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Scare on the Square
About Scare on the SquareScare on the Square
Festival Hours
  • Friday, October 31, 2014   
  • 4-6 p.m.

Festival Location
  • Historic Downtown McKinney

Pumpkins, ghosts and candy, oh my! Main Street and the shops in downtown to offer a howling good time on Halloween!

The shops in downtown McKinney and McKinney Main Street invite you to come out Halloween evening from 4-6 p.m. and enjoy the sights of hundreds of ghosts and goblins young and old in Historic Downtown McKinney. This annual event has grown to hundreds of trick-or-treaters enjoying treats and interactive activities to celebrate a safe, secure, family fun Halloween event.

Back by popular demand this year is the “Be Green on Halloween” costume contest. Enter the contest with a homemade costume using items already in your house. Sign up at the event to enter for a chance to win prizes.

Safety First
Historic Downtown McKinney is closed off for trick-or-treaters to cross the streets safely, going shop-to-shop for goodies. Along with gathering goodies during the safe and fun trick-or-treating event, participants can enjoy fun interactive activities for kids of all ages. Admission is free and parking can be found throughout the historic downtown area.

Ghost Hunt
Back this year is the always-fun Ghost Hunt, where you try to fine the 24 hidden cutout ghosts around the 14 blocks of Historic Downtown McKinney. This is sure to be a fun ghost hunt for the entire family.  Fill out the Ghost Hunt Map (Coming soon) and enter a chance to win a $100 shopping spree! 

Bad Weather
The event will go on as scheduled-rain or shine.

Parking can be found throughout Downtown McKinney.
Vendor & Sponsor Opportunities
Interested in becoming a sponsor or having a vendor booth at Scare on the Square? Please visit here for applications and opportunities.

For more information about this howling-good-time event, contact McKinney Main Street at 972.547.2660.