15 ghoulish dealership Halloween events
Halloween is a holiday that is known to be fun for kids and adults alike. Dealerships across the country are taking advantage of that excitement by hosting their own spooky parties and rides.
Below are 15 favorites that Powersports Business editors found:
Halloween Spooktacular at Gail’s Harley-Davidson in Grandview, Mo.
10 a.m. Saturday
Trick-or-treating in every department. Free lunch 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Pumpkin carving contest, with a chance to win a $200 gift card. Costume contest with prizes — $200 for first-place adult, $100 for second-place adult, $100 Visa gift card for first-place child and $50 Visa gift card for second-place child. Spooky garage filled with fun activities and face painting for kids 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Spooktacular prizes — spin the wheel for a chance to win big. Blood drive 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Rock the Lot at Tifton Harley-Davidson in Tifton, Ga.
12-5 p.m. Saturday
Fall festival. Costume contest with cash prizes in every category — $100 for men, $100 for women, $100 for couples, $25 for dogs and $25 for kids. Live music by Caylee Anna. Jack O’ Lantern contest with cash prizes for first, second and third place and best pumpkin people’s choice. Vendors, giveaways and more. Food and beverages by The Locker Room.
Bob Weaver’s Fall Garage Sale & Open House at Bob Weaver Motorsports & Marine in North Towanda, N.Y.
9 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m.-4p.m. Sunday
Free Weaver Fever Chili and free pumpkins both days, while supplies last. Huge garage sale with everything in the store on sale. Victory Red Tag Sales Event. Free layaway for Christmas.
Harleyween at Harley Haven in Irmo, S.C.
10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday
The Harleyween Fall Fest & Blood Drive features live music by Etheridge & Kimpland, food available from Steelhorse Smokehouse, refreshments, games, a blood drive and fun for all ages.
Touch a Truck at Bayside Harley-Davidson in Portsmouth, Va.
10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday
The Portsmouth Service League presents the 5th Annual Touch a Truck event. Children will be invited to trick-or-treat from truck to truck with vehicles including a dump truck, a Mack truck, police cars, tractors, a fire truck, a crane, a limousine, a tow truck, the Triple T Gym bus and more. Games and activities will be provided, and costumes are optional. Tickets are $5 per person or 4 for $15. Drinks and T-shirts will be available for purchase, and all proceeds from the day will benefit the charitable acts of the Portsmouth Service League.
Halloween Camp RZR with Bert’s Mega Mall in Covina, Calif.
Thursday, Oct. 31-Saturday, Nov. 2
Bert’s is hosting the biggest party in the dunes to say thank you to all RZR owners who have helped RZR become what it is today. The event will be held at the Glamis Beach Store in Glamis, Calif. Activities for all ages. Halloween night trick-or-treat. Saturday includes a RZR XP 1000 giveaway and fireworks. Demo the new RZR XP 1000. See XP1K and meet RJ Anderson. Activities include a Kids Zone, a Show & Shine Competition, free food and giveaways.
27th Annual Great Pumpkin Ride at Dudley Perkins Company Harley-Davidson & Buell in San Francisco
9 a.m. Sunday
Coffee and doughnuts at 9 a.m. Ride to the Union Hotel in Occidental leaves at 10 a.m. $5 with RSVP, $7 day of ride. Run pin to the first 300.
Halloween Bike Night at Mike Bruno’s Bayou Country Harley-Davidson in Houma, La.
6 p.m. Thursday
Trick-or-treat with Bayou Country’s Harley family. Live music, free drinks, free pig roast, $1 draft beer, door prizes and more. Costume contest at 7:30 p.m.
Hinshaw’s Halloween Sale at Hinshaw’s Motorcycle Store in Auburn, Wash.
Saturday through Wednesday
Vampire Chili Bite chili social and blood drive on Saturday, presented by GWTA Chapter V. Customers are invited to bring chili to the chili social 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Bloodmobile on site until 3 p.m.
Ghoulish Good Times at Woodstock Harley-Davidson in Woodstock, Ill.
11 a.m.-2 p.m. and 7-10 p.m. Saturday
Kids’ Howl-O-Ween Party runs 11 a.m.-2 p.m. with a costume parade, games, crafts, prizes, trick-or-treating and more. An adults-only Howl-O-Ween After Hours Party runs 7-10 p.m. with a costume contest, prizes, food, beverages, live entertainment and more.
Scaretacular at Pikes Peak Harley-Davidson in Colorado Springs, Colo.
Costume contest, live band, free food, free drinks and Punkin’ Chunkin’. B.Y.O.J. — Bring Your Own Jack O’ Lantern.
Lone Wolf Harley-Davidson Halloween Party in Spokane Valley, Wash.
12-2 p.m. Saturday
Chili feed with $5 donation requested to benefit The Heart of the City Food Bank. Costume contest with $50 gift cards given to the best adult, best child and best dog and owner combo.
Doc’s Harleyween Party at Doc’s Harley-Davidson in Kirkwood, Mo.
9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday
Candy and Halloween coloring sheets for kids. Pumpkin carving contest. Spin-the-Wheel for discounts on Genuine Harley-Davidson licensed product. Free food, and adult beverages for sale.
Spooktacular at Baton Rouge Harley-Davidson in Baton Rouge, La.
11 a.m. Saturday
Costume contests, kids pumpkin painting, trick-or-treating stations and more.
Bikers for Blood at Hot Rod Harley-Davidson in Muskegon, Wis.
9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday
Donate blood from 9 a.m.-1:45 p.m. and get a 20-percent-off coupon for officially licensed product. Free Hot Rod Trick-or-Treat bag and candy 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Kids 12 and under dress up and trick-or-treat for free candy from each department.