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Enchanted Forest & Hollywood Hayride
- Date: 10/19/2019 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
- Location: Palmer Park
The Enchanted Forest and Hollywood Hayride is a non-scary community-wide special event for families with young children. The Enchanted Forest was an award winner at the Wisconsin Parks and Recreation Conference for excellence in recreation programming. The event has evolved over the years to a spectacle like no other in the surrounding area, and is a must see for families.
The program will run on Wednesday, October 16 and Thursday, October 17 from 5:30 – 8:00 p.m. It will also run on Friday, October 18 and Saturday, October 19 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. The Enchanted Forest will cost $3.00/child and $2.00/adult, while the Hollywood Hayride will cost $3.00/person. Both events will be located at Palmer Park.
The program will also feature Goblin Games, Optimist Club Barrel Train Rides, Concessions, Glow Necklace & T-shirt Sales. NEW in 2019, roaming performers with LED props, such as light up hula hoops, levitation wands, and fans that will keep you entertained while in line. See them from 6:00-7:30 p.m. nightly. Those interested in scene sponsorship, prop, set or costume donations, and volunteering should contact the Recreation Division at (608) 755-3030.
The Enchanted Forest (EF)
A non-scary candlelit walk featuring eight scenes from famous fairytales and nursery rhymes with live actors from area schools, beautifully constructed sets, and awesome costumes and props! See your all-time favorites, such as: Goldilocks and the Three Bears and the Three Little Pigs. Cinderella will even make a grand appearance on a horse-drawn carriage.
The Hollywood Hayride (HH)
A star-studded adventure full of seven scenes from popular movies and TV shows! Characters will come to life and might even jump into the wagon! Characters hand out small trinkets at each scene. All NEW in 2019-Moana!
Please contact the Recreation Division with any questions at (608) 755-3030.