Halloween is cancelled for two of the city’s most popular trick-or-treating destinations where thousands flock in Miami-Dade to come and have a good time. The Mayor of the City of Coral Gables, Raul Valdes-Fauli, has declared an emergency order closing the streets of Cocoplum and Santa Maria to pedestrian and vehicular traffic associated with Halloween.
Effective Saturday, October 31st ad 12am until Sunday, November 1st at 8am:
- Santa Maria and all roads in Cocoplum shall be closed to pedestrian traffic associated with Halloween activities. “Halloween activities” include but are not limited to trick-or-treating and congregating in costume or Halloween- themed clothing.
- The pedestrian closure shall not apply to residents of Santa Maria or Cocoplum.
- Santa Maria Streets shall be closed to vehicular traffic except for traffic by residents of the Street or guests of those residents.
- Cocoplum shall be closed to vehicular traffic except for such traffic by residents of Cocoplum or verified guests of those residents. The verification shall be performed by the guardhouse employee on duty at the time.
- Enforcement. Violations of this order may be enforced with the following enforcement procedures:
- Verbal Warning
- Written Warning
- Code enforcement/Civil citation $100
You can click here for a full copy of the mayor’s emergency ordinance.
Gables Insider urges everyone to follow CDC guidelines, to use common sense and to stay safe. Happy Halloween!