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2nd Annual "Halloween Fire Prevention Festival" and Blood Drive

  • Longfellow Park 10 Longfellow St Portland, ME, 04103 United States (map)

The Second Annual “Halloween Fire Prevention Festival” is Saturday, October 27 from 11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at Longfellow Park, with American Red Cross “Halloween Blood Drive” from 11:00 - 4:00 p.m. at Portland Community Squash, 66 Noyes Street co-hosted by the University Neighborhood Organization, Portland Fire Fighters Local 740, Portland Fire Department, Phi Mu Delta Fraternity & Kappa Delta Phi NAS Sorority at USM.

Keith Gautreau, Chief, Portland Fire Dept., says, “This is a great event held in one of our densely populated neighborhoods that allows us to educate the public on fire safety and prevention. I see this as an opportunity for collaboration with other agencies to interact with the community and focus on public safety and risk reduction."

All are welcome to attend, Featuring..Music, Mascots: Sparky! Oakie! Red Claw! Champ! & Buddy the Blood Drop! 12:30 p.m. Kids Halloween Costume Parade, Portland Fire Dept., PPL Bookmobile, Arts & Crafts, Fire Trucks, Games, Face Painting, USM Chemistry Club Slime, AAA Northern New England, Portland Police Dept., Pie Eating Contest, UNE Dental Hygiene Brush & Floss, City of Portland Divisions Health & Housing, MMC Burn Center, Halloween Blood Drive, Liberty Mutual Insurance, Dambrie Garon Real Estate Keller Williams, AAA Fire Extinguisher Company, Artist & Craftsman Supply, WeavingLoom, Portland Community Squash, American Red Cross, US Coast Guard Auxiliary, Cotton Candy & lots more! Free raffle drawings, Free T-Shirts for first 15 dressed in costumes and lots more!

Hamburger & Hotdogs courtesy of Portland Professional Firefighters Local 740, Pizza by Domino’s Pizza, hand made soda by Capt’n Eli Soda Company and delicious chocolate milk by Oakhurst Dairy. Bring your Kids, Friends, & Neighbors! Fun for Everyone! Join us!

Sponsored by Domino’s Pizza, Capt’n Eli Soda Company, State of Mind Design, Headlight Audio Visual.

For more information, questions, donations, please email

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