The spookiness is returning to Mount Vernon Avenue with the annual Del Ray Halloween Parade on Sunday, October 30.
It’s Visit Del Ray’s 26th year hosting the fun event, which it starts at 2 p.m. at Mount Vernon Avenue and E. Bellefonte Avenue and ends with live music and prizes at the Mount Vernon Recreation Center athletic fields.
The grand marshall of this year’s parade is a student from Cora Kelly School for Math, Science and Technology.
Thousands are expected to attend the event.
The Del Ray Halloween Parade includes:
- Stroller and pet costume contests — Participants must register at 1:30 p.m. at the corner of Mt. Vernon and E. Howell Avenues
- Best Decorated House and Business contests — The nomination deadline is Sunday, October 23, at noon.
- Scavenger Hunt — Four winners will receive a $50 gift card to their favorite Del Ray business.
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Discover the festive events taking place during the month of December across various neighborhoods in Alexandria.
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