Tom Hughes (bottom) and Jim Diers (top) Photos
Scenes from a Halloween night on Vashon: costumed kids swarmed a roving R2D2, business owners dressed up to deliver candy to swarms of trick-or-treaters, and a raucous street dance broke out after sunset.

Tom Hughes (bottom) and Jim Diers (top) Photos Scenes from a Halloween night on Vashon: costumed kids swarmed a roving R2D2, business owners dressed up to deliver candy to swarms of trick-or-treaters, and a raucous street dance broke out after sunset.

Tricks, treats and community made Halloween special on Vashon

Halloween festivities returned to Vashon in full force.

Sunday, Oct. 31, brought a joyous return to an annual tradition on Vashon — the closure of Vashon Highway, in the heart of town, for exuberant Halloween festivities that took place on a beautiful autumn evening.

The event was coordinated by the Vashon Chamber of Commerce and joyfully enlivened by hundreds of costumed participants and a host of eager business owners. The night had something for everyone — ample candy for the kids, chills and thrills for teens, and plenty of fun cosplay and dancing in the streets for islanders of all ages.

For more photos of Halloween on Vashon, see page 5.


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