Halloween in the Park at the Cattle Barn

Presented by Grant County Parks and the Grant County News

2:45pm – Vendor set-up
3:30pm – Road to Cattle Barn closes to ensure safety of event patrons.
4:00pm – Candy line starts

*We will provide each vendor with one 8 foot table per business. Tables will be labeled with your agency’s name. There will be a dual line, the plan is to have kids on both sides of the table to help the line move more quickly. *Weather permitting we could have up to 600 kids.

FYI: Activities: Barrel Rides, Hayrides with spooky stories by the GCPL, Scary Selfie Station & Decorate a pumpkin. Costume Contest for all ages.

Grant Co Parks & Rec Events 2019:

  • May 17th Relay for Life @GC Park Opening Ceremony @7:00 p.m.
  • June 1st Summer Reading Kick Off @GCPL 11-2:00 Games & Camp sign ups
  • June 4th Fueling the Mind @GCPL 12:00 Water Games
  • June 5th Fueling the Mind @Country Estates 12:00 Water Games
  • June 6th Fueling the Mind @Indian Hill 12:00 Water Games
  • June 7th Water Day @Jonesville Park 12:30
  • June 11th-13th Little Dippers Camp @GC Park 8:45-1:00 ages 4-6
  • June 14th GC Parks Summer Fun Kick off @GC Park @7:00 p.m. (Water slide, games and Movie at Dusk WEATHER PERMITTING
  • June 18th Fueling the Mind @Corinth Park @12 Water Games
  • June 19th Fueling the Mind @Meadowview @12 Water Games
  • June 20th Fueling the Mind @GCPL @12 WATER SLIDE DAY
  • July 8th-11th Summer Splash Camp @GC Park 8:45-1:00 ages 7-11
  • July 15th Water Day @GC Park 12:30
  • July 16th Fueling the Mind @Meadowview @12 Water Games
  • July 17th Fueling the Mind @Country Estates @12 Water Games
  • July 18th Fueling the Mind @Indian Hill @12 Water Games
  • July 23rd Fueling the Mind @GCPL @12 WATER SLIDE DAY
  • July 24th Fueling the Mind @Corinth Park @12 Water Games
  • July 25th Fueling the Mind @Meadowview @12 Water Games
  • August 2nd Water Day @GC Park @12:30
  • August 9th Before School Fun Night @GC Park @6:30 (Games, drawings and movie @DUSK)
  • September 19th Senior Bash 11-2:00 (more details to be announced)
  • October 26th Halloween in the Park at Cattle Barn, Candy Line starts at 4:00pm

**We will Update/Post any event changes on our Facebook page if need be due to inclement weather.**

The Grant County Parks and Recreation Department is a team of professionals committed to facilitating the growth and development of recreational opportunities, as well as managing the care and upkeep of park land in the Grant County area. Through continued efforts, we will promote and improve our present activities and facilities to enrich the quality of life and pride in our community.

Grant County currently owns and manages three county parks.

*Grant County Park sits on 55 acres and is located at 144 South Main Street, Crittenden KY 41030.

The park amenities include the following:

  • 8 shelters that may be rented. Shelter 3 the largest shelter is $25 all other shelters $20.  Grills at the shelters are charcoal only.
  • Lloyd’s Welfare House rents for $200, seats 100 people. This option does come equipped with a refrigerator, restrooms and long rectangular tables and metal fold down chairs.
  • Cattle Barn that seats up to at least 200. This barn does not have heat/air or restrooms.
  • Outdoor amphitheater available for rent $20.
  • 3 playground areas.
  • 2 baseball/softball fields as well as 2 T-ball fields.
  • 2 outdoor basketball courts.
  • Volleyball area.
  • Marked recreational trails throughout the wooded areas of the park.
  • Home to the Little League, summer camps and many other county events.

*Jonesville Park – Jonesville
The Park features a shelter, playground, sand volleyball court and outdoor basketball court. It sits nicely in a country setting overlooking a rural family farm.
14460 Jonesville Rd, Jonesville

*Mt. Zion Park – Mt. Zion
This rural park is available for all residents and visitors to enjoy. Amenities include a picnic shelter and playground; a great place to bring a picnic lunch and enjoy the afternoon with family or friends!
Elliston Mt. Zion Rd, Mt. Zion, Kentucky

Other facilities managed by the Grant County Parks & Rec:

 *Mullins Field – Williamstown
This facility has two shelters, two lighted baseball/softball fields and public restrooms.   Barnes Rd, Williamstown

*Memorial Fields – Williamstown
Two regulation soccer fields are located on Eibeck Lane in Williamstown and is home to the Grant County Youth Soccer and Williamstown Schools Soccer programs.
Eibeck Lane, Williamstown

*Sherman Tavern
One of the last stagecoach stops left standing in Kentucky is our very own Sherman Tavern.  Friends of the Sherman Tavern (private donors and the G.C. Historical Society) are in the process of restoring the Sherman Tavern in Dry Ridge.  The future plans for this facility are to have schools and organizations tour the historic site with re-creations of the life and times of those who worked/stayed at taverns during their travels through Kentucky.

*The Grant County Park is also home to two historical buildings:

  • Lloyd’s Welfare House
  • Rice Chapel

Office hours are M-F 8:30-4:00 p.m.
101 N. Main Street
Williamstown KY 41097
Mattie Gutman- Parks and Recreation Director
Tony Hall- Parks and Recreation Assistant Director