October 15, 2009 - California League (CalL) - San Jose Giants
SAN JOSE, CA- The San Jose Giants, Comcast and Happy Hollow Park and Zoo join forces to bring a free afternoon of trick-or-treating to the San Jose Community. The 3rd Annual Gigante's Halloween Party will take place on Saturday, October 31st at Municipal Stadium from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM. Bring the kids out for an afternoon of safe family fun on Halloween. Have your child's picture taken with Gigante and their favorite Sprout characters including Zaboo and the Berenstain Bears.
"Thanks to Comcast, Gigante will be able to invite all the kids in Santa Clara County down to the stadium for an afternoon of trick-or-treating, on-field games and free family fun," said Jim Weyermann, President and CEO of the San Jose Giants. "Bring your kids, nieces, nephews and grandkids, if you don't have kids..borrow your neighbors, but don't miss this free event!"
The Halloween festivities include a costume contest and parade around the bases, pumpkin decorating and face painting, kids activity center on the field, hay maze, children's petting zoo and much more. Admission and parking are FREE. Gates open at 2:00 PM and the party goes until 6:00 PM. Great prizes including a San Jose Giants Opening Day VIP Package will be raffled off throughout the afternoon. This event will take place RAIN or SHINE. For more information about Gigante's Halloween Party presented by Comcast, please contact the San Jose Giants at (408) 297-1435 or visit www.sjgiants.com.
"Comcast is thrilled to partner with the San Jose Giants and Happy Hollow to bring this safe and fun alternative for Halloween to the community," said Ralph Martinez, Area Vice President for Comcast. "With traditional Halloween elements such as trick-or-treating and a costume contest and parade combined with fun children's activities including face painting and a petting zoo, this is an event the kids should not miss!"