Folks got here from as distant as Souris to attend in line so long as an hour Wednesday night time to drive by the Eliot River Scream Park, an annual fundraising occasion in Cornwall, P.E.I.
The occasion is normally arrange for folks to stroll alongside a path, however was modified to a drive-thru this 12 months on account of COVID-19 — and the lineup for admission was lengthy.
“We had been shocked by the quantity,” stated Darren Ford, a trainer at Eliot River Elementary. “We did anticipate a big crowd, it being a venue occurring or an occasion throughout these COVID occasions — however I feel what we anticipated and what we received was properly past our expectations.”
Regardless of the lineup and wait, folks coming by to see the Halloween-themed sights appeared blissful and had constructive feedback, Ford stated.
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“General I can truthfully say it was most likely a smash hit or a house run, as they are saying within the main leagues, for us and hopefully for the those who attended.”
The seventeenth annual occasion raised $2,800 for the varsity’s breakfast program and for phys ed tools, which Ford stated is similar to earlier years.
He estimates as many as 1,000 automobiles drove by the Scream Park.
Extra from CBC P.E.I.