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Holiday Events, For Kids

Trick or Treat on the Plaza

When: Mon., Oct. 31, 4-6 p.m. 2016

Arcata Main Street invites families to Trick-or-Treat in Downtown Arcata this Halloween, Monday October 31, from 4-6 p.m. Streets will be closed so families can safely enjoy treats from participating stores and free cider from Arcata Main Street and Wildberries Marketplace. Get your picture taken with Shoshanna, the Halloween Fairy, sponsored by the Arcata Chamber of Commerce. Entertainment includes a parade - please gather at the corner of 11th & H St. at 4 p.m. Halloween music will be provided on the Plaza by KRFH 105 DJs, with dance performances of Thriller at 4:15 and 6 p.m. There will be a Merchant Costume Contest, Giant Puppets from the Arcata Playhouse, police and fire department photo ops, live music, jugglers, bubbles, and much more. Enter your carved pumpkin in a Carving Contest via LostCoastLongboarding.com. $20 gets you a pumpkin and a t-shirt delivered the week before Halloween, and a chance to win cash prizes. Public judging happens from 4-6 p.m. during Trick-or-Treating. Come by broom, parking is limited (no parking on H St. between 11th & 8th or G St. between 10th and 8th). Please leave your dogs at home. (707) 822-4500

Price: Free

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