Happy HallowANG!
 



Sort of like Halloween, but not scary.

Record Keeping
2006

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA

HallowANG is born.  17 forward-thinking idiots rented a bus and crusaded through 4 bars on the last Saturday in April.

Venerable Institutions
        The Monkey Bar provided drink specials to anyone wearing a costume.
        Fat Daddy's provided drink specials to anyone wearing a costume.
        Judge's Irish Pub provided drink specials and a banner (oooh, big time!)
        Cans Bar & Canteen provided drink specials and some prizes for a costume contest.

Contest Results - Cans Bar & Canteen
        Famous People        Marilyn Monroe
        Stereotypes & Occupations        Proctologist
        Fictional Characters        Princess
        Non-Human        Werewolf
        Team        Ventriliquist & Puppet
        Spectacular        God's Gift to Women        



2007

Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

No celebrationizing reported.


Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA


At least 35 enthusiastic 'Wangers were sighted among the following venues.

Venerable Institutions
        The Highbury provided drink specials to anyone wearing a costume.
        The Lodge provided drink specials to anyone wearing a costume.
        Cans Bar & Canteen provided drink specials and some prizes for a costume contest.

Contest Results - Cans Bar & Canteen
        Famous People        Jay Z & Beyonce'        
        Stereotypes & Occupations        Star Trek Female Crew Member  
        Fictional Characters        Jesus (what?  fictional?!)  
        Non-Human        Statue
   
        Team        
Fred & Velma   
        Spectacular        Rodeo Ross 



2008

Moratuwa, Sri Lanka

No celebrationizing reported.

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA

Over 60 'Wangers converged on the North Ave Corridor of Milwaukee's East Side.  6 bars collaborated on a proper Hallowang Costume Contest.  Also of note - Todd the Hallowang Woodland Jumping Mouse made a rare public appearance and dubbed Papa Razzi Pizza Man as the Ultimate HallowANGWarrior for most keenly displaying the core values of Hallowang - Honor, Precision, Dumb.

Venerable Institutions
        Lakefront Brewery took a leadership role - assisting in promotion, discounting their beer at all 6 bars, and contributing prizes for the costume contest.
        102.1 WLUM aired a HallowANG ad and contributed prizes for the costume contest.
        OnMilwaukee.com, Alcoholmanac Magazine and Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel graciously published the new holiday on their event calendars.       
  
        LIVE on North 
provided drink specials, contributed prizes for the costume contest and hosted a Flip Cup tournament!
        Yield Bar provided drink specials and contributed prizes for the costume contest.
        The East Sider provided drink specials and contributed prizes for the costume contest.
        Y Not III provided drink specials, contributed prizes for the costume contest and hosted a
Spelling & Long Division Bee!
        Vitucci's Cocktail Lounge provided drink specials and contributed prizes for the costume contest.
        Cans Bar & Canteen provided drink specials and contributed prizes for the costume contest.

Contest Results
        Famous People        Wright Brothers & Monkey        
        Stereotypes & Occupations        Semi Pro Basketball Owner/Player/Coach (Jackie Moon)
        Fictional Characters        Super Freak  
        Non-Human        La Z Boy Chair
   
        Team        
Bee Gees & Disco Ball
        Spectacular        Won Jung - Tai Kwon Do Master



2009

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA

A 'Wanger invasion of 50 troops stormed the 2nd & National intersection in historic Walker's Point. 

Venerable Institutions
        The Rave / Eagles Club
contributed prizes for the costume contest.
        102.1 WLUM contributed prizes for the costume contest.
        OnMilwaukee.com and Alcoholmanac Magazine graciously published the new holiday on their event calendars.       
  
        Walker's Pint
- drink specials, prizes for the costume contest, Straw-sucked Pitcher Races.
        Fat Daddy's - drink specials, prizes for the costume contest, Rock-Paper-Scissors Tourney.
        5th Ward Pub - drink specials, prizes for the costume contest, Frogger Tourney.


Contest Results
        Famous People        Axl Rose       
        Stereotypes & Occupations        Homewrecker
        Fictional Characters        Blossom & Joey
        Non-Human        Scarecrow

        Team       
Rock of Love
        Spectacular        Shower Flasher




2010

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA

At least 60 'Wangers were counted bouncing around the intersection of 2nd & National in historic Walker's Point. It was people's choice instead of judges. Many ballots were counted. Many were fraudulently submitted. In the end, one, as there can only be one, Ultimate HallowANG Warrior rose to the top: Body Builder (of Village People Rejects).

Venerable Institutions
        The Rave / Eagles Club
contributed the prize for Ultimate HallowANG Warrior.
        102.1 WLUM contributed prizes for the costume contest.
        OnMilwaukee.com graciously published the new holiday on their event calendars.       
  
        Walker's Pint
- drink specials, prizes for the costume contest, Quarter-catching Elbow Trick Thing Tourney.
        Fat Daddy's - drink specials, prizes for the costume contest, Brawn-Brain Olympics canceled due to rain (Has anyone seen            the homemade scoreboard that took 5 hours to rig together and never got used?).
        5th Ward Pub - drink specials, prizes for the costume contest, Toss Across Tourney.


Contest Results
        Famous People        Jersey Shore's Snooki       
        Stereotypes & Occupations        Nail Technician (of Village People Rejects)
        Fictional Characters        Retro Ping Pong Instructor
        Non-Human        Movie Theater Concession Stand

        Team       
The Holidays
        Spectacular        Octo-Mom



2011

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA

50-ish costume-clad 'Wangers congregated in Walker's Point for a 3rd consecutive year.

Venerable Institutions
       
 Walker's Pint
        Fat Daddy's
        And thanks to other places that tolerated the mayhem, like La Cage, Steny's and that Mexican restaurant on the corner.

Contest Results
        Sorry. Webmaster was slackin. Can't remember with certainty.  



2012

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA

A core group of 'Wangers scheduled an extra-special Celebrationizing one week after HallowANG Day.  
The Kentucky Derby + Cinco de Mayo + HallowANG = Severe Lunacy. Thanks to Walker's Pint, Dick's, Fat Daddy's, Steny's and that Mexican restaurant on the corner for putting up with it.

Contest Results
        Famous People        Jersey Shore's Snooki        
        Stereotypes & Occupations        Fiona's Bitches - Three Dog Night
        Fictional Characters        Catrina - Day of the Dead
        Non-Human        Peacock

        Team        
Average Joe's Dodgeball Team
        Spectacular        Dick


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