Hometown HalloweenFest

Broadway businesses will be offering treats for the community on Thursday, October 26th! Fun, games and prizes abound! Bring your children/family in their best costumes for the Hometown Costume Contest, which begins promptly at 6pm.

Food vendors on site! Feed your family dinner while you treat for candy!!!
(Food Vendors Register HERE: https://goo.gl/forms/N3XER5cd5elCfZ8k1 )

We need volunteers!!!! Decorators needed at 8am at the Broadway Town Office. Volunteers needed to run the games and judge the costume contest. Call Chad Comer at Blue Ribbon Nursery, 540-896-6358 or register here: https://goo.gl/forms/IHEtdWHY60n6kUwF2

This is a town-sponsoredd event and is not the same as traditional residential trick-or-treating. The Town of Broadway does not determine, enforce or coordinate a Trick-or-Treat time. If you have questions about when people will be Trick-or-Treating in your neighborhood, please talk to your neighbors. Each neighborhood or residence decides when (or if at all) to pass out candy for Halloween Trick-or-Treaters. If you do not wish to participate, leave your porch light off. If you are seeking candy, do not approach a house without a porch light on!

Halloween Safety:

Always keep in mind a few safety tips when trick‐or‐treating this Halloween:

Before trick‐or‐treating:

  • Plan your route ahead of time: Trick-or-Treat in familiar neighborhoods.
  • Make certain costumes do not inhibit vision and will not cause tripping or falling.
  • Teach children to never enter a person’s home or vehicle.
  • Pick a place to meet in case you get separated and write down emergency contacts.

While trick‐or‐treating:

  • Trick‐or‐treat earlier in the evening to finish before it gets too dark.
  • All Halloween Trick-or-Treaters should have a flashlight or a device that helps motorists be able to see you while walking through neighborhoods on dark roads.
  • Children should never trick‐or‐treat alone and always be accompanied by an adult.
  • Only approach homes that are familiar and well‐lit both inside and out.
  • Walk with your head up and be aware of your surroundings.
  • Stay on the sidewalks and out of the streets. Cross only at intersections and designated crosswalks.
  • Respect other people and their property.
  • Motorists should be alert and watch out for pedestrians near the roadway.
  • Report any suspicious individual or criminal activity to an adult or the police.

After trick‐or‐treating:

  • Adults should examine children’s candy before they consume it.

We hope you have a safe and sweet Halloween!

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