Saturday, September 28, 2024

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Dust off your broomstick, work on that spellbinding laugh, and conjure up the most enchanting attire! The 4th Annual Witches of West County is brewing and it promises to be spellbinding!

The West St. Louis County Chamber of Commerce presents the 4th Annual Witches of West County at Vlasis Park (300 Park Avenue) in Ballwin, MO.

What’s brewing? ✨ Dance the night away under the moonlit sky. ✨ Shop bewitching goodies from local vendors. ✨ Dine & Drink on mystical delights (available for purchase). ✨ Cackle Contest: May the best witchy laugh win! ✨ Costume Contest: Dress to hex and impress!

THIS IS WOMEN ONLY – 21 AND OVER – Please leave children at home.

Dressing up is highly encouraged but not required – don’t miss out on our costume contest!

Food and drinks will be available for purchase at this event – no outside food, drinks or coolers will be allowed. No pets allowed. Service animals welcome. Free shuttles will be available to take attendees from the designated parking areas to our drop off location.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much are tickets?

Tickets are $25/per person before 9/27/2024. After 10/27/2024 and at the door, tickets are $35. CASH ONLY. There will be ATMs on site.

What’s included in the ticket price?

– Your admission into the event
– DJ + dancing with your best witches
– Access to local vendors and psychic/tarot readers
– Attendance prizes
– Witches of West County tote bag
– FREE Shuttle rides from parking lots
– Entry into costume contest (Cash prizes for winners!)

Where is the event?

Vlasis Park
300 Park Drive
Ballwin, MO 63011

Who is invited to come to this event?

This event is for women 21 and older.  Absolutely no children are allowed.

Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access Statement for Witches of West County

At Witches of West County, magic, joy, and community unite. We are steadfastly committed to fostering an environment where every individual, regardless of their background, feels welcomed, appreciated, and safe.

Inclusion: While our event is traditionally geared towards women, we warmly invite everyone, of all gender identities and expressions, to be a part of our festive celebration. We pride ourselves on being a space where everyone feels valued and finds a sense of belonging within our magical gathering.

Diversity: Our strength lies in the myriad of voices, experiences, and backgrounds of our attendees. Witches of West County celebrates this rich tapestry, acknowledging that each person adds a unique touch to the collective magic.

Equity: More than mere equality, we strive to ensure that every participant enjoys an equal opportunity to partake in and relish our festivities, eliminating barriers that might stand in their way.

Access: We are committed to making our event accessible and enjoyable for all, catering to diverse needs and ensuring everyone can bask in the Halloween spirit.

Furthermore, we’d like to provide clarity on the nature of our event. Witches of West County, in its celebration of the Halloween spirit, is focused on the lighthearted, fun, and community-driven aspects of the season. Our event is in no way associated with, nor does it promote or condone, devil worship, harmful practices, or any activities of evil or dangerous nature. Our priority is the safety, well-being, and enjoyment of our attendees in a setting of respect, festivity, and communal joy.

Who does this event benefit?

This annual fundraiser helps support the West St. Louis County Chamber of Commerce in their mission to help businesses in our community grow and prosper. 

When can I pick up my tickets?

Starting September 1, 2023, you will be able to pick up your tickets at The Diamond Family once you have ordered them online. If you chose will call tickets, you will visit the will call tent when you arrive at the event and will be given a wristband once you are checked in.

PLEASE MAKE SURE TO PRINT YOUR EVENT REGISTRATION EMAIL AND BRING IT WITH YOU TO THE DIAMOND FAMILY TO PICK UP TICKETS. YOU WILL ALSO NEED IT FOR YOUR WILL CALL TICKETS AT THE DOOR.

Why do we need to pick up tickets from The Diamond Family?

Ticket pick up location is to be announced.
PLEASE NOTE: Tickets will not be available for pick up until August 1, 2024.

What happens if I purchase a ticket and can no longer attend the event?

All tickets are final sale. There will be no refunds – this event is also rain or shine. Tickets can however be transferred to another person. You will be responsible for handling the sale of your ticket. In the event you do sell your ticket to someone else and have purchased a will call ticket, please email: HZerweck@westcountychamber.com so we can update the event roster.

What should I wear?

You don’t have to dress up but it is highly encouraged – the witchier the better. Don’t forget to enter the costume contest at our registration tent.

Costume contest categories this year include: Best group, best overall witch and best cackle! Your costume contest fee is included in your ticket this year. The costume contest will take place at 9PM at the stage. Please come to the stage by 8:50PM to participate.

Are pets or children allowed?

Absolutely no children are allowed. You must be 21+ in order to attend this event. No pets allowed however service animals are welcome.

Will there be drink and food for purchase?

Yes, there will be a variety of alcoholic/non-alcoholic drinks and food vendors. No outside food or drinks are allowed. No coolers allowed.

Where do we park?

Parking will be located at the Lowe’s parking lot behind QT and on the right side of the Target parking lot. Free shuttles will be available to take attendees from the designated parking areas to our drop off location. There will be signs to mark the free shuttle drop off and pick up. Please note: shuttles will run from 4:45PM – 10:30PM. There is very limited handicap parking inside the Vlasis Park.

Tickets

Tickets are now on sale! Get yours before it’s too late!

Vendor Information

VENDORS ARE ON A FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVE BASIS! Spaces are limited, so we urge you to apply early! ALL VENDORS are encouraged to invite their friends and post/share the event on social media.

Please note: All vendor applications are subject to approval. Submitting an application does not guarantee a vendor booth. You will receive confirmation of approval from the West St. Louis County Chamber of Commerce.

Sponsors

Thank you to our sponsors!

Event Sponsor

Witching Hour Sponsor

Magic Potion Sponsor

Hocus Pocus Sponsor

Hocus Pocus Sponsor

Entertainment Sponsor

Magic Broom Sponsor

Black Cat Sponsor

Media Sponsor