Sunday, October 31, 2010

Brooklyn Halloween Parades

Want to join a Brooklyn Halloween parade? There are at least five that are free:

Carroll Gardens Halloween Parade: This is an early one! Gather at 12:30 p.m. in Carroll Park and parade up Smith Street toward Warren Street, then back down Court Street to the park. The first 100 kids to show up will receive free noisemakers.

Cobble Hill Halloween Parade, Cobble Hill Park, 4 p.m. Join the costume parade behind the Jah Pan Steel Drum Band, then trick-or-treat around the neighborhood.

Park Slope Halloween Parade: A Big One! this year’s theme is “Fairy Tales.” At 4 p.m. the Park Slope Civic Council’s Halloween Costume Contest will begin at 7th Avenue between Fourth and Fifth streets. After the contest, enjoy Ethan’s Motley Rockin’ Show. The main parade kicks off at 6:30 p.m. at the corner of Seventh Avenue and 14th Street and ends at Washington Park (formerly JJ Byrne Park), where the revelry will continue until 9 p.m. with music by Paprika, Hearts of Steel and the Famous Accordion Orchestra.

Witches’ Walk Halloween Parade In Williamsburg: Kids activities from 2-4:30 p.m. Meet at Flying Squirrel (96 North Sixth St. between Berry Street and Wythe Avenue) to get a free portrait taken by photographer, Rachel Elkind. Witches Walk Parade from 4:45 to 5:15 p.m. from N. Sixth Street and Bedford Avenue towards McCarren Park. End of parade party at Play at 33 Nassau Ave., 5:15 to 6:30 p.m. Call the Flying Squirrel at (718) 218-7775.

Ditmas Park West Midwood Halloween Parade: Meet where B/Q train lets out at Glenwood Road off Rugby. Parade proceeds down Glenwood Road to Westminster Road, passing through heart of Ditmas Park. Sweets and cider at 6 p.m., parade begins around 6:30 p.m.

There are more Brooklyn Halloween events, parties, spook houses, etc. listed here.

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