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New Douglas Halloween parade & party set for Oct. 29

The “Peanuts” characters showed up for last year’s Halloween parade in New Douglas.
The “Peanuts” characters showed up for last year’s Halloween parade in New Douglas. Courtesy photo

New Douglas will host its fourth annual Halloween parade on Saturday, Oct. 29.

Float line-up and judging will begin at 4 p.m., and the parade will begin at 5 p.m. The New Douglas Volunteer Fire Department will be awarding cash prizes to first, second and third place floats for the parade, plus cash prizes for the costume contest.

The parade route begins on the corner of 4th Street and West Foster and heads east to Main Street, where it turns south to the Community Center parking lot, 123 S. Main St.

Following the parade, there will be costume judging at the Community Center. There will also be a pumpkin carving contest and a party at New Douglas Township Park when the parade is over. Activities will include hay rides, story telling, music and an bonfire. There will be free hot dogs and goodies for kids.

To sign up for the parade, or or more information, visit the event’s page on Facebook.

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