Friday, October 23rd, 2020

2020 Area trick-or-treat schedule

By Daily Standard Staff
Several community Halloween events have been canceled due to the ongoing pandemic. Village and city officials who have decided to host trick or treat said participation is up to individual families.
Participants can take basic precautionary measures per COVID-19 guidelines for a safe and enjoyable trick or treat, officials have said.

Trick or treat is from 4-6 p.m. Sunday. The annual Halloween parade has been canceled.

Trick or treat is from 1-3 p.m. Sunday. Hot dogs, chips and water also will be served from noon-1:30 p.m. that day at the Precious Blood Catholic Church rectory porch. Also at the church, youth will pass out candy in the parking lot during trick or treat.

The parade and official Trick or Treat in Coldwater have been canceled. Village officials recommend that if people choose to trick or treat that they go only to family and friends' homes where they are sure they are welcome.

Fort Recovery
Trick or treat is from 3-5 p.m. Sunday.

Maria Stein
St. John the Baptist Catholic Church's Halloween parade will be from 1-3 p.m. Sunday. It will start in the parking lot near the rectory and end at the park with snacks and drinks. Trick or treat will follow at Chapel Hill.

Trick or treat is from 6:30-8 p.m. Oct. 29.

Trick or treat is from 6-8 p.m. Oct. 31.

New Bremen
Trick or treat is from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Sunday. Cidertime has been canceled.

Trick or treat is from 5-7 p.m. Oct. 31. The Rockford Chamber of Commerce and participating downtown business also will host a fall festival that day, kicking off at 10 a.m. with special sales at businesses and closing with a Halloween party at 7 p.m. at Second Crossing. Other events will include a 5K run/walk, a make-and-take craft at the library, ax-throwing for adults and pre-trick or treat photo opportunities.

St. Henry
Trick or treat is from 2-4 p.m. Oct. 27. Officials as residents to follow all COVID-19 guidelines. The parade has been canceled.

St. Marys
Trick or treat is from 6-7:30 p.m. Oct. 29.

St. Sebastian
Trick or treat is from noon-1:30 p.m. Oct. 24. Hot dogs, candy and juice boxes will be available for kids in front of the church rectory. Parishioners not in town are invited to sit at the rectory or church parking lot to help pass out treats.
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