Downtown Halloween in Stroudsburg on Saturday, October 29th


Stroudsburg, PA – The Jacob Stroud Corporation presents Trick-or-Treat and a FREE Downtown Halloween Children’s Parade on Saturday, October 29, 2010 beginning at 11:00 am.

For those that are too scared to venture out after the sun goes down, Downtown Stroudsburg has the solution! Dress your kids up and prepare them for a fun-filled day close to home with Trick-or-Treat, Kiddie Parade and finish with Halloween festivities at the YMCA!

Beautiful Downtown Stroudsburg businesses will host Trick-or-Treat from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm before assembling for the Halloween Parade. Stroll through the town and visit participating businesses with signs out front that read, “Trick-or-Treat.”

Children and their parents may start gathering for the parade at 12:30 pm in front of the YMCA, 809 Main Street (next to Dunkin Donuts). The parade will step off promptly at 1:00 pm. Children will march on the sidewalks, traveling down Main Street, crossing over Main and return back to the YMCA.

Families can complete their day with a Halloween Party at the YMCA from 2:00 until 5:00 pm.

The Pocono YMCA will host several special activities, including pumpkin painting, carnival games, face painting, prizes and fun for the whole family. There will also be a costume contest for all ages. The cost per child is $5 and adults are free. Further information can be found by visiting our website,

Sponsors of the Jacob Stroud Corporation, include Adams Outdoor Advertising, A Sound Strategy, Inc., ESSA Bank & Trust, Greater Pocono Chamber of Commerce, Hospitality Alliances, 93.5 SBG, Local Flair Magazine, Orobo Design, Pocono Record, Sherman Theater and WNEP-TV.

Downtown Halloween Children’s Parade is sponsored by the Jacob Stroud Corporation, an organization dedicated to a vibrant Downtown Stroudsburg. Its mission is to improve the downtown image by enhancing its physical appearance…building consensus among organizations and the community…promoting downtown’s unique characteristics…and restructuring and diversifying our economic base.