SWEETWATER, Tenn. (WVLT) -- If the question is 'trick or treat', the Sweetwater answer is definitely treat.
Every year the neighborhood draws in thousands for a diamond in the rough.
As many as 3000 kids will ring doorbells on Mayes Avenue. That's about 300 pounds of candy per house.
But its not just the candy, although that's a pretty big draw. This neighborhood comes fully loaded with a haunted house, face paint and a dance crew performing Thriller.
It's worth the price of admission, if there was one. The 20 year old event has been and always will be, free for all.
"Someone asked me that the other day, 'why do you do this?'" Fred Camp told us. "It's just fun, we like to scare people and its safe and free. What more can you say?"
Camp started the yearly fesitval twent years ago. And, judging from the crowds, it will last another twenty.
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