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Romp in the Autumn Swamp

Thank you all of our sponsors and participants for helping to make this year’s event a huge success! 

Check out photos from 2019 Romp in the Swamp

Celebrate the Autumn season
as you explore a Halloween themed Bubolz Nature Preserve during the 26th annual Romp in the Swamp!

Join us for Romp in the Swamp, a family tradition of autumn fun and exploration at Bubolz for over 26 years! Explore the trails and collect treats at trick-or-treat stations along the way. Families can take part in an autumn adventure with a hay wagon ride through the Preserve where you will take in the sights and sounds of the prairies! Ghosts, ghouls and goblins are welcome and kids & families are encouraged to dress in their Halloween best for a chance to win great prizes. Party with us in the Pines and enjoy family entertainment with kids games, face painting, crafts and more! Kick back and relax with the campfire and be treated to a s’more!


$5 per Adult  |  $12 per Child  |  $40 per Family
Register by October 5 to be guaranteed a color your own trick or treat tote bag – for kids 12 & under. 

Line Up of Family Fun

Take your pick from two great Romp in the Swamp sessions – 2-4 pm or 5-7 pm.

  • Trick-or-Treat Trail
  • Hay Wagon Ride through the Prairies
  • Halloween Games & Face Painting
  • Bonfire & S’mores
  • Costume Contest for Kids and Families
  • Spooktacular Kids Entertainment

Romp in the Swamp will be help rain or shine. Event registrations are non-refundable.

Become a Volunteer

Over 100 volunteers are needed to make Romp in the Swamp a success! Please consider signing up for a 3 hour shift to help make this event possible! SIGN UP NOW! 

Thank You Sponsors

Corporate and organizational sponsorship opportunities are available. Check out sponsorship levels and our great partnership benefits. Please contact Nicci Sprangers at 920-731-6041 or to secure your spot.


Photo Credit: Crimson Creative