Trick or Treat! -Update on Events

Boonsboro–  Trick or Treat is Saturday November 2 6-8pm

Brunswick– Trick-or-Treating in Brunswick is being moved to Saturday, November 2 from 6-8pm.

Emmitsburg- Trick or Treat has been moved to tomorrow night, November 1 starting at 5:30pm.  Halloween festivities (contest, games, etc.) will be held at the VHC Activities building (17701 Creamery Road) 7pm – 9pm TONIGHT, Halloween night!  The parade is cancelled.

Hagerstown-   Hagerstown’s City wide Trick-or-Treat has been postponed until Friday, November 1 from 6-8pm.

Lake Linganore-  trick-or-treating in Lake Linganore is being moved to Friday, November 1. The recommended time for trick-or-treating is between 6 pm to 8 pm. Members of the community are asked to be vigilant of trick-or-treaters, not only during this time frame, but prior to and afterwards

Mt. Airy-  Town of Mt. Airy is recommending Trick or Treaters start early to avoid the storms

Smithsburg–  Smithsburg Mayor and Council has moved Trick or Treat to Saturday, November 2nd from 6-8 PM. To ensure the safety and protection of children and families trick or treating in Whispering Hills, Geiser Way will be closed from Cave Hill Road to N. Main Street and there will be police presence throughout the town.

Thurmont–  Trick or Treat is rescheduled for Friday November 1 6-7:30pm.  Halloween at Thurmont Community Park is Saturday November 2 at 6pm

Walkersville– Trick or treating in Walkersville is determined by the neighborhoods within the Town.



Charles Town- Trick or Treat will be on 11/2 6-8pm.

Berkeley County – Trick or Treat will be on11/2 6-8pm.

Harpers Ferry – Trick or Treat will be on 11/1 6-8pm.

Martinsburg- Due to forecasted weather, Trick or Treat has been cancelled tonight and re-scheduled for Sat. Nov 2, 6 – 8 pm in Martinsburg and Berkeley County.

Bolivar – Trick or Treat  will be on 11/1 6-8pm.

Ranson Trick or Treat will be on 11/2 6-8pm.

Shepherdstown – Trick or Treat will be on 11/2 6-8pm.


Here is a statement from the Frederick Police Department

“Both the Frederick Police Department and The City of Frederick have been receiving inquiries as to the status of tonight’s Trick-or-Treating. As this is not a city-sponsored event, it is up to each community to make the decision to postpone or not.

We can tell you FPD will be out and about tonight and officers may possibly have goodie bags (ok they will).

If you have children who will be trick-or-treating tonight, here are a couple of tips.
1. Stay on the sidewalks and out of the roadways.
2. Modify the costume – pin up long dresses, wear comfortable shoes, carry masks instead of wearing them.
3. Stay in well-lit areas.
4. and most importantly – trash bags make excellent impromptu rain jackets.

Have fun, be safe, and call us if you need us – we will be here!