Editor’s note: This article contains numerous sets of images from BooFest, roughly organized by category. For best viewing be aware for each category there is a set of small thumbnail images, easily scanned at a glance. To see more detail view each group at full size by clicking on one of the thumbnails to start a slide show.
With pumpkins, costumes, games and maze, food and shrieks of laughter, joy was in the air on Saturday afternoon as Governors Village celebrated 2016 BooFest, the community’s traditional Halloween festival.
Clear blue skies and unseasonably warm weather formed a gentle backdrop as families and friends arriving at Governors Park were swept up in an atmosphere of color and fun.
Old-fashioned games sparked children’s imagination. Marching to clips of Monster Mash, kids eagerly joined a cakewalk circle for a chances to win goody bag prizes.
As in previous years a professional from Paint Savvy attracted lots of eager faces and onlookers.
Before taking their chances navigating the Halloween maze, neighborhood daredevils had to make it past sentry Adam Novak.
Creative entries for the pumpkin decorating contest were on display.
A winning combination of food truck offerings and resident-contributed desserts ensured plenty of delicious eats were available.
Several campers staked out their spots early in Meadow Park for the annual Family Campout that followed BooFest.
Social Committee and Volunteers
Thanks to the many Social Committee members and community volunteers who helped plan and stage this year’s BooFest. Efforts such as this contribute to making Governors Village a special community.
2016 BooFest Movers and Shakers
Adam and Shannon Novak
Bill and Linda Kreiter
Chris and Rebecca Draper
Andrew, Madeline, Caroline Conti
Scott and Shannon Leslie
Mary Anne Hutton
Tim Wojoski – Campout night leader
View some of the many faces of BooFest 2016.
Sponsored by the Social Committee for residents of the Governors Village community (Governors Forest, Village, Park, Townes and Lake).