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Annual Halloween Spectacular to take place Friday

Free hayrides will transport trick-or-treaters along portions of Ashmun Street and Portage Avenue
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NEWS RELEASE

DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

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SAULT STE. MARIE, MICH. - On Friday, Oct. 27, 2017, from 5 to 7 p.m., the Downtown Development Authority will be hosting their Downtown Sault Ste. Marie Halloween Spectacular.

The evening will begin with safe trick or treating through the downtown’s participating businesses with over 40 businesses distributing candy. Participating businesses can be identified by an orange “Trick or Treat” window decal.

Free hayrides (courtesy of Chuck Palmer and Tom Gage) will transport trick-or-treaters along portions of Ashmun Street and Portage Avenue.

The Ramada Ojibway Hotel will once again host a Kiddie Carnival courtesy of Lake Superior State University sorority; Alpha Theta Omega. The carnival will operate between 5 and 7 p.m. and is by donation with funds to support the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

Two haunted houses will bring tricks and treats to Downtown Sault Ste. Marie during the Halloween Spectacular. The Soo Theater will present their Wicked Woods Haunted House from 5 -7 p.m. inside the Historic Sault Theatre. Entry is $3 per person.

The Haunted Depot is also running a Haunted House from 5:30 - 8 p.m. courtesy of the Rotary Club and students from Malcolm High School.

The annual Zombie walk for Autism is set to return in 2018. Planning is underway for a bigger event for Sault Ste. Marie’s 350th anniversary.

The Downtown Development would like to thank the following sponsors of the Halloween Spectacular: Gage Family Farms, Charles J. Palmer, BJD Solutions, The Rotary Club of Sault Ste. Marie, The Soo Theatre Project and all downtown business owners participating in Friday’s events.

For additional information, contact the Downtown Development Authority at 906-635-6973.

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