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UPDATE: Some Trick or Treat times have changed

The decision to delay or postpone trick-or-treating this year was not an easy one for more than 13 towns and cities in Indiana and Michigan. Mayor Joseph M. Thallemer of Warsaw made the decision to push back trick or treating until 5:30 p.m. Friday night. According to Thallemer, thunderstorms and a radar forecasting a 100-percent chance of rain put safety ahead of the holiday. Leaders in St. Joseph and Elkhart counties made the decision to keep the traditional Halloween night trick-or-treating hours. Mayor Dave Wood of Mishawaka told NewsCenter 16 that it would be impossible to get the word out to the thousands of households making up Mishawaka in such a short amount of time. Wood also has been checking the radar and felt the rain and storms were not enough to delay the Halloween night activities. Mishawaka police will be out in full force making sure children stay safe, however, it's ultimately up to parents to determine if the weather warrants staying home instead of trick-or-treating. The rainy and windy weather was not enough to keep parents and their young children from taking part in downtown Goshen's "Trick-or-Treat Main Street" this year. Beginning at noon, families could trick-or-treat marked storefronts of Goshen's downtown area. Goshen Chamber of Commerce started up the daytime Halloween activity to make for a safe, communal environment for parents and kids not wanting to venture out late at night. Stores and patrons alike called the downtown trick-or-treating a success despite the dampness. Warsaw will pair trick-or-treating with its downtown "Spook-tacular" event. Other areas turned to indoor trick-or-treating options for Halloween as the outdoor trick-or-treating was delayed.
Trick or Treat Times


We'll be adding times for each town or city as they are announced.


***Update: Times in red have changed due to weather or other circumstances.***



Indiana
City State Day Date Start Time End Time Additional Information
Akron IN Fri. 11/1 6pm 8pm Costume Contest on 11/1 from 5 pm to 6 pm at the Henry Township Fire Department
Argos IN Fri. 11/1 5pm 7pm Marshall County 4-H Fair grounds is hosting the 1st Annual Marshall County Haunted Horse Barn on Saturday October 26 7:30pm. Last signups to go through is at 10pm. Admission is $1, and it is a family event for all ages.
Bourbon IN Fri. 11/1 5pm 7pm Park Party following trick o' treating at Bourbon Town Park
Bremen IN Thurs. 10/31 5pm 7pm -
Bristol IN Thurs. 10/31 5:30 PM 7pm -
Chesterton IN Thurs. 10/31 5:30 PM 7:30 PM -
Claypool IN Fri. 11/1 6pm 8pm -
Columbia City IN Thurs. 10/31 6pm 8pm -
Culver IN Fri. 11/1 5pm 7pm -
Elkhart IN Thurs. 10/31 6pm 8pm Free, family friendly, Safe Trick-or-Treat at Island Park, sponsored by the Parks Department. On Saturday, October 26th from 2pm-4pm. Costume contest, games, and much more.
Etna Green IN Fri. 11/1 5:30 PM 7pm -
Goshen IN Thurs. 10/31 5:30 PM 8pm Downtown Trick-or-treating with Main Street merchants on Thursday, October 31st from 12pm to 5pm.
Granger IN Thurs 10/31 5:00 PM 7:00 PM -
LaGrange IN Thurs. 10/31 5pm 7pm The LaGrange Fire Station, 1201 N Townline Rd, is having a haunted house event from 7-9pm on Thursday, October 31.
Lakeville IN Thurs. 10/31 5pm 7pm -
Lapaz IN Fri. 11/1 5pm 7pm -
LaPorte IN Fri. 11/1 6:00 PM 8:00 PM CST
Ligonier IN Thurs. 10/31 5pm 7pm -
Mentone IN Thurs. 10/31 5:30 PM 7:30 PM -
Middlebury IN Thurs. 10/31 5:30 PM 7pm Exchange Club is hosting a Halloween Parade at 7:15pm on Thursday, October 31st beginning at West Warren Street.
Mishawaka IN Thurs. 10/31 5pm 7pm -
Morocco IN Thurs. 10/31 5pm 7pm First United Methodist Church is hosting "Trick-or-Trunk" event at Recher Park on Thursday, October 31st from 5-7pm. Families will be able to decorate their cars/trunks, and a prize will be given to the best decorated trunk. Kids will be able to trick-or-treat around the park.
Nappanee IN Thurs. 10/31 5pm 7pm The American Legion Post 154 hosts - Trunk or Treat Thursday, Oct. 31st 5 - 7 p.m. Costume contest for kids.
New Carlisle IN Thurs. 10/31 5pm 7pm -
New Paris IN Fri. 11/1 5pm 7pm Costume contest hosted by the Lions Club at New Paris Elementary at 7:30 p.m. Thursday 10/31. -This did not change.
North Judson IN Thurs. 10/31 5pm 7pm Trunk-or-Treat event at St. Peter Lutheran School parking lot on Thursday, October 31st from 5-7pm.
North Liberty IN Thurs. 10/31 5pm 7pm -
North Webster IN Fri. 11/1 6pm 8pm North Webster's Amazing Haunted House "Freak Show" hosted by the North Webster Lions Club from Thursday, October 31-Saturday November 2, 2013 from 7pm-10:30pm. For children and adults 6 years and older $5 for admission, and free for five years old and under. Located at North Webster Lion's Fairgrounds, 501 W Washington Street.
Osceola IN Thurs. 10/31 5pm 7pm The Fire Department will be out patrolling the streets and handing out candy.
Pierceton IN Thurs. 10/31 6pm 7:30 PM -
Plymouth IN Thurs. 10/31 5pm 7pm Downtown merchants will be handing out candy on Saturday, October 26 from 1-3pm.
Portage IN Thurs. 10/31 5:30 PM 7:30 PM -
Rochester IN Fri. 11/1 5:30 PM 7pm Boo Fest located in downtown Rochester. Free for the public and begins at 4:30pm
Rolling Prairie IN Thurs. 10/31 6pm 8pm * Times are in CST
Roseland IN Thurs 10/31 5pm 7pm -
Shipshewana IN Thurs. 10/31 5pm 7pm -
South Bend IN Thurs. 10/31 5pm 7pm -
Stroh IN Sat. 11/2 5pm 7pm -
Syracuse IN Fri. 11/1 6pm 8pm -
Topeka IN Fri. 11/1 7pm 9pm -
Wakarusa IN Thurs. 10/31 5pm 7pm Fall Party on Thursday, October 31st at Northwood Middle School from 7-9pm.
Walkerton IN Thurs. 10/31 5pm 7pm -
Warsaw IN Fri. 11/1 5:30pm 7:30pm The annual Downtown Spooktacular is on Friday, November 1. Registration is 5:30 pm, Trick-or-Treat 6 to 7 pm, and costume contest at 7 pm.
Westville IN Thurs. 10/31 5pm 7pm -
Wolcottville IN Sat. 11/2 5pm 7pm -



