Westfield’s Halloween Downtown with Trick or Treat & Costume Contest

Credits: Jackie Lieberman, TapintoNj.

UPDATE: Halloween Downtown with Trick or Treat & Costume Contest
Rescheduled to Monday, October 30 Due to Rain.

Here’s a safe fun way to get in some treats: Trick-or-treating in the downtown shops and restaurants. Come into town after school on Monday, Oct 30 from 4 pm to 5 pm. for treats (no tricks). The Costume Contest will take place from 5 pm to 6 pm on Quimby Street.

Westfield’s Annual Halloween Parade (originally scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 30) will not take place however.  There will also be fun activities for children with appearances by the Westfield Fire Department and the Westfield Rescue Squad.  Ray Catena will also be participating and handing out candy to the trick-or-treaters. Michael Doyle will emcee the event.

The annual Costume Contest will award metals and 32 prizes for the best costumes by downtown business sponsors in the following categories:  Ahrre’s Coffee Roastery (Most Edgy), Athleta, (Most Empowering Girl), Bridget’s Irish Cottage (Best Irish Jack o’Lantern), Brummers Chocolates (Sweetest), Castle Bootery Inc. (Cutest Ballerina), Children’s Place (Best Dressed), The Chocolate Bar (Richest), The Device Shop (Most High Tech), Emack & Bolio’s – Westfield (Best Banana Barge Sundae), The Farmhouse Store (Best Handcrafted & Best Witch), GAP (Most Iconic), Glamorous Girlz (Most Glamorous Princess), Just Bead Yourself (Most Bead-i-ful), Juxtapose Gallery (Most Colorful), Kilwins (Sweetest Old Fashioned), Learning Express Toys (Most Unique), Leo Charles Salon (Most Beautiful), Let’s YO! Yogurt (Coolest Creation), Lord & Taylor (Most Trendy Boy & Most Trendy Girl), Mesina Realty (Most Realistic), Midtown Authentic (Best Homemade Baby), Morano Gelato (Most Chilling), Omaha Steaks (Meatiest), Patricia & Paul, Fine Oils & Balsamics (Most Delicious & Nutritious), Sole Fine Italian Shoes (Most Stylish), Tamar Jewelry (Most Sparkly), Town Book Store (Most Characteristic), Towne Barber Shoppe (Wackiest Hair), Turning Point Restaurant (Best Homemade), and Xocolatz (Most Tasteful).

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Author: Heather Zachariah

Former Art Director for Home Magazine and Caribbean Travel & Life, Heather is chauffeur to 3 busy kids; the president of her Home and School Association; and VP of Marketing for TipsFromTown. And she's passionate about all 3!