Deadline for Fostoria parade approaching

Entry forms for those participating in the annual Fostoria Halloween Parade are due by Oct. 21. The parade begins at 5 p.m. Oct. 27 in downtown Fostoria.

Entry fees will be $20 for individuals, $40 for businesses and political entities. Residents, businesses and non-profits are encouraged to enter floats, vehicles or walking groups.

An all-ages costume contest is to take place in the Family Video parking lot at 4 p.m. Entry is free and winners get to walk in the parade and receive various prizes like gift cards to local hot spots, goodie bags and more.

To request an entry form, contact or pick one up at the mayor’s office, 213 S. Main. St. For more information, call (419) 435-8282 or visit