Save the Date!
Halloween Celebration Saturday, October 27
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• photos credit: Phil Lang •
26th Annual Piedmont Avenue Merchant Association Halloween Celebration – the most “family friendly” in Oakland!!
|10:15 am||Special Storytime at the Library, 160 41st Street, for younger children|
PARADE – led by Jim McElroy, bagpiper extraordinaire and students from Head Over Heels -- meet at Rio Vista and Piedmont Avenue. Note: If you wish to have your pet in our special “pet” section make sure you are at the parade site by 10:15am.
Parade Marshals this year: Friends of the Piedmont Avenue Branch Library and our wonderful library staff
|11:45 am to 1pm:||Trick or Treating at Avenue Candy Station merchants for children 10 years and younger accompanied by an adult|
Music on the Avenue – FREE
Noon to 2 p.m. Cascada de Flores at the Piedmont Plaza:
Linda at Piedmont Avenue
Noon to 3 p.m. Jazz du Jour with Ted Czuk at the Key Route Plaza:
41st Street at Piedmont Avenue
|Noon to 3 p.m.||
Annual Pumpkin Patch Meadow at Mountain View Cemetery – FREE
NOTE: Street will be closed from Rio Vista to Echo from 10:30am to 1pm
Primo book sale at the Library – 80 Echo Avenue -- sponsored by the Friends of the Piedmont Avenue Branch Library – plus special music from Salane Schultz, treats, and a chance at the “Halloween Gift from the Avenue” drawing –11am to 2pm
|Noon||Annual Pet/Owner Costume Contest at Paws on Piedmont, 3974 Piedmont Avenue.|
Music on the Plazas –
Key Route (41st and Piedmont Avenue): Avenue favorite Tara Linda and Friends – 11am to 2pm
Piedmont Plaza (Linda and Piedmont Avenue): MacClain and Cole – Noon to 2pm
Both sponsored by Lin Jia Asian Kitchen (Lakeshore) and Holly’s Mandarin Restaurant
Pumpkin Meadow at Mountain View Cemetery, 5000 Piedmont Avenue – food trucks, 5 large jumpers, balloon artist and face painting, and a special crafts table, Noon to 3pm
Haunted Hallway and Halloween Faire at Piedmont Avenue Elementary School, 4314 Piedmont Avenue, 11am to 3pm
Piedmont Pumpkin Patch with scary haunted house, 4414 Piedmont Avenue (next door to J. Miller Flowers & Gifts) – 8am to 8pm
Olive Oil Tasting throughout the afternoon at Nathan & Co., 4025 Piedmont Avenue
Halloween Art and Ukelele Duo, Resurrect, 4135 Piedmont Avenue
Demonstration and free tumbling run for kids at Capoeira Mandinga, 4137 Piedmont Avenue
FREE Face Painting by Build-On at Key Route Plaza from noon to 2pm
Win Great Gifts from the Avenue! Entry forms at the library – 80 Echo Avenue merchants.
Specials and Treats at your Favorite Shops and Restaurants!
As always, a big THANK YOU to the Los Carnales/LaFamilia Motorcycle Club of Piedmont Avenue for their assistance with logistics and safety! We couldn’t do this without them!!!