Monday, October 26, 2009

March of A Thousand Skeletons

This weekend we went to the 3rd Annual Ghouls Gone Wild parade.  First Halloween parade I had been to.  What caught my attention more than ever was their claim to have the march of the 1000 skeletons.  It was something that I just had to see for myself.   After finding a good parking spot along the route and securing a nice viewing place we waited for it to begin.   During this time we took in the sites as well as the eats and drinks.  We were also entertained by the many who dressed the part , especially the kids...
Finally the parade started.  There were costumes of everything imaginable.  Cars, local music and so much more.  I choose only a few of the phots as there was no way to incorporate all the many sites.  I found that there were several different ways to incorporate a riding lawn mower into a parade. 
I would have to say that the most popular costume was the zombie. From Pirate zombies to political zombies to just regular run of the mill zombies.  Yet I will say that some of the zombies played their part extremely well.  So well in fact that I had to wonder a time or two if possibly there really were a few true zombies mixed with all the others... Or possibly just a few who had a little too much of the zombie juice. 

As the parade neared its close we eargerly waited for the 1000 skeletons.  Finally in the distance you could see the light of their torches.  Photos just did not do this site justice.  They drew closer and finally they came to our corner.  It was a site I will say that... And we are eagerly waiting for next year so that we can once again go and I think this time participate ourselves...


Rue said...

Soooo cool! I wish there was something like this in my area!

Thanks for sharing the photos! (Well...except the one of the scary clown..shiver!)

Suzie said...

Wow! What a neat event, and wonderful photos!

I have to say though, seeing all of those skeletons carrying torches had to be breath taking! VERY impressive!!

Thanks so much for sharing them with us!

magikalseasons said...

How cool is that! Your pics. are to die for. lol! Thanks for sharing! :)

Wendy Hawksley said...

Parades bore me. I always avoid them.

But THAT is a parade I would go to see!!!

Judith said...

Realy great pics! gave me shivers!

Bridgett said... win the award for sharing the coolest parade with us!

Seriously...I want to go next year too. LOL