Get ready tiny goblins and ghouls because Halloween festivities are here!

The first event is the Annual Halloween Parade, held by the Honesdale Area Jaycees, starting at 7 p.m. tonight. The parade route will begin at 4th Street in Honesdale and continue on to 10th Street and ending at Central Park.

Line up for the parade will be at 6 p.m. behind Top Notch Distributors on 4th Street.


Get ready tiny goblins and ghouls because Halloween festivities are here!

The first event is the Annual Halloween Parade, held by the Honesdale Area Jaycees, starting at 7 p.m. tonight. The parade route will begin at 4th Street in Honesdale and continue on to 10th Street and ending at Central Park.
Line up for the parade will be at 6 p.m. behind Top Notch Distributors on 4th Street.
The Jaycees will be serving donuts and cider to all who participate. In the event of rain, the parade will be held on Oct. 26.

If you would like to participate, please call 253-1516 or 253-1071 to participate.

Due to safety concerns, any group that will have a float in the parade is required to have two people on each side of their float to keep people off the parade route.
If you do have a float, please hand out candy instead of throwing it to the crowd.

The left side of Main Street will also not have metered parking from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. to allow safe passage for all participants.

Trick-or-Treating in Honesdale will be held on Monday, Oct. 31 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. If your house is open for little monsters to visit, please leave a light on so they know they are welcome.

Chief Joe LoBasso, of the Honesdale Police Department, recommends children carry flashlights and be accompanied by an adult during their travels. Children should also be careful crossing the street.
Waymart Borough Trick-or-Treating will also be held Monday, Oct. 31 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. This is the only night Trick-or-Treating will be allowed in the borough.

You are invited to kick off Halloween at Wayside Park in Waymart, where hot dogs and cider will throughout the hours of trick or treating.