Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Current Weather
Loading Current Weather....
Published: Thursday, 10/25/2007

Monroe's Halloween Fest a 'nightmare' on Front St.

MONROE - It's going to be a real "nightmare" in downtown tomorrow night, thanks to the Monroe County Convention & Tourism Bureau.

As the kickoff event for the fourth Annual River Raisin Halloween Festival, visitors to East Front Street will be able to visit tents and sample treats from downtown Monroe's restaurants, cafes, and pubs and while listening to live entertainment. The event starts at 7 p.m.

The night will also feature a costume contest for adults. Contestants will visit downtown shops, restaurants, and cafes and have a specially prepared entry card validated by the store's manager or owners. Completed cards will be entered into the drawing for the best costume and other prizes. Rules will be available at participating businesses and on the Tourism Bureau Web site at www.monroeinfo.com.

Then on Saturday, starting at 11 a.m., the annual costume contest for kids will kick off at the Dorsch Memorial Library, while there will be trick-or-treating from noon until 2 p.m. at all participating downtown merchants. There will also be live music on a stage at the intersection of Washington and East Front streets.

Recommended for You

Guidelines: Please keep your comments smart and civil. Don't attack other readers personally, and keep your language decent. If a comment violates these standards or our privacy statement or visitor's agreement, click the "X" in the upper right corner of the comment box to report abuse. To post comments, you must be a Facebook member. To find out more, please visit the FAQ.