City of Vero Beach Recreation Department’s 60th Annual Halloween Parade & Costume Contest


Photo from the 2017 Vero Beach Recreation Department Halloween Parade & Costume Contest.

Join the fun for the 60th Annual Halloween Parade sponsored by the City of Vero Beach Recreation Department and Mulligan’s Beach House. The parade is being held Saturday, Oct.27th. Line-up begins at 9:30 a.m. starting at the Vero Beach Women’s Club parking lot in downtown Vero Beach.

The parade will start at 10:00a.m. on 21st Street and then it will travel down 14th Avenue to the Vero Beach Community Center where friends, family and the entire community can watch the parade. There will be a costume contest immediately after the parade inside the Vero Beach Community Center. Prizes will be awarded for the 25 best costumes. The contest is for children ages 0-17 and parents are encouraged to get into the Halloween spirit by dressing up as well. At the end of the parade, children with or without a costume can pick up their free goodie bags located on the east and west entrance door ways of the Community Center.

 The City of Vero Beach Recreation Department is looking for groups who would like to participate: floats, decorated cars, businesses, walking groups, such as the Boy and Girl Scouts, bands, service organizations, clubs, sports teams are encouraged to participate. Political floats or political advertising is not permitted. This is a great way to participate in this safe fun filled event! The 60th Annual Halloween Parade and Costume Contest is a free event for the entire community. For more information, call (772) 567-2144 or (772) 231-4787 or visit our website at and click recreation.

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