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Gettysburg Halloween Parade will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 19

Community organization Businesswomen Influencing Gettysburg (BIG) recently shared details about this year’s Gettysburg Halloween Parade. The parade will take place on Tuesday, October 19 with a rain date of Wednesday, October 20.

Parade registration is now open at www.facebook.com/gettysburghalloweenparade or www.gettysburgpa.gov/community- events. Entries are due by October 10. There will be cash prizes in a number of categories including but not limited to: bands, floats, marching/walking groups, dance/performing groups, individual costumes, and vintage cars.

Parade lineup will begin at 5 p.m. at Gettysburg Area Middle School. The parade will step off from the school at approximately 7:15 p.m. In addition to the parade, there will be a dance party on the square starting at 6 p.m. For additional updates, stay tuned to Gettysburg Halloween Parade Facebook page.

Bagged dinners provided by Biggerstaff’s Catering will also be available for parade participants this year. If you would like to order dinner to be delivered to the staging area at 5:30 p.m. on the night of the event, please call Biggerstaff’s Catering at (717) 334-3855 to obtain a menu and place your order.

Are you a business interested in sponsoring the 2021 Gettysburg Halloween Parade? Businesswomen Influencing Gettysburg is currently looking for a presenting sponsor as well as supporting sponsors. Please visit the event Facebook page for additional information about sponsorship opportunities.

Private donations will also be accepted via the Gettysburg Halloween Parade GoFundMe page. Additional information about the GoFundMe page will be available on the Facebook event page soon.

Additionally, local food trucks are invited to apply to be a vendor at this year’s parade. More information can be found on Facebook. Spaces are limited. Vendors who fill out an interest form will receive confirmation by September 20 on their acceptance to the event.

Additional questions or inquiries can be directed to businesswomeninfluencinggburg@gmail.com,

About Businesswomen Influencing Gettysburg:

Founded in 2020, BIG’s mission is to empower women who serve the Gettysburg community by providing opportunities to network with one another. BIG is committed to supporting and promoting members, strengthening members’ connections to the community and pursuing personal and professional growth. The group is made up of women living and working in and around Gettysburg.

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