Looking for an alternative to walking door to door for trick or treat? Here are some local choices for your little ghosts and goblins!


Trick or Treat in the Mall

Enjoy trick-or-treating in the mall from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. on  Friday, October 31 at 5000 Frederica Street.

Ghosts and Goblins in the Park

This event is being held in downtown Owensboro on the river front. Trail of Treats will be Thursday, October 25 along Veterans Boulevard in front of Smothers Park. Local businesses and organizations will hand out candy to children on a, "Trail of Treats." Trail maps available for download at www.owensboroparks.org or paper copies will be available the evening of the event on Second Street at the corners of Daviess, Allen,and St. Ann Streets.Visit the website for details and other activities!

Daviess County Public Library Halloween Fun Day

On Monday, October 27, beginning at 11:00 a.m. Act one is the, "Howl" oween Dog Costume Contest. Enjoy magic shows at Noon and 2:00 p.m. Story Time with Miss Teen Earth at 12:30 p.m and children's costume contest for age 3 and under, 4-6 years, 7-8 years, 9-10 years and also a family theme contest. Face painting and balloon twisting will also be available.

After Halloween Party

Owensboro Christian Church, 2818 New Hartford Road, will host an  After Halloween Party Friday, October 31 from 6:30  to 8:30 p.m.This family fun celebration of Fall can be accessed in the "C" entrance. There will be a non-scary costume contest for ages pre-k to Fifth Grade.

Truck or Treat

Trinity Episcopal Church will offer a Trunk or Treat in their parking lot for all ages Friday, October 31 between the hours of 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. The church is located at 720 Ford Avenue.


Downtown Halloween Trick or Treat

On Friday, October 31 from 3-5:00 p.m. For more information call 270-827-0016.

Audubon Spooktacular

John James Audubon State Park, 3100 US Hwy 41 N. A day of Halloween fun, reptile presentation, costume contest, hayride, trick or treat and more! Cost is $2 per person and children 3 and under are free! For more info parks.ky.gov.


Chapel Hill Methodist Church at 2601 U.S. 60, Henderson, KY 42420 will be hosting a Trunk or Treat event called "Fear Not" for the community on October 31st from 5:30-7:30 p.m. This event is going to be a family friendly alternative to trick or treating. Parents and children can visit rows of decorated vehicles or do games and obtain candy and/or prizes instead of going door to door trick or treating.


Trick-or-Treat Alternative

Ten Evansville churches are joining together to host a safe, free alternative to trick or treating on Halloween Night. The event will be in the parking lot on the corner of Lloyd Expressway and St. Joseph Avenue from 5:30-7:00 p.m. on Friday, October 31. Candy, bounce houses and more!

Boo at the Zoo

1545 Mesker Park Drive, Evansville, IN 47720 from October 24 - 26, 2014. Put on a scary costume and trick-or-treat in this non-scary Halloween "habitat."

Your location not listed here? Many churches and organizations offer safe Halloween events so look for one in your area! Have a safe and happy Halloween!


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