Trick-or-treaters should follow these safety rules:
*Do not wear costumes that obscure your vision; wear reflective clothing, or light-colored clothing to make you more visible motorists
*Travel in groups with at least one adult
*Have a pre-planned route
*Only cross streets at the crosswalks
*Visit familiar homes
*Do not enter a stranger’s home
*Be prepared for bad weather
*Do not eat any treats until inspected by an adult
The Fort Wayne Police Department has set the hours for trick-or-treating.
According to a release from the Fort Wayne Police Department, trick-or-treating will be observed 6-8 p.m. Oct. 31 in Fort Wayne. Trick-or-treaters should only visit homes with an illuminated exterior front light that indicates trick-or-treaters are welcomed.
In New Haven, trick-or-treat hours will also be 6 -8 p.m. Oct. 31. In addition, businesses on Broadway will be handing out treats to children 5-7 p.m., and a free Halloween carnival featuring treats, games and other events will be held in Schnelker Park 5-6:30 p.m.
Georgetown Square will hold its 41st trick-or-treating event 5:30-7 p.m. Oct. 26. Costume judging will be held 6-7:30 p.m. between the Georgetown library branch and Riegel’s with pumpkin-chunkin' there at 6 p.m. The event drew 1,200 trick-or-treaters in 2010, according to a news release from the shopping center.