City of Whiting Celebrates Halloween 2016 All Weekend Long
Monday, October 24, 2016
Kicking off the Halloween festivities is the City of Whiting’s annual Halloween Parade, taking place on Saturday, October 29th at 1:00 p.m. down 119th Street, Downtown Whiting. Parade lineup is at 119th & New York Ave., alongside the Chase Bank parking lot. The parade will being traveling down New York at 1:30 p.m., continuing west down 119th Street, south on Clark Street, and end at the Whiting Family YMCA where goodie bags will be distributed to the children. Join us for this family-fun opportunity to march through Downtown Whiting in your costumes!
Then, prepare for chills, thrills and excitement for all ages on October 29th, 30th, and 31st at the FOP Haunted Hayride at Whihala Beach, located at 1561 Park Road in Whiting. The annual Haunted Hayride, sponsored by the Whiting Fraternal Order of Police, will take place from 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Tickets are $5.00, which includes two hayrides that weave along the dark and twisting beach trail, concessions, a bounce house, and a variety of Halloween games and activities for those less daring.
Trick-or-Treat hours this year will be from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. on Monday, October 31st. We hope to see you at this year’s Haunted Hayride and Halloween Parade, and wish you a safe and Happy Halloween! For more information on this year’s Halloween events or Trick-or-Treating, contact Whiting City Hall at (219) 659-7700.