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Safe Trick or Treat Alternatives

Enjoy Halloween at These Special Events


A lot of parents are concerned about their children's safety on Halloween. One great alternative to traditional trick or treating is taking your children to a safe event. These events allow you to do all your trick or treating in one location while collecting candy from stores or residents. Some of these events also take place on other evenings so you could do both!

Faith United Church of Christ Trunk or Treat

Enjoy safe trick or treating with your children at Faith United Church of Christ, Indianapolis. Enjoy games and treats inside as well!

Where:Faith United Church of Christ, 4040 E. Thompson Road, Indianapolis

When:  October 26; 6 - 8 p.m.

City of Franklin's Trick your Trunk Event

Enjoy fun and safe trick-or-treating before Halloween night. Your kids can collect treats on Franklin's city square while trick or treating from decorated trunks and trucks.

Where:Franklin City Square, Franklin

When:  October 26; 6 - 7 p.m.

Safe Night Halloween "Trunk or Treat"

Enjoy safe trick or treating at the Indiana State Fairgrounds "Trunk or Treat" event. Children 12 years old and under are free and must be accompanied by an adult. Contact Michelle Leavell at 317-927-7530 for more information.

Where: Dow AgroSciences Celebration Park, Indiana State Fairgrounds

When:  October 31; 5 - 7 p.m.

Castleton Square Mall Safe Trick or Treating

Castleton Square Mall is sponsoring their Safe and Fun Trick or Treating. Kids can enjoy trick or treating from mall retailers Halloween evening. - From 4-6 p.m., kids can trick or treat at the mall.

Where: Castleton Square Mall

When:  October 31; 4 - 6 p.m.

Greenwood Park Mall Safe Trick or Treating

Parents on the south side might want to consider Greenwood Park Mall's safe Trick-or-Treat event. Retailers will give out candy during the hours of 6 - 8 p.m. on October 31. Costumed characters are invited to haunt the mall going store-to-store exchanging ghoulish greetings for "sweet" treats. Masks are allowed only on children 12 years old or younger; no toy weapons; and costumes should be worn only during event hours.

Where: Greenwood Park Mall

When:  October 31; 6 - 8 p.m.

New Horizons United Methodist Church Trunk N Treat

New Horizons United Methodist Church, Anderson is offering a safe trick or treating alternative with their annual Truck N Treat event. Kids can receive candy in a safe environment. Candy will be handed out from the cars but will be held in the church gym in case of bad weather.

Where:New Horizons United Methodist Church, 611 East 53rd Street, Anderson

When:  October 31; 5 - 7 p.m.

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