the ticket sales up to more participants.
I missed pre-sale tickets. Will we be able to purchase tickets the day of the event?
The initial maximum for the event is 1000 participants. If we’re able to open up the event to more than the initial maximum, presale tickets will be opened back up and participants will have until 10am Saturday October 26th to purchase presale tickets. After that, ticket sales will be $2 cash only at the entrance. It is highly encouraged to pre-register for the event for a quicker entrance into the activities. 
 Will there be food sold at the event?
Yes! There will be few food trucks to choose from. 
Where can I locate a bathroom?
Bathrooms are available in multiple locations within the Gary J. Arthur Community Center. Family restrooms are available inside the West Friendship Activity room and the Brighton Preschool room.




Truck or Treat
Saturday, October 26, 2019
This event is 
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Event Map

Gary J. Arthur Community Center  
2400 State Rte. 97
Cooksville, MD 21723
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