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2015 Trick or Treat Schedule


Cambria: 5pm – 9pm, Cambria City Park, Haunted house: $4 admission. Haunted walk: $4 admission. Hayride: $2. $1 off admission with donation of winter coat.

Du Quoin: Halloween parade: 6pm.


Cambria: 5pm – 11:30pm, Cambria City Park. Haunted house: $4 admission. Haunted walk: $4 admission. Hayride: $2
$1 off admission with donation of winter coat

Carrier Mills: 6pm – 8pm

Carterville: 6pm – 8pm. Costume judging: 5pm, Parade: 5:30pm, Pumpkin Path: 6pm – 8pm

Christopher: 6pm – 9pm

Crainville: 6pm – 8pm

Du Quoin: 6pm – 9pm

Energy: 5pm – 8pm

Fairfield: 5pm – 8 pm

Herrin: 5pm – 8pm, Trail of Treats: 4:30 pm – 6:30pm

Marion: 20th Annual Treat Walk: 5:30pm – 7:30pm, Liberty Village of Marion. Kids 12 and under, along with their parents, are invited to stroll through the campus and show off their costumes as they load up on candy. The walk begins at Parkway Manor, goes through Hawthorne Inn, and ends at Parkway Estates.

Pinckneyville: 6pm – 9pm

Sesser: 6pm – 9pm, Trunk or Treat: 6pm – 8pm.Miners Memorial Park

West Frankfort: Trail of Treats: 3pm – 5pm


Anna: 6pm – 8pm

Benton: 5pm – 8 pm

Bonnie: 5pm – 7pm

Bush: 6pm – 8pm

Cambria: 5pm – 8pm

Carbondale: 5pm – 8pm,
Mall-O-Ween: 4pm-8pm at University Mall. Costume Contest Registration 4pm, Costume Contest 5pm, Mall-Wide Trick or Treat 6pm-8pm. Mr. Balloon Twist the Balloon Artist 4:30pm in front of JCPenney, Spooky Science at the Science Center 6pm.

Carmi: 4pm – 8pm

Chester: 5pm – 8pm

Christopher: 6pm – 8pm, Fall Festival Parade: 7pm

Cobden: 5pm – 8pm

Creal Springs: 5pm – 8pm, Trunk or Treat: 5:30pm – 7:30pm

DeSoto: 6pm – 9pm

Eldorado: 6pm – 8pm, Trunk or Treat: 5pm – 7pm

Fairfield: 5pm – 8pm

Golconda: 5pm – 8pm

Goreville: 5pm – 8pm

Harrisburg: 6pm – 8pm

Hurst: 6pm – 8pm, Parade: 5pm

Ina: 5pm – 8pm

Johnston City: 5pm – 8pm

Marion: 5pm – 8pm
Bark or Boo Trunk ‘R’ Treat: Noon – 5pm, Black Diamond Harley Davidson Marion. Free food, live music. Pet costume contest at 3pm, Trunk or Treat: 5:30pm – 7:00pm.
Second Baptist Church, 308 S. Russell St. Marion, Trunk or Treat: 5pm – 8pm.
Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 1201 North Fair Street Marion, Trunk or Treat: 6pm – 8pm
Cornerstone Church, 2705 Walton Way Marion

McLeansboro: 5pm – 8pm

Metropolis: 5pm – 8pm

Murphysboro: 5pm – 8pm, Trunk or Treat: 5:30pm – 8:00pm, Elm Street Baptist Church, Corner of 19th and Elm Streets

Norris City: 4pm – 7pm

Pinckneyville: Mardi Gras Parade: 7pm

Ridgway: 6pm – 8pm

Rosiclare: 5pm – 8pm

Royalton: 6pm – 9pm, Parade: 4pm

Sesser: Trunk or Treat: 6:30-8:00, Sesser Church of God,Corner of Young and Elm

Shawneetown: 6pm – 8pm

Sparta: 6pm – 8pm

Vienna: 6pm – 8pm

Wayne City: 5pm-8pm

West City: 5pm – 8pm

West Frankfort: 5pm – 8pm

Woodlawn: 5:30pm – 8pm

Zeigler: 6pm – 8pm, Boo Bash: 6pm – 9:30pm

7th Annual Haunted Hollow Family Festival: 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
SIUC Touch of Nature Environmental Center
Haunted hayride, interpretive nature walks, costume parade, Harry Potter-themed activities, games, and pumpkin decorating.
Advance tickets (purchased by Oct. 30): $5 ages 6-13, $7 for ages 14 and older
Admission at the door: $7 ages 6-13, $11 for ages 14 and older
Children 5 years old and younger get in free with an adult
Call (618) 453-1121 for ticket reservations

Keeping you and your kids safe this Halloween…

For parents and children:

  • Children under 12 should trick-or-treat and cross streets with an adult.

  • Always walk on sidewalks or paths. If there are no sidewalks, walk facing traffic as far to the left as possible.

  • Cross the street at corners, using traffic signals and crosswalks. Parents should remind children to watch for cars that are turning or backing up.

  • Look left, right and left again when crossing and keep looking as you cross. Walk, don’t run, across the street.

For drivers:

  • Slow down and be especially alert in residential neighborhoods. Children are excited on Halloween and may move in unpredictable ways.

  • Anticipate heavy pedestrian traffic and turn your headlights on earlier in the day so you can spot children from greater distances.

  • Remember that costumes can limit children’s visibility and they may not be able to see your vehicle.

  • Reduce any distractions inside your car so you can concentrate on the road and your surroundings.

Costumes and Treats

  • Decorate costumes and bags with reflective tape or stickers and choose light colored costumes to improve visibility.

  • Choose face paint and make-up instead of masks, which can obstruct a child’s vision. Look for non-toxic designations when choosing Halloween makeup.

  • Avoid carrying sticks, swords, or other sharp objects.

  • Have kids carry glow sticks or flashlights in order to see better, as well as to be seen by drivers.

  • Liquid in glow sticks is hazardous, so parents should remind children not to chew on or break them.

  • Check treats for signs of tampering before children are allowed to eat them. Candy should be thrown away if the wrapper is faded or torn, or if the candy is unwrapped.