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Ghosts, Goblins
on Parade
Sea Witch Parade, Rehoboth Beach, Delaware

Miss Delaware 1999, Kama BolandREHOBOTH BEACH -- Beach-going weather brought throngs of ghosts and goblins to Rehoboth Beach for the annual Sea Witch Festival and Parade on Saturday, Oct. 30, 1999.

More than 700 entrants, including the Cape Henlopen High School Band, Miss Delaware Kama Boland, costume contest entries, fancy cars, politicians, and parade balloons marched down Rehoboth Avenue from the Convention Hall to the boardwalk.

Thousands of spectators lined both sides of Rehoboth Avenue in sunny, 70-degree weather. The festival continued on Sunday, Oct. 31.

Other events included a 5K Run, a broom-tossing contest, hayrides, crafts, kids games, antique and classic car shows, haunted houses and live entertainment.

Genie in Sea Witch Parade
Costume contest in Sea Witch Parade

Photos: The Sea Witch balloon (top) and its handlers march up Rehoboth Avenue. Miss Delaware, Kama Boland, brightened up a parade full of scary faces (above), while a Genie (right) and Tigger, Too, brought smiles to many faces.

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