Out of the Closet
Virtual Public Costume Contest
Creativity competes for a cash prize during the Out of the Closet Virtual Public Costume Contest. Enter your own handiwork or cheer on your favorite creators.
How it works:
- You must purchase an entry ticket to submit an entry. (All proceeds support the Short North Alliance.)
- 5 entries will be selected to win $100 each
- For the chance to be shown during the HB20 Virtual Event, you must submit your entry by 11:59pm on Oct. 16.
- The Final deadline to submit your entry for a chance to win is 11:59pm on Oct. 31.
- Winners will be announced via social media and notified via email the week of Nov. 1.
- Follow HighBall Halloween on Facebook and Instagram to share your entry for a better chance to win HighBaller’s choice!
- Follow Out of the Closet Thrift Stores on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
Who will win?
- 3 individual or group entries will be selected by HB20 White Castle Costume Couture Designers to win $100 (Group winning entries will receive $100 total, to be split amongst group participants)
- 1 pet entry will be selected by HB20 White Castle Costume Couture Designers to win $100
- 1 individual or group entry will be selected by the public via Instagram and Facebook to win $100. Winners will be selected by the total amount of likes the entry image receives across both platforms.
- Limit of one prize per entry. (Ex. HighBaller’s Choice Winner cannot also be selected to win by the HB20 Costume Couture Designers.)
See what the press is saying about one of the nation’s best costume parties.
Columbus Business First, HighBall Halloween: Here’s a sneak peek of this year’s virtual costume extravaganza, October 2020
Columbus Underground, Columbus Makes Art Presents HighBall Halloween Costume Couture Designer Shiree Houf on Design Inspiration & A 2020 Sneak Peek, October 2020
Columbus Business First, HighBall Halloween: Why Nina West thinks you should support this year’s virtual event, October 2020
NBC4, HighBall Halloween 2020 going virtual, October 2020
WBNS 10TV, HighBall takes the fun and fashion online this Halloween, October 2020
Live Forward Live, HighBall Halloween 2020 hosted by the Short North Alliance will look different this year, but be just as spectacular, October 2020
Good Day Columbus, HighBall Halloween Preview, October 2020
CityScene Magazine, HighBall Halloween goes virtual, October 2020
The Columbus Dispatch, HighBall Halloween’s Short North party goes virtual with costume contest, October 2020
(614) Now, Don a different kind of mask: HighBall Halloween is a safe bet for costume fun, October 2020
Columbus Navigator, Let’s See What You’ve Go Columbus: HighBall Halloween Is Hosting A Virtual Costume Contest, October 2020
Columbus Business First, HighBall Halloween goes virtual this year as COVID-19 persists, September 2020