Depending on where you live, Halloween will look a little different this year and may include celebrations like outdoor festivals or physically-distanced trick-or-treating. Here are some fun and easy ways to make sure Halloween 2020 is safe and memorable for everyone!

Reverse Trick-or-Treating

Drop off treats on your neighbors’ doorsteps instead of collecting treats from them to share the Halloween spirit in a safe and considerate way.

Just Take One

Expecting trick-or-treaters this year? Put out a bowl of candy and encourage one piece each. Don’t get caught on the doorbell camera taking more than one!

Pack It Up

Make variety treat bags for safe, easy, socially-distanced pickup during trick-or-treating. These can be placed on a bowl, strung from festive lights or attached to the tree in the yard.

Create Distance

Put a table between the person handing out candy and the trick-or-treaters to help maintain adequate social distance.


Showcase Halloween craft projects made with candy on front porches throughout the neighborhood.

Halloween on Parade

Organize and hold a costume parade through the neighborhood, and keep the candy stashed at home to enjoy after the parade. Remember to stay at least six feet apart!


Host a trunk-or-treat event in an open air space, where you can abide by social distancing standards.


Drop treats on your neighbor’s doorstep, then ring the doorbell and run away. Don’t forget to include a note letting your neighbor know it’s from you!

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