The City of Allentown Department of Parks and Recreation is seeking registrations for the 2018 Allentown Halloween Parade, scheduled for Sunday, October 14. The parade will step-off from the Allentown Fairgrounds at 2:00pm.  It proceeds on 17th Street to Hamilton Street to conclude at Ninth Street.

This year’s parade promises to showcase Allentown’s Halloween spirit! The parade’s theme is “StoryBook Favorites,” and will bring to life a variety of characters from popular books.

If your organization or group is interested in participating in this year’s parade, please contact the Department of Parks & Recreation at 610-437-7757 or

There is no cost to participating non-profits and community organizations; for-profit businesses pay a $75.00 fee to enter in the parade.

The registration form is available at  Registration deadline is Wednesday, October 3.

An estimated 10,000 persons lined last year’s parade route.  Monetary prizes were awarded to the top three entrants in the float and marchers categories.

For more information, please email Questions may also be directed to the Parks and Recreation Office at 610-437-7750.

Information Provided By:
Mike Moore
Communications Manager
Mayor’s Office
435 Hamilton Street
Allentown, PA 18101