Wiscasset’s ‘Nightmare on Federal Street’ details

Thu, 10/22/2020 - 8:45am

“Nightmare on Federal Street” is on for Saturday, Oct. 31, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Parking will be available at Wiscasset Elementary School.

People will line up, socially distanced, and begin the parade route on Morton Street, adjacent to WES. No registration is required. Masks must be worn for everyone’s safety, and a six-foot distance from those who do not live in your household needs to be maintained.

We ask that everyone please be courteous to one another. If someone steps out of line to stop at a table for candy, we ask that, when they are waiting at a table, to practice social distancing and, when they are ready to get back into the parade line, that they wait for someone to allow them to merge with social distance. Decorated tables with individually wrapped treats will line Federal Street. The people manning the tables will place treats in the children’s trick-or-treat bags. There will be multiple opportunities for children to stop at any table either during the parade or after while walking back to your vehicles.

Unfortunately, there will not be food and drink refreshments this year, due to the restrictions and guidelines that go along with that part of the festivities. We will, however, have music and an opportunity for your child to have the spotlight, tell us about their costume and howl at the moon – taking advantage of the full moon on Halloween!

We want everyone to enjoy a safe and fun event, wear a mask, be mindful of others and practice social distancing. Not all residents are participating in the festivities this year; please refrain from going door to door. If they are participating in this event, they will have their table set up on the side of the street. Thank you in advance!

We also want people to know there is a separate event happening on Halloween at Wiscasset Speedway – a Trunk or Treat event for children, from 4 to 6 p.m.

Be safe, have fun and have a happy Halloween!