Halloween Trick or Treat Hours and Safety

Halloween Trick or Treat hours are from 4 – 8 p.m. on Wednesday, October 31. The Wilmette Police Department offers the following tips for a safe and spooky Halloween:

  • Children should only go to homes where parents know the residents.
  • Stay on the porch or front steps to receive treats.
  • Children should cross the street at the intersection, not in the middle of the street or between parked cars.
  • Adults should inspect all candy before it is eaten.
  • Costumes should allow the child to see and hear perfectly. Little ghosts and goblins should be able to hear and see vehicles.
  • Costumes should be bright colored or have glow in-the-dark patches so drivers can see the children. Flashlights and glow sticks can help!
  • Go with the kids! It’s safer for them.
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