Munchkin Masquerade Headed to Pearl Street on Halloween

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Downtown Boulder’s Munchkin Masquerade happens October 31 from 3 – 6 p.m. with over 100 participating Treat Stops

Boulder, Colo. [October 24, 2013]:  Next Thursday, October 31 between 3 – 6 p.m. over 100 downtown Boulder businesses will be ready with thousands of pieces of candy and other treats for tiny ghosts & goblins, dinosaurs & dragons, fairies & princes and super heroes of all sizes during Downtown Boulder’s annual Munchkin Masquerade.  Participating businesses (Treat Stops) along Pearl Street from 8th to 20th streets (as well as some adjacent streets) will provide their own goodies to make Munchkin Masquerade one of the best, FREE events in the state on the spookiest day of the year.

Treat Stop maps will be distributed at the Daily Camera Booth (11th & Pearl) and Visitor Information Center (13th & Pearl).   The public is strongly encouraged to start “off the bricks” in either the East and/or West End districts.  Treat Stop information can also be found online at  

Eight Days a Week (840 Pearl St.) will be offering treats and a fun Halloween photo backdrop for do-it-yourself photo ops. At Mighty Fudge Studios (1017 Pearl St.) munchkins can travel through a haunted stairway and then head to the Hotel Boulderado (2115 13th St.) to experience their haunted lobby.  Athleta will entertain adult munchkins with a costume contest as well as provide hot cider and treats.  Kevin Snyder Photography will be set up to take portraits on the 1200 block.  Additionally, there will be kids' activities in front of the Boulder County Courthouse on the 1300 block of the Pearl Street Mall.

Munchkin Masquerade is a free event and open to the public.   This annual event is produced by Downtown Boulder, Incorporated and sponsored by the Daily Camera and City of Boulder Parking Services. 

About Downtown Boulder, Inc. (DBI)

Downtown Boulder, Incorporated (DBI) is a non-profit organization dedicated to continued preservation and enhancement of Downtown Boulder as the heart of the greater Boulder community. We work to maintain downtown as the center of commerce, government, culture, and leisure. DBI members support the overall vitality of downtown through public advocacy, political involvement, and community events that enhance the Boulder experience for residents and visitors. Membership in Downtown Boulder, Incorporated (DBI) is voluntary and open to any interested person or organization.

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CONTACT:    Terri Takata-Smith, Director of Communications – Downtown Boulder | 303.449.3774 |