Scare on the Square

About Scare on the Square

Main Street Magic & Fun Company 

Costume Contest is close to McKinney City Hall, 222 N. Tennessee St., on the City's Mobile Stage. The contest begins at 6 p.m.

  • Tuesday, October 31, 2017 
  • 4-7 p.m.

Festival Location

  • Historic Downtown McKinney - 111 N. Tennessee St. McKinney, TX 75069
Scare on the Square 2016


 Ghosts and Candy, Oh my! 

The shops in downtown McKinney and McKinney Main Street invite you to come out on Tuesday, October 31 from 4-7 p.m. and enjoy the sights of hundreds of ghosts and goblins young and old in Historic Downtown McKinney. This annual event provides interactive activities to celebrate a safe, secure, family fun Halloween event.

Main Street Magic & Fun Company Costume Contest

Get creative and compete for spooktacular prizes! Sign ups for the contest begin at 5 p.m. next to the entertainment stage on N. Tennessee St. Be sure to arrive early as we are only taking the first 20 participants that sign up in the following categories:
  • 0-3 years 
  • 4-7 years
  • 8-12 years
  • Groups
  • Star Wars
  • Pet
  • Be Green - Homemade / Recycled Costumes
The costume contest will kick off at 5:30 p.m. starting with the youngest age group. Prizes will be awarded for first, second and third place in each category. The winner of each group will go on to compete in the Grand Prize Contest where cash prizes will be awarded! First place will win $250, second place will win $150 and third place will win $100. We can't wait to see who wins this contest!
Scare on the Square Costume Contest


Vendor applications are not available at this time. 


Parking can be found throughout Downtown McKinney.
For more information about this howling-good-time event, contact McKinney Main Street at 972-547-2660