Hundreds of ghosts, goblins and scary creatures roamed the Charlottesville downtown mall Saturday. It was the annual "Safe Halloween" trick-or-treating event.
There was an acrobatics demonstration on the mall and kids created crafts, including their own personal witches. They also got to vote for their favorite carved pumpkin.
One trick-or-treater said a lot of hard work went into making his frightening costume.
"I'm going to be a skeleton on Halloween, and she bought black shirts and black pants and my mom's friend is painting it," Trey Trivigno said.
Trick-or-treaters went shop to shop to fill their Halloween bags with candy. There was also face painting, costume contests and carnival games.
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