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Find Out When and Where To Trick Or Treat Across All 50 States!

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Excited about Halloween like the rest of us? Remember those days, as a kid, when you got dressed up in crazy costumes excited for a night of hunting candies and sweets? Maybe you still do that well into your adult years, I’m not here to judge (I think candy and costumes are still pretty awesome). But as you’ve probably noticed, this year’s Halloween will fall on the most dreaded day of the week, that’s right, the horrifying Monday! Many people despise Mondays much like the cartoon cat Garfield, who made hating Mondays into a catchphrase. But I’m sure the dark magic of Halloween will cure all of your Monday-induced blues!

But what about the kids? Monday is a school night! And that may throw a wrench in adults plans as well as Monday is usually a work night as well! This may make people wish that Halloween would just be rescheduled. And some areas are in fact looking to bump up Halloween for the weekend for everyone’s convenience, both for the little ones and the grown-ups! Most places in the country expect trick-or-treaters to arrive between the hours of 2:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. But if you look below, you’ll find out all the info you need to know for the treating or treating times of every state in the United States (in ABC order, too). Time to get your spook on, people! Here are the times for you to trick or treat during an un-boo-lievable Halloween! What if you don’t want to trick-or-treat and just want to go to a Halloween party? We got you covered on that too! Just look at the list below!

Alabama: Planning to trick or treat in this southern state? You can check a website called, and you’ll be able to click on the state you’re in (in this case Alabama), which will find out where and when to trick or treat. The only problem is that the website only covers a couple of areas in each state. So, this may be of no use to you and every other costumed candy seeker. For residents in Central and Southern Alabama, the treat-or-treat time is mostly scheduled between 5:00-8:00. But if you click right here, you’ll find a list of towns with the designated trick-or-treat time for each town. And if you’re are trick-or-tricking or live around Madison County, you’ll gonna wanna check this out!

Alaska: Alaska Parent displays quite a few areas to trick or treat and shows the info for trick-or-treating events in Juneau, Anchorage, the Kenai Peninsula, and a few others. Find out where you need to know, bring the kids, bring friends or just yourself and have some Halloween fun! If you want to know the specific, approved trick-or-treat times for your town, just google it, bro! But the trick-or-treat times in Alaska usually range in the evening from 5:00-9:00. and some areas, you’re allowed to trick-or-treat all day long!

Arizona: The trick or treat hours are generally between 5:00 and 8:00. in the state of Arizona. But if you’d like to narrow down to a specific town for trick-or-treating time info, then you’ll need to click right here! If you can’t find your town, don’t panic! Just look into the archives for the 2014 or 2015 Halloween listings, and if you find your town there, that will give you a better idea of when it’s appropriate to go out in your wild costume and collect candy from strange houses!

Arkansas: This southern state has many events for a ghoulish Halloween night! There will be a Halloween Trail for candy collecting between the hours of 5:00 to 8:00 in Greenwood, while a Trick or Treat on the Square is planned in Fayetteville. If you’re planning to trick-or-treat in Crittenden County then click right here for the info! For everyone else in Arkansas, let google do the magic and help you find out when it’s right to trick-or-treat!

California: You’ll find so many trick-or-treat events and Halloween parties by just clicking right here! This website will direct you to events all over the state. If you live in the Los Angeles area then Red Triangle is the place for you to find out the best and safest areas for you to bring your kids (or your friends) for a fun night of candy and costume-induced thrills! Regarding trick or treat times, it’s best to check Google and search for your local town or country plus add the words “trick or treat time” into the search engine. But it’s safe to expect trick-or-treaters between the hours of 3:00 to 9:00.

Colorado: Have a craving for candy? That’s not just from the munchies, it’s that time of year again! Wanna find out what’s a good time to head out for some trick-or-treating fun? An article from the Gazette can give you a good idea for when to collect that candy! The article explains that there are no real set times for trick-or-treating. It’s something that starts at dusk and usually ends around 8:00 or 9:00.

Connecticut: Place for Kids CT has all you need to know for the big Halloween events all throughout the state! According to WTNH Connecticut News, between the hours of 5:30-8:30 P.M. will be the prime (and most popular) hours for you to trick-or-treat!

Delaware: From the exciting state of Delaware? Cool! Now, it’s time to trick or treat! Delaware Online lists towns in the Fox Valley area with the specific hours for your candy collecting delights. Usually, trick-or-treating times range from 3:00 to 8:00 WMDT has a list of times also, including the towns Rehoboth Beach and Frankford. If you can’t find your town on the list then jump onto Google or check with your local municipal building like this site suggests.

Florida: can be what you’re looking for; it has a humongous list of towns with specific times for your trick-or-treating needs. If your town isn’t on the list, scroll down to the archives for 2015 to get a good idea on when to trick-or-treat in your town. And if that fails, I’d look to Google.

Georgia: Going down to Georgia? Livin’ in Georgia? Well, time to trick-or-treat, y’all! If you live in central Georgia, 13MAZ features some counties, but there are no set times listed.  Looking for times in Atlanta, you can right click here and it’ll show you what you want to know.

