Greater Fall River Re-Creation, City of Fall River hosting free drive-in movie with free candy, costume contest



(Fall River, MA- October 5th, 2020)- In lieu of their annual Halloween party, Greater Fall River Re-Creation is teaming up with Mayor Paul Coogan and the City of Fall River to put on a Halloween themed drive-in movie at Durfee High School. On Friday, October 30th, Mayor Coogan and Re-Creation invite residents to come and enjoy a Drive-in screening of Halloween favorite “Hocus Pocus”.

According to the Mayor’s Office, along with the movie, the Re-Creation team is decorating the lot and will be passing out candy to children. Guests are encouraged to come in costume and ReCreation will be holding a costume contest for kids aged 3-13. Winners will be announced the following Monday, November 2nd.

There will be two showings of the movie on October 30th. They are as follows:
 Show 1: Gates open at 5pm; Show starts at 6pm
 Show 2: Gates open at 7:45pm; Show starts at 8:30pm

Unlike the other Drive-in movies hosted at Durfee this summer, this event will require a
ticket. Tickets are free and can be obtained in one of the following ways:
 In person at GFR Re-Creation- 45 Rock St
 In person at BayCoast Bank- 335 Stafford Rd
 In person at BayCoast- 1485 Pleasant St
 Online at

“We know that Fall River’s families have had a strange year, and that this will not be a normal Halloween,” remarked Mayor Paul Coogan. “That is why we are so excited to work together with Re-Creation to give families a safe, free night of Halloween festivity.”

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