Volunteers with Anoka Halloween are still working their magic ensure it won’t be a complete ghost town on Halloween.
ANOKA, Minn. — I think we all can agree, 2020 has thrown more tricks than treats our way, and with nearly a week to spare before Halloween, the disappointments are hitting hard for some in the Halloween capital of the world, where traditions have reigned supreme since 1920.
“You’d have generations together at the parade,” said Jill Morris who lives in Ramsey.
“Its a huge disappointment for the city of Anoka because it fell perfectly on a Saturday to mark the 100 years and they had a big thing planned and now they can’t do it,” said Lisa Giddings who graduated from Anoka High School.
While there won’t be nearly 60,000 people gathering down main street this year, volunteers with Anoka Halloween are still working their magic so it won’t be