Students in costumes play games with area children at Boo Bash 2018.

Join us for a family-fun-filled evening of carnival games, trick-or-treating and spooky tours!

Each October, the St. Mary’s University Residence Hall Association invites the community to a Halloween event affectionately known as Boo Bash. More than 1,000 area residents to attend each year.

Registered Student Organizations host activity booths for the children and Hall Councils decorate the residence halls in scary and non-scary themes so children can sign up for tours and trick-or-treat throughout the halls. The event requires more than 200 volunteers and the support of various departments on campus.

This event is free and open to the public. Registration begins at 6 p.m. at the Alumni Athletics & Convocation Center, Auxiliary Gym.

Who: Children ages 14 and under. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

What: Local children trick-or-treat in residence halls and enjoy other Halloween fun

Updated Location: St. Mary’s University campus, Alumni Athletics & Convocation Center, Auxiliary Gym

When: Tuesday, Oct. 29, from 6-9 p.m. (Last residence hall tours at 8:30 p.m.)

Parking: Lots D, F, K, H. Use 36th Street or Culebra entrances to campus. See map.

Cost: Free

For more information, contact the Residence Hall Association at or 210-431-2103.

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