Having a Ball on High Street

The HighBall in Columbus, Ohio is the largest Halloween event in the country.

HighBall Halloween in Columbus, Ohio is the largest Halloween event in the country.

HighBall 2013

2013 was the 6th year for the HighBall. Each year it gets bigger and better – as does the size of the costumes.

Large figures walk through the crowds.

Large figures tower about the crowd.

The stage is in front of the Columbus Convention Center.

Staging area in front of the Columbus Convention Center sets the scene for a night of fun, fashion and fright.

The Costume Couture Fashion Showdown on Friday Night.

The Costume Couture Fashion Showdown on Friday Night.

HighBall Columbus Ohio Oct 27, 2013

Masquerade on High!

HighBall Columbus Ohio Oct 27, 2013

Kia Rodent rocks the night.

HB-4

Bloody Mary anyone?

HighBall Columbus Ohio Oct 27, 2013

Raining Fashion.

HighBall 2013 Columbus Ohio

Muppet Madness

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The incredible Nina West Stage Show.

The incredible Nina West Stage Show.

2013 was the 6th year for the HighBall. Each year it gets bigger and better.

Where Hippies meet Robots.

Read More about the making of HighBall Halloween.

Proceeds from HighBall Halloween are reinvested into the Short North Arts District, with profits helping to underwrite programs and activities of the Short North Alliance.

Read More about the Short North Arts District.

14 responses to “Having a Ball on High Street

  1. Is this a candy Watkins event..some year go to the one on Maui..it rocks ( on the rock)

  2. Hey this isn’t the same as the Art Ball? I never knew about this! much fun

  3. GREAT STUFF, Larry!!! Thanks for sharing!

  4. Thanks for sharing, Larry! I’m embarrassed to say I had no idea of this outstanding celebration. Will definitely look forward to HighBall next year!

  5. Great shots Larry!

    Thanks for taking me to the ball. I had no idea it was that BIG.

  6. Spooktacular Larry

  7. Crazy Cool!!

  8. Larry, GREAT pictures and these should put High Ball Halloween on the go to fun times in Columbus.

  9. Larry, great photos you captured the event!

  10. Spectacular! The things they dream up in Ohio…..who would have thought?!!!

  11. great atmosphere in those shots, larry … looks better than mardi gras.

  12. Larry, that is a wicked celebration!! Makes me think of the Halloween Party Tom Etter and I would have at the studio on King Ave. A long time ago.

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