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Community hosting annual Fall Festival downtown

The Fall Festival is a safe and family-friendly alternative to Trick-or-Treating. The Fall Festival is a safe and family-friendly alternative to Trick-or-Treating.
Front Street will be blocked off from the Broad Avenue Bridge to the Riverquarium. Front Street will be blocked off from the Broad Avenue Bridge to the Riverquarium.
Bishop Frederick Williams Bishop Frederick Williams
Officer Bones Officer Bones
ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

Officer Bones with the Albany Police Department is inviting everyone to join him at the Fall Festival on Saturday night in downtown Albany, as a safe and family-friendly alternative to Trick-or-Treating.

From 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Front Street will be blocked off from the Broad Avenue Bridge to the Riverquarium. There will be a huge street party, hosted by the Gethsemane Worship Center along with the Albany Police and Dougherty County Sheriff's Office.

"We have a lot of entertainment. We have lot of candy," said Bishop Frederick Williams. I think the last count we had about 26,000 pieces of candy, had come in. And much more than that. So we're looking for a good time."

More than 5,000 people attended last year's Fall Festival. Organizers hope for an even bigger turnout for this year.

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