The hills are alive with… haunted things


The creators of the annual Eureka Springs Zombie Crawl announce “Haunt the Hills,” a city-wide Halloween decorating contest for residences and local businesses within city limits. There is no fee to enter. Simply fill out a Contest Entry Form online at (click on Enter the Contest), and start decorating your home or business for a chance to win cool Halloween prizes including custom made spooky trophies by Sytnathotep Studios, original Halloween music by Testube, zombie t-shirts and more!

Contest is for exterior decorations only, including inside window decorations visible from the exterior. Judging will take place based on curb appeal as viewed from the street. Criteria will include unique application of lighting and special effects, do-it-yourself aesthetics, storyline and overall creativity. Entry locations will be included on a special Haunt the Hills online map, available Oct.16.

Location must be entered by 5 p.m. Oct. 13, decorations must be complete by Oct. 15 and judging will take place Oct. 16 – 18 with winners announced on Oct. 20. Full details at