Tyson Jordan is looking forward to Halloween. The Putnam pumpkin will among those taking part in the annual HalloweenFest Thursday, Oct. 31. Montcalm Street will be closed from Lake George Avenue to Lake Champlain Avenue 3 to 4:30 p.m. to allow youngster the freedom to run from business-to-business seeking Halloween treats.
Photo by Nancy Frasier.
Ticonderoga Ghosts, goblins and assorted creatures will descend upon downtown Ticonderoga again this fall.
The annual HalloweenFest will be held Thursday, Oct. 31. Montcalm Street will be closed from Lake George Avenue to Lake Champlain Avenue 3 to 4:30 p.m. to allow youngster the freedom to run from business-to-business seeking Halloween treats.
A rain date of Friday, Nov. 1, has been set. A decision on using the rain date will be made by 9 a.m. Oct. 31.
HalloweenFest will be sponsored by the Ticonderoga Montcalm Street Partnership.
“Children and their parents are invited to enjoy the Halloween festivities in historic downtown Ticonderoga,” said John Bartlett, chairman of the Ti Montcalm Street promotions committee. “Treats are once again being provided by our local businesses and organizations.”
Participating businesses and organizations will display a pumpkin in their windows and will hand out treats to young people as they walk the sidewalks.
Candy will also be given out at the Ticonderoga Community Building by the Ticonderoga Montcalm Street Partnership.
Children through fourth grade and their families are invited to participate.
Libby’s Bakery Cafe invites children and parents to play free “Old Fashion Halloween Games,” including bobbing for apples, donut on a string and more, during the HalloweenFest. Prizes will be awarded. Libby’s Bakery Cafe is located at 92 Montcalm St.
North Country Community College will host a Haunted Hallway that day 4 to 6 p.m. at its Ticonderoga campus. Children and their families can attend the free event to receive candy, donuts and apple cider. Children will also be able to get their photo taken with the Great Pumpkin.
The North Country Community College Ticonderoga campus is located at 11 Hawkeye Trail.
“Please mark Thursday, Oct. 31, on your calendars to join in the HalloweenFest event,” Bartlett said. “Get your costumes and treat bags ready for a fun-filled afternoon in Ticonderoga.”