Downtown Sedalia hosted a trick-or-treat event Friday from 3 to 5 p.m. that brought children as well as parents dressed in costume; Brittany Griffin, of Sedalia, holds her son Lawson Griffin, 1, outside Classic Jewelry at 231 S. Ohio Ave. Griffin was dressed as Willy Wonka, from the film “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” and Lawson was costumed as an Oompa Loompa. Griffin’s husband, John, was dressed as a giant blueberry also from the film.
Kaylee Stone, 2, dressed as Disney Princess Aurora, holds the hand of her great-grandmother Sharon Stone while waiting in line for goodies at the Salvation Army Thrift Store in Downtown Sedalia. Sharon and her husband John Stone, former Sedalia residents, were visiting from Florida.
The line at the Salvation Army Thrift Store extended almost a block a little after 3 p.m. Friday. Izeck McCown, 3, dressed as Baymax from the Disney film “Big Hero 6” jokes with his mother Mariah McCown, of Sedalia, who is dressed as Donatello a character from Ninja Turtles. McCown said she dressed up for work at Central Bank of Sedalia on Friday and decided to wear her costume to the downtown event.
Dressed as the Cheshire Cat from “Alice and Wonderland” 9-year-old Samantha Hagedorn walks with her mother Shannon Hagedorn, of Sedalia to get treats from business owners in the 200 block of South Ohio Avenue. The Halloween event began with a light crowd at 3 p.m. but by 3:30 p.m. the streets were busy with trick-or-treaters and parents.
All in the family the Ricky and Deniz Woods bought their 2-year-old triplets to trick-or-treat at the Sedalia downtown event Friday. The Sedalia family were dressed as charters from the film “Toy Story.” The couple dressed as Mr. and Mrs. Potato Head while Sophia was costumed as Jessie, Levi, on left, as Woody, and William, on right, as Buzz Lightyear.
Stylists from Rock n Rollers Hair Studio, 312 S. Ohio Ave., Kyle Sidwell, left, dressed as the White Rabbit from “Alice in Wonderland,” and Sena Johnson, dressed as a fawn, wait to pass out treats to children Friday afternoon. Many business owners dressed up in support of the annual downtown event. Last year the event drew approximately 2,000 people.