Community organization Businesswomen Influencing Gettysburg (BIG) recently shared details about this year’s Gettysburg Halloween Parade. The parade will take place on Tuesday October 19 with a rain date on Wednesday October 20.
Parade registration is now open at www.facebook.com/gettysburghalloweenparade or www.gettysburgpa.gov/community- events. Entries must be sent before October 10. There will be cash prizes in a number of categories including, but not limited to: marching bands, floats, marching / marching groups, dance / show groups, individual costumes and vintage cars.
Parade programming will begin at 5 p.m. at the Gettysburg Area Middle School. The parade will leave the school around 7:15 pm In addition to the parade, there will be a dance party in the square starting at 6:00 pm. For further updates, stay tuned to the Gettysburg Halloween Parade Facebook page.
Bagged dinners provided by Biggerstaff’s Catering will also be available to parade attendees this year. If you would like to order a dinner that will be delivered to the staging area at 5:30 p.m. on the night of the event, please call Biggerstaff’s Catering at (717) 334-3855 for a menu and to place your order.
Are you a business interested in sponsoring the 2021 Gettysburg Halloween Parade? Businesswomen Influencing Gettysburg is currently seeking a Presenting Sponsor as well as supporting sponsors. Please visit the event’s Facebook page for more information on sponsorship opportunities.
Private donations will also be accepted through the Gettysburg Halloween Parade GoFundMe page. More information on the GoFundMe page will be available soon on the Facebook event page.
Additionally, local food trucks are invited to apply to become a vendor at this year’s parade. More information can be found on Facebook. The seats are limited. Sellers who complete an interest form will receive a confirmation by September 20 of their acceptance to the event.
Questions or additional requests can be directed to [email protected],
About the businesswomen influencing Gettysburg:
Founded in 2020, BIG’s mission is to empower women who serve the community of Gettysburg by providing them with opportunities to network with one another. BIG is committed to supporting and promoting its members, strengthening members’ bonds with the community, and pursuing their personal and professional growth. The group is made up of women living and working in and around Gettysburg.