NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP)Greenwich Village’s annual Halloween Parade will have a famous face leading the ghouls and goblins.

The parade’s organizers announced Whoopi Goldberg has been named as the event’s grand marshal.

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Goldberg will be on a float that represents the parade’s theme, “The Garden of Earthly Delights.”

“The View” host said she’s “thrilled to be a part of such a time-honored tradition.”

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The parade is known for the throngs of people it brings out. Along with organized floats and groups, the event welcomes anyone in costume to join in the march.

It runs Oct. 31 along Sixth Avenue from Spring Street to 16th Street.

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