Michigan
City State Day Date Start Time End Time Additional Information
Baroda MI Thurs. 10/31 5:30 PM 7pm Fire Department holding an Open House from 6-7:30
Berrien Springs MI Thurs. 10/31 6pm 7pm -
Bridgman MI Thurs. 10/31 5:30 PM 7pm -
Buchanan MI Sat. 10/26 6pm 7:30 PM Halloween Parade on Saturday, October 26 at 10am will start at 131 S Oak Street and go to Front Street, all the way to Buchanan Moose Lodge, 101 S Redbud Trail. The Moose Lodge will have a costume contest and provide lunch. From 12:30pm-2pm there will be “Trek O’ Treat” along McCoy’s Creek Trail (the entrance is off of Schirmer Parkway).
Cassopolis MI Thurs. 10/31 6pm 8pm Cassopolis Fall Fest on Saturday, October 19th from 9am-5pm. Located behind Village Hall. Open to all ages.
Centerville MI Thurs. 10/31 5pm 7pm -
Chickaming Township MI Thurs. 10/31 4pm 6pm -
Coloma Charter Township MI Thurs. 10/31 5pm 7pm Halloween Party October 26th, 3-5pm at Columa City Downtown Park.
Constantine MI Thurs. 10/31 5:30 PM 7:30 PM -
Dowagiac MI Thurs. 10/31 6pm 7pm -
Eau Claire MI Thurs. 10/31 5:30 PM 7pm -
Edwardsburg MI Thurs. 10/31 6pm 7:30 PM -
Hartford MI Thurs. 10/31 5:30 PM 7pm -
Howard Township MI Fri. 11/1 6pm 7:30 PM -
Marcellus MI Fri. 11/1 6pm 8pm -
Mendon MI Thurs. 10/31 5:30 PM 7:30 PM FallFest on Saturday, October 12 in Downtown Mendon from 10am to 3pm. The event will include a 5K and 10K run, along with free food including donuts and cider, a pumpkin decorating contest, and a magic show at the library.
Milford MI Thurs. 10/31 6pm 8pm The local Fire Department and Police Department will be handing out candy during the trick or treating times.
New Buffalo MI Sunday 10/27 2:30 PM 4:30 PM Halloween Parade and Trick or Treat on Sunday, October 27th. Costume Contest starts at 1pm and the parade kicks off at North Thompson Street around 1:45pm.
Niles MI Thurs. 10/31 6pm 7:30 PM Downtown Niles trick-or-treat event with the merchants on Saturday, October 26th from 1-5pm.
NilesTownship MI Thurs. 10/31 6pm 7:30 PM -
St Joe MI Thurs. 10/31 6pm 7:30 PM Downtown Halloween Trick-or-Treat on Thursday, October 31st from 4:30-6pm. City-wide trick-or-treating runs from 6-7:30pm on Thursday, October 31st.
Stevensville/Lincoln Township MI Thurs, 10/31 6pm 7:30 PM Trunk-or-Treat event, date and time to be determined.
Three Rivers MI Thurs. 10/31 5:30 PM 7:30 PM -
Watervliet MI Thurs. 10/31 5pm 7pm Downtown trick-or-treating will be on Thursday, October 31 from 3-5pm.
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