Local families are encouraged to come in costume and enjoy the floats and festivities.
LIBERTY, N.Y. (October 13, 2016) â€“ The Town of Libertyâ€™s annual Halloween Parade will take place Saturday, October 29. The parade will step off at 12:00 noon, and marchers and floats will journey down Main Street. The route will begin in front of the Elks Lodge and end at the Liberty Parks and Recreation parking lot.
There will be judging of floats and costumes prior to the parade, and awards will be handed out following the parade at the Liberty Main Street Stage. Bags, doughnuts, and cider will be given out to all children in costume.
â€œThis is an annual event that families look forward to every October,â€ said Town of Liberty Parks and Recreation Director Brian Scardefield. â€œWe encourage everyone to come out in costume to enjoy the festivities and maybe even win a prize!â€
Following the parade, more events will take place at the Liberty Main Street Stage. Awards will be presented to contest winners for both the floats and costumes. There will be a Trunk or Treat sponsored by C.A.C.H.E. from 12:30 to 4:00 p.m. DJ Storm with music and games donated by Gossip Entertainment will provide atmosphere; and refreshments will include cider and cookies donated by ShopRite of Liberty.
A rain date for the parade is scheduled for Sunday, October 30 with lineup scheduled for 1:00 p.m. and step off scheduled for 2:00 p.m.
For more information, to volunteer, or to enter a float call (845) 292-7690. Also visit the Town of Libertyâ€™s website: www.townofliberty.org.
About Liberty, N.Y.
Located at the crossroads of the Catskill Mountains and Hudson Valley region, Liberty is just 90 minutes from New York City. Known for its top notch trails and parks, Liberty is an ideal weekend getaway. Nationally recognized for its award winning school district, those who visit choose to stay. And with its business-friendly climate and strategic location, Liberty is an ideal place to do business. Liberty, New York: live here, play here and do business here!