Halloween 2016

The rain stayed away for most of trick or treat time last night. But InMenlo weather watcher did record another .1″ in his gauge overnight, bringing his season-to-date to 3.9″.

Photo by Cindy Tipton

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Halloween wraps up (as always) in Menlo Park with The Members playing for the neighborhood

There was a light sprinkle while The Members played their 10th annual Halloween in the Lemon Street garage this Halloween night. That they are one good Dad’s/garage band is undisputed. We always wish we could hear them more often. And that’s a wrap for InMenlo’s Halloween coverage..

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Spotted: Kids wandering along Ladera’s spooky path

The Ladera neighborhood has long had fun with its scary walkway, photographed here by InMenlo contributing photographer Laura Hamilton. We know these kids had fun!  

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A salute to Menlo Park’s most Halloweeny house

We got a tip from Bob Holmes aka The Walking Man about a colorfully painted Halloween house on his street, so we swung by to take a look. We were lucky enough to meet homeowner Brandee Barker, who emailed us details about how the paint job came about: “We moved to Hobart in early 2012 when […]

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Clever pumpkins take center stage at University Park neighborhood Halloween gathering

Cute kids in costumes. Fresh-pressed apple cider. They’re just two of the traditions at University Park’s annual Halloween gathering held yesterday. Special tip of the hat to the folks who carved truly original jack o’ lanterns. Great creativity! Thanks to Cindy Tipton for sending the photos.

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Spotted: Farm animals showing off their Halloween finery at Jasper Ridge Farm

Jasper Ridge Farms, which moved last summer to a new home on Webb Ranch, held a Halloween open house this afternoon. Many of the animals were decked out in Halloween finery, but not so much that it would prevent them from being the animals they are! Jasper Ridge is a non-profit that provides children in need with […]

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Blue skies and warm temps make for fun Halloween parade in Menlo Park

The threat of rain was well over when Menlo Park’s annual Halloween parade started at 11:00 am this morning, moving up Santa Cruz Avenue to Fremont Park. InMenlo founder and photographer Scott Loftesness drew parade photo duties. We selected a variety of close up faces to make up what is only “round one” of our Halloween […]

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The Members perform their annual Halloween show

Come take a break from politics, and party with The Members at their 10th annual Halloween Block Party show this Halloween. Bring the kids while trick-or-treating, or come without kids for an adult beverage, this Monday, October 31, starting at 6:00 pm, at the corner of Oakdell and Lemon in Menlo Park. The band usually keeps […]

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Spotted: Gnome be gone on Halloween

What caught our attention was two huge spider webs in the front yard of this west Menlo Park home. But what caught our fancy was the gnome being carried away but two giant ants! At least we think they are ants but could be some kind of alien. Photo by Linda Hubbard (c) 2016

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Spotted: Zombies for President in 2016!

InMenlo follower Greg Hyde was good enough to send in this photo of the Democratic and Republican candidates for President and Vice President looking their zombie best for Halloween in a Laurel St. front yard.

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Halloween Hoopla comes to downtown Menlo Park on Oct. 29

The City of Menlo Park’s Community Services Department is hosting its annual Halloween Hoopla event on Saturday, October 29 from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. Participants are welcome to come in costume and participate in the annual parade through downtown Menlo Park to Fremont Park. The parade will start in the Maloney Street parking lot off […]

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