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Are you ready for a Ghouling Good Time?!?

Save-the-date for Ghent’s largest Halloween street party and costume contest – Masquerade in Ghent! Masquerade in Ghent will take place Friday, October 27, 2017 from 6:00 – 10:00pm in the heart of Ghent on Colley Avenue between Shirley Avenue and Brandon Avenue.

Online registration has ended. Register in-person the night of the event for $25.


Show off your Halloween costume at the annual Costume Contest Parade. The parade starts at 6:30pm and judges will award cash prizes for “Best In Show,” “Best Family or Group,” and “Best Adult.” Prize packets will be awarded to “Best Pet Costume,” “Best Young Adult” (male & female ages 13-18 years old), “Best Child” (male & female ages 5-12), “Best Infant.”


ViewItDoIt will be streaming the parade live! Your out-of-town friends and family can see all of the fun. And, you will be able to provide live testimonials!


After the parade, get ready for a monster mash with live music. Plus, there will be activities for kids, refreshments and adult beverages.


Masquerade in Ghent is free and open to the public. Ample parking can be found along the streets and parking lots. Don’t miss the frightfully, fun-tastic time at this year’s Masquerade in Ghent …and bring a friend because no one likes to scream alone!

Masquerade in Ghent is proudly presented by the Ghent Business Association and Southern Bank.

Thank-you to our 2017 sponsors…

Southern Bank and Trust
Edward Jones Investment, Irene O,Brien
Decorum Furniture / Palace Shops & Station
Towne Bank
Ghent Eye Care
Changes City Spa
Changes Hairstyling
SL Nusbaum Insurance Agency
LGBT Life Center
MMC Benefits – Patrick Moore
SpeedPro Imaging- Norfolk, VA

ViewItDoIt will be live streaming

Masquerade in Ghent