Collin Co. Judge Chris Hill Issues Proclamation Designating Celina as the Halloween Capital of North Texas

The City of Celina today announced that Collin County Judge Chris Hill has issued a proclamation naming Celina the Halloween Capital of North Texas.  Citing the annual Beware! of the Square event held annually on Celina’s historic downtown square, along with the community and school district activities building up to the event, the proclamation states that Celina has “created a popular Halloween tradition that is beloved by young and old alike.”

“Transforming their historic downtown square into a Halloween showcase, the City of Celina has created one of the greatest annual Fall celebrations in the region,” said Collin County Judge Chris Hill. “I commend the City staff and the Celina community for making this a fantastic and safe event for families from throughout North Texas, and I was honored to name Celina the Halloween Capital of North Texas.”

“I am grateful to Judge Chris Hill for this awesome and worthy designation of Celina as the Halloween Capital of North Texas,” said Celina Mayor Sean Terry.  “Over the years, our great City staff and our residents have worked successfully to make our Beware! of the Square celebration the best Fall event in North Texas.  Anyone living in this region should join the celebration in October and see why Celina is one of the greatest communities to live, work, and raise a family.”

The City of Celina is known for its celebration of authentic culture. Our signature annual event, CajunFest, as well as several other family-oriented events, including OktoberFest, Friday Night Farmer’s Markets, Movies on the Square, Splash and Blast 4th of July Celebration, Beware! of the Square, and Christmas on the Square, promote our community identity.  For a calendar of events or to learn more about life in Celina, visit