2018 Globe Historic Downtown Halloween Block Party

Please join us for this annual community gift – trick-or-treat event night in downtown Globe. With estimated crowds of over 5,000 folks, come ready to meet, greet and trick-or-treat along Broad. 

Start from Sycamore to Yuma, or Yuma to Sycamore, enter the line anywhere in the zone to avoid having to wait in line. Broad Street closes promptly at 5 p.m., and the candy flows from 5:30-7 p.m. or later. 

Enjoy this year’s four music-staging areas at Sycamore, Oak, Mesquite and Hackney streets. 

This annual event will be filled with car show participants, family trunk-or-treaters, a storefront decorations contest with people’s choice voting, 1910 spooky jail tours and the ever-fun social media costume contest and photo booth by Kenneth Chan Photography. 

There is something for everyone, we cannot wait to play with you and your 5,000 closest friends.

Here is an activities timeline to plan for:

5-9 p.m. Oak Street and Train Depot vendor zones;

5-9 p.m. Broad Street pedestrian zone;

5:30 p.m. GHS Tiger Band live performance with Halloween music by the old courthouse steps;

5-:30 – 8 p.m. Social media costume contest and photo booth, in front of the old courthouse;

5:30-7+ p.m. Community Trick-or-Treat, with downtown merchants, community groups, churches, non-profits, municipalities and more;

5:30-7+ p.m. Trunk-or-Treat, pre-registered families and individuals, joining in on the fun;

5:30-7+ p.m. Expanded car show and candy give-away;

5:30-9 p.m. Music staging area at the Train Depot, DJ and Musician Derryl Meeks;

5:30-9 p.m. Music staging area at Mesquite, KQSS GILA101.9 DJ Big John and his Golden Sounds;

5:30-9 p.m. Music staging area at Hackney, Jammerz sidewalk Halloween karaoke;

5:30-9 p.m. People’s choice voting for the storefront/merchant decoration contest, cast ballots at the old courthouse bandstand;

7-9 p.m. Spooky 1910 Jail tours.

See you on Halloween night, or feel free to pop by the CVCA, the City of Globe, or your favorite merchant before the event to donate wrapped and sealed bags of candy at will. We are a community most blessed.

Find us on Facebook (Globe Main Street Program, Globe Historic Downtown, 1910 Jail, 1916 Depot, or Molly Cornwell). For further information, call the CVCA at 480-425-0884; for information on booths, car show, trunk-or-treat or volunteering, call Molly at 480-345-7477, or 928-425-8111.

Special thanks in advance to the amazing army of volunteers at the Globe Downtown Association (aka Historic Globe Main Street Program), the Public Works team at the City of Globe, Globe Police, Globe Fire and Globe events committee, for without you, this event could never happen. 

Additional thanks go out to the Globe-Miami United Fund for the gracious DJ sponsorship, and the countless businesses, community groups, churches, organizations, clubs and families who annually participate in this event with us. We know how much candy you purchase to donate and are so thankful to the moon for you. 

Additional thanks and gratitude go out to the countless pounds of candy that is donated by you, the community. With the help of our Globe City Council ATV runner angels, we get to joyfully redistribute the donations throughout the event.

Globe Historic Downtown merchant window decorating contest

Calling all merchants in the Globe downtown district to decorate windows, buildings or sidewalk chalk entryways. Start now for this Halloween’s bragging rights.

Winners to be chosen in both “judge’s choice” and “people’s choice” categories. The people’s choice category will be open to public vote during the huge downtown block party on Halloween night, Wednesday, Oct. 31.

Organized by the Globe Downtown Association. For more details go to the DTA Facebook (GlobeMainStreet) or call Molly at 480-345-7477.

Contributed by Molly Cornwell

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