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PHOTOS: Hundreds of trick-or-treaters flock to Bayside’s Bell Boulevard on Halloween

Oct. 31, 2023 By Iryna Shkurhan

Not long after school was dismissed, the Halloween festivities came to Bell Boulevard in Bayside on Oct. 31.

Santa also came to town early this year.Photo by Iryna Shkurhan

Hundreds of kids decked out in their Halloween costumes went door to door to fill up their baskets with candy. But store owners were prepared.  And not long after, the large bowls they filled up with candy in preparation for trick-or-treaters were almost empty.

Kids also weren’t the only ones clad in a range of fun and wholesome costumes. Adults and furry pets also brought their Halloween spirit to Bell Boulevard.

The spookiest costumes were hiding in plain sight.Photo by Iryna Shkurhan

One local teacher used an episode of SpongeBob as inspiration for his costume.Photo by Iryna Shkurhan

One family dressed up as characters from Mario Kart.Photo by Iryna Shkurhan

Some costumes took up more space than others on the sidewalks of Bell Blvd.Photo by Iryna Shkurhan

The costume of one employee at Kung Fu Tea was very on brand.Photo by Iryna Shkurhan

Costumed kids went door to door to fill up their bags and baskets with candy.Photo by Iryna Shkurhan

The cutest avocado ever seen with a stroller to match.Photo by Iryna Shkurhan

The store owners were prepared with bowls of candy filled to the brim when the festivities began.Photo by Iryna Shkurhan

Humans weren’t the only ones clad in Halloween costumes.Photo by Iryna Shkurhan

Some kids didn’t waste time testing out the candy they collected.Photo by Iryna Shkurhan

Friends went trick or treating together along Bell Blvd.Photo by Iryna Shkurhan

One local comedian in Bayside dressed up as an early 2000s hip-hop artist.Photo by Iryna Shkurhan

You can’t be a cheerleader without the matching pom poms.Photo by Iryna Shkurhan

One restaurant got creative with where they put their candy.Photo by Iryna Shkurhan

Special ops in the house for Halloween.Photo by Iryna Shkurhan

Some of the kids couldn’t wait to get home to try their candy.Photo by Iryna Shkurhan

The kids hoped to fill up their bags with candy by stopping at every business on Bell Blvd. for Halloween.Photo by Iryna Shkurhan

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