Masquerade in Ghent

When:  October 24, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Where:  Colley Avenue between Shirley Ave and Brandon Ave
Cost:  FREE

Are you ready for a Ghouling Good Time? 

Save-the-Date and make plans now to attend Ghent’s largest Halloween Street Party and Costume Contest – Masquerade in Ghent!  Masquerade in Ghent will take place on Friday, October 24, from 6:00 – 10:00pm, in the heart of Ghent on Colley Avenue.

Show off your Halloween costume at the annual Costume Contest Parade.  Judges will award cash prizes for “Best In Show,” “Best Family or Group,” and “Best Adult.”  Prize packets will be awarded to “Best Pet Costume,” “Best Young Adult” (male & female ages 13-18 years old), “Best Children’s Costume” (male & female 4-12 years old), and “Best Infant Costume”

Registration for the costume contest will be online this year, so please visit to register and learn more! This year, The Best Show will win the top prize of $500.00!! So, fly your broomsticks in as judging will begin at 6:30pm!

There will be live music, activities for kids, refreshments and adult beverages.  Individually designed masks created for the “Mask Making” contest will be on display and available for sale in a silent auction.  Proceeds from the silent auction will benefit Ronald McDonald Charities of Norfolk.

Masquerade in Ghent is free and open to the public.  Ample parking can be found along the streets and parking lots.  Don’t miss the frightfully, fun-tastic time at this year’s Masquerade in Ghent …and bring a friend because no one likes to scream alone!

Masquerade in Ghent is proudly presented by the Ghent Business Association and sponsored by Southern Bank. Don’t forget to visit for more information and to register your costume! It will be a howling good time!!

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