Halloween Contests: Let’s Get Crafty!


Published on October 09, 2020

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Halloween will be different this year but there’s still plenty of family fun to be had.

Pumpkin Decorating Contest
Show us your pumpkin! Decorating can mean carving, painting, dressing it up, adding lights around it, etc. Have fun brainstorming ideas with your kids and getting creative. Submissions are due by 5pm on October 26, 2020. Presented by Wellness and Community.

Sustainable Costume Instagram Contest
The Office of Sustainability challenges UCSF families to go green this Halloween! Help your children make a costume using items you would otherwise recycle or throw out. Submissions are due by October 29, 2020.


To prepare for a safer Halloween, please refer to guidance from the California Department of Public Health and the S. F. Department of Public Health (information is also available in Spanish, Chinese and Tagalog). When state and local guidelines differ, the more stringent guidelines should be followed.