Santa Barbara's Virtual Halloween Costume Contest

John Palminteri, Contest Judge
John Palminteri
Contest Judge
Hosts, KLITE 101.7's  Gary & Catherine
Gary & Catherine
Hosts, KLITE 101.7
Scott Topper, Live DJ
Scott Topper
Live DJ
Hallie Avolio Contest Judge
Hallie Avolio
Contest Judge
Michael Kramer, Production Host
Michael Kramer
Production Host
Tracy Beard, Contest Judge
Tracy Beard
Contest Judge

Virtual Haunted Halloween Costume Contest and Dance Party

Friday, October 30, 2020 from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Free Registration

1st 500 registrations are eligible to compete in the costume contest. Anyone can join without a costume and enjoy the show. This is an entertainment event.

Ready for a scary good time? Join Santa Barbara HypeCats virtual haunted Halloween costume dance party Friday, October 30th from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. Hosted by KLITE 101.7’s morning radio hosts, Gary Fruin & Catherine Remak, with Live DJ tunes from Scott Topper.

This fundraiser event is FREE and open to all ages and supports CADA's Mentor Program. Please learn more about CADA or make a donation, click here.

You MUST register to enter for your chance to be in the contest, to win spooky prizes. 20 spooky prizes will be given away. See you there!

View a list of over $5,000 in prizes to be given away


  1. Welcome and Haunted Halloween Trivia 

Q&A with Fun Prizes 

  1. Spooky Zoom Background Decoration Contest

  • Haunted house 
  • Graveyard 
  • Pumpkin patch 
  • Foggy forest 
  • Full moon 
  • Hotel hallway from “The Shining” 
  • Disembodied hands 
  • Zombie wasteland 

Prizes awarded to the most amusing, creative, or interesting entry. 

  1. Special Virtual La Boheme Dancers performing “Thriller” 

  2. Virtual Costume Contest 

No overly revealing garments or excessive gore please! Virtual costume ideas:

  • Disney characters
  • Movie monsters 
  • Anything but humans 
  • Classic commercials 
  • Guests from the future 

Prizes for funniest costume, scariest costume, most creative costume, and most detailed costume. 

  1. Monster Mash Dance Contest with DJ Scott Topper

FUN Virtual Halloween Party 2020 

Contests and activities include Haunted Halloween Trivia, Spooky Background Decoration Contest, a special virtual dance performance by La Boheme dancers performing “Thriller!,” Best Costume Contest, and a Monster Mash Dance Contest with DJ Scott Topper. 

Produced by HYPECATS.COM and Hosted by K LITE 101.7 FM’s morning show team Gary & Catherine and KLITE’s afternoon drive personality Scott Topper. Celebrity judges include John Palminteri of KEYT Newschannel 3, Tracy Beard from the Solvang Chamber of Commerce, and Hallie Avolio from Latitude 34 Technologies. 

This virtual Halloween party is 90 minutes long, and facilitated over HYPECATS.COM Virtual Studio and Zoom. 

For more information contact: [email protected] or (805) 389-0804