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Spirit of Halloweentown

October 1 – 31, 2017 All Month Long & Weekly Reoccurring Activities

  • Each year, a small city in northern Oregon embraces the Halloween spirit with a month-long celebration of spooky events and decorations geared toward entertaining crowds of families.
  • St. Helens, Oregon served as the backdrop for the 1998 Disney Channel Original Movie “Halloweentown.” The St. Helens community pays homage to the movie each October with a month-long celebration.
  • “Halloweentown” cast reunion on Saturday, October 14th. Includes Kimberly J. Brown (Marnie), J. Paul Zimmerman (Dylan), Emily Roeske (Sophie), and Judith Hoag (Gwen).
  • Special tribute to Debbie Reynolds during Pumpkin Lighting on Saturday, October 14th. Reynolds, who played the beloved Cromwell family matriarch Aggie Cromwell in the “Halloweentown” series, passed away in December 2016.
  • Saturday, October 21: Appearance by actress Diane Franklin from “Better Off Dead” and “Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure”
  • Events run all month long. Activity examples: pumpkin lighting ceremony, tractor rides to an alien crash site, a walk through the underworld, scarecrows that come alive, a Monster Dash fun run, haunted houses and tours, a costume parade and contest, haunted hot rod and hearse car rally, pet costume contest, character actor appearances, and new additions such as a Spooks Shuttle, Museum of Peculiarities and Oddities and a Spirit of Halloweentown collectors coin challenge at local retailers.

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October 1, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - October 31, 2017 @ 1:00 pm
Courthouse Plaza at The Historical Riverfront District
275 Strand Street
St. Helens, OR 97051 United States
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