More About South Cumberland Halloween Parade Scheduled

The annual South Cumberland Business and Civic Association Marsha L. Thomas Memorial Halloween parade is scheduled for Wednesday, October 25. The parade will begin at 7 pm and follow the same route as in past years as it moves along E. First Street then travels down Virginia Avenue and disbands on West Industrial Boulevard between Kirk Auto Sales and W. Third Street.

The SCBCA encourages businesses, individuals, clubs, churches, etc., to decorate and enter floats in the parade. Candy and handouts will be allowed. Costumed mummers up to the age of twelve (12) will be judged at 5:30 pm in Smith Park, located between Race and Seymour Streets. The mummers will then lead the parade through the parade route. There is no registration for participating in the costume judging and children do not need to reside in Cumberland.

Applications to participate in the parade are being mailed to previous year’s participants. Anyone wishing to participate in the parade may contact the SCBCA Halloween Parade Committee at 301-722-6759 or The deadline to enter this year’s parade is FRIDAY, OCTOBER 6. Any business or individual interested in donating to help offset parade expenses can contact the Halloween Parade committee at the above phone number or email address.

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