Kids Halloween Costume Contest With Fun Prizes Sponsored By Local Businesses!

Wanted: the cutest, coolest, scariest, ugliest, kids in costumes

Halloween Costume Contest

Enter our Halloween Costume Contest!

While many families in the Austin area have decided to skip trick-or-treating this year, kids and parents alike aren’t even thinking about not dressing up for Halloween!

Therefore, we’re looking for the cutest, coolest, scariest, ugliest, you-name-it kids in costumes, the 512 has ever seen!

Enter our Kids Halloween Costume Contest

Email your kids-in-costumes-picture and your kid's name and age to with “Halloween Costume Contest” in the subject line. By submitting your photo(s), you confirm that you have the permission to do so, you give us permission to use the photo(s) on our website, newsletter, and Facebook, and you opt in to receive emails from Live Grow Play Austin.

Deadline: November 3rd,,2020. 


Vote for your favorite entries

Look through the pictures and like and vote for your favorite costume pictures on our Facebook page.

Voting period: November 4th-9th, 2020. 

The three pictures with the most Likes win, so tell your friends and family to vote for your little ones like crazy!

Winners and Prizes

We have three categories. The picture with the most Likes in each category wins the following prize package (prizes are transferable, so if you're not able to use any of your prizes, please gift them to someone else and continue to support our sponsors - the prizes also make great Christmas gifts!):

Prizes Babies and Toddlers (ages 0-5)

$35 Toybrary punch card

Toybrary is quite literally a toy library, filled with hundreds of toys waiting to be played with. Toys can be checked-out a few at a time or enjoyed in the store. In addition, Toybrary also offers many educational events for children, fun classes, birthday parties, and workshops for parents and small business owners. The Toybrary is open to two families at a time right now. Please call in advance to schedule your slot.

Austin’s Best Babysitters$20 gift certificate towards a babysitter booking with Austin’s Best Babysitters

Austin’s Best Babysitters has been helping Austin parents with childcare they can trust since 1986.  We provide in-home babysitters and nannies for part-time, full-time, or anytime you need help.  We are mommy-owned and operated, so we understand that childcare should be safe, affordable, professional, and fun! tuneBugz$20 off tuneBugz! early childhood music and movement classes

tuneBugz! offers Music Together® internationally acclaimed research-based music and movement class for early childhood. Our trained and engaging teachers make nurturing musicality in Austin’s little musicians - fun & easy! Our playful and developmentally appropriate exploration of music is free of formal instruction and performance pressures, thus creating a positive musical bond for families that can last a lifetime.

Prizes Kids Ages 6-10

Clavier-Werke School Of Music SouthFour 30-minute piano, guitar, violin cello, or voice lessons with Clavier-Werke School Of Music South

Clavier-Werke School of Music is currently offering online lessons to new and existing students. We are a traditional music school offering lessons in piano, guitar, voice, violin, viola, cello, theory, composition and early childhood classes.

$25 off any Freedom Fun Fun Package - backyard movie theater, archery tag, water tag, foam dance parties, bubble soccer, nerf laser tag & virtual reality

Enjoy some fun with a backyard movie theater, archery tag, water tag, foam dance parties, bubble soccer nerf laser tag & virtual reality, and more.
Freedom Fun USA is a local, veteran-owned business that has been serving the Greater-Austin area for over 6 years. All of our party materials and products are thoroughly cleaned and disinfected before and after each party, and all of our packages and products can be experienced in your living space. 

$20 gift certificate towards a semester class or camp at kidsActing Studio

For 40 years, kidsActing Studio has provided a safe, FUN environment where young people from preschool through high school can be creative, confident, and totally themselves. Our in-person and virtual after-school performing arts classes and summer camps are regularly voted Austin's Best and most Fun place to learn acting.

Prizes Kids 10 and Up

One month of free lessons on any instrument at Premier Music Academy

Premier Music Academy offers quality instruction on piano, guitar, drums, voice, violin, viola, cello, flute, trumpet, saxophone, ukulele, beginning mandolin, beginning harmonica, and beginning trombone. We are a place of dedicated people and we care about YOU as a student. We are committed to challenging you in a fun way to become the musician you want to be. We believe it’s important to teach you the music that you enjoy playing. That way you practice more, and teachers are happy, students are happy, and parents are happy.

One FREE riding lesson at Switch Willo Stables

Switch Willo Stables has been turning out top ranked riders since 1963. Conveniently located near the Domain, Switch Willo offers English hunter/jumper lessons for beginner to advanced, ages 6-adults. Lessons offered 7 days a week.

The eSports Cave

2 day passes + 2 drinks at The eSports Cave

Practice with a purpose and play with a passion! The eSports Cave is a fun, clean, comfortable, and safe place for gamers whether for hard core competitive or casual social gaming. Be a part of the community and enjoy yourself on PCs, consoles, or jam out in our Rockband room.

A Big Thank You To Our Sponsors!

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