The Other Halloween Parade: 25th Annual Greenwich Village Children’s Halloween Parade, Oct. 31


New York University and Manhattan Community Board 2 will host thousands of ghost, ghouls and goblins (also known as kids, moms, and dads) at the 25th Annual Greenwich Village Children’s Halloween Parade. Children and families will march around Washington Square Park. Following the parade, the children will be treated to candy, face-painting, rides and live entertainment to include: Hot Peas N’ Butter and DJ Ben the Beyonder to entertain the crowd.

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Following the parade, the children will be treated to candy, face-painting, rides and live entertainment.
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** MEDIA PLANNING ADVISORY **

  • WHAT: New York University and Manhattan Community Board 2 will host thousands of ghost, ghouls and goblins (also known as kids, moms, and dads) at the 25th Annual Greenwich Village Children’s Halloween Parade. Children and families will march around Washington Square Park. Following the parade, the children will be treated to candy, face-painting, rides and live entertainment to include: Hot Peas N’ Butter and DJ Ben the Beyonder to entertain the crowd.

The Grand Marshals for the parade have been selected for their commitment and service to the Greenwich Village community: Laurence Maslon, Associate Chair/Art Professor at the Graduate Acting Program at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, and Chair, Superblock Stewardship Advisory Committee; Maria Diaz, Executive Director, Greenwich Village Chelsea Chamber of Commerce; Capt. Joseph Simonetti, Commanding Officer, 6th Precinct. Elizabeth Butson, Vice Chairman of Jefferson Market Garden and Board Member of VillageCare.

  • WHEN: Saturday, October 31, 2015; parade starts at 1:30 pm; marchers start gathering 1PM at the Arch
  • WHERE: The parade assembles along Washington Square North, near the Arch and ends at LaGuardia between Washington Square South and West 3rd Street where various activities await


**NOTE TO PLANNING AND ASSIGNMENT EDITORS**

The parade provides very good, cute, daylight shots of kids in costumes parading around the park accompanied by parents. Good complement for coverage of the adult parade.

NYU students– including NYU dancers and cheerleaders– will perform and assist with distributing treats.

The 25th Annual NYU and CB2 Parade is sponsored by:

20th Century Fox; Amity Hall; Bedford Barrow Commerce BA; C. O. Bigelow; Collins Building Services (CBS); Con Edison; Deer Mountain Day Camp; Elaine Schneider; GVCCC; Half Pint; Kmart; Lucille Lortel Theater; Manhattan Chamber of Commerce; McDonalds; Montessori Schools Flatiron/Soho; NOHO BID; NYU Administrative Management Council; NYU Alumni Relations; NYU Bookstore; NYU Center for Multicultural Education; NYU CSALS; NYU Faculty Housing; NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering; Sky Management Corporation; TD Bank; The Villager; Washington Square Association; Washington Square Hotel; Westside Markets

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