Halloween in Menlo Park

We came upon this cleverly decorated Halloween tree on Stanford Dr. Very creative!

Photo by Linda Hubbard (c) 2019

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Spotted: Skeletons driving a hot rod

A group of skeletons has commandeered a hot rod on Encina Ave. in Menlo Park. It appears the action has stirred up a flock of ghosts. Photo by Robb Most (c) 2019

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Spotted: Out of control witches

We’ve always enjoyed spotting witches who somehow misjudged their air space and found themselves flying into trees. And then there are the ones who are going so fast that they plow through the ground with the stocking legs the only evidence of their flight path. Photos by Robb Most (c) 2019

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Spotted: Courting – and cocktailing – skeletons in Menlo Park

As he’s done in the past, InMenlo contributing photographer Robb Most is out and about capturing some of the creative Halloween decorations in Menlo Park. The cocktailing skeletons were spotted on Ambar Way and what we are calling the “courting” skeletons were seen on nearby Bay Laurel. If your home is decked out in a […]

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Spotted: Cozzolino’s pumpkins at Menlo Park Farmers Market

Tony Cozzolino brought a great assortment of pumpkins and gourds to the Menlo Park Farmers Market today. We admire their shapes, sizes, and colors! For people heading coast side, Cozzolino pumpkins and gourds, along with Indian corn, mini hay bales and more, can be purchased at Pastorino Farms, 12391 San Mateo Road (Highway 92), Half […]

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Spotted: Decked out Halloween front yard

The calendar still reads September but this decked out Halloween yard on Encina Ave. in Menlo Park is all ready for October. Must be three dozen or so Halloween props of one kind or another! Photo by Linda Hubbard (c) 2019

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It’s party time, thanks to The Members, on Halloween in Stanford Oaks neighborhood

The wine and beer flowed freely amidst the sounds of classic rock as The Members held their 12th annual performance at the corner of Lemon and Oak Dell in the Stanford Oaks neighborhood. As always, a great way to cap off Halloween in Menlo Park! Photos by Linda Hubbard (c) 2018

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Menlo Oaks neighborhood shows it knows how to have fun on Halloween

Emails Menlo Oaks resident Judy Horst: “Lots of music and trick or treaters! We had several haunted houses, pit stops and wine bars. This thing is getting bigger every year!” A band called Band Sanitizer, comprised of seven high school students, five from M-A, and two from D-tech, provided the soundtrack. Judy supplied InMenlo with […]

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Wow – that’s a front yard full of jack o’ lanterns

Here’s another Menlo Park front yard that’s best seen in person as is Greg Hyde’s monster yard on Laurel.  This one is filled with jack o’ lanterns, location Oakfield, corner of White Oak. Homeowner Diane explained that the tradition started 30 or years ago with carving done on Halloween itself. “But that conflicted with trick or […]

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Spotted: Scary giant pumpkin goblin in Menlo Park

We were treated to a host of fun Halloween decorated front yards during a good long walk around Menlo Park this morning. But this huge pumpkin goblin on the front door of a Creek Dr. home captured the award for the scariest.

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Costumes of every kind on display at Menlo Park’s Halloween annual parade

Halloween Hoopla took place in downtown Menlo Park yesterday, with kids (and grown ups!) in costumes parading on Santa Cruz Avenue from Maloney to Fremont Park, led by bands from La Entrada and Hillview Middle schools. Along the way they could trick or treat with downtown merchants, including a person channeling Frida Kahlo with a […]

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