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Posted on: October 12, 2021

Trick-or-Treating in the City of Columbia

Halloween Information

The City of Columbia does not regulate how or when its citizens decide to trick-or-treat, but you'll find the City's Halloween traditions below.  

1. When does the City celebrate Halloween?
    Trick-or-treating takes place every year on October 31

2. What time does trick-or-treating begin and end?
    There is no set time for trick-or-treating; however, families should respect their neighbors’ privacy and only trick-or treat when residents have turned their porch light on, signaling to trick-or-  
    treaters that they are ready to receive guests at their home.  Conversely, when residents have turned their porch light off, trick-or-treaters should refrain from trick-or-treating at that location.

3. What about trick-or-treating at local businesses?
    On the Saturday before Halloween from 10:00 a.m. until noon,  Historic Main Street is closed to traffic from from Cherry to Whiteside to allow for safe trick-or-treating at participating businesses.       At exactly noon, a costume contest is held in the City Hall parking lot.  Participating businesses throughout the City also welcome trick-or-treaters the Saturday before Halloween from 10:00 a.m.      until noon.

We hope you have a fun, safe and happy Halloween!

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