The 2009 Del Ray Halloween Parade – Funky, Friendly and Fun!

With the Mayor, most of Alexandria’s City Council and U.S. Representative Jim Moran in attendance, the 2009 Del Ray Halloween Parade showed off under crisp blue skies only slightly behind schedule and with a record crowd.

A true home grown event, the Del Ray Halloween Parade is a chance for everyone  – dogs, parents, babies, etc.  – to put on a costume, or at least a funny hat, and make their way down Mt. Vernon Avenue.

And if you didn’t want to “parade” it was perfectly acceptable to simply observe.

The really smart folks grabbed every available table at outdoor dining spots along the parade route which made it a great day for all of Del Ray‘s businesses.

Capping the night off – the Spooky Bean Halloween sponsored by Bean Creative on Mt. Vernon Avenue.

A special shout out to Gayle Reuter, the driving force behind the Del Ray Halloween Parade.  It wouldn’t get done without you!