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 What Great Portsmouth Event is Returning This Year?

Okay, guys, this is real.  The greatest show will go on this year.  The Portsmouth Halloween Parade is back on for 2021.

At least according to the Portsmouth Halloween Parade Facebook page, the Portsmouth City Council approved plans for the go-ahead on the parade for this year.

It appears that they have the green light from City Council but there is a lot of work to do.

Last Year’s Parade Cancelled Due to Pandemic

It was sad news when I wrote last year about the cancellation of the parade.  The committee exhausted every avenue to try and pull it off with restrictions, a different location but there just was not a way to pull it off.

It was especially disappointing because last year, Halloween fell on a Saturday during a full moon.

Looking Forward

This is certainly something to look forward to.  I’m sure the event of the season will be bigger and better than ever since it was canceled last year.  I wonder how many people spent the pandemic lockdown working on a costume for the year parade this year.  I

think there will a lot of pent-up demand for dressing up and going a bit nuts this Halloween.  This is a not-miss event this year.

Thankfully, I’m vaccinated and good to go.

If you want to stay updated on the goings-on this year, you can check out the Portsmouth Halloween Parade website at portsmouthhalloweenparade.org.  Or have a gander at their Facebook page.

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