Longhorn Halloween Provides Safe Fun for Children of University Faculty, Staff and Students

Oct. 28, 2011

AUSTIN, Texas — The University of Texas at Austin’s “Longhorn Halloween” will provide a fun and safe environment this weekend for children of faculty, staff and students from the university to participate in traditional Halloween activities.

The annual free festival 2-5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 30, at the Frank Erwin Center will feature activities created by campus groups and student organizations such as games, carnival events, a haunted house, face painting, fortune telling, chemistry circus and fire safety programs including a close look at a real fire engine.

Last year more than 2,700 children attended Longhorn Halloween, which is sponsored by the Office of the President with additional support from the University Federal Credit Union.

For more information, contact: Robert D. Meckel, Office of the President, 512 475 7847.