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Rotary hosts 65th Halloween Parade

(From left): Gabby Cesena, Tyler Cesena, Eliza Isaac, Evelyn Bakken and Micah Rambo won the top five spots, in descending order, in the 11 and up competition at the annual Rotary Halloween Parade on Wednesday, Oct. 31. The winners were dressed as, from left, Curiosity Killed the Cat, Cereal Killer, Zombie Bride, Ghost Rider and Captain Hook. Rebecca Mariscal / RiverTown Multimedia 1 / 5
Best in show was awarded to the Cesena family for their pun costumes at the annual Hudson Rotary Halloween Parade. Rebecca Mariscal / RiverTown Multimedia2 / 5
Rotary Halloween Parade winners in the 5- to 7-year-old category starting with first place were, from left, Korben Bakken as Pikachu, Olivia (last name not given) as a flying monkey, Lillian Bystrzycki as a yellow crayon, Charlie Woodruff as grim reaper and Ellis F. as hockey player. Rebecca Mariscal / RiverTown Multimedia3 / 5
Winners of the 4 and under category at the Hudson Rotary Halloween Parade starting with fifth place were, from left, Dorothea Johnson as Shine, Rykar Yuengst as Lego policeman, Reagan Rosewood as Boo, Lucy Cari as Moana and Bowen Glancy as a chicken. Rebecca Mariscal / RiverTown Multimedia4 / 5
Winners of the 8- to 10-year-old costume category, starting with fifth place were, from left, Claira Cari as Te Feti, Shayleigh Cox as credit card, Delilah Isaac as zombie fisherman, Hayden Cesena as "under the weather" and Felicity Reidenbach as a snow globe. This year’s event was the 65th Halloween Parade held by the Hudson Rotary. Rebecca Mariscal / RiverTown Multimedia5 / 5

Clear skies and fair weather brought a crowd to the 65th annual Hudson Rotary Halloween Parade.

Costumed attendees competed for top prizes from first to fifth place in different age categories, as well as in a group category and best of show.

Winners received a cash prize, and everyone was given a bag full of candy.

Rebecca Mariscal

Rebecca Mariscal joined the Hudson Star Observer as a reporter in 2016. She graduated from the University of St. Thomas with a degree in communication and journalism. 

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