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October 30, 2018 7:00 PM - October 31, 2018 10:00 PM
The Palm Coast Fire Department developed their very first version of a Halloween Haunted House/Hall of Terror at Deputy Chief Gerry Forte's home in Palm Coast. It was eventually moved to Fire Station #21 in 2002 (the station previously located at Belle Terre and Palm Coast Parkways). Firefighters retrofitted its design to fit along the narrow hallways and bay area at the Station. The event was originally created so that firefighter families could trick-or-treat together while their dads were on duty. It became so popular that the Hall was expanded to offer a safe holiday experience for all families in the community. The Hall of Terror keeps evolving and getting more professional each year. A new Station #21 was constructed and opened on Corporate Drive in 2008 and quickly became the new home for the Hall. The design became more elaborate, with multiple rooms, real actors, life-like props, professional makeup and special effects. The entire Fire Department community participates every year, volunteering to create a theme, write a script and construct the sets. The event brings huge crowds for several days over the Halloween holiday and over the last fourteen years, the Hall of Terror has become one of the City's highest attended special events and most certainly one of the Fire Department's proudest traditions.
December 1, 2018 6:00 PM -
The Parks & Recreation Department inaugurated the City's first tree lighting ceremony in December 2011. A beautiful tree at the entrance of Central Park in Town Center (originally donated to the City by the Palm Coast Garden Club) is decorated each year and the community is invited to gather around the tree to share this Palm Coast tradition during the holiday season. Santa arrives on a City fire truck and live music and refreshments round out an evening of family fun. Additionally, the Flagler County Rotary opens their Annual Fantasy Lights Festival on the same evening of the ceremony. Families can tour the park and enjoy a variety of sparkling holiday light displays, each sponsored by clubs, organizations, businesses and residents. The Tree Lighting Ceremony has become a treasured family memory, pulling the entire community together to celebrate holidays in our City.