The Petaluma Downtown Association presents its 2014
Halloween Trick or Treat Trail
through Downtown Petaluma
Friday October 31st, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Join over 60 participating Downtown merchants for a fun and safe community Halloween for the entire family and goodies for costumed kids under 12. Prepare for a hautingly "ghould" time from 3 - 5:30pm on Friday October 31st as the scary, the cute, the ugly and the creepy descend on Downtown Petaluma.
Download a Trick or Treat Trail Map by Clicking Here!
2014 Participants Include:
|Acorn Chiropractic Club ||151 2nd Street |
|Alphabet Soup Thrift Store ||217 Western Ave |
|Athletic Soles ||49 Petaluma Blvd N. |
|B Street Mercantile ||316 B St. |
|Bici Sport Bike Shop ||143 Kentucky St. |
|Bliss Bridal & Black Tie ||145 Petaluma Blvd N. |
|Blush ||133 Kentucky St. |
|Boulevard Cinemas||200 C St.|
|Bovine Bakery ||23 Kentucky St. |
|Brian's Comics ||1 4th St., Ste B |
|Café Des Croissant ||25 Petaluma Blvd S. |
|Central Animal Hospital ||203 D St. |
|Chick-A-Boom! Vintage ||7 Western Ave |
|Cokas Diko ||21 Washington St. |
|Copperfields Books ||140 Kentucky St. |
|Cucina Paradiso ||114 Petaluma Blvd N. |
|Dempsey's ||50 E Washington St. |
|E=Ethical Clothing ||122 Kentucky St. |
|Exchange Bank ||2 E Washington St. |
|First American Title Co.||101 2nd St., #150|
|First Community Bank ||100 2nd St. |
|French Hen Antiques ||218 Petaluma Blvd N. |
|Gallery One ||209 Western Ave |
|High Tech Burrito ||5 Petaluma Blvd S. |
|Hollingsworth Jewelers Gallery ||5 Petaluma Blvd N. |
|Hot Polka Dot ||119 Kentucky St. |
|Jennie Low's ||140 2nd St.|
|Lions & Tigers & Hair ||18 Kentucky St., #42 |
|Little Luma ||21 Western Ave |
|Louis Thomas ||150 Kentucky St. |
|Marisa's Fantasia ||29 Petaluma Blvd N. |
|McNears & Mystic Theatre ||23 Petaluma Blvd N. |
|Nan Winters ||23 4th St. |
|Nicoles Fashion Boutique ||7 Petaluma Blvd N. |
|Old Chicago Pizza ||41 Petaluma Blvd N. |
|Old Shanghai Decor ||172 Petaluma Blvd N. |
|One Planet ||5 4th St. |
|Opera House ||145 Kentucky St. |
|Paperwhite ||119 Kentucky St. |
|Peet's Coffee & Tea ||5 Petaluma Blvd S. |
|Petaluma Dental ||153 Kentucky St. |
|Petaluma Market ||210 Western Ave |
|Petaluma Museum Assoc. ||20 4th St |
|Petaluma Pie Company ||125 Petaluma Blvd N. |
|Petaluma Wireless ||131 2nd St. |
|Pick of the Litter ||143 Petaluma Blvd N. |
|Powell's Sweet Shoppe ||151 Petaluma Blvd S., # 113 |
|Red Lotus Tea & Gifts ||260A Petaluma Blvd N. |
|Red Umbrella Consignment ||120 A Kentucky St. |
|Riverfront Art Gallery ||132 Petaluma Blvd N. |
|RiverTown Feed & Pet Country Store ||200 1st St. |
|Robindira Unsworth, Inc. ||115 Petaluma Blvd N. |
|Save Energy Company ||315 Petaluma Blvd N. |
|Shunzi ||141 Kentucky St. |
|Shutterbug Camera Shop ||1 Petaluma Blvd N. |
|Soft Shell ||18 Kentucky St., #10 |
|Sonoma Coast Surf Shop ||9 Fourth St. |
|Sorella Hair & Fashion Boutique ||6 Petaluma Blvd N. |
|Spatini ||6 Petaluma Blvd N. |
|Stich Craft ||170 Kentucky St. |
|Stink ||126 Kentucky St. |
|Summer Cottage Antiques ||153 Kentucky St |
|The Find-Petaluma ||322 Western Ave |
|Theatre District ||151 Petaluma Blvd S. |
|Uber Optics||19 Kentucky St.|
|Velvet Ice ||140 2nd St., Ste 108 |
|Vintage Bank Antiques ||101 Petaluma Blvd N. |
|Wells Fargo Bank ||125 Western Ave |
|WORK ||10 4th St. |
|Worthy of Love ||226 Petaluma Blvd N. |
|Yankee Girl Antiques ||127 Kentucky St. |
Enjoy these fun Halloween tidbits:
- Orange and black are Halloween colors because orange is associated with the Fall harvest and black is associated with darkness and death.
- Jack o’ Lanterns originated in Ireland where people placed candles in hollowed-out turnips to keep away spirits and ghosts on the Samhain holiday.
- Pumpkins also come in white, blue and green. Great for unique monster carvings!
- Halloween was brought to North America by immigrants from Europe who would celebrate the harvest around a bonfire, share ghost stories, sing, dance and tell fortunes.
- Tootsie Rolls were the first wrapped penny candy in America.
- The ancient Celts thought that spirits and ghosts roamed the countryside on Halloween night. They began wearing masks and costumes to avoid being recognized as human.
- Halloween candy sales average about 2 billion dollars annually in the United States.
- Chocolate candy bars top the list as the most popular candy for trick-or-treaters with Snickers #1.
- Halloween is the 2nd most commercially successful holiday, with Christmas being the first.
- Bobbing for apples is thought to have originated from the roman harvest festival that honors Pamona, the goddess of fruit trees.
- Black cats were once believed to be witch's familiars who protected their powers.