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Halloween Fest ’22 packs downtown Riverhead

by Oct 23, 2022
Downtown Riverhead was packed for Halloween Fest '22 yesterday. The day's activities included coffin races on Griffing Avenue, trick-or-treating along Main Street, pumpkin painting and the grand finale, a big after-dark parade featuring all sorts of ghouls, goblins, zombies and monsters. Photos.

A spooky night in downtown Riverhead, as goblins, zombies and dancing dinosaurs take to the street for Halloween parade

by Oct 24, 2021
Riverhead's Halloween Festival drew hundreds of people downtown Saturday for spooky family fun, starting with the crowd-pleasing coffin races, continuing with trick-or-treating along Main Street and culminating in an after-dark costume parade and performances.

Popular Downtown Riverhead Halloween events canceled due to COVID restrictions

by Oct 9, 2020
“Unfortunately, it would be impossible to socially distance all participants and stay within outdoor event crowd limitations and COVID-19 regulations,” the Riverhead Business Improvement District said in a press release.

Grand Halloween Parade draws hundreds of revelers to Main Street

by Oct 27, 2019
Hundreds of people lined Main Street to take in the sights and sounds of the Halloween parade last night in Riverhead. Photo gallery.

Coffin races will return to downtown Riverhead with Halloween Festival Oct. 26

by Sep 18, 2019
Get your coffins ready, Riverhead. Coffin races will be back at Riverhead's Halloween Festival this year on Oct. 25

Halloween parade brings a ghostly good time to downtown Riverhead

by Oct 29, 2018
Hundreds flocked downtown for the Sunday night spectacle, an after-dark procession of elaborate floats, dancing zombies, monsters, ghosts and creepy characters.

With storm forecast Saturday, BID cancels coffin races, moves Halloween parade to Sunday evening

by Oct 24, 2018
The forecast heavy rains and winds Saturday led the Riverhead Business Improvement District Management Association to announce changes to the Halloween Festival events.

Downtown Riverhead gears up for Halloween Fest weekend events

by Oct 3, 2017
The Halloween costume parade will feature cash prizes for first, second and third place winners and the weekend events for the first time will include coffin races.

Coffin races, parade, trick or treating, jack o’lantern walk: BID has big plans for Halloween weekend in Riverhead

by Aug 24, 2017
Halloween weekend events in downtown Riverhead this year will include coffin races, a wildly popular event that's been held in a Colorado town for more than 20 years.

Halloween festival and parade draw hundreds to downtown Riverhead

by Oct 30, 2016
Hundreds of people lined Main Street for a big Halloween parade featuring zombie dancers, spooky floats, monsters, witches, ghosts, a hearse with a skeleton behind the wheel and more. Photos and video.