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St. Petersburg’s Central Avenue hosting a pedestrian-friendly Halloween

Halloween on Central will turn 2 miles of Central Avenue into a car-free Halloween party.
The Progressive Pride intersection mural in St. Pete's Grand Central district, located at Central Avenue and 25th Street. The Grand Central and Edge districts will turn into a car-free zone for Halloween.
The Progressive Pride intersection mural in St. Pete's Grand Central district, located at Central Avenue and 25th Street. The Grand Central and Edge districts will turn into a car-free zone for Halloween. [ Courtesy of Jim Nixon ]
Published Sep. 21
Updated Sep. 22

The City of St. Petersburg has joined Car-Free St. Pete, the Edge and Grand Central districts and Open Streets St. Pete for Halloween on Central, 2 miles of car-free, pedestrian-friendly Halloween fun.

From noon to 5 p.m. Oct. 31, 22 blocks of Central Avenue will be closed to traffic from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Street to 31st Street. Families are invited to come in costume and enjoy costume contests, DJ dancing, trick-or-treating, parties, magic, vendors, food and drinks.

Bikes, skateboards, roller skates, one wheels, hoverboards and e-scooters are allowed. Golf carts, slingshots, motorcycles and cars are not.

For more information, go to carfreestpete.com.