The Alton Halloween Parade less than two weeks away, and will once again feature the usual floats, marching bands, and fire trucks. The East End Improvement Association continues to sponsor the event, which celebrates its 99th edition this year. A parade organizer says there is still time for you to enter.
To find out how, call 462-7527. The deadline to enter the parade is October 22nd. Parade Committee member Sue McCoy tells The Big Z she would like to see more bands enter.
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The parade will start at 7:30 pm on October 31 from Broadway and Washington Avenue, moving west on Broadway, wrapping up at Piasa and 9th Streets. A portion of Broadway will be closed for parade set up at 5pm. If you aren’t able to make it to the parade in person, the Big Z will carry the parade on Halloween night with coverage starting at 8 p.m.