Hawaii: Excited for Halloween in Hawaii? Hawaii News Now shows you where to go in Oahu for Halloween and trick-or-treating events has a list of notable Halloween and trick-or-treating events. Honolulu Family will also tell you times and places for trick-or-treating events.

Idaho: The Idaho Press reports that some towns will feature trick-or-treating from businesses during the day this Saturday, October 29, 2016. But on Monday, trick-or-treating times vary in each town or community, between the late afternoon and into the night.

Illinois: Living in Chicago? Check out Chicago Tribune, which shows us that trick-or-treating hours are between 3:00-7:00 P.M. in Clarendon Hills, La Grange, Oak Brook and Willowbrook. But Northbrook will be allowing trick-or-treat hours between 4:00 P.M. and 8:00 P.M., so be sure to check your local listings as each town varies.

Indiana: The Herald Bulletin shows the official trick-or-treating times set for towns in Madison County. WTHR also shows a list of trick-or-treating times as well as the time and location for Halloween events.

Iowa: Some communities here are calling the time-honored tradition of trick-or-treating “beggar’s night.” If you’re living in Eastern Iowa, ABC News provided you with a load of times for different towns in that eastern area.  KWQC has listed times many towns in Iowa as well as Indiana. So, if you’re living in Indiana, you’re gonna wanna check out KWQC too!

Kansas: lists many events for Halloween and trick-or-treating. Different counties have different times, so it’s best to check Google to find out. But most houses, won’t turn away any trick-or-treaters if it’s not after 9:00 P.M. And if they answer any later than that then you might not be in Kansas anymore, Dorthy!

Kentucky: Living in Lexington or in central Kentucky? Visit, and you’ll see that the trick-or-treat time is 6-8 p.m. in the towns listed. Are you living in Boone, Campbell or Kenton county? Well check out WBKO and you’ll see the trick-or-treat times from Glasgow to Bowling Green to Brownsville.

Louisiana: WAFB gives you a list of parishes to go trick-or-treating if you’d feel safer getting candy from a church than fishing for treats door-to-door. In the Lake Charles area, you can find times for trick-or-treating right here. Still need more information for trick-or-treating times in your town? Go to Google or check with your local administration building.

Maine: Looking for trick-or-treating times all over the state (plus New Hampshire)? Then click here, Fosters has the list you need for all the candy-hunting fun. Looking for Halloween activities and events in the New England area? Just click here then! Want to know Maine’s trick-or-treat times from last year’s Halloween? Just click right here. Still not satisfied? Go to Google and check with your town, bro.

Maryland: Live in the Annapolis area or Montgomery area? Patch has you covered! Trick-or-treating times will roughly be between 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. has a list  you’ll need for the hours and towns you’ll want to go to for trick-or-treating magic! Can’t find your town? Just go to the 2014 or 2015 archives. Or go to Google, like I’ve been saying!

Massachusetts: Living on the North Shore? Well, Salem News offers trick or treat times for specific towns on their website. For Worcester and Central Massachusetts, MassLive reports a mega catalogue of official trick-or-treating times in places all throughout Massachusetts. Live in Braintree? Well, hours for trick-or-treating is expected between 4:00-8:00 P.M.

Michigan – Up North Live provides a catalogue of towns and hours for trick-or-treating in the North Michigan area. According to Wood TV, if you’re living in West Michigan, you can find both indoor and outdoor trick-or-treating places available, including the hours to go! If you’re chilling in Oakland County, you can peep at the trick-or-treating hours by clicking here. WNDU has a list of trick-or-treating times for Michigan along with Indiana.

Minnesota: According to Reference, this state has a yearly Halloween tradition inside the Mall of America in the city of Bloomington, where you can find the world’s largest trick-or-treating event between the hours of 5:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. But if you’re going door-to-door to trick or treat, please be aware that each town has its own curfew hours, although most of the fun ends at 8:00 P.M. (at least in regards to door-to-door candy hunting). Google the curfew hours in each town to find out when you can expect those little trick-or-treaters at your door step.

Mississippi: WJTV provides a list of towns and their trick-or-treating hours, though most towns have no official time set for trick-or-treating. This state is just kicking back, and allowing people to use their common sense when would be the right time to ask for free candy from the people of the committing.

Missouri: Living in Missouri and wanna go trick-or-treating? Well, has you covered with a catalogue of towns and hours. But what if your town isn’t listed? Then Google it, bro! You can also check with your local school, administration or municipal building – they’ll probably provide you with what you need to know to go trick-or-treating or when to expect those little rugrats at your front door.

Montana: Living in the Jefferson County area? Well, I’ve got some good news for you! Go onto Register-News for a rundown of trick-or-treats times in your area. For residents in downtown Bozeman, MT, trick-or-treating hours are scheduled to begin at 4:00 P.M. and conclude at 6:00 P.M. Wow, that’s pretty short! WQKX provides you with trick-or-treating times and a list of towns on where to trick and or treat.

