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Ghouls, goblins and creepy, crawly, scary things from all over the state will emerge to trick-or-treat at Terrace Hill.
The Trick-or-Treating at the Governor’s Residence Scare-Us Hill is a one-of-a-kind family event that features hundreds of carved pumpkins, costumed participants, and a variety of spooky activities.
The scares begin at 5:00pm and tickets will be accepted through 7:00pm.
When & Where
Terrace Hill was designed by famous Chicago architect, William Boyington. Built in 1869 by Iowa's first millionaire, Benjamin F. Allen, the residence has been restored to it's original state of Victorian grandeur. Given to the state in 1971, Terrace Hill is the Iowa Governor's Residence and a National Historic Landmark. Terrace Hill has been named one of the finest examples of Second Empire architecture west of the Hudson River.
Guided tours are offered Tuesday through Saturday during the following times:
10:30 AM 11:30 AM 12:30 PM & 1:30 PM
Terrace Hill is closed January, February, and major holidays.