The rainy weather did not scare away eager trick or treaters for an annual event in Beckley. Saturday October 27, 2018 was the 32nd Tailgate Halloween took place. Many local vendors gathers at the Beckley International Gateway Parking to hand candy out to kids.
Leslie Baker is the Director of Parks and Rec for the city of Beckley. She explained what they put this event on every year.
“Come Halloween night its darks and kids are still going to go out so maybe if they have gone out today in the daylight and everybody is giving out safe treats that are labeled we are hear in a very safe environment then maybe they won’t go out on actually Halloween night,” Baker said.
Money raised at Tailgate Halloween was for the Youth Museum.