Lots to do at 5th Annual Alhambra Pumpkin Run Halloween Festival Oct. 28
10/28/18 8:00AM - 0/0/00 3:00AM
The City’s Pumpkin Run promotes fitness and health and is one of the City’s largest community events.
Downtown Alhambra and The City of Alhambra will present the 5th Annual Alhambra Pumpkin Run Halloween Festival at 8 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 28, on South Second Street between Commonwealth and Main in front of Alhambra High School.
The annual Hallowscream costume contest and trick-or-treating, hosted by Downtown Alhambra, will be moved this year to join the Pumpkin Run Festival. Trick-or-treating on Main Street will be from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. in Downtown Alhambra at local businesses.
The 5K run and walk begins at 8 a.m. in front of Rick's Drive In and Out, 132 W. Main St. The run/walk goes west on Main Street and makes a U-turn at Sixth Street to travel back on Main Street going east. Pumpkin runners get to run on the pavement of Main Street and enjoy the community while the streets are closed to cars and traffic. There will also be a 1K race for kids 4 to 13 years of age that begins at 9:30 a.m. Earn a 2018 medal to commemorate finishing the race and get a runner's T-shirt, swag bag, and free beer (for 21+ sponsored by Ohana Brewery) for registering to run.
The beer garden, sponsored by Ohana Brewery, will be open to runners and non-runners 21+ from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Shop at Alhambra’s weekly Certified Farmers Market, enjoy a cold beer, shop at the local craft vendors, explore Downtown Alhambra, and dance to a live band. A band will perform on the main stage throughout the day.
The City of Alhambra will also host a kids’ zone filled with bouncers, face painting, games, and a pumpkin patch.
There will be a pumpkin pie making contest judged by Alhambra Chamber Board members and Ambassadors.
More information at www.alhambrapumpkinrun.com.
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