Dayton Halloween events open to children and adults today

Characters of all types poured into downtown Springfield Friday evening for the annual Downtown Trick-or-Treat. Fountain Avenue was blocked off so thousands of children and their parents could go business to business for candy and other goodies. Several groups and politicians running for office also set up booths along the sidewalk to hand out candy. BILL LACKEY/STAFF

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Characters of all types poured into downtown Springfield Friday evening for the annual Downtown Trick-or-Treat. Fountain Avenue was blocked off so thousands of children and their parents could go business to business for candy and other goodies. Several groups and politicians running for office also set up booths along the sidewalk to hand out candy. BILL LACKEY/STAFF

Several Halloween events are open to goblins and ghosts today.

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Light Up the Mound Pumpkin Glow

When: Today from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where: Little Mound Park, 9490 Still Meadow Lane, Dayton

The fifth annual Light Up the Mound Pumpkin Glow will take place at Little Mound Park.

Fall Harvest: A Trick-or-Treat Alternative

When: Today from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where: 444 North Bend Blvd., Dayton

More info: www.daytonohio.gov/Archive/ViewFile/Item/792

The city of Dayton will host its annual trick-or-treat alternative on Halloween. Guests will cruise along a haunted Halloween lane while collecting treats for children 12 years of age and younger. Vehicles can join the trick-or-treat line from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

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Dia de Muertos (Day of the Dead) Parade and Festival

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This weekend, on Sunday, Oct. 31 from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m., Dia De Muertos festivities will take place across downtown Dayton. The celebration will include many Mexican traditions, “with some unique Gem City twists.”

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This weekend, on Sunday, Oct. 31 from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m., Dia De Muertos festivities will take place across downtown Dayton. The celebration will include many Mexican traditions, “with some unique Gem City twists.”

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This weekend, on Sunday, Oct. 31 from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m., Dia De Muertos festivities will take place across downtown Dayton. The celebration will include many Mexican traditions, “with some unique Gem City twists.”

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When: Today from noon to 6 p.m.

Where: Downtown Dayton

Dayton will hold its annual Dia de Muertos (Day of the Dead) Parade and Festival throughout downtown. The celebration will include many Mexican traditions “with some unique Gem City twists.”

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