Zombies and superheroes take over Manayunk for Halloweekend

It’s the time of year when walking amongst ghosts, zombies, superheroes and asking strangers for candy is totally acceptable.

In Manayunk, the tradition was alive and well over the weekend at Halloweekend.

The weekend was full of activities for children and familieis including trick-or-treating along Main Street, showing off their costumes and participating in pumpkin carving competition.

The highlight of the weekend was the Zombie Dance Off set to Michael Jackson’s “Thriller.”

Caitlyn Maloney, director of marketing and events at Manayunk Development Corporation was thankful for the beautiful weather that brought a lot of people out to celebrate.

“We really want people to have a safe place to come trick or treating. Manayunk in general is a great place to trick or treat on Halloween night, but it’s really fun during the day on a Saturday to have people be able to bring their families, have lunch, go trick or treating with the kids in the daylight”.

Pretzel Park, one block up the steep hill from the Main Street stores, restaurants and flea market merchandise vendors, had their own 3rd annual “Fall Festival” with live music, farmers market, food trucks, vendors and a doggie costume parade.

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