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City of Knoxville, Tennessee
Madeline Rogero, Mayor

For Immediate Release
KPD's Halloween Event Set for Oct. 31
Halloween Event by KPDAugust 20, 2010 - The Knoxville Police Department (KPD) hosts a Halloween event each year to provide a safe alternative for families on Halloween.

The event was formerly known as Halloween in the City and was held at Safety City. Now the event is being held at Mary Costa Plaza at the Knoxville Coliseum and has been renamed to Halloween on the Plaza!

Last year, sponsors and city departments sponsored trick or treat booths with a game or activity. About 100,000 pieces of candy were handed out, as well as carnival-type trinkets. In addition, there was a magician, clowns, inflatable and carnival games, karaoke, a costume contest, snow cones, cotton candy, hot dogs and drinks. About 6,500 people came to this three-hour event.

This year's Halloween event is

Sunday, October 31, 2010

5 to 8 p.m.

Mary Costa Plaza
at the Knoxville Coliseum

Located at 500 Howard Baker Jr. Ave.

  • More parking, better access, shorter lines

  • Bring your children for an evening of fun and goodies

  • Prizes, games inflatables, face painting, balloon animals, food and drinks

  • Candy, candy and more candy provided by Food City

  • Everything is FREE!

  • Don't forget your camera

  • For more info please call 865-215-7103.
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