Bright lights for Fright Night
It's a holiday tradition unlike any other in East Multnomah County — a drive out to Troutdale to see what the Paz family has created in their front yard.
You could spend hours discovering all the small details decorating Linda and Rick Paz's home for Halloween. There are witches, ghosts, skeletons, jack-o-lanterns, and scarecrows. One skeleton decked out in Oregon Duck gear is on his way to Eugene for some football; a coven of witches are brewing up something strange in the corner; and a massive spider spins its web up in the tree branches.
As with Christmas, Easter, and the other holidays, the Paz's neighbors have gotten involved, hanging their own lights and putting spooky decorations in their yards. All together it creates a festive Halloween Lane, 1722 S.W. Hensley Road, that is free to attend and perfect for the whole family.
The lights go on at dusk and remain lit until 10 p.m. daily through Halloween, Sunday, Oct. 31.
Unlike during Christmas, which has more decorations in the back of the home, the best way to experience Halloween at the Paz home is on foot. Park along Hensley Road and walk up the driveway to see all the decorations.
If you go
Paz Family Holiday House
1722 S.W. Hensley Road
Dusk until 10 p.m. daily through Halloween, Oct. 31
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