Wednesday, October 31, 2007

The best trick-or-treating on the north side is in Dunwoody North's, Briers North Subdivision.

Trick-or-treating will be welcomed in Briers North Subdivision
from 6 pm to 8:30 pm on Wednesday, October 31.

Once upon a time, a family at the corner of Briers North Drive and Tilly Mill Road decided to add some larger-than-life decorations to their home for Halloween. A number of people stopped by to admire them. They also did some trick-or-treating in the quiet neighborhood.

The next year, encouraged by the positive response, more families decorated their homes, and wore costumes themselves to give candy to trick-or-treaters. Even more visitors came by to play and trick-or-treat that Halloween.

And so the tradition grew year after year until the number of visitors in 2004 was estimated in excess of 5,000. Halloween @ Briers North brings visitors from around Georgia, and even a few from outside of the state.

The community's households all contribute to the celebration: whether it is distributing candy, adding decorations, or paying for the cost of DeKalb Police to direct traffic and keep everyone safe. You may even find a haunted house or two! Please check out the Briers website for more information.

Compliments of SDOC Publishing


Anonymous said...

Thanks for coming by, John.
ESPN had a mobile production truck outside the neighborhood for a short time. They took some stock footage of the decorations and visitors and interspersed it in the VA Tech/GA Tech game tonight. You can probably see it again during the repeats.

Shrek and Fiona

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