Halloween in the Tri-town


Halloween is always a popular time of year especially for kids.  Halloween happens to fall on a Monday this year and there are many spooky and fun events planned in the tri-town of Marion, Mattapoisett and Rochester.

MATTAPOISETTThe Mattapoisett Police Halloween Parade is more than 50 years old and will continue this year on Monday, Oct. 31 at 6 p.m.

Following the parade there will be a contest for the most creative costumes. The winners range from pre-kindergarten to high school. Awards and the candy for 350 bags of candy are provided through donations by the community.

To help the police continue this event, mail a donation to the Mattapoisett Police Halloween Fund, P.O. Box 436, Mattapoisett, MA 02739.

Residents of all ages may come to this free event.

On Friday, Oct. 24 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. the Mattapoisett YMCA will host its annual Family Halloween Hayride and Party with Zip’oween. Kids can participate in haunted hayride, games, costume contest and crafts. A Halloween-themed zipline will also be set up. Refreshments will be available.

On Oct. 31, the Friends of the Mattapoisett Public Library will hand out candy in front of the library starting at 5 p.m.


The Marion Art Center will hold its annual Halloween parade on Thursday, Oct. 31. Costumed character of all ages are welcome to be a part of this family event.

Everyone will meet at the Music Hall on Front Street at 4 p.m.

Hannah Moore, along with selected Sippican School drummers will lead the parade. The route goes south on Front Street, up Main Street, right onto Spring Street, and back down Cottage Street to the Music Hall where goody bags will be handed out.


The Plumb Corner Halloween Party will be held on Oct. 25 from 1 to 4 p.m. There will be trick or treating, a haunted house, hay rides, pumpkin decorating, costume contest, spooky salon, games and food. DJ Howie will provide music and local vendors will have displays. The event is at Plumb Corner Mall, 565 Rounseville Road. The Rochester Women’s Club will sponsor a pumpkin carving/decorating contest as part of the celebration. Women’s Club members will be in attendance to judge the contest.  There will be many prizes for different age groups and styles.

Come on out and bring the kids and attend one of the great events in our area.

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This blog was posted on www.boldmovesrealestate.com on October 6, 2016.