At least one city official says Freakfest, State Street’s once-vilified Halloween bacchanalia, could eventually break even.
Mayoral aide Joel Plant, who supervises organization of what will be the fourth Freakfest, scheduled for Saturday, said the event is costing the city less each year.
“And our goal is to continue to decrease the public cost,” he said at a news conference today at the Overture Center. “It may be possible that the event ‘breaks even’ at some point in the future but I wouldn’t expect that to happen anytime soon.”
Translation: Halloween is less fun each year. The goal is to decrease the fun as much as possible. Third Eye Blind is playing.