BATON ROUGE, LA. (NBC33) — Cortana Mall announced today it will host a “Haunt the Mall” Halloween Event on Monday, October 31, 2011, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Open to the general public, the event includes Trick-or-Treat at participating Mall merchants and a costume contest for kids aged 10 and younger.
Trick-or-Treaters will be greeted at entrances of participating stores throughout the evening. Sign-up for the costume contest will be available until 6:30 p.m., and the contest will begin at 7 p.m. on the Jcpenney Stage between Jcpenney and Macy’s. A $25 Cortana Mall gift card will be awarded to the winner in each of the following age brackets: under 2 years, 3-4 years, 5-6 years, 7-8 years, and 9-10 years.
“’Haunt the Mall’ is an exciting way for Cortana Mall to celebrate with this community we’ve been a part of for over 35 years,” said Jess Heid, the Mall’s marketing manager. “Our stores and merchants are looking forward to welcoming little ghouls and ghosts from throughout the greater Baton Rouge area for a fun, safe Halloween evening.”
Trick-or-treaters should provide bags for collecting candy. For the safety and enjoyment of Mall patrons and trick-or-treaters, Mall rules will be enforced during “Haunt the Mall.”