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Saturday, Oct. 24, 11 am – 6 pm

October 23, 2009 (San Diego) -- Hop on your broomsticks to experience a day of Halloween thrills and chills! It’s the return of The Boulevard BOO! Parade and Carnival, where ghosts and goblins of all ages are invited to encounter the magic.

This Halloween tradition features the SDSU All-Greek Float Competition, the SDSU Homecoming King and Queen, the renowned Marching Aztecs band, and numerous SDSU student organizations.


Sponsored by Blessed Sacrament Parish School and presented by the Campus Plaza Shopping Center, this FREE event is action-packed with a parade, carnival games and rides, live entertainment, tasty treats and costume contests.

The BOO! Parade begins at 11 am at The Living Room Café at 59th Street and travels along El Cajon Boulevard ending at Rolando Boulevard. San Diego City Councilmember Marti Emerald is this year’s Grand Marshal for the BOO! Parade. State Assemblyman Marty Block will ride the Wells Fargo Stage Coach, and even Smokey the Bear will be making an appearance. San Diego State parades have been taking place since the 1930s, and the fifth annual BOO! Parade follows in that tradition.

When the clock strikes noon creep on over to the BOO! Carnival located around the corner at Clay Park (4759 Seminole Drive). From Noon to 6 pm everyone’s funny bones will be tickled as they take a wicked ride down the inflatable slides or whirl on the merry-go-round, and display their talents at the various carnival games. Don’t miss out on the kids and pet costume contests. You can even try your luck at the Pumpkin Seed Spitting Contest to win the honor of becoming this year’s Pumkin-ator.

Tradition comes alive as little witches and vampires trick-or-treat their way down the Boulevard BOO! Parade and Carnival and discover everything that the College Area has to offer. Don’t miss out on this experience full of exciting activities guaranteed to cast a spell on you.

For more information, visit or call 619-582-1093.


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