VIDEO: Downtown Duncan welcomes families to Spooktacular

Families thronged the streets of Downtown Duncan on Saturday morning, Oct. 27 for the annual Spooktacular.

Members of the DBIA invited trick or treaters and their parents to stroll along the sidewalks from 10 a.m. to noon, with the kids picking up candies along the way and the adults enjoying the lovely fall weather, the lively atmosphere of this large and safe daytime event.

Downtown Duncan is alive with trick or treaters Saturday morning during Spooktacular 2018. (Lexi Bainas/Citizen)
Halloween is still a solemn time for this little one. (Lexi Bainas/Citizen)
Crowds of children throng the streets of Duncan during Spooktacular. (Lexi Bainas/Citizen)
Walking through town during Spooktacular is all the better with a friend. (Lexi Bainas/Citizen)
Colourful costumes abound on the streets of Duncan. (Lexi Bainas/Citizen)
Kids enjoy a great morning on the streets of Duncan during Spooktacular. (Lexi Bainas/Citizen)
Costumed characters of every kind roam the streets of Duncan Oct. 27. (Lexi Bainas/Citizen)
Downtown Duncan is alive with trick or treaters Saturday morning during Spooktacular 2018. (Lexi Bainas/Citizen)
It’s a great morning to be outdoors for trick or treating. (Lexi Bainas/Citizen)
Three year old Emmaline MacAlister is enjoying a witchy morning at Spooktacular. (Lexi Bainas/Citizen)
Costumes, costumes, costumes: it’s Spooktacular in Downtown Duncan. (Lexi Bainas/Citizen)
Lovely autumn weather entices families to enjoy Spooktacular in Downtown Duncan. (Lexi Bainas/Citizen)
Colourful costumes abound on the streets of Duncan. (Lexi Bainas/Citizen)
Spooktacular Saturday is just a fun day for all concerned, especially when the weather is great. (Lexi Bainas/Citizen)
Colourful costumes abound on the streets of Duncan. (Lexi Bainas/Citizen)
Adults and kids dress up in costume during Spooktacular in Downtown Duncan. (Lexi Bainas/Citizen)
The live ‘dummies’ in the windows of Eclectic Avenue are a must-see for many families during Spooktacular. (Lexi Bainas/Citizen)
The show at Eclectic Avenue draws a big crowd. (Lexi Bainas/Citizen)
Colourful costumes abound on the streets of Duncan. (Lexi Bainas/Citizen)
With so many people on the street for Spooktacular, it’s nice to have a hand to hold. (Lexi Bainas/Citizen)
This pooch is dressed as a friendly scorpion. (Lexi Bainas/Citizen)
Skeletons Jordan and Christine Bamber are enjoying a day out with little mermaid, Kaylee Bamber. (Lexi Bainas/Citizen)

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