We want to keep Glenview's young ghouls, goblins and ghosts safe this Halloween!
Trick-or-treating hours in the Village are 3 to 7 p.m., rain or shine, on Monday, Oct. 31.
Keep these tips in mind if your kids haunt the neighborhood:
- Accompany children (or send an older sibling) and make sure they don't enter anyone's home without your permission.
- Map out a trick-or-treat route for your children to follow.
- Make sure kids cross only at corners -- and look in all directions first. Remind them to use sidewalks or walk facing traffic so approaching cars can be seen.
- Caution them against crossing the street between parked cars, where driver's can't see them.
- Warn children not to eat any goodies until you've had a chance to inspect them. When in doubt, throw it out.
- Residents can make known whether they do or don't welcome trick-or-treaters by posting a sign in their window:
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Activities around Glenview
Glenview Park District Halloween Spooktacular
5:30-8 p.m., Friday, Oct. 21
Creepy Crafts, Ghoulish Games, Taunting Tattoos and Spooky Surprises! New in 2022 – Hayrides in Gallery Park. Admission: $15/child ages 3-10. Purchase at the door. Children 2 and under are free. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Adults are free.
Glenview Park District A Family Halloween
3-6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 23
Wear your favorite costume to our kid-friendly bash that includes a haunted barn, wagon rides, pumpkin games and more ghoulish fun. Tickets: $10/person. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Quantities are limited. Children under 2 are free. Visit glenviewparks.org for more information. https://bit.ly/WagnerFamilyHalloween
Glenview Park District Spooky Skate
1:30-3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 30; Glenview Community Ice Center
Admission Fee: $7 per skater (Children ages 5 and under skate free with a paying adult). *Skate Rental: $4, skaters in costume receive FREE skate rental*
What to do with the pumpkin
Carving a jack o' lantern is a time-honored Halloween tradition, followed by a reported 44 percent of Americans. But after the holiday is over, they likely end up in the trash. So when Halloween is over, try not to throw out your pumpkin(s). What can you do?