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Halloween is this Sunday, and that means the sidewalks and streets will be full of trick-or-treaters.

Before we get there, police do want to remind you of some guidelines to help keep everyone safe while they go door to door for candy.

For Trick-or-Treaters

  • Dress in light or bright colored clothing
  • Wear a see-through face mask
  • Carry a flashlight

For Drivers


Another option is to avoid door to door trick-or-treating and go to an event like a trunk-or-treat or party. Here are some alternative options for central Indiana.

Boo Bash (Fishers)

  • Saturday, Oct. 30 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Nickel Plate District Amphitheater (6 Municipal Drive)
  • Costumes are encouraged

Trail or Treat (Brownsburg)

  • Saturday, Oct. 30 at 5 p.m.
  • Williams Park (940 S Locust Lane)

Safe Night Halloween (Indianapolis)

  • Sunday, Oct. 31 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Indiana State Fairgrounds (1202 E 38th Street)
  • For ages 12 and under
  • FREE parking and admission

If you do plan on taking the family trick-or-treating, you can check out our list of trick-or-treat times here.