Trick-or-Treating Activities in Our Area – 2015

Trick-or-Treating Activities in Our Area – 2015

Trick-or-Treat Times


Friday, October 30, 2015:
Independence:  6 - 8 pm (Trunk or Treat from 4 - 6 pm)
Hammond: 5 - 8 pm* 
Ponchatoula: 6 - 8 pm* 
Kentwood: 5 - 7 pm* (Earlier time due to football game)
(*Note: This was originally scheduled for Saturday - the recommended trick-or-treat time was changed due to weather)

Saturday, October 31, 2015
Village of Tangipahoa:  5 - 7 pm
Tickfaw:  6 - 8 pm
Amite: 6 - 8 pm
Roseland: 6 - 8 pm
All unincorporated areas of Tangipahoa Parish: 5 - 8 pm


Livingston Parish Council have officially moved Trick-or-Treating to Friday, October 30, 2015 from 6-8 due to weather and safety concerns. This applies to all of Livingston Parish.

Friday, October 30, 2015
Albany: 5:30 - 7:30 pm
Denham Springs:  6 - 8 pm
Walker: 6 - 8 pm
French Settlement: 6 - 8 pm
Springfield: 6 - 8 pm
All unincorporated areas:  6 - 8 pm

Scream at the Square in Hammond

Date: Friday, October 30, 2015
Time: 5-8 pm
Location: Hammond Square Mall, 2000 SW Railroad Ave., Hammond, LA
Cost: Free

Join the merchants at Hammond Square Mall for trick or treating down the Main Street of the Mall.
There will also be lots of carnival games! Don't forget to wear your costumes.

Facebook Event Page


Jaycees Trunk or Treat in Ponchatoula

Date: Friday, Oct. 30, 2015 (Note: The original date was Oct. 31, but the date has changed due to weather).
Time: 6 - 8 pm
Location: Memorial Park in Ponchatoula
Cost: Free 

This annual event is held on Halloween night from 5 - 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 candy, kid's costume contest,  best decorated vehicle contest, and Trunk or Treating around the park. 

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


'FREE'KY Friday at the Discovery Center

Date: Friday, Oct. 31, 2015
Time: 10 am - 5 pm
Location: Louisiana Children's Discovery Center - 113 N Cypress St., Hammond, LA

Friday only - Wear a costume and get into the LCDC for FREE!

Activities Include:

  • Monster Acting Classes
  • A Bit Corny
  • Pumpkin Hula Toss
  • Skeleton Scavenger Hunt
  • Toss a Ghost!
  • Leaf Blow Game
  • Halloween Safety Tips
  • Candy Play-Doh
  • Egg Races
  • Candy Play-Doh
  • Halloween Charades

SLU Fall Carnival & Trick or Treat with the Greeks

Date: Saturday, October 31, 2015
Time: 5 - 7 pm
Location: On the lawn of SLU Pennington Center - 1350 N. General Pershing, Hammond LA (In case of rain, event will be indoors)
Cost: Free

Southeastern Louisiana University’s 11th annual Fall Carnival will provide safe alternatives to traditional neighborhood door-to-door trick-or-treating. The event is free for the general public.Although children of all ages are invited to the festivities, the event targets children in kindergarten through fourth grade and will include games with prizes, candy, spacewalks, face painting, and much more, including the 'Trick or Treat on Greek Street' with SLU sororities & fraternities. 

Parents and guardians are asked to accompany their children throughout the evening. For more information, call 985-549-3850 or email

Trunk-or-Treat at Cate Square

Date: Saturday, Oct. 31, 2015
Time: 11 am - noon
Location: Cate Square Park in downtown Hammond
Cost: Free

In conjunction with the Wicked Fun Scavenger Hunt, the First Presbyterian Church of Hammond is hosting a Trunk-or-Treat at Cate Square from 11 am - noon.  In addition to trunk-or-treating, there will be a jump house, face-painting, games and more for community children.

Trick-or-Treat Village at the Holy Ghost Fair

Date: Saturday, Oct 31
Time: 5:30-7:30 pm
Location: Holy Ghost Catholic School (507 N. Oak Street, Hammond, LA 70401)
Cost: $3 donation

During the annual Holy Ghost Fair, there will be a “Halloween Trick-or-Treat Village”. This non-scary trick-or-treating event is perfect for little ones. Family-friendly costumes are encouraged.  Rain or shine - will be held in covered area.


Albany High School Harvest Festival

Date: October 31, 2015
Time: 12 noon - 4 pm
Location: Albany High School - 29700 Hornet Lane, Albany, LA

Event will include a kids play area with bounce house, pumpkin carving contest, and lots of fun family activities.
Also will feature a craft market and jambalaya cook off.
More info:


Wicked Fun Scavenger Hunt in Hammond

Date: Saturday, Oct. 31. 2015
Time: Check in at  8:30 am - Scavenger Hunt begins at 9 am
Location: Cate Square Park in Hammond
Cost: $50 donation for your team of 3-5 people - Money benefits The Fuller Center for Housing

This will be a one-of-a-kind FUNdraiser on Halloween morning! Teams of 3-5 people will compete for Most Tasks Completed in the Wicked Fun Scavenger Hunt; Most Money Raised Before and During the Wicked Fun Scavenger Hunt; and Best Team Costumes. This event is open to all ages, although each team must have a responsible licensed driver 18 years or older. Teams are encouraged to wear creative costumes which will be judged at Cate Square AFTER the Scavenger Hunt ends.

Teams need to check-in at Cate Square starting at 8:30am so that the Scavenger Hunt can begin shortly after instructions are read at 9:00am.

More Information including how to register online or in person
Facebook Event Page


Spooktacular V presented by the SLU Chamber Orchestra

Date:October 31, 2015
Time: 2 pm
Location: Columbia Theatre - 220 E. Thomas Street, Hammond LA
Admission: $10 adults; $5 senior citizens, SLU alumni, faculty and staff; children under 12 accompanied by an adult will be admitted free.

Spooktacular V presented by the SLU Chamber Orchestra - Performance of 'Peter and the Wolf'

This kids-friendly Halloween concert will present a wide collection of music performed by costumed orchestra members. There will be a costume contest with two categories: kids 12 and under / 13 and over. After the concert, orchestra members will hand out candy in the lobby.

For more information, call 985-549-2184.

Halloween Pumpkin Bash at La Caretta Ponchatoula

Date: October 31, 2015
Time: 5 - 11 pm
Location:  La Caretta Ponchatoula - 147 NW Railroad Ave., Ponchatoula

The restaurant will host a Halloween party featuring live music, a haunted house, children's and adult's costume contest,  candy and giveaways.
For more info, call 985-370-0930.

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