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

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.

Halloween Fest ’21: Coffin Races draw a crowd

The 'Back to the Future' team — York Fife, Jack Bartolo, Landon Zaleski, Quinn Stromski and Justin Lopresti — motoring in the DeLorean Time Machine, won the Ghoulies Division and took home a $150 prize.

Alive on 25 street festival, with ‘Kids Zone,’ set for Thursday evening in downtown Riverhead

"Bubbelpalooza" returns to Alive on 25 tonight, part of a special "Kids Zone" in Grangebel Park, which will include activities, an LED show by Team Fun Circus and kids' movies. Plus on Main Street: Live music on six stages, craft beverages, food trucks, street dining and vendors, 5-9:30 p.m. in downtown Riverhead.

Downtown Riverhead rolls out new digital gift card program in time for holiday giving

“Downtown Dollars” digital gift cards are a great way to spread holiday cheer and support local businesses and the local community, the Riverhead BID says,

‘Dine on 25’ returns to downtown Riverhead tonight

Choose from more than a dozen eateries, plus ice cream. craft breweries and a distillery in downtown Riverhead during tonight's "Dine on 25" event.

Cardboard Boat Races make a splash in Riverhead

A summertime favorite returns to the Peconic Riverfront. Photos.

Alive on 25 season finale, plus art and light show in Grangebel Park, on tap tonight in downtown Riverhead

Downtown doings today: Alive on 25's last hurrah for 2018 plus the unveiling of a new art and light show in Grangebel Park.

Alive on 25 street festival kicks off 2018 season Thursday with fireworks

The 2018 season for downtown Riverhead's popular 'Alive on 25' street festival kicks off Thursday, with live music and dancing in the street, food, beverages, and activities for kids— capped off with a fireworks show at 9:15 p.m.

Riverhead Christmas parade and bonfire will kick off holiday season downtown

Two of Riverhead's most festive holiday celebrations will be held tomorrow as one big Christmas event in downtown Riverhead.

Photos: Alive on 25 brings festival fun to the streets of downtown Riverhead

Visitors to the Alive on 25 festival filled the streets of downtown Riverhead last night, where there was plenty of food, music and fun for all ages up and down Main Street.