Trick-or-Treating Activities in Our Area – 2017

Trick-or-Treating Activities in Our Area – 2017

Here’s the trick-or-treating and Halloween weekend events in our area! Trick or Treat times listed first, then trunk-or-treat events and festivals in chronological order, followed by  haunted houses!

Looking to visit a local pumpkin patch? Check out our list.

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Trick-or-Treat Times:

All times on Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Hammond:  5:00 - 8:00 pm
Ponchatoula:  5:00 - 8:00 pm
Amite: 5:00 - 8:00 pm
Unincorporated areas of Tangipahoa Parish: 5:00 - 8:00 pm
Tickfaw: 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Kentwood: 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Springfield: 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Village of Tangipahoa: 5:00 - 7:00 pm
Albany: 5:30 - 7:00 pm
Independence: 5:30 - 8:00 pm

Light the Night Heroes vs Villians and Tangipahoa & St. Helena Night Out Against Crime

Date: Saturday, October 28, 2017
Time: Starts at 4 pm; Trick-or-treat booth to booth from 4-7:30 pm
Location: Ponchatoula Memorial Park, 301 N. 6th St., Ponchatoula LA
Cost: Free entry - Jambalaya, hot dogs & hamburgers for sale from 4 - 7:30 pm
Live music, relays & games, booth games and activities, live law enforcement & K9 demonstrations

Holy Ghost Fall Festival Trick-or-Treat Village

Date: Saturday, October 28, 2017
Time: 5:30-7:00 pm
Location: Holy Ghost Fall Festival Fair Grounds 
Cost: $3 - includes treat bag. Family friendly costumes, please!
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Trunk-or-Treat at Westside Baptist Church

Date: Sunday, October 29, 2017
Time: 4-6 pm
Location: Westside Baptist Church (40375 West I-55 Service Road in Ponchatoula) 
Cost: Free
Trunk-or-treat, bounce house, face-painting, snacks!
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Jaycees Trunk or Treat in Ponchatoula

Date: Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017 
Time: 6 - 8 pm
Location: Memorial Park in Ponchatoula (301 N. 6th Street, Ponchatoula)
Cost: Free 
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This annual event is held on Halloween night from 6 - 8 pm at Memorial Park in Ponchatoula (also know as Strawberry Festival Park). Decorated cars surround the park for trick-or-treating fun! The Ponchatoula Jaycees host this fun, family oriented event with refreshments, candy, kid's costume contest,  best decorated vehicle contest, and Trunk or Treating around the park. Event sponsored by Ponchatoula Jaycees and the Strawberry Festival Board. 

You can also bring your vehicle decorated and candy to hand out!

All children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. 

Costume Contest:  Be sure to register at the Jaycees table when you arrive if you would like to participate in costume contest. All ages are welcome.

SLU Fall Carnival and Trick-or-Treat with the Greeks

Date: Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017 
Time: 5- 7 pm
Location: Lawn of SLU Pennington Center (1350 N. General Pershing, Hammond)
Cost: Free 
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This annual event provides a safe alternative to traditional neighborhood door-to-door trick-or-treating and targets children in kindergarten through fourth grade. Includes games with prizes, candy, spacewalks, a balloon artist, and more.

Lions Club Trunk or Treat in Ponchatoula

Date: Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017
Time: 6 - 8 pm
Location: Ponchatoula Lion's Club (370 E. Pine in Ponchatoula)
Cost: Free 
Facebook Event

Annual Trunk-or-Treat event will include The Golden Oldies Motor Club and the Ponchatoula Police Dept with treats for the kids. Concessions available. Come have a fun, safe night! 

Past Events:

St. Paul Family Fall Fest

Date: Saturday, October 14, 2017
Time: 10 am - 2 pm
Location: St. Paul Lutheran Church, 707 W. Dakota St., Hammond LA
Free entertainment and games for kids, along with inflatables, petting zoo, horseback rides, lots of games with prizes. Reasonably-priced  refreshments.  2-mile fun run around Southeastern will kick off the event. 
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Trick-or-Treat Down Main Street

Date: Thursday, October 19, 2017
Time: 5-8 pm
Location: Downtown Hammond
Cost: Free
Come to Downtown Hammond during Downtown Past Sundown on October 19 for the Downtown Development District's first annual community trick-or-treat! Start off your evening at the Moonlight Farmers Market where little monsters can create their own candy bag and receive a list of WITCH way to go! Stroll Downtown to participating businesses to trick-or-treat.
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Halloween at the Square

Date: Saturday, October 21, 2017
Time: 6-8 pm
Location: Hammond Square 411 Palace Dr., Hammond LA
Cost: Free
Come enjoy a spooky fun evening of trick-or-treating at Hammond Square! Costumes encouraged!
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Boo Bash and Trunk-or-Treat at Zemurray Park

Date: Saturday, October 21, 2017
Time: 2-7 pm
Location: Zemurray Park 400 South Oak Street, Hammond
Cost: $2 per child for Trunk-or-Treat from 5:45-6:45 pm; $2 to enter the costume contest
Join Tangipahoa Relay for Life for a Fall Fundraising Festival to benefit the American Cancer Society. Fun, food, and games for all ages. *No full face masks allowed. 
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