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Virtual Halloween Contests


With Halloween limited this year, the City will be hosting an online Halloween Costume Contest, giving residents a chance to still dress up and even have a chance to win a prize. All you have to do is submit a photo via the City’s Facebook Messenger or Instagram or city email at in the following categories:


Individual (in these age categories: 0-4, 5-9, 10-14, and 15-18) ·

Cutest · Most Original · Scariest

*All Costumes must be Family Friendly. Costumes must not be offensive or violent in nature.

All pictures must be submitted by 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 28. Pictures will be included in a City Facebook Photo Album where you the residents and all of our followers will have a chance to vote for their favorite photos in each category during Halloween weekend, October 31 through November 1.


Tap into your spooky side and decorate the outside of your home for the City’s first-ever Halloween Home Decorating Contest. Send us a photo of your spooktacular décor for a chance to be recognizes as the Spookiest Home in Pico Rivera. Photos will be posted and followers can vote for their favorite photo.

Photos can be submitted through the City Facebook Messenger, Instagram Messenger, or City email

Winners will be recognized with a lawn sign and on our Social Media pages. Deadline for the photo submission is Wednesday, October 21. Judging will take place online October 24 through October 25. Winners will be announced the week of Monday, October 26. Both photo contests are open to City residents only.

For more information, visit the City’s Facebook Page at