Trick or Treat the Rend Lake Visitor Center October 31

St. Louis District
Published Oct. 19, 2023

BENTON, IL – Visitors of all ages are welcome to attend the Trick or Treat the Visitor Center event on October 31 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Rend Lake Visitor Center. The event will feature several family friendly activities designed to educate and entertain participants.

From 10 to 11am, there will be a special, live animal program highlighting “creepy critters,” followed by a critter meet and greet until 1pm. Seating for the live animal program will be limited and available on a first come first serve basis. All day activities include a glow in the dark scavenger hunt in the Visitor Center Exhibit Hall, a “Trek n’ Treat” around the Catfish Cove trail adjacent to the Visitor Center, booths from local businesses and organizations, and of course candy and other giveaway items!

Local businesses and organizations that would like to set up a booth or learn more about partnering opportunities for this event should call the Rend Lake Project Office/Visitor Center at 618-724-2493. Event details and updates will be available on the Rend Lake Project Office/Visitor Center Facebook page at Inquires can also be directed to the Rend Lake Project Office/Visitor Center.

Jackie Taylor

Release no. 23-041