Cape Gazette

Big crowds flock to Sea Witch Costume Parade

Oct 27, 2012
Photo by: Nick Roth Kim Zoller, Martin Hubbard and Paula Zoller dressed as Catwoman, the Joker and Poison Ivy.

Rehoboth Beach — With Hurricane Sandy less than a day away, thousands of people descended on downtown Rehoboth Beach for the annual Costume Parade down Rehoboth Avenue Oct. 27.

The Dogfish Head float had a message for Hurricane Sandy. (Photo by: Nick Roth)
Jax Polve of Lewes dressed as Lego Captain America. (Photo by: Nick Roth)
Sharon Medora and Xavier Nobles, 4, of Lewes posed for a photo during the parade. (Photo by: Nick Roth)
Pumpkin heads stroll down Rehoboth Avenue. (Photo by: Nick Roth)
Rehoboth Beach-Dewey Beach Chamber of Commerce mascot Smiley the Dolphin and Bruce Pringle greet guests. (Photo by: Nick Roth)
Orion Schlussel, 6, and his mother Michelle dressed as Angry Birds with Janet and Anthony Barbieri. (Photo by: Nick Roth)
Jim and Mary Gibney dressed as the Geico pig and Presidential candidate Mitt Romney's binder of women. (Photo by: Nick Roth)
EJ and Joshua Hopkins of Millsboro stand ready in their hunting blind. (Photo by: Nick Roth)
The Cape Henlopen High School Marching Band's flute players dressed as crayons. (Photo by: Nick Roth)
The Sea Witch balloon makes its way down Rehoboth Avenue. (Photo by: Nick Roth)
Young pirates Grayden, 4, and Ava Ripanti, 7, sail down Rehoboth Avenue. (Photo by: Nick Roth)
Rehoboth Beach-Dewey Beach Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Carol Everhart walks the parade route in her Sea Witch Skeleton Crew shirt. (Photo by: Nick Roth)
A group of bikers ride mini-choppers in front of the fire department. (Photo by: Nick Roth)
A group of kids representing Apple Electric dance in the streets. (Photo by: Nick Roth)
Leigh Anna Dougherty,4, makes a beautiful Snow White, but don't eat too much of that apple. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
The evil witch is played by Aleta Thompson of Rehoboth. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Aye! It's Cole Devlin,11/2, of Reading, Pennsylvania. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Tyler Polis,5, of Deptford, New Jersey, heads to the Sea Witch Rodeo with his mom, Jessica. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
It's a Thriller as the walking dead make their way up Rehoboth Avenue. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Beetlejuice walks the parade route with his lovely wife. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
WBOC sportscaster Scott Abraham helps keep a Sea Witch balloon under control. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Barney Fife kept the parade route safe for the parade participants. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Shiver me timbers! Mike Ward rides aboard the Sea Witch vessel. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
A unicorn family marches in front of the WBOC balloon. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
"Suki" looks for treats while he walks the parade route. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Follow the Yellow Brick Road. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Looking for her magic carpet is Aladdin's genie princess Megan Conaway. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Hayley Wilson,17 months, will share her boat, but not her lollipop. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
The Sea Witch is exciting for Mirabelle, a boston terrier adventure. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Brianna Sordi,5, takes a treat from a nice witch. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
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