28th Annual Safe & Fun Trick or Treat in Uptown Sedona
Come to Uptown Sedona for Safe & Fun Trick or Treating on Halloween (Friday,
October 31, 2014) from 5:00 to 8:00 pm. All good ghouls, goblins and ghosts
are invited to “Spooktacular” fun. There are treats at the doorways along
the sidewalks, plazas and courtyards of “Main Street” (N. SR 89A), on both
sides of the street from the Shops at Hyatt Pinon Pointe to Matterhorn
Shoppes and from Sinagua Plaza up to Pink Jeep Plaza, thanks to these
businesses. Many storefronts are decorated and costumed employees and owners
add to the celebration.
For the second year, a Costume Contest is sponsored by Sedona Main Street
Program and the City of Sedona Parks and Recreation. Contests take place at
Canyon Breeze Plaza, beginning at 5:30 p.m. for 3 age categories plus new
this year, groups or couples. The times for each category are: up to age 6
at 5:30 p.m.; ages 7-14 at 6 p.m.; ages 15 and up at 6:30 p.m.; and groups
of 2 or more at 7 p.m. There are prizes for 1st, 2nd
and 3rd place in each contest category, thanks to community
businesses and non-profits. Special thanks to the volunteer contest judges:
City Manager-Tim Ernster, Mayor Elect- Sandy Moriarty, City Councilor-
Jessica Williamson and Youth Services Librarian-Meredith Clark. No fee or
registration is necessary; costumed contestants should show up 10 minutes
prior to the start time for your category. Start planning now to join the
Thriller and Zombie Swing dances, plus stilt walkers, puppets and surprise
performances will also take place from 5:00 - 8:00 pm on Jordan Road near
the corner of N. SR 89A. Prepare to be mesmerized by these individual
dancers of all ages from the community. Thanks to all of them for donating
their time and talent and to Martha Edwards for producing the show. Special
thanks for everyone cooperating to make it possible to use Jordan Road for
Sedona Fire District will encourage “be safe, be seen” by handing out glow
and Fire trucks will be there for the Trick or Treaters of
all ages. Sedona Police Department will be on patrol, Community Police
Alliance Volunteers will assist at the crosswalks, and the Sedona Volunteer
Park Rangers will be on hand to help with the Costume Contest.
This trick or treat event began twenty-eight years ago when one merchant
decided her child needed a safe and fun experience on Halloween night,
instead of wandering the dark residential streets of Sedona. The entire
community is welcomed and encouraged to come to this safe and fun location
for Halloween festivities.
Over the years this has grown into a local community tradition with a great
block party atmosphere! Parents, grandparents and community adults come to
“people-watch” and visit with friends and neighbors, many in costume
themselves. Measuring success by smiles, laughter and camaraderie, this is a
smash hit. So be sure to come out on this hallowed eve for many treats, a
costume contest, thrilling performances, great people watching via the
parade of costumed characters, and a fabulous sense of community with the
essence of small town character.
Take this opportunity to explore the new and ever-changing merchants,
products, services and restaurants here, as a preview for your holiday
shopping. Then come back at your leisure to patronize these businesses; it’s
a great way to show your appreciation to all the merchants and restaurateurs
who dig deep in their own pockets to provide all children of our community a
howling good time!
available in Sedona Public Parking Lot (on Schnebly Road), all along N.
State Route 89A in Uptown and in parking lots at plazas and shops in the
area. This free event is presented by the Uptown Sedona businesses and
coordinated by Sedona Main Street Program for anyone young at heart.
Safe & Fun Trick or
Treat in Uptown Sedona will be on Halloween October 31 from 5:00 to 8:00
p.m. This is the 28th Annual event when Sedona Main Street Uptown
Merchants welcome all good ghouls and ghosts to visit their storefronts
along Main Street (State Route 89A) in Uptown for great treats! These
merchants have a longstanding tradition of good will, providing this safe
and fun Halloween celebration. This free community event is coordinated by
Sedona Main Street Program for a howling good time.
The merchants in the historic business core
(Sedona Main Street District) have a twenty-eight year
tradition of good will, providing this safe and free Halloween tradition for
the entire community.
Sedona Main Street Program’s annual event is free to attend,
providing an opportunity for everyone to savor our