Friday, October 12, 2012

Family Halloween Activities in Downtown Dixon

Noon Lions Halloween Parade
Monster Pancakes at the Post House Ballroom
Games by the YMCA

Participants wishing to be included in the judging for best costumes need to be assembled early

9:30 AM Parade Assembly

Costume Prize Categories- Preschool, Kindergarten-First Grade, Second Grade- Third Grade, Fourth Grade- Eighth Grade

Prizes and Ribbons- Firsts place=$25.00, Second Place=$20.00, Third Place= $10.00, Four honorable mention= $5.00

9:45 AM judging Concludes
10:00 AM Parade Begins. Parents are welcome to walk in the parade with their children.

Halloween Parade Route- *Assembly by categories at the southwest end of Haymarket Square; Third street and Highland Avenue.
*Proceed East two blocks on Third Street to Hennepin Avenue.
*North two blocks on Hennepin Avenue to First Street.
*West two blocks on First Street to Highland Avenue.
*South two blocks on Highland Avenue returning to the Gazebo; northwest end of Haymarket Square.
Ribbons and prizes will be awarded immediately following the parade at the Haymarket Square Gazebo. All participants will receive a treat bag donated by the Dixon Noon Lions Club, and the Dixon High School Leo Club.
**In case of INCLEMENT WEATHER, judging, prizes, and treat distribution will be held inside at the Post House**

Starts At 8:00AM-Monster Breakfast Buffet, Main Street and LCCOA Activity- Come to the Post House Ballroom from 8:00AM to 10:00AM. Eat with costumed characters before heading to the parade. Cost for the buffet is $4.00 for adults, $2.00 for kids 12 and under. If you come in costume, $1.00 off!!!!

YMCA Games in the Park- Immediately following the parade and presentation of awards, there will be childrens games and prizes to be held until noon at the south end of Haymarket Square. The Dixon YMCA will be sponsoring this activity.

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