Scare on the Square

About Scare on the Square

Main Street Magic & Fun Company 

Scare on the Square

Costume Contest will be relocated to the Courtroom Theater at MPAC. Registration will begin at 5 p.m.

  • Monday, October 31, 2016 
  • 4-7 p.m.

Festival Location

  • Historic Downtown McKinney - 111 N. Tennessee St. McKinney, TX 75069


Ghosts and Candy, Oh my!

The shops in downtown McKinney and McKinney Main Street invite you to come out on Monday, 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.

Live Music 

Rockin with Rhett will play live on the main stage from 4-5:30 p.m.

Main Street Magic & Fun Company Costume Contest

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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!


We’re sorry, but we are no longer accepting vendor applications for the 2016 festival. Thank you for your interest and we hope you will consider participating in next year’s festival.


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