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Family-Oriented Halloween Events in Madison

Halloween Hoopla 2017 begins in Madison on Oct. 19. Credits: Madison Area Chamber of Commerce

MADISON, NJ – Halloween Hoopla, a series of holiday events sponsored by the Madison Area Chamber of Commerce, will kick off next month in downtown Madison.

Scarecrows of Waverly Place  

The Madison Chamber invites all area residents to take a trip downtown Oct. 19 and visit the scarecrows that will adorn the streets. Each scarecrow is sponsored by a local business.

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Pumpkin Illumination and “Trunk or Treat”

Families can bring their carved jack-o-lanterns on Oct. 27 to the Hartley Dodge Memorial Building, where they will be illuminated for all to see.

Young ones can trick-or-treat by pumpkin light from several themed car trunks outside the building. Participation fee for “trunk or treat” is $10. All proceeds benefit the Madison Volunteer Ambulance Corps.

Halloween Parade and Magic Show

The Halloween costume parade will begin at 12:30 p.m. in front of the Hartley Dodge Memorial Building, and Joe Fischer will perform a magic show at 1 p.m. Sponsored by Sugar Rush and Woodland Bakery & Cafe.

Kids can trick-or-treat at Madison businesses after the magic show ends at 1:30 p.m. Look for a bright orange jack-o-lantern displayed in front of participating businesses.


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