80s Monster Mash Jam

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80s Monster Mash Jam

Fri | Oct 30 | 7 - 10:30 p.m. | Free | Farmers Branch Historical Park: 2540 Farmers Branch Ln

Dallas Medical Center LogoThank you to Dallas Medical Center for their sponsorship of the event!

Break out your hairspray and acid-washed jeans, it’s an “80s Monster Mash Jam” spotlighting some of the biggest acts from that defining decade of music- Prince and Bon Jovi!

Two of the hottest tribute bands in all of Texas, Remembering Prince, and Blaze of Glory- The Bon Jovi Tribute, will get your Halloween weekend started off with a rockin' and funk-filled night to remember!

Event Schedule

  • 7 p.m.: Gate opens
  • 7:15 p.m.: Remembering Prince performs live!
  • 8:45 p.m.: Costume Contest Winner Announced
  • 9 p.m.: Blaze of Glory: The Bon Jovi Experience performs live!


The event will have food, wine and beer available for purchase from Nuevo Leon Mex Mex Restaurant.

Costume Contest Details

Come in favorite 80’s get up, be it: tv or movie star or your everyday look from walking the halls of Ridgemont High!


  • Sign up at the Front Gate
  • First 12 people to sign up (Groups will be considered as one entry)
  • Winner based on audience applause/reaction

Gift Basket

The winner will be announced at 8:45 p.m. One person will receive a gift basket valued at $200.

Photo of items in the giveaway basket for the 80s Monster Mash JamBasket includes:

  • Bon Jovi Mask
  • Bon Jovi T-shirt
  • Bon Jovi Greatest Hits DVD
  • 3x3 Rubix Cube
  • Vintage 1980’s Retro Candy
  • Retro Purple Sunglasses
  • Prince Ultimate Fan Collection Photo Prints
  • Purple Rain T-Shirt
  • Prince Mask
  • The Very Best of Prince CD
  • Other Surprises

Location and Parking

The event location is Farmers Branch Historical Park, 2540 Farmers Branch Lane, 75234, Please park at The Counter Source, 12400 Ford Road.

What to Expect

  • Lawn Seating in Social Circles 
  • Blankets & Lawn Chairs encouraged 
  • Expected Attendance: 500
  • No Outside Alcohol will be allowed at this event; Food and non-alcoholic beverages will be allowed.
  • Pets will not be allowed at this event.

Social Distancing Safety Rules

  • "Social Circles" have been drawn out in the meadow for your safety and others. Please stay in your designated circle with your group or family. 
  • Attendance for the event is limited to 500 people
  • Temperature checks will be required at the entrance before access into the park is allowed
  • Masks will be required while attending the event for ages 10 and up and are to be worn at all times (except within your social circle).
  • Masks will be provided at the entrance

Additional COVID-19 Information

We care deeply about the safety of our attendees, participants and staff members, therefore before and while attending this event please be mindful of the following:

  • Masks will be required while attending the event for ages 10 and up and are to be worn at all times (except within your social circle).
  • Masks will be provided at the entrance
  • Be Symptom Aware - If you feel ill, have a fever or cough, please do not attend this event.
  • Maintain Distance - As you enjoy this event please maintain a distance of 6ft from others.
  • Practice Good Hygiene- Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. 
  • When necessary, use the hand sanitizer stations that have been provided.

Here are steps we are taking to provide a safer environment:  

  • Portable restrooms will be placed 6ft apart
  • “Social circles” drawn out in the meadow to provide safe seating options
  • Special “clean team” disinfecting portable restrooms during the event   
  • Additional hand sanitizer units provided at the portable restroom locations  
  • Staff will be wearing masks and have their temperatures taken that day
  • In addition, our concessionaire has taken extra steps and measures with regards to employee training and PPE usage, proper food preparation and serving containers, safe booth operations and layout, employee health screening and encouraging contactless payment

The City of Farmers Branch has taken enhanced health and safety measures for Event attendees and the Event Staff.  While attending the Event you are expected to follow all posted instructions.

An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people gather. COVID-19 is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and possibly death. According to the CDC, older adults (65 years of age and older) and persons with underlying medical conditions might be at higher risk for severe illness from COVID-19. For more information please visit our city website here

By attending this Event you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19.

Cooler Policy

Coolers are welcome, but no outside alcohol is allowed onto the premise. Beer and wine are available for purchase.

Beach Umbrellas

Beach style umbrellas will be allowed. Please be courteous and take them down as the sun lowers.

Prohibited Items

  • Alcohol or Illegal Drugs 
  • No smoking or vaping inside the park 
  • Contraband
  • Canopies or Pop-Up Tents (beach style umbrellas are allowed, however, they must be taken down as the sun lowers)
  • Skateboards, Rollerblades, and In-Line Skates
  • Frisbees
  • Hazardous Material
  • No pets except Service Animals
  • Laser Pointers
  • Professional Video and Audio Recording Equipment/Devices
  • Unauthorized Sales, Solicitations, and Distributions