Local Halloween Celebrations and Trick-Or-Treat Dates Announced
With Halloween just around the corner, it’s time to plan for the festivities. Local town and city councils, as well as other organizations, have put together and scheduled trick-or-treats and other spooky events.
Sistersville will kick off the season with Hocus Pocus in the Park on October 17 from 6 to 8 p.m. Admission for this event will be $1 and activities available include hay rides, candy, games, and face painting. Costumes are welcomed! The rain date for this event will be October 24.
. New Martinsville residents can once again look forward to Boo at Bruce on October 24. Hosted by New Martinsville Parks and Recreation from 6 to 7:30 p.m., the organization is reportedly excited to be offering the spooky event again this year. The cost of admission is free.
Kids ages 12 and under will be allowed to participate in trick-or-treating throughout the park, as businesses and organizations around the area have volunteered to pass out candy under the shelters. In addition, there will be a haunted maze under Bruce Pool for all ages, sponsored by The Griffin Players.
The annual Tyler Consolidated High School Trunk or Treat will be held on Monday, October 28, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the lower school parking lot. Children up through sixth grade may participate in the activities. Local churches, businesses, community organizations, and school clubs/athletics are invited to participate. The STARS Team has chosen “Follow Your Dreams” as their theme, and their giveaways will focus on literacy education.
The first trick-or-treat of the season will be held in Paden City on Tuesday, October 29. A parade will be held at 6 p.m., with trick-or-treat starting at 6:30 p.m. and lasting until 8.
The following areas will hold trick-or-treat on Halloween evening, Thursday, October 31: Middlebourne, New Martinsville, Sistersville, and Smithfield.
Middlebourne will hold their event from 6 to 7 p.m. with activities immediately following at the Stealey Green Center.
New Martinsville will host trick-or-treaters from 6 to 7:30 p.m., and the city of Sistersville has scheduled their event for 6 to 7 p.m.
A parade will be held in Sistersville at 7:30 p.m., following their trick-or-treat event.
The Town of Smithfield in Wetzel County will be holding Trick or Treat from 5:30 to 7 p.m., and Hundred will later hold their tick-or-treat on November 1 from 6 to 7:30.
Don’t let the holiday creep up on you! Write down these dates and plan to attend these spooktacular events.