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“Halloween is not only about putting on a costume, but it’s about finding the imagination and costume within ourselves.”

–Elvis Duran

We’ve got so much in store! Come back to this page as the event gets closer for tips, tricks, ideas, and ideas!
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We update the website with news and details all the time, starting in late May and early June. There IS a lots of parking, though you’ll want to try to come a bit early if you want to park close. There’s entertainment all weekend long. The Blackthorne Pub will be happy to welcome you, and will feature live Halloween cover bands both nights!

Attending the Halloween Vendor and Oddities Market can be a thrilling experience! Here are some tips and tricks to make the most of your visit:

  1. Plan Ahead: We run all weekend, from about three on Friday to about 5 on Sunday!
  2. Dress Up: Embrace the spirit of Halloween and dress up! Whether it’s goth, steampunk, or your favorite fandom, showing off your costume can be part of the fun.
  3. Budget Wisely: There will be a wide array of unique items for sale. Decide how much you want to spend ahead of time to avoid impulse buys.
  4. Support Independent Vendors: Many vendors at the market are independent creators. Purchasing their goods supports their craft and the overall community2.
  5. Stay Hydrated and Nourished: With all the excitement, don’t forget to drink water and eat. Food vendors are often available, but it’s a good idea to bring snacks just in case.
  6. Participate in Events: From costume parades to absinthe tastings, there are various activities to enjoy. Participate to fully immerse yourself in the Halloween spirit1.
  7. Take Photos: Capture the memories! But always ask for permission before taking photos of vendors or attendees in costume.
  8. Network: If you’re a creator or enthusiast, this is a great opportunity to meet like-minded individuals. Bring business cards if you have them.
  9. Check for Accommodations: If you’re traveling, look into staying at the Blackthorne Resort or nearby hotels to enjoy the full experience1.
  10. Stay Updated: Follow the market’s social media for any last-minute changes or announcements.

Remember, the market is not just about shopping; it’s a celebration of the Halloween culture and community. Enjoy the atmosphere, the people, and the creativity that surrounds you!

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