Trick-or-treating every year on Halloween is what many children look forward to and this year, the holiday falls on a Monday. Most areas still have trick-or-treating on the Monday, but some areas feature the celebration over the weekend. Generally, times are set by town boards and city councils and usually run between 2 – 9 p.m. Below, we have gathered information on each state in the country, with links to check out specific times in your individual county or location. Read on for the information.
Alabama – There is a website called TrickOrTreatTimes.com, but there are only a couple areas in each state listed. For most of central and southern Alabama, the trick or treat times range from 5 – 8 p.m., but you can check out a list of towns by clicking here. A few areas have trick-or-treating times open all day. Additional times and events around Madison County are listed here.
Alaska – Alaska Parent lists a few areas and their trick-or-treating events online for Juneau, Anchorage, the Kenai Peninsula and a few others. One big event in Alaska is called Trick Or Treat Town, which provides an indoor event where children can collect candy, but that took place last weekend. When it comes to normal trick or treating times and nights, it’s best to check with your town or Google your specific town for the answer. Times range anywhere from all day to times like 5 – 9 p.m.
Arizona – There are several specific trick or treat times, which are generally between the hours of 5 and 8 p.m. and you can check out areas including Avondale, Chandler, Mesa, Peoria, Phoenix and Surprise when you click here. If you do not see your town, scroll down further for the archive, which lists all the times for each area from 2015 and 2014 to give you an idea.
Arkansas – There are many events for trick-or-treating on the 31st. For example, from 3 – 5 p.m., there is Trick or Treat on the Square in Fayetteville. Greenwood features a Halloween Trail for candy collecting from 5 – 8 p.m., while Halloween on Elm Street is from 5 – 8 p.m. in Sallisaw. For trick or treat times in Crittenden County, click here. If you cannot find your area, Google your town’s name or your county and type in “trick or treat time.”
California – See California has a ton of Halloween parties and trick-or-treating events listed on their website, which you can check out here. It covers events all over the state. If you are looking in the Los Angeles area, Red Tricycle has a list of the best and safest neighborhoods for trick-or-treating. When it comes to times, it’s best to check with your individual town. However, you can probably start expecting kids from when school lets out, around 3 p.m. until between 8 and 9 p.m.
Colorado – Colorado trick-or-treating times can differ, but an old article in the Gazette has a good rule of thumb. A Colorado Springs city spokeswoman named Sue Skiffington-Blumberg explained: There are no real set times. Traditionally, trick-or-treating has started at dusk … The signal people use to welcome trick-or-treaters is to have their porch lights on. It generally ends around 8 or 9 p.m.
Connecticut – Places For Kids CT has a big list of events for Halloween throughout the state of Connecticut. WTNH Connecticut News reports that 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. are the most popular trick-or-treating times.
Delaware – Delaware Online has a list of towns in the Fox Valley area with specific hours for Halloween trick-or-treating. Generally, they range from 3 – 8 p.m. WMDT has a list of times as well, for towns including Rehoboth Beach and Frankford. If your town is not on either of these lists, you should specifically look up for town or check with your local municipal building.
Florida – TrickOrTreatTimes has a huge list of towns with specific times for trick-or-treating in Florida. Click here to check it out. If your town is not initially listed, scroll down for last year’s list of towns and the hours from 2015 for an idea.
Georgia – If you are in central Georgia, 13MAZ reports that some counties do not have set times. The site also lists several hours from different towns or events for trick-or-treating on Monday as well. If you are looking for times in the Atlanta area, you can click here for the rundown.
Hawaii – With there being several islands as part of Hawaii, trick or treating times and areas will definitely vary. Hawaii News Now has a list of Halloween and trick-or-treating events spanning across Oahu. Honolulu Family features trick-or-treating event times and places as well.
Idaho – According to the Idaho Press, some towns will feature trick-or-treating from businesses during the day on Saturday, October 29, 2016. As for trick-or-treating on Monday, times vary in each community, during the late afternoon and into the night.
Illinois – Chicago has a range of different times for trick-or-treating. Some towns feature trick-or-treating with businesses on October 29th during the day as well. On Halloween, hours for trick-or-treating are from 3 – 7 p.m. in Clarendon Hills, La Grange, Oak Brook and Willowbrook, according to the Chicago Tribune. The town of Northbrook is featuring trick or treat hours of 4-8 p.m., so every area can vary in their official times. Be sure to check with your individual town.
Indiana – The Herald Bulletin reports that towns throughout Madison County have set official hours for trick-or-treating. Click here to check them out. WTHR has a list of Halloween events and trick-or-treating goings on for Monday as well.
Iowa – In Iowa, some communities are calling trick-or-treating “beggar’s night”. If you live in Eastern Iowa, ABC News has listed a ton of times for different towns in the area. KWQC has listed times for a bunch of towns in Iowa as well as Indiana too.
