ANOKA, Minn. (WCCO) — Halloween is just around the corner and one of the biggest celebrations around is in Anoka.

The city has been known to have one of the biggest Halloween parades there is in Minnesota. There are tons of floats, creative costumes and spooky characters who come out for the big day. This year’ Anoka is doing something new with an Amazing Race theme.

Halloween is still two weeks away, but Anoka is hosting the event Saturday where 15 teams of two will go around the city to various businesses to complete tasks. They can’t move on to the next part until they complete that task.

The first team to finish all the tasks wins $250. The goal was to attract a younger crowd around the college age and bring some attention to the city’s small businesses. Watch the videos to get all the information on what Anoka’s Halloween is all about.

Anoka’s Halloween Amazing Race


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