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ANAHEIM, CA - (October 30, 2009) - It is the time of year to gather all the ghouls and goblins and grab a seat for the City of Anaheim’s annual Spooktacular Halloween Parade, featuring Grand Marshal SpongeBob SquarePants, and Family Festival, which takes place Saturday, Oct. 31 in Downtown Anaheim. Admission is free.
SpongeBob SquarePants visits Anaheim and joins this year’s Spooktacular Halloween Parade courtesy of Time Warner Cable. The parade is presented by The Disneyland Resort, KOCE-TV and Time Warner Cable (for more information on SpongeBob SquarePants, please see below).
Anaheim’s Spooktacular Halloween Parade and Family Festival are traditions in the City. Children are invited to attend the parade in costume.
The parade will begin on the corner of Broadway and West Street, travel east on Broadway, then north on Anaheim Blvd, and finish at Lincoln Ave. Structure and on-street parking will be available throughout Downtown Anaheim.
Below is a timeline of the day’s activities, as well as information on street closures. For more information please visit www.anaheim.net, keyword “2009 Halloween Parade.”
For a parade route map click here.
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