Halloween costumes photo essay: 2009 and 2021

Ashland Halloween 2009

Halloween parade 2009 highlights.
Cute costumed babies!
A REAL wiener dog!
2021 Halloween band concert costumes.

I took many photos at Ashland’s 2009 Halloween parade. I am pleased to share them with you now in this photo essay.

The “Tin Man,” the “Nudist on Strike,” and more

Ashland Halloween 2009
Walking down the Yellow Brick Road during Ashland’s 2009 Halloween parade.
(photo by Peter Finkle)
Ashland Halloween 2009
What do you call this one? Photo from Ashland’s 2009 Halloween parade. (photo by Peter Finkle)
Ashland Halloween 2009
Clever. 2009 Halloween parade. (photo by Peter Finkle)

Cuteness ahead!

Ashland Halloween 2009
Autumn cuteness at the Ashland 2009 Halloween parade – Little Red Wagon prize?
(photo by Peter Finkle)
Ashland Halloween 2009
Starting young with Halloween costumes at the 2009 parade. (photo by Peter Finkle)
Ashland Halloween 2009
Bee cute, photo taken after the 2009 Monster Dash. (photo by Peter Finkle)

Dogs also dress up for Halloween in Ashland

Ashland Halloween 2009
The dogs brightened the Ashland 2009 Halloween parade. (photo by Peter Finkle)
Ashland Halloween 2009
Cowboys like the dogs when they don’t have their horses. 2009 Halloween parade.
(photo by Peter Finkle)
Ashland Halloween 2009
I call this one the REAL wiener dog at Ashland’s 2009 Halloween parade. (photo by Peter Finkle)

Michael Jackson’s dancers…and more

Ashland Halloween 2009
Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” dance provided dramatic entertainment on Halloween 2009.
(photo by Peter Finkle)
Ashland Halloween 2009
The Flintsones came to Ashland in 2009. (photo by Peter Finkle)
Ashland Halloween 2009
Alien robot invasion during Halloween 2009 in Ashland. (photo by Peter Finkle)

More colorful, cuddly cuteness!

Ashland Halloween 2009
Pumpkin orange cuteness at the Ashland 2009 Halloween parade. (photo by Peter Finkle)
Ashland Halloween 2009
Froggy cuteness, Ashland 2009 Halloween parade. (photo by Peter Finkle)
Ashland Halloween 2009
Pink cuteness at the Ashland 2009 Halloween parade. (photo by Peter Finkle)

Many ways to play dress-up

Ashland Halloween 2009
This dragon came to Ashland’s 2009 Halloween parade. (photo by Peter Finkle)
Ashland Halloween 2009
This costume speaks for itself. Ashland 2009 Halloween parade. (photo by Peter Finkle)
Ashland Halloween 2009
Polka dot family! Halloween 2009. (photo by Peter Finkle)

Scary sights!

Ashland Halloween 2009
One word: Scary! 2009 Halloween parade. (photo by Peter Finkle)
Ashland Halloween 2009
Children with sharp objects at Ashland’s 2009 Halloween parade. (photo by Peter Finkle)
Ashland Halloween 2009
Fat Elvis was in town at the 2009 Halloween parade. (photo by Peter Finkle)

Pioneer Mike has been watching Plaza festivities since 1910

Ashland Halloween 2009
Pioneer Mike in the Ashland Plaza looks over Halloween 2009. (photo by Peter Finkle)

“Monsters and Mayhem” band concert at SOU for Halloween 2021

Halloween 2021
Rogue Valley Symphonic Band “Monsters and Mayhem” Halloween 2021 concerts poster.
Ashland Halloween 2021
Costumes in the audience at the October 24, 2021 Rogue Valley Symphonic Band Halloween concert.
(photo by Peter Finkle)
Rogue Valley Symphonic Band, Halloween 2021
Jody Schmidt’s string bass came dressed for Halloween. I took this photo after the Rogue Valley Symphonic Band’s October 24, 2021 Halloween concert. (photo by Peter Finkle)
Halloween 2021
Rogue Valley Symphonic Band also played “Mary Shelley meets Frankenstein” at their 2021 Halloween concerts. This is the cover for the sheet music.
Rogue Valley Symphonic Band, Halloween 2021
Christi Lundahl, new Artistic Director of the Rogue Valley Symphonic Band and SOU bands. I took this photo of her dramatic face and outfit after she conducted the “Monsters and Mayhem” concert at the SOU Recital Hall on October 24, 2021. (photo by Peter Finkle)
Halloween 2021
“Godzilla Eats Las Vegas” was the name of Rogue Valley Symphonic Band’s last piece at the concerts. It was played with an accompanying video starring — yes, you guessed it! The music and video together were fantastic.

Author: Peter Finkle

My name is Peter Finkle. I moved to Ashland in 1991. My email is walkashland-at-ashlandhome.net. I am a Husband, Father, Poet, Writer and Herbal Health Researcher.

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