The 17th Annual Jim Thorpe Halloween Parade will take place on Sunday, Oct. 30.
The parade, which is a Jim Thorpe Lions Club project, is bigger than last year. It starts at 4 p.m. at Jim Thorpe Area High School and will proceed south on Center Street to 9th Street and turn onto North Street. It will end at 2nd and Center streets, where buses will take parade participants to Memorial Hall for refreshments and the award ceremony.
The parade will begin forming at 3 p.m. at the high school.
First, second and third place awards will be given to floats and organizations at Memorial Park.
Everyone is invited to view the parade, which will pass the judges at St. Joseph's Church on North Street.
The lineup for the parade is as follows:
Jim Thorpe Police Department and Mayor Sofranko; Carbon County Sheriff's Department; Robert Marzen Sr./Harold Queen, representing over 100 years of Lions Club Service (both 50 years) plus members of the Jim Thorpe Lions Club; Jim Thorpe Lions Club; Jim Thorpe Lioness Club; Brownie Troop 34029 Jim Thorpe "Gingerbread people;" Carbon County Lion/Lioness 2011 Fair Queen and Court; Jim Thorpe National Bank; Girl Scouts, Daisy, "Candy Girls;" Girl Scouts, Cadets, "S'mores;" McDonald's, Nesquehoning, "Come in for a bite;" Rep. Doyle Heffley; Jim Thorpe High School Band; L.B. Morris Elementary School,