Joanna Chau special to the Eagle
Gabriel Rodriguez rides a pony at the Halloween Spooktacular on Saturday. The city of Marco Island sponsors this Halloween event every year, but it was the first time pony rides were offered.
Marco residents packed Mackle Park on Saturday to celebrate Halloween early. The annual Halloween Spooktacular, which is organized by the city of Marco Island Parks and Recreation, attracted crowds of families and children. Many of them dressed in costume.
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