Friends of Marfa Public Library’s annual Halloween costume competition results

Kaci Flores carries her son Andres Rodriguez, dressed as Jack-Jack Parr from “The Incredibles,” on stage during the costume contest at the Marfa Public Library Halloween party.

MARFA — On Halloween afternoon, before families hit the street to trick-or-treat, Friends of Marfa Public Library held a Halloween party in the library courtyard. Community members of all ages partook in the festivities which included games, cupcakes and a costume contest. competition results are as follows:

Ages 0-4

Best homemade costume – Sebastian Torres as Manolo from The Book of Life

Scariest costume – Xanti Galindo as a vampire

Funniest costume – Aliana Wilmarth as Wednesday from The Addams Family

Ages 5-8

Best homemade costume –  Merit Fowlkes as a mermaid

Scariest costume – Emmanuel Reyes as a scary pumpkin

Funniest costume – Benny Cuevas as an alien abduction

Ages 9-12

Best homemade costume – Cy Watts as the Karate Kid

Scariest costume – Jaylynn Jacquez as Sally from A Nightmare Before Christmas

Funniest costume – Mia Rosas as a clown

Adults and groups

Best homemade costume – Romeo Fuentes and Abel Acosta-Fuentes as Transformers

Scariest costume – Gabriel Chavrria as The Phantom of the Opera

Funniest costume – Zoe Kurland and Travis Bubenik as Garth and Wayne from Wayne’s World


Manny Lujan and his twin brother Jon Lujan, both dressed as characters from “Paw Patrol,” play with an oversized Connect 4 game at the Marfa Public Library Halloween party.

Beck Dugan and her son Wyld, dressed as Sweet Tooth from the Netflix show “Sweet Tooth,” watch the costume contest at the Marfa Public Library Halloween party.

Jocelyn Martinez and son Sebastian Martinez of Marfa dressed as Wednesday Addams and Baby Yoda attend the Presidio County Sheriff’s Office “Trunk or Treat” event on Halloween.