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Nightmare Before Halloween 10-26-18 (30)

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The crowd this year was about twice as big as last year, when 880 people came, children's coordinator Jeremy Davis said. more

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Witches Ride

Erica Techo

Women who participate can dress up and decorate their bikes as broomsticks, which they will ride through Bluff Park and toss candy to children lining the streets. more

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People with kids who like to dress up for Halloween and get candy may want to write Oct. 25 down on their calendar. more

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Thank you for all the wonderful and creative people who sent in their pictures to the Hoover Sun Halloween Costume Contest, and congratulations to our winner, who dressed up as Bob Ross! more

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Hoover Library 2016 trick or treat

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Children in costumes will be able to get candy at 22 stations throughout the library. more

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Share your best spooky costumes with the Hoover Sun. Entries will be accepted until Friday, Nov. 3, and the winner will receive a $25 dollar gift card to Iron City Delivery! Submissions will be featured online. more

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The city of Hoover is hosting its 2017 Hoover Hayride and Family Night at the park off Valleydale Road on Oct. 26 from 5 to 8 p.m. more

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Jon Anderson

Organizers estimated 18,000 people showed up — their largest crowd ever. more

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Photo by Patty Bradley.

The best parts of Halloween are coming to Veterans Park, pulled behind tractors with Hoover city employees at the wheel. more

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Hoover Hayride 2015 (1)

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An estimated 10,000 people showed up for the seventh annual Hoover Hayride and Family Night, organizers said. more

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The Starnes Publishing team had a great time at all of the fall events. more

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Halloween candy

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The Influenster website surveyed more than 42,000 people across the country and broke the results down to show the favorite Halloween candy in every state. more

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More than 800 party goers spent the evening hanging out with classic monsters and Scooby Doo. more

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2014 Hoover Hayride and Family Night

Hoover Sun file photo

The event is scheduled at Veterans Park from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday. more

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Several dentists in Hoover are offering to buy back Halloween candy, which will then be sent to troops overseas. more

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Courtesy Andrew Seltz

The carnival will have games, prizes, a haunted house, a cakewalk, food and other activities. Steel City Pops will also be at the carnival. more

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Hoover football 2014

Photo by Kevin Brooks.

Treats will be handed out at The Hoover Met on Friday before the game. more

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Check out photos from Hoover's Hayride and Family Night last Friday, Oct. 24. more

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In response – and as a unique way to get acquainted with the neighborhood they still call home almost two decades later – the Phillips devised their Halloween Trick or Treat Trail. more

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  • Nightmare Before Halloween 10-26-18 (9)

    Photo by Jon Anderson

    Nightmare Before Halloween 10-26-18 (9)

    Ella Prevatte, 7, of the Trace Crossings community in Hoover, Alabama, at left, and Attlena Zou, 5, of Vestavia Hills, Alabama, make hats in the Mad Hatter's haberdashery in the Alice in Wonderland section of the Nightmare Before Halloween event at the Hoover Public Library in Hoover, Alabama, on Friday, Oct. 26, 2018.

  • Nightmare Before Halloween 10-26-18 (10)

    Photo by Jon Anderson

    Nightmare Before Halloween 10-26-18 (10)

    Robbie Crawford, also kown as the Mad Hatter, welcomes guests to his haberdashery in the Alice in Wonderland section of the Nightmare Before Halloween event at the Hoover Public Library in Hoover, Alabama, on Friday, Oct. 26, 2018.

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    Nightmare Before Halloween 10-26-18 (11)

    Michael, Kady and Samantha Ho, of Vestavia Hills, Alabama get their picture taken with the Queen of Hearts (Maggie Banger) in the Alice in Wonderland section of the Nightmare Before Halloween event at the Hoover Public Library in Hoover, Alabama, on Friday, Oct. 26, 2018.

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    Nightmare Before Halloween 10-26-18 (12)

    Linus and Edmundo Olivo of the Lake Heather Apartments color roses for the Queen of Hearts rose garden in the Alice in Wonderland section of the Nightmare Before Halloween event at the Hoover Public Library in Hoover, Alabama, on Friday, Oct. 26, 2018.

  • Nightmare Before Halloween 10-26-18 (13)

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    Nightmare Before Halloween 10-26-18 (13)

    Rosie Martin, 5, of the Loch Ridge community in Hoover, Alabama, dresses as a deer at the Nightmare Before Halloween event at the Hoover Public Library in Hoover, Alabama, on Friday, Oct. 26, 2018.

  • Nightmare Before Halloween 10-26-18 (14)

    Photo by Jon Anderson

    Nightmare Before Halloween 10-26-18 (14)

    Jade Monterrubio, 5, of the McCalla community, also known as Snow White, plays flamingo croquet in the Alice in Wonderland section of the Nightmare Before Halloween event at the Hoover Public Library in Hoover, Alabama, on Friday, Oct. 26, 2018.

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