VANDALIA – The 67th Annual Vandalia Lions Club Halloween Parade & Costume Contest is scheduled for Tuesday, October 27 at the Vandalia Sports Complex and Recreation Center on Stonequarry Road. The contestants are to assemble at 5:45 pm on the street north of the concession stand where they will be placed in appropriate age groups.
The parade, led by the Vandalia-Butler Marching Aviators, will begin at 6:30 p.m. and proceed to the Reccreation Center gymnasium for the costume judging and prizes. There will be a Halloween bag and candy for the contestants plus refreshments for all.
The Butler Marching Band will begin performing at 5:30 p.m.
Prize Categories are: Prettiest, Scariest/Ugliest, Funniest, and Most Original. Competitive age groups are: 4-5; 6-7; 8-9; 10-11; and 12 -up.