Top 10 Halloween Parades
Take in all things Halloween from character costumes to some of the goriest zombies you've ever seen at one of these spooktacular celebrations across the country.
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Village Halloween Parade, New York City
In its 44th year, the Village Halloween Parade in New York City is one of the biggest in the country. The mile-long event takes over Lower Manhattan every year. The parade showcases giant puppets, more than 50 bands, dancers and exotic costumes. Members of the public are welcome to march in the parade – as long as they’re wearing a costume, of course.
Little Five Points Halloween Festival and Parade, Atlanta
Northalsted Halloween Parade, Chicago
Start prepping your costume! Northalsted Halloween Parade, held in Chicago’s Boystown neighborhood, receives more than 2,000 entries for its annual costume contest. On Oct. 31, Northalsted Halloween Parade will celebrate its 21st anniversary this year.
Nyack Halloween Parade, Nyack, N.Y.
Asbury Park Zombie Walk, Asbury Park, N.J.
Portsmouth Halloween Parade, Portsmouth, N.H.
Louisville Halloween Parade and Festival, Louisville, Ky.
Anaheim Halloween Parade, Anaheim, California
Krewe of Boo, New Orleans
Fantasy Fest Parade, Key West, Florida
Part of Fantasy Fest, the 10-day Halloween celebration in Key West, Fla., the Fantasy Fest Parade traces Duval Street from the Gulf of Mexico to the Atlantic Ocean. Full of lavishly decorated floats, extravagant costumes and plenty of libations, this parade is geared toward adults – not kids.