Nebraska: We’re back to TrickOrTreatTimes, which will provide you with a small list of towns and times for trick-or-treating in Nebraska. But there are many places in the states, where they are no designated or scheduled times to trick-or-treat. So, each house will vary! But I think that should go without saying (regarding if and when a house is receptive, as well as how good or bad the candy in that house is. No one wants apples for Halloween)!

Nevada: Living in Nevada? Click here to see trick-or-treating hours in different towns across the state. Although, many places just didn’t think they’d have to set trick-or-tricking time. They’re more relaxed here, as I’m sure you’re already aware. But if you really want to know the curfew for Halloween night, check with your local schools and municipal buildings.

New Hampshire: Looking to trick or treat? Fosters has a great list for you to peep, just click here. NH Magazine provides a lengthy list of trick-or-treating times! Let’s get that candy!

New Jersey:Click here to locate your town and county in New Jersey to find out when will be the best time for you or the kids to trick-or-treat.

New Mexico: Trick or treating time in New Mexico is usually set from 3:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M. But it’s best to check Google, your local police station or your local administration building to get more detailed information.

New York: WIVB has a list of trick-or-treating hours for several counties in Western New York. Click here for information on the Finger Lake Region. Click here for trick-or-treating times in the Hamptons. Mommy Poppins lists all the best areas for trick-or-treating for New York City and also details the different block associations assigned for trick-or-treating fun.

North Carolina: lists a large group of towns and official times for trick-or-treating for this year and last year and the year before that! WITN also provides a huge list of town and trick-or-treating times, though many times don’t have specific times set up.

North Dakota: Hey, trick-or-treaters, check with your local schools, police station and/or municipal building to find out when you can trick-or-treat and if there is a curfew in effect. Many areas haven’t designated any specific time for trick-or-treating.

Ohio: The Zanesville Times Recorder gives us towns and times for trick-or-treating delights. For those living in Columbus and Central Ohio, you can find a mega-list of times and towns with Mission To Save. The  Toledo Blade has trick-or-treating on Sunday, instead of Monday, and provides the set trick-or-treating times.

Oklahoma: El Reno and Oklahoma City have confirmed that they will celebrate Halloween and trick or treating on Halloween instead of the day before like in Toledo, Ohio. McAlester News provides us with a list of towns and times as well. Most areas note that trick-or-treating will go down as Halloween as is tradition.

Oregon: Oregon Live shows the trick-or-treating times in the Portland area, and not all areas have the same time, so you better check it out! Trick-or-treating times will be set per community.

Pennsylvania: Some places have postponed trick-or-treating in this state, so be sure to check out the set trick-or-treating time for your town (if there are any). Trick or treat times  in Harrisburg and will be 6:00-8:00 P.M., and if later in the day because of being postponed.  Click here for those living in the Berks County and the Tri-County area…  Penn Live also provides a list of trick-or-treating times for residents of Central Pennsylvania.

Rhode Island: Click here and see a list of trick-or-treating times and location in the state.

South Carolina: For those living in Myrtle Beach area or surrounding areas, click here and you’ll see the town and times for trick-or-treating fun. To those close to Greeneville, click here for a list of events and businesses that will be hosting trick-or-treating. But if you’re a registered sex offender, be aware that the S.C. Department of Probation, Parole and Pardon Services will be supervising a curfew for registered sex offenders that runs from 5:30 to 9:00 P.M., according to the North Augusta Star. That’s too creepy even for Halloween!

South Dakota: The Sioux City Journal suggests trick or treaters take part in the candy hunting fun between 6:00-8:00 P.M. The South Dakota Safety Council provides a guide with trick-or-treating tips.

Tennessee: WJHL provides a list of Halloween events in the state for you, the kids or both. doesn’t provide us with much towns or times for this year, but if you scroll to the archives, you’ll find the times and towns of last year to click on, and I’m betting that the trick-or-treating times won’t change.

Texas: Living 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 9:00 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 will expect trick-or-treaters between 6:00 – 8:30 P.M. For other places in the state, you’ll just have to check Google, dude.

Utah: Taste Fully Frugal gives a rundown of the best trick-or-treating locations in the state. If you live inn northern Utah, click here to find out the best trick-or-treating times and locations.

Vermont: Click here to find out information for Halloween events in this state.

Virginia: Patch shows that trick-or-treating usually begins at dusk and ends at 9:00 P.M.  Click here for trick-or-treating information coming out of Fairfax, County.

Washington: Trick or treating times are usually between 3:00 to 6:00 P.M. Check with Google, local administration building or police station to be sure.

West Virginia: For those living in the North Central area of West Virginia, click here to find out the right time to trick-or-treat. Living in Southern West Virginia? Just click here!

Wisconsin: Living in Washington County? Click right here for trick-or-treating times in the area. And click right here on Haunted Wisconsin to find out trick-or-treating times all throughout the state.

Wyoming: And last but not least, Wyoming! If you want to figure out where and when will be the best place and time to trick-or-treat then check Google and look for your specific town and the trick-or-treating hours. You can also check with your local administration building, school or police station.

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