Outer Banks Halloween Parade of Costumes
THANK YOU to everyone who came out and helped make the 2019 Outer Banks Halloween Parade a huge success!!! We’ll see you all in 2020!
OBX Entertainment presented the 6th Annual Outer Banks Halloween Parade of Costumes on Sunday, October 27, 2019 at Aviation Park in Kill Devil Hills, with hundreds of attendees and participants, both local and visiting from throughout North Carolina, Virginia, and even as far away as Nebraska.
The free, family friendly event included the annual trick or treat party featuring over a dozen local nonprofit organizations and businesses, followed by the walking parade itself and then the costume contest awards ceremony.
Thousands of dollars in prizes for the best costumes were graciously donated by local businesses.
You can view the full list of participating nonprofits and prize donors here.
You can watch the parade march and awards ceremony in the videos below, and then scroll down to view over 150 exclusive images in our 2019 photo gallery.
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…Lots more photos coming soon!
OBX Entertainment is excited to announce that the 6th Annual Outer Banks Halloween Parade of Costumes will return to Aviation Park in Kill Devil Hills on Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019.
The free, family friendly event will begin at 2:00 p.m. with the trick or treat party. The walking parade itself starts at 3:00 p.m., followed immediately by the awards ceremony for the best costumes in multiple age groups and categories.
You can see the parade route in red on the map below (click to enlarge).
Founded in 2014, the Outer Banks Halloween Parade is the largest Halloween event on the Outer Banks, drawing hundreds of participants and onlookers each year, while showcasing many of the area’s nonprofit organizations.
As always, admission to the event is free and everyone is encouraged to wear a costume in the spirit of the season.
Registration to walk in the parade is also free. Those interested in participating can register on site at Aviation Park starting at 2:00 p.m. on Oct. 27.
Thousands of dollars in prizes, graciously donated by local businesses, will be awarded to the costume contest winners. Official registration for the parade must be completed in order to be eligible for the costume contest prizes.
This is a rain or shine event. Alcohol is not permitted. Politically themed costumes are not permitted and will not be eligible for an award.
The official after party will be at Paparazzi OBX, located at 3848 North Croatan Highway on the US 158 bypass in Kitty Hawk, following the Awards Ceremony.
KILL DEVIL HILLS NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH GROUP
KDH COMMUNITY APPEARANCE COMMISSION
OUTER BANKS HOTLINE
DARE COUNTY FRIENDS OF YOUTH
CHILDREN & YOUTH PARTNERSHIP FOR DARE COUNTY
SPECIAL OLYMPICS DARE COUNTY
OUTER BANKS HOSPITAL
OUTER BANKS BICYCLE/PEDESTRIAN SAFETY
KILL DEVIL DERBY BRIGADE
GEM ADULT DAY SERVICES, INC.
2019 SPECIAL GUESTS
KILL DEVIL HILLS FIRE DEPARTMENT
KILL DEVIL HILLS POLICE DEPARTMENT
HALLOWEEN DAILY NEWS
Halloween Parade 2019 prizes were graciously donated by:
- Artz Music & Photography
- TAKE TWO Seawind Catamaran
- OBX JetPak
- BJ’s Carolina Café / Creative Catering by Wanda
- Hatteras Watersports
- Jolly Roger
- Paparazzi OBX
- Jimmy’s Seafood Buffet
- Cap’t N Franks
- Professor Hacker’s Mini Golf
- Pamlico Jacks
- Outer Banks Pier
- OBX Bowling
- OBX Ghost Tours
- Awful Arthurs
- Mutiny Bay Putt Putt
- Darrell’s 2
- Mudpie/The Cottage Shop
- The Dunes Restaurant
- Sam and Omie’s
- Miller’s Restaurant
- BIG Bucks IceCream
- The Peanut Shop
- Sun Realty
- Wendy’s KDH
- McDonald’s KDH
- Henry’s Restaurant
- Black Pelican
- Barefoot Bernie’s
- Hurricane Mo’s
- B & B Antiques
- Blue Moon
- Sonic Drive-In, Nags Head
*Prizes are subject to change.
2019 SPONSORS of the Outer Banks Halloween Parade of Costumes include:
FOR SPONSORSHIP INFORMATION, CONTACT US AT [email protected].