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Trick or Treat in the Harbor Returns

Lots of fun on the Downtown Waterfront

2010 Trick or Treat in the Harbor 068Gig Harbor WA, October 21, 2015 – “Trick-or-Treat in the Harbor,” now in its 19th year, continues to be the place to be on Halloween, Saturday, October 31st, in Gig Harbor’s Downtown Waterfront District, where businesses will greet you while they pass out sweets and treats! Candy will be handed out between 2:00 and 5:00pm. While you are there, see the Harbor WildWatch “spooky” touch tanks in the park and their new "Haunted House" in Skansie House, and Gig Harbor Fire & Medic One will have a fire engine and medic unit on Harborview for kids to see!

Photos of your trick-or-treaters will be available in the Skansie Park pavilion, sponsored by the Rotary Club of Gig Harbor North. Rotary will be accepting cash donations to support the Food Backpacks 4 Kids program. Harbor Dance promises something "spooktacular" near Skansie Park as well!

The Church of the Nazarene on Pioneer will be hosting "Trunk or Treat" in their parking lot along with other games and activities for one and all, and the Harbor General Store will have adult cider tasting inside while outside they will have Cotton Candy, Popcorn, Gelato and pumpkin decorating. They will offer 1 free pumpkin to the first 500 children to decorate.

In order to provide a safe venue for all the many Trick-or-Treaters that come to Gig Harbor’s waterfront on Halloween, Harborview Drive will be closed from the intersection of Soundview and Judson, and around the waterfront to Rosedale, as well as Pioneer from Harborview to Tarabochia. Special thanks to the city and the community for helping us provide a safe place for our children and families to enjoy this festive day.

This annual event draws more than two thousand people to the downtown waterfront and Finholm District and is sponsored by the Gig Harbor Downtown Waterfront Alliance. It is FREE and open to the public.

The Gig Harbor Downtown Waterfront Alliance is a 501(c)3 organization dedicated to bringing together community and waterfront district stakeholders, encouraging economic vitality and preserving our historic character. The office is located at 3311 Harborview Drive, Suite 101. For information about the Alliance contact Mary DesMarais, Executive Director, at (253) 514-0071.

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