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Annual Emmaus Halloween Parade Draws Thousands of Spectators

Clear skies and seasonal temperatures brought out a crowd for the annual Emmaus Halloween Parade on Saturday night.

An estimated 30,000 spectators lined the route for the Emmaus Halloween Parade on Saturday, Oct. 15, stretching from Keystone and Ridge to Chestnut and Main streets.

As has been the case for the past several years, the annual was the opening act along the parade route.

, the Emmaus Halloween Parade Committee Chairperson for the past 15 years, reported that 78 groups had registered to participate in the parade, typical of most years.

"It's like you're the bride," Mintzer joked. "You prepare, you prepare, and then in the blink of an eye it's all over."

jeff shubzda October 17, 2011 at 12:35 PM
Hats off to Kathy Mintzer and her committee for putting on a fantastic parade.
Beth October 17, 2011 at 10:07 PM
Thank you so much to everyone for making this (yet again) a great parade. We have people come from far and wide to enjoy the "home town feel" of Emmaus on this special night. Great job to all the organizers and volunteers to help make it possible.
Doug Joos October 19, 2011 at 12:06 AM
Thank You Emmaus, My wife and I traveled from Jacksonville Fl for the parade. My family moved from Emmaus in 1957. I rediscovered Emmaus about 10 years ago and my wife and I always enjoy our return, again Thank You my Hometown Emmaus.

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