Kansas – KansasCity.com lists a bunch of events for Halloween and trick-or-treating in the surrounding areas via their website. The Kansas Bureau of Investigation has warned about the risk of offenders on Halloween, giving safety tips when trick-or-treating. Different counties vary in their times for trick-or-treating, so it’s best to Google the name of your town or just wing it. Most expecting houses will not turn away trick-or-treaters unless they start knocking on doors after 9 p.m.
Kentucky – If you’re in the Lexington or central Kentucky area, so, on Halloween night for Bourbon, Clark, Fayette, Franklin, Jessamine, Madison, Scott and Woodford counties, the trick-or-treating times are set for 6 – 8 p.m. Additional times for Boone, Campbell and Kenton counties are listed via Cincinnati.com. WBKO has a list of cities and towns with their times as well, ranging from Bowling Green to Brownsville to Glasgow.
Louisiana – WAFB has compiled a list of trick or treat times at local parishes for you to look at if you’d feel safer trick-or-treating at one of those locations than going door-to-door. If you’re in the Lake Charles area, times for trick-or-treating are listed here. If you need more information about your town’s official trick-or-treating times, check with your local administration building or Google your town name and “trick or treat time.”
Maine – If you click here, Fosters has a list of trick or treat times from all over New Hampshire as well as Maine. For a list of Halloween activities and events in the New England area, click here. For a list of times across Maine from last year’s Halloween, click here. If these links do not satisfy your needs, then contact your town or Google your specific town name for information.
Maryland – For those in the Annapolis area or Montgomery County, Patch states that trick-or-treating is roughly 5 – 8 p.m. TrickOrTreatTimes.com has a list of towns and their hours for trick-or-treating as well. If you do not see your town, scroll down lower for an idea with trick-or-treating times from 2015 and 2014.
Massachusetts – If you’re in Braintree, hours for trick-or-treating are listed as 4-8 p.m. On the North Shore, Salem News suggests trick or treat times for specific towns on their website. For Worcester and Central Massachusetts, MassLive reports a huge list of official trick-or-treating times for towns throughout the state.
Michigan – Up North Live has a list of towns and their hours for trick-or-treating in the North Michigan region. The list spans across many counties. Wood TV reports that in West Michigan, there is both indoor and outdoor trick-or-treating areas available. Plus, official times are listed. If you are located in Oakland County, you can check out a list of times by clicking here. WNDU has a list of times for areas in Indiana as well as Michigan.
Minnesota – In Minnesota, each year the Mall of America in Bloomington, Minnesota, hosts the world’s largest trick-or-treating event from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., according to Reference. For those who are still trick-or-treating door-to-door, counties vary in their curfew times. Even so, most trick-or-treating ends around 8 p.m. Check with your individual town for official times or just leave your porch light on when you want trick-or-treaters to pay you a visit.
Mississippi – WJTV has a list of towns with their times, but most of them are listed as having no set hours for Halloween trick-or-treating. So, it almost sounds like a very laid-back schedule when it comes to most individual counties.
Missouri – If you’re looking for trick-or-treating times in Missori, TrickOrTreatTimes.com has a list of towns, but not all are on the site. Your best bet for figuring out if your area has official trick-or-treating times or not, would be to Google your individual county or town. You can also call your local administration or municipal building. Schools should have information on this as well.
Montana – If you are located in the Jefferson County area, there are a list of trick-or-treating times in the area via Register-News. For trick-or-treating in downtown Bozeman, MT, the hours are listed as 4 – 6 p.m. WQKX has times in a list of towns as well.
Nebraska – TrickOrTreatTimes has a small list of Nebraska towns with their designated trick-or-treating times for Monday. There are also many communities who do not have set times for going door-to-door. If the porch light is on, that’s a good sign that the house is welcoming trick-or-treaters.
Nevada – For people living in Nevada who are looking up times for trick-or-treating, you probably see a lot of info on Las Vegas, but not everyone in Nevada is just located in Vegas. You can check out some times in varying towns here, but many places are very lax with scheduling official trick-or-treating times. Check with your local schools and municipal building for curfews.
New Hampshire – If you’re looking for trick-or-treat times across the state, Fosters has a list for you to check out when you click here. NH Magazine, however, has a very long list of times for trick-or-treating throughout the state.
New Jersey – In New Jersey, times range anywhere from 2 – 10 p.m. ET in Franklin Lakes or 3 – 6 p.m. ET in Somerville or all day in Aberdeen on October 31st. Click here to check out the individual counties of New Jersey. Click on the county where you are located and each will be broken down into individual areas with specific times.
New Mexico – If you are located in New Mexico, times for trick-or-treating are beginning anywhere from noon to 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. It’s best to check with your local administration building or even the police station. There may or may not be official hours in place for the night.
