Birmingham, MI – Continuing an 83-year tradition, the Birmingham Bloomfield Chamber and the Junior League of Birmingham will host its annual Pumpkin Patch and Halloween Parade from 1-4 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 27 in downtown Birmingham.
The event is free and open to the public. Children and their parents will be able to play games, do crafts, view live performances and enjoy snacks. Promptly at 4 p.m. a costume parade will take place on the streets surrounding Shain Park. The parade will be led by the Birmingham Fire Department and the Seaholm High School Marching Band. A live dance performance by Next Step Broadway will take place at 2 p.m. Nearby, the Baldwin Public Library is hosting a Spooky Monster Magic Show with Gordon Russ the Magician from 3 – 3:45 p.m.
The Pumpkin Patch and Halloween Parade are made possible through the generous support of the Birmingham Bloomfield Credit Union, Birmingham Shopping District, the Baldwin Public Library, Power Home Remodeling Group, Franklin Village Dental, Healthline Pharmacy, Barbara Merten-Dubensky State Farm, The Tutoring Center, Next Step Broadway, Stella & Dot, Baldwin House, Next Step Broadway and Egg by Susan Lazar.
“This fun fall event is just one of the ways the business community shows its gratitude to residents for supporting their businesses,” said Chamber President Joe Bauman. “Having a thriving central business district is a huge part of what makes Birmingham the truly special community it is.”
Established in 1952, the Junior League of Birmingham, Michigan, Inc., (JLB) is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving the community through effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable.
The Birmingham Bloomfield Chamber is a membership organization dedicated to promoting the economic development, strengthen the business climate and improve the quality of life in the six communities it serves, Beverly Hills, Bingham Farms, Birmingham, Bloomfield Hills, Bloomfield Township and Franklin. For more information, visit www.bbcc.com.