SomerStreets Monster Mash: Sunday, October 30, 2-6 p.m.

Free Open Streets event to feature live music, family-friendly activities, and more

SomerStreets: Monster Mash, the final SomerStreets festival of the year, takes over Somerville Avenue on Sunday, October 30, from 2 to 6 p.m. (rain date: November 6). Join the family-friendly festivities for tricks and treats aplenty between School Street and Warren Avenue, including:

The annual costume parade, led by School of HONK. Meet at 3 p.m. at the Somerville Avenue / Warren Avenue intersection to join.
All-day live music on two stages: At 389 Somerville Ave. with Mass Ave. Music, and at 12 Warren Ave. featuring an array of local bands.
Ghosts of Milk Row Cemetery tours, presented by the Somerville Historic Preservation Commission and the Somerville Museum. Head to the 19th-century burial grounds at 400 Somerville Ave. between 2 and 4 p.m.
Pumpkin carving with Somerville Recreation.
A Día de los Muertos celebration activity with Estela Calzada.
Handstands, juggling, acrobatics, and comedy for all ages with Cate the Great.
Magic tricks with Just Felice.
Vintage vendors with Blue Bandana Relics.
Parkour, mini golf, the Roaming Railroad, and more games galore.

To ensure public safety at the event, Somerville Avenue will close to motor vehicles between School Street and Warren Avenue from 12 to 8 p.m., with parking restrictions starting at 10 a.m. Bow Street, Quincy Street, and Church Street will support two-way traffic to allow access for abutters. MBTA buses will be rerouted between 12 and 8 p.m. For bus detour information, visit mbta.com.

SomerStreets is Somerville’s annual series of street festivals that close busy streets to cars and open them to the community. Through SomerStreets, the City and its community partners aim to promote and encourage physical activity, access to fresh foods, and reconnecting with neighborhoods and businesses and their unique cultural elements in a thriving urban environment.

For more information, go to somervilleartscouncil.org/somerstreets or contact Iaritza Menjivar, Special Events Manager, at imenjivar@somervillema.gov.

Individuals with disabilities who need auxiliary aids and services for effective communication, written materials in alternative formats, or reasonable modifications in policies and procedures, in order to access the programs and activities of the City or to attend meetings, should contact the City’s ADA Coordinator, Adrienne Pomeroy, at 617-625-6600 x2059 or apomeroy@somervillema.gov.

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