St. Petersburg family builds wild UFO Halloween display for haunted neighborhood hike

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All photos courtesy of Sandra Dohnert Bourne

The creativity of residents in the St. Petersburg is inexhaustible. That is evident with the Bourne family’s intergalactic UFO Halloween display outside their Euclid St. Paul home. The neighborhood goes all out for its haunted neighborhood hike — and this year many put extra TLC into creating something special while acknowledging social distancing.

Sandra and Scott Bourne may have assembled the best Halloween Display in the entire city. A slender candy shoot protrudes from a UFO nestled on a tree in the family’s front yard. The entire display is complete with interstellar lights, alien projections and more. It’s the absolute bright spot we needed today.

Photo courtesy of Sandra Dohnert Bourne

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You might recognize Sandra Dohnert Bourne from her “I Miss Us” Photo Essay over the summer.

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Written by Andrew Harlan

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