New York – When it comes to Western New York, WIVB has a list of trick-or-treating hours across several counties. If you’re looking for information on times in the Finger Lakes region, you can click here. For those in the Hamptons, click here for trick-or-treating times. If you live in New York City, Mommy Poppins lists all the best areas for trick-or-treating as well as some of the times that different block associations have designated for trick-or-treating.
North Carolina – TrickOrTreatTimes.com has a list of towns with official times from this year as well as years of the past. WITN has a huge list of towns and their trick-or-treating times as well. Many of the towns do not have specific hours.
North Dakota – It’s best to check with your local schools, police station and/or municipal building to see if there are designated trick-or-treating times in your area or a curfew. Many areas do not have specific hours in place.
Ohio – The Zainesville Times Recorder has put together a time schedule for trick-or-treating in neighboring towns. For Columbus and Central Ohio, there is a huge list of towns and times via Mission To Save. The Toledo Blade has a list of times for trick-or-treating this coming Sunday, rather than Monday. So, check with your local town to make sure the exact date on which trick-or-treating is taking place.
Oklahoma – El Reno and Oklahoma City have confirmed that trick-or-treating will take place on Monday evening of Halloween. McAlester News has a list of areas with times as well. Most areas are clarifying that trick-or-treating will be on actual Halloween, but have not specified exact times. Check with your local schools and administration building unless you just want to wing it.
Oregon – Oregon Live has posted information about trick-or-treating in the Portland area, with different time schedules for several locations. When it comes to trick-or-treating official times per community, you should check with your local schools, police department and/or administration building.
Pennsylvania – Some areas have postponed trick-or-treating, so it’s important to check with your local town. Trick or treat times have not been postponed in Harrisburg and will be 6-8 p.m. If you are located in the Berks County and the Tri-County area, click here for a list of towns with their trick-or-treating schedules. Penn Live also has a list for central Pennsylvania towns.
Rhode Island – Click here for a list of Halloween and trick-or-treat events in Rhode Island. When it comes to specific times, not all areas have designated hours for trick-or-treating. These hours are usually set by the town council or board, so you can check with your local officials unless you aren’t phased by unspecified time schedules.
South Carolina – If you are in the Myrtle Beach area or surrounding areas, click here for a list of towns and trick or treat times. If you are near Greeneville, click here for a list of events and stores that are hosting trick-or-treating. According to the North Augusta Star, the S.C. Department of Probation, Parole and Pardon Services will be supervising a curfew for registered sex offenders that runs from 5:30 – 9 p.m.
South Dakota – The Sioux City Journal advises trick-or-treating hours of 6 – 8 p.m. on Halloween. However, the times do vary among towns and counties. The South Dakota Safety Council has a list of tips for trick-or-treating this year.
Tennessee – WJHL has a list of events in Tennessee that are going on for Halloween, whether you’re bringing the kids or not. There aren’t too many towns and times listed for this year yet on TrickOrTreatTimes.com, but if you scroll down on their page, there are lists from previous years to give you an idea in your town or nearby areas.
Texas – If you are in the Dallas area, Autos of Dallas states: Typically, homes that hand out goodies should expect kids to knock around sundown, which will be around 6:40 p.m. in Dallas. A few hours later – around 9 p.m. – is when most of the festivities will die down, and it should be completely finished by 9:30 p.m. If you’re handing out candy/other fun items and don’t want trick-or-treaters knocking after a certain time, it’s recommended that you turn off your light (this signifies your home is no longer participating). San Antonio hours are expected to be 6 – 8:30 p.m. For other areas in the state, Google your specific town name or you can check with the town (local schools, administration building, etc.)
Utah – Taste Fully Frugal lists a bunch of the best locations to go trick-or-treating in Utah. For those in northern Utah, there are a list of Trick-or-Treating events with times when you click here. Otherwise, you can just wing it or check with your local town.
Vermont – For information on Halloween events in Vermont, you can click here. It’s best to check with your local administration building or even the police station. There may or may not be official hours in place for the night.
Virginia – If you are in the Virginia, Patch reports that trick-or-treating generally starts at dusk and runs until 9 p.m. However, it varies from each town to town. Click here for their explanation of what to expect. Check with your neighbors and local police department to see if there’s an official time schedule set.
Washington – If you are located in New Mexico, times for trick-or-treating are beginning anywhere from noon to 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. It’s best to check with your local administration building or even the police station. There may or may not be official hours in place for the night.
West Virginia – If you are in the North Central area of West Virginia, click here for trick-or-treating times. For those in southern West Virginia, you can check out trick-or-treating times by clicking here.
Wisconsin – For those in Washington County, WI, there is a list of schedules for trick-or-treating, which you can view here. For a full list of trick-or-treating times throughout the state, click here on Haunted Wisconsin.
Wyoming – Your best bet for figuring out if your area has official trick-or-treating times or not, would be to Google your individual county or town. You can also call your local administration or municipal building. Schools should have information on this as well.
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