Lexington Kicks Off a Thrilling Good Halloween


LEXINGTON, Ky (WTVQ)- People came from all over Saturday to the 15th annual Lexington Thriller. It is a USA Today top ten ranked Halloween destination.

The festivities kicked off Saturday morning at Cheapside Park. The Fifth Third Bank Pavillion was turned into a Wicked Wonders Market in conjunction with the Farmer’s Market.

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Dancers, the March Madness Marching Band, and a post apocalyptic circus took over Courthouse Plaza for a Halloween variety show.

Then came the parade, featuring the Western Kentucky Ghostbusters, the Red Hot Dancing Queens, and more.

Finally, the ever popular Michael Jackson “Thriller” dance.

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Veronica Jean Seltzer joins ABC 36 as Anchor/Reporter. On most weekdays, you will see her reporting the news. VJ hails from a small horse farm outside New York City and most recently comes from South Bend, Indiana where she reported for the CBS and Fox affiliates. VJ holds a Master of Science in Journalism degree from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Tufts University. Her passion for journalism runs deep. It began as she studied graffiti as an ancient form of communication in Athens, Greece. While a student journalist in Morocco, she learned her most important journalistic lesson: good stories are about people. VJ loves life in and around Lexington. She feels most at home among horses and a diverse community of fascinating people. She enjoys reporting during the week and on the weekend she strives to bring her neighbors the news that matters most to them. VJ enjoys going to neighborhood events, exploring, horseback riding, skiing, sailing, and good movies. Look for her out and about in the community! VJ invites you to reach out to her with story ideas or just to say hello! Find her on Facebook at Veronica Jean Seltzer ABC 36, tweet her @VJS_ABC36, or email her at VSeltzer@wtvq.com. She looks forward to hearing from you!