Monday, June 05, 2023


Town Launches Halloween House Contest

The Westport Parks and Recreation Department today announced its first Halloween House Decorating Contest, a town wide event to replace the annual Halloween Parade canceled in the wake of COVID 19.

“We understand the disappointment in not being able to host our annual Halloween Parade,” the announcement said. “However, we still wanted our community to have the opportunity to show their creativity and come together as one.

“We encourage you and your families to decorate the outside of your homes in a way that follows the theme of Halloween,” it added. (See “Ellery Lane Home’s Spine-Chilling Transformation.”)

Those interested in participating in the free event can register via the Parks and Recreation Department.

In keeping with social distancing, officials ask participants to submit photos of decorations to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

All photos must be submitted by Thursday, Oct. 29, with the winner being announced on Friday, Oct. 30.

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