Everything from goblins to super heroes were in Jack Kilby Square on Saturday, for the Kiwanis Halloween Parade.
The children, along with their parents, started showing up around 10:30 a.m., to be the first in line to hit the streets for candy and fun. They were also treated to a children’s show before the parade that was put on by Randy Sauer. The show included traditional kids music to rock n’ roll, to acoustic, and upbeat pop dance music with energy, audience participation and fun activities for all ages.
“This event is nice for the spirit on the community,” Nathan Degenhardt, a parent of one of the children said. “And the kids really enjoy it.”
At 11 a.m., the line of people started their walk around downtown Great Bend to show off their costumes and to get candy from different organizations and business that were lined up along the streets. After the parade was over everyone met at the band shell for more entertainment by Sauer, along with a best costume contest.
The Great Bend Police Department was also on hand to help with traffic and making sure the people were safe during the parade.
The parade was sponsored by the Great Bend Kiwanis Club and by Sunflower Diversified Services.