Tag archives: trick or treat

Ghost Village Road
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   November 1, 2022

Despite mixed messages from multiple media sources, word on the street is that Ghost Village Road, Coast Village Road’s popular trick-or-treating event, is happening this year, from 3-6 pm on Monday, October 31. Historically the event draws roughly 2,000 costumed kids, parents, and pets each year. Many of the Lower Village’s business owners report they […]

Quite the Treat! The 20th Annual Ghost Village Road, in Photos
By Joanne Calitri   |   November 9, 2021

The annual Ghost Village Road was more than packed, with trick-or-treaters starting early at 2:30 pm and parents happily leading in full-on costumes themselves. It was the perfect pairing of gloomy overcast skies and lots of goodies from the generous shops and restaurants from the Montecito Country Mart down Coast Village Road. The kids wore […]

Ghost Village Road Resumes
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   October 28, 2021

After a one-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Ghost Village Road, the popular trick-or-treat event along Coast Village Road, is set for this Sunday, Halloween, from 3 pm to 6 pm. While the event typically draws roughly 2,500 costumed kids, parents, and pets each year, it is expected that this year’s event will be […]

Ghost Village Road 2019
By Joanne Calitri   |   November 7, 2019

Our town’s annual trick-or-treat event was full on with students from local schools wearing the top tiers of costumes. Parents assigned to groups of kids were also in great form. The highlight of the event was the all-boy band from Crane Country Day School, taking the stage on the porch of the Berkshire Hathaway Home […]

Ghost Village Road Costume Contest Winners
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   November 7, 2019

Ghost Village Road was as lively as ever last week, welcoming thousands of kids and their parents and pets to trick-or-treat on Halloween. Here’s the Scoop owners Ellie and Bob Patterson once again held their Costume Contest, as they have for the last 13 years.   “We have always based this contest on originality and creativity, […]

Ghost Village Road
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   October 24, 2019

Save the date for Ghost Village Road! The popular trick-or-treat event along Coast Village Road is next Thursday, October 31, from 3 pm to 6 pm. The event draws roughly 2,000 costumed kids, parents, and pets each year. Most of the lower village’s business owners will take part in the festivities, passing out candy and […]

Ghost Village Road 2018
By Montecito Journal   |   November 8, 2018

Ghost Village Road, Montecito’s popular trick-or-treating event, went off without a hitch, with an estimated 2,000 kids, parents, and pets making their way to area businesses on Coast Village Road. Business owners passed out candy and other treats, while some had musical entertainment and photo ops. A flash mob performed “Thriller” at multiple places along […]

Ghost Village Road
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   October 25, 2018

Businesses along Coast Village Road are gearing up for next week’s popular trick-or-treat event, “Ghost Village Road.” The event draws roughly 2,000 costumed kids, parents, and pets each year, who make their way from Montecito Country Mart to Olive Mill Road. Most of the lower village’s business owners will take part in the festivities, passing […]