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Halloween Parade

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  • Tuesday, October 31, 2017 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
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LOCATION: North Carolina Museum of History - 5 E Edenton St

Join us for a day of costumes, crafts, treats and a Halloween Parade, led by First Lady of North Carolina, Kristin Cooper. Come in costume and participate in fun "Halloween-y" crafts. Crafts will take place from 11 a.m.–2 p.m. Lunch will be available for purchase from So Good Pupusas food truck from 11 a.m.–2 p.m., which will be parked on Edenton Street, next to the museum. The Halloween Parade will begin at 2 p.m., at the top of Bicentennial Plaza (between the North Carolina Museum of History and North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences). Led by Mrs. Cooper and the Helping Hands Mission Band, participants will march down the plaza, take a right on Jones Street and then take a left on Blount Street ending at the Governor's Mansion. There, they will be rewarded with a special treat!

Cost: FREE


Associated Street Closures:

Tuesday, October 31:

Roads will be closed from 2:00pm until 3:00pm on 10/31/2017 to facilitate the following route:

- Begin at North Carolina Museum of History
- Right onto Jones Street
- Left onto Blount Street
- Right to end at North Carolina Executive Mansion


Note: All roads one block in each direction will be detoured during the event.