City ready for Halloween


File photos The City of Fairborn is hosting its Halloween festivities Friday, Oct. 24 and Saturday, Oct. 25.


File photos The City of Fairborn is hosting its Halloween festivities Friday, Oct. 24 and Saturday, Oct. 25.


File photos The City of Fairborn is hosting its Halloween festivities Friday, Oct. 24 and Saturday, Oct. 25.


For the Herald

FAIRBORN – Fairborn Halloween Festival’s 4th Annual Zombie Walk will take place 9 p.m. Saturday Oct. 24. Interested participants should gather at the American Legion located on Broad St. beginning 5 p.m.

There is a $3 cost to walk with the dead. Face painting and “blood” spattering will be offered for $6, which includes the walking fee. Zombie walkers can pre-register at Foy’s stores or the Chamber of Commerce office, located next to the library on Central Ave or can wait to sign up at the door on the day of the event.

The walk will travel up Main St. to the front of the festival stage where the Zombies will dance to Michael Jackson’s “Thriller.” The event is part of the Fairborn Downtown Halloween Festival, which takes place 4-10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 23 and 1-10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24 and features more than 60 vendors, bands and entertainers.

File photos The City of Fairborn is hosting its Halloween festivities Friday, Oct. 24 and Saturday, Oct. 25.
http://xeniagazette.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/web1_Costumes.jpgFile photos The City of Fairborn is hosting its Halloween festivities Friday, Oct. 24 and Saturday, Oct. 25.

File photos The City of Fairborn is hosting its Halloween festivities Friday, Oct. 24 and Saturday, Oct. 25.
http://xeniagazette.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/web1_Costumes2.jpgFile photos The City of Fairborn is hosting its Halloween festivities Friday, Oct. 24 and Saturday, Oct. 25.

File photos The City of Fairborn is hosting its Halloween festivities Friday, Oct. 24 and Saturday, Oct. 25.
http://xeniagazette.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/web1_Costumes3.jpgFile photos The City of Fairborn is hosting its Halloween festivities Friday, Oct. 24 and Saturday, Oct. 25.

Story courtesy of Executive Director Paul Newman Jr. of the Fairborn Area Chamber of Commerce.

Story courtesy of Executive Director Paul Newman Jr. of the Fairborn Area Chamber of Commerce.

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