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Central Scare at the Central Flea

  • Central Flea 95 Prospect Street Cambridge, MA, 02139 United States (map)

Celebrate Halloween and the last Central Flea of the 2017 season! The Central Scare will be our biggest flea yet, jam-packed with 160 vintage and antique dealers, artists, designers and food trucks. Plus we'll have free treats, live music, free pumpkin painting and Boston's most creative costume contest with BIG prizes!

In addition to the customer costume contest, our vendors will be competing for best costume, booth decor and decorated food truck. And you can bet the the costumes and decor will be amazing, considering we have some of the best artists and designers from around New England!

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The Central Scare costume contest is open to anyone, no matter what age or where you live.

Participants wishing to enter any of the contests should check-in between 11AM – 1PM at the registration table at the front of the flea, next to the main stage.

Judging for the best costume begins at 2PM sharp on the main stage. All entrants will parade on stage in front of the judges and crowd. Our judges will then pick six finalists who will be called back for the final selection of the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners.

1st place – $250.00
2nd place – $100.00
3rd place – $50.00

Earlier Event: October 27
Salem Open Market - Oct 27, 28, 29
Later Event: November 25
14th Annual South End Holiday Market