One of the best parts of being the parents of young kids is getting to dress up and go out trick or treating with them, and one of the best parts of living in Philly is knowing that our neighborhoods do everything in their power to make that easy and safe.
The Neighborhood of Manayunk goes all out here and engages the whole community to create one of the safest environments for trick or treating.
Since the pandemic essentially canceled Halloween last year, this year’s festivities seemed all the more important as our children and communities heal after the long COVID winter we’ve all endured. So let’s celebrate their joy together, with a photo essay about the return of the ghouls, witches, heroes, and sheroes, family, fun, and community!
See you in them Philly streets for some more Halloween fun tomorrow and some solid Trunk or Treating and Trick or Treating!
Cory Clark is a photojournalist and writer who focuses on human rights and other social issues. His work has been featured in numerous media outlets, including Philly Magazine and Fortune. He has worked as a freelancer for Getty Images, The Associated Press, and Agence France-Presse for many years. Currently, he serves as the Senior Reporter for both Revive Local and the New MainStream Press.
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