Nightmare on Broad Street offers Halloween treats

From left, Michaela Piendel, Terra Godfrey and Becca Sa assemble treat bags for Nightmare on Broad Street at the YMCA in Parkersburg. (Photo Provided)
Mark Posten, facilities and maintenance director at the YMCA, is behind bars setting up the jail cell in the haunted house for Nightmare on Broad Street sponsored by the YMCA. (Photo Provided)
Meloney Victory, YMCA marketing and communications coordinator, poses with a decoration donated by the Art Club from Jackson County Center of West Virginia University at Parkersburg. Nightmare on Broad Street sponsored by the YMCA will be held Saturday, Sunday and Monday. (Photo Provided)

PARKERSBURG — Nightmare on Broad Street will be held Saturday, Sunday and Monday at the Parkersburg YMCA on Broad Street.

The three-night Halloween event includes a socially-distant indoor trick or treat, haunted house, children’s character photos and performance by the Thrill the World Dancers from Parkersburg.

The celebration will be kicked off 6 p.m. Saturday by a performance by the Thrill the World Dancers and donation drive for Animal Lives Matter WV. Trick or treating, character photos and haunted house tours will follow the performance at 7 p.m. and continue 6:30-7:30 p.m. Sunday and Monday.

The YMCA of Parkersburg safeguards the health of all by implementing CDC recommendations and health department guidelines. Event protocol includes: proper face masks are required to be worn by all ages 9 years and older; traffic flow controlled by parking attendants; limited group sizes for all activities; proper social distancing practices are encouraged; continuous disinfecting by staff members with Electrostatic Backpack Sprayer.

While Nightmare On Broad Street is free, donations of all amounts are accepted to support the YMCA of Parkersburg. For more information about Nightmare on Broad Street or additional events, call 304-485-5585, visit www.parkersburgymca.org, or email Criss Welshans, Program Director, at chris.welshans@parkersburgymca.org.


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