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Lower Township Halloween Costume Parade and Costume Contest
October 19, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pmFree
2020 Update: It looks like the Lower Township Halloween Parade for 2020 will not happen. In its place will be a Ghoul Spring Village at Historic Cold Spring Village. Take a look at the event listing for this bootacular Halloween event.
The township’s annual Costume Halloween Parade and Costume Contest will be held on Saturday, October 19, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. at Historic Cold Spring Village.
Ghouls and goblins of all ages are encouraged to show off their costumes either as parade participants or spectators during the event. The parade will be led by the Firehouse Pep Band.
For those interested in participating in the parade and costume contest, the age divisions are as follows: Age two and under, age three to five, age six years to eight, age nine to 12, and group/ family or float. It is free to register and participate. Registration is available at the Lower Township Recreation Center. The recreation center is located at 2600 Bayshore Road behind Township Hall. Call the registration department at 609-886-7880 for more information.