Triangle Neighbors' 14th Annual (2010)
North Halsted Halloween Parade

We’re excited to announce the 14th Annual Triangle Neighbors' Northalsted Halloween Parade on Sunday, October 31, 2010 at 6PM with pre-parade festivities beginning at 4:30PM.  (NOTE THE EARLIER START TIME!)

The costume parade has become the city’s most renowned Halloween event drawing thousands of spectators.  It’s a creative, fun and entertaining event for the entire community that raises funds for our community garden park.  And a Sunday parade means a huge crowd so we’ve extended the parade route north to Addison.  We're excited to announce Miss Foozie has agreed to emcee the parade. As in past years, we expect to see costumes from garish to ghoulish-worn by adults, kids and pets. The costume contest has been a huge success and we anticipate imaginations to run wild again this year! The theme of the 2010 Parade is "Little Street of Horrors".

STREET CLOSURES AND NO-PARKING ON SUNDAY
Roscoe Street - from Halsted to Space Park just passed the alley (12N - 10PM)
Halsted Street - from Belmont north to Addison (2PM - 10PM)
Halsted Street - from Belmont south to Clark (4PM - 7PM)
Halsted and Belmont intersection will be closed from 6PM-7PM
Corresponding side streets will be closed to thru-traffic 2PM-10PM
Pedestrian crossing points will be at Belmont, Roscoe and Cornelia


KIDS and PETS @ SPACE PARK (815 W Roscoe St from 4-5:30PM)
For kids 10 and under: Trick-or-treating (with lots of candy and prizes), Cookie Decorating, Bean Bag Toss, Bozo Buckets, Story Telling, a Scary Graveyard and more! 
All kids who join us at by 5:30PM will receive candy and prizes and can march in the parade.

For pets: Mingle outside Space Park with little gift bags with treats for pets and their humans.
 
The Kids/Pets prizes will be awarded at the Park around 5:45PM.  At 6PM, Children and pets are invited to begin the march down Halsted to kick-off the parade.   After the parade, the kids can strut their stuff on the main stage before the show starts.


ADULTS, COUPLES and GROUPS @ Belmont and Halsted
Registration to March in Parade at SPIN (800 W Belmont): 3:00 -5:30PM (you must register by 5:30PM to participate in the parade or enter the contest - please bring photo ID). Parade Step-off @ 6:15 PM for those who have registered in advance.  Post Parade Awards and Entertainment around 8PM at our Main Stage @ Fabulous Parking at Halsted & Brompton.

Entertainment this year includes fire performers, Chicago Spirit Brigade and our master of ceremonies, Miss Foozie.

Interested in volunteering with set-up, registration, parade marshalling or clean-up? Let us know.
 

FULL SCHEDULE
3:00pm - 5:00pm         Adult/Couple/Group Registration opens at SPIN (800 W. Belmont)
FLOATS/Official Groups (e.g. Spirit Brigade) check-in at the Northeast Corner of Halsted & Clark
 
4:30pm - 5:30pm         Kids/Pets Registration & Activities begin at Space Park
5:30pm - 6:00pm         Kids/Pets Judged at Space Park and prizes are awarded
 
5:00pm - 5:45pm         FLOATS/ Official Groups should be lined up on Halsted between Belmont and Clark
                                    (Please note: Registration must be done in ADVANCE ONLY for Floats & Official Groups, NO day of registrations will be accepted)
5:15pm - 6:15pm         Adults, Couples and Groups pre-judged during line-up - also on Halsted between Belmont and Clark
 
6:00pm                        Kids/Pets begin march from Space Park to beginning of parade at Belmont
 
6:15pm                       Official Parade Begins at Belmont following Kids and Pets arrival, Adults/Couples/Groups/Floats & Official Groups
 
7:30pm                        PARADE ENDS – Main Stage Performances/Activities begin; Kids/Pets winners recognized
8:00pm                        WINNERS ANNOUNCED for Adult/Couples/Groups categories
 
9:00pm                        Festivities End
 


The parade is completely free.

Contact us for more details!


Learn more about Triangle Neighbors and Space Park
Learn more about the 2009 Halloween Parade
Learn more about the 2008 Halloween Parade
Learn more about the 2007 Halloween Parade
Learn more about the 2006 Halloween Parade




















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