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Families pack Cape Coral street for Halloween

Posted at 11:16 PM, Oct 31, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-31 23:17:02-04

Pelican Boulevard is the place to trick or treat according to people who live around the neighborhood.

"Since we have found this spot, we have gone no where else this is the only spot we will go to. just because there's so many people, so many houses, and it's just awesome," said Nicole King, who has come to this street for the past three years with her family.

It isn't just the families who get excited for Halloween, the houses up and down the street know they have a reputation to live up to.

"Every year it's a big turn out we get tons and tons of kids, we usually run out of candy," said Bruce Walker, who lives on the block.

But Walker and his daughter are ready this year. With the help of their church, they have over a thousand bags of candy ready to go, but candy is just one part of the experience. Families come here to see the decorations too.

"Just seeing everybody, most people are pretty friendly," said Nancy Prussman, who has lived on the street the past 28 years.

It's an experience this Cape Coral 7th grader wouldn't miss for the world. Juan's leg in a cast after getting hurt on Halloween morning. His first thought was he'd be in trouble for missing out on Trick or Treating.

"I thought my parents were going to be mad at me," he said.

But they weren't, instead his parents came up with the idea of carting around their son for Halloween. It was so convincing, some thought it was an actual costume.