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Vashon Halloween pumpkin Vashon Halloween: Ghouls Just Wanna Have FunCheshire Gigantica: At 357 pounds, the best-ever jack-o-lantern stole the night.

Vashon Islanders take their celebrations seriously, in a non-serious sort of way. Halloween is no exception. Last Monday, town was closed to cars, and left to ghouls, vampires, princesses and pirates in search of free treats, treats and more treats from local merchants.vashon halloween fairy ghoul2 Vashon Halloween: Ghouls Just Wanna Have FunLittle Cutie-Pie meets the Big Scary

vashon halloween horse Vashon Halloween: Ghouls Just Wanna Have FunSporting the placard “Death rides a pale horse,” this mysterious reveler cleared the way for the eve’s festivities.vashon halloween pirate Vashon Halloween: Ghouls Just Wanna Have Fun

Some of Vashon’s fiercest pirates hit the streets in search of booty.

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No surprise here, Lucifer’s wife is a real hottie.

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There’s nothing a like a light snack of medulla obbligato and a glass of Chianti to top off a Halloween night.

vashon Halloween puppies Vashon Halloween: Ghouls Just Wanna Have FunBoz, truly delighted to run into his second cousin twice removed, was temporarily distracted by spilled popcorn (and anything else that resembled street food).

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With goblins tucked in, ghouls on the run, and bulldogs immobile, All Hallows Eve disappeared quietly on the spirited winds of a Pacific breeze. (Pumpkin and night sky photos: Leslie Shattuck; all others yours truly)

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