Halloween Hoopla is Back!

October 14, 2021 (Columbia, SC) Calling all ghouls and goblins! EdVenture is pleased to present Halloween Hoopla on Sunday, October 31st at our Columbia location (211 Gervais Street). Now in its 12th year, Halloween Hoopla will include trick-or-treating, spooky science activities, live performances, a real pumpkin patch, and more! Halloween Hoopla is generously sponsored by our friends at T-Mobile.

Tickets are $5 for adults and children under 12 are free. This year's event will be offered for two time blocks, from 11:00 am - 2:00 pm and 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm. Advanced ticket sales are required and a limited number of tickets will be available for each play session to maintain social distancing throughout the museum.

“The goal of Halloween Hoopla is to provide a safe and educational environment for children and their families to celebrate," said Sydney Beckwith, Marketing Coordinator with EdVenture. By hosting our event in two-time blocks with a limited capacity, we encourage our guests to continue to practice social distancing, while still enjoying all of the fun and educational opportunities that the museum has to offer.”

Children and their caregivers are encouraged to dress in their Halloween best. CDC-approved face coverings are required for entry for children and adults over 3 years of age and must be worn for the entirety of their visit.

Tickets are on sale now! To learn more about Halloween Hoopla and to purchase tickets, please visit our website. www.edventure.org.

Other happenings this October:

National Book Month – October is National Book Month and we are collecting new and gently used children’s books for Eddie’s Book Bank. Eddie’s Book Bank collects new and gently used children’s books and distributes them to the community for FREE. Please consider donating your books to Eddie’s Book Bank and help us support our mission of spreading the importance of early literacy.

Halloween Blood Drive – Thursday, October 28, 2021, 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm, Columbia location (211 Gervais Street). Starve a vampire and save a life! The Blood Connection will be hosting a blood drive in the front loop of our Columbia location. Donate blood and receive two free tickets to EdVenture. To make an appointment for blood donation and to learn more about The Blood Connection, please visit their website www.thebloodconnection.org/edventure

About EdVenture
EdVenture is a 501c3 registered non-profit educational institution dedicated to creating new generations of lifelong learners through museum experiences, educational programming, and camps. Helping shape a new generation of people who love to learn is at the core of all we do. In fact, our mission is to inspire children, youth, and the adults who care about them to experience the joy of learning as individuals, as families, and as a community.

EdVenture needs your support, now more than ever before. Children’s museums around the world are closing their doors permanently due to COVID-19 . We refuse to be a part of that statistic. Join us in the fight to keep the doors open for future generations. Please donate today.


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