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Posted on: October 21, 2015

[ARCHIVED] County Executive Invites Public to Fall Sleep Under the Stars at Carousel Park

PIKE CREEK, Del. - County Executive Thomas P. Gordon, Council President Christopher A. Bullock, and Councilman Timothy Sheldon invite New Castle County residents and visitors to attend the Fall Sleep Under the Stars on Saturday, October 24, 2015, at Carousel Park.

Registration is from 10:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. Come for the day or bring your tent to stay the night. Activities begin at 12 noon.

The Fall Sleep Under the Stars includes many activities including pumpkin decorating, scarecrow making (bring your own clothing), moon bounce, sports games, photo booth, Boo Barn (all ages), Haunted Barn (ages 12+), tent-to-tent Trick-or-Treating, ‘Family Movie Under the Stars’ (Wreck it Ralph, PG) and much more. New this year will be a Halloween Dance Party, a number of contests and a special guest. Contests will be held for the “Best Decorated Tent”, “Best Group Costume,” “Best Scream,” and “Best Whip/Nae Nae Dance.” Participants will win bragging rights and other fun prizes.

Special guest, Nadjah Nicole, contestant on NBC’s The Voice, will be meeting and greeting everyone during the Halloween Dance Party from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. and then she’ll hit the stage for a 3-song acoustic set. Come celebrate and support this young, talented, local artist.

At last year’s Fall Sleep Under the Stars over 5,000 people including families, community and youth groups such as Boy and Girl Scout Troops enjoyed the crafts, entertainment and activities in the great outdoors.

Admission to the Fall Sleep Under the Stars is free as are all activities, except for merchants and food vendors. The rain date for this event is on Saturday, October 31st. For more information on how to register for this event and for a full event schedule, visit To see NCCTV’s Spotlight on New Castle County episode on this event, please go to

Carousel Park and Equestrian Center is located at 3700 Limestone Road, Wilmington, DE


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