Halloween Parade To Kick Off Fourth Annual Open Streets Emory Village
The Fourth Annual Open Streets Emory Village kicks off at 3 pm, October 23, with a Halloween Parade, followed by free events until 7 pm for the whole family. Dress in your favorite costume – all are welcome! Enjoy biking, skating, walking, and rolling down the streets in Emory Village!
The parade will assemble at 3 pm in front of Panera Bread. After a photo taken at 3:20 by Open Streets photographer Lisa Hill, the parade will continue up North Decatur Road onto South Oxford Road, ending in front of Saba around 3:45 pm.
The parade will be followed by performances by the Imperial OPA Circus as well as two canine competitions: best pet Halloween costume and best trick for a treat.
Nonstop music in the Village Plaza will include the Sehwe Village Percussion; Small Group No. 9, an Emory a cappella group; the Nonessentials; Glenn Memorial UMC Youth Choir; and Rockitt 88.
Open Streets attendees also can make a puppet, climb a wall, get their face painted, sample food and brews from Village businesses, and check out the artists market.
Open Streets Emory Village is a pedestrian-friendly event presented in collaboration with DeKalb County by the all-volunteer Emory Village Alliance— a partnership of businesses, neighbors and Emory University, whose mission is to continue to improve the vitality and accessibility of Emory Village as a work, play and dine destination.
Visit emoryvillage.org for more details.