Great Pumpkin Celebration in Round Lake

  • Dressed as the Magic School Bus's Miss Frizzle, Grace Wagner, 7, of Grayslake asks for a piece of candy Saturday at the Round Lake Area Park District's annual Great Pumpkin Celebration.

    Dressed as the Magic School Bus's Miss Frizzle, Grace Wagner, 7, of Grayslake asks for a piece of candy Saturday at the Round Lake Area Park District's annual Great Pumpkin Celebration. Rob Dicker for the Daily Herald

  • While working the treats booth at Avon Dental, Claudia Lira plays with some bright white fangs Saturday at the Round Lake Area Park District's annual Great Pumpkin Celebration.

    While working the treats booth at Avon Dental, Claudia Lira plays with some bright white fangs Saturday at the Round Lake Area Park District's annual Great Pumpkin Celebration. Rob Dicker for the Daily Herald

  • Dressed as a haunted candy machine, Alena Carey, 9, of Round Lake waits in the trick or treat line Saturday at the Round Lake Area Park District's annual Great Pumpkin Celebration.

    Dressed as a haunted candy machine, Alena Carey, 9, of Round Lake waits in the trick or treat line Saturday at the Round Lake Area Park District's annual Great Pumpkin Celebration. Rob Dicker for the Daily Herald

  • Ghostly images of trick or treaters walk through the Children's Neighborhood Maze Saturday at the Round Lake Area Park District's annual Great Pumpkin Celebration.

    Ghostly images of trick or treaters walk through the Children's Neighborhood Maze Saturday at the Round Lake Area Park District's annual Great Pumpkin Celebration. Rob Dicker for the Daily Herald

  • Sporting a robot costume, Paul Klimashevski, 3, of Mundelein, plays the bucket toss game Saturday at the Round Lake Area Park District's annual Great Pumpkin Celebration.

    Sporting a robot costume, Paul Klimashevski, 3, of Mundelein, plays the bucket toss game Saturday at the Round Lake Area Park District's annual Great Pumpkin Celebration. Rob Dicker for the Daily Herald

  • One of the three witch sisters, Will Roberts, casts a spell to draw children into her house Saturday at the Round Lake Area Park District's annual Great Pumpkin Celebration.

    One of the three witch sisters, Will Roberts, casts a spell to draw children into her house Saturday at the Round Lake Area Park District's annual Great Pumpkin Celebration. Rob Dicker for the Daily Herald

  • Actors from the Round Lake Area Park District's Ensemble Players -- Tori Whaples, left, Dylan Thomas, center, and Amanda Desens -- play the role of trick or treaters who stumble into a house filled with witches on Saturday at the Round Lake Area Park District's annual Great Pumpkin Celebration.

    Actors from the Round Lake Area Park District's Ensemble Players -- Tori Whaples, left, Dylan Thomas, center, and Amanda Desens -- play the role of trick or treaters who stumble into a house filled with witches on Saturday at the Round Lake Area Park District's annual Great Pumpkin Celebration. Rob Dicker for the Daily Herald

  • One of the witch sisters, Savannah Thomas, sings a song while the teens look on Saturday at the Round Lake Area Park District's annual Great Pumpkin Celebration.

    One of the witch sisters, Savannah Thomas, sings a song while the teens look on Saturday at the Round Lake Area Park District's annual Great Pumpkin Celebration. Rob Dicker for the Daily Herald

 
Daily Herald report
Updated 10/22/2016 8:27 PM

Costume contests and more were part of the Round Lake Area Park District's annual Great Pumpkin Celebration.

The free event Saturday at the Robert W. Rolek Community Center in Round Lake provides kids in costume and their families with indoor trick-or-treating, carnival games with prizes and kids entertainment.

 

For the more adventurous group, there were indoor and outdoor mazes and hayrides.

A highlight of the celebration was costume contests with awards for kids 15 and younger.

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