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Around our Towns Trick – or – Treat hours

10/30/2015, 5:56 p.m.
If the little ghouls or goblins in your house plan to go door-to-door in your neighborhood to trick or treat ...

If the little ghouls or goblins in your house plan to go door-to-door in your neighborhood to trick or treat this Saturday, here are the hours they must follow depending on the town in which you live:

  • Joliet: 4 to 7 p.m.
  • Plainfield: 4 to 7 p.m.
  • Romeoville: 4 to 7 p.m.
  • Shorewood: 5 to 7 p.m.
  • Lockport: 4 to 7 p.m.
  • New Lenox: 3 to 7 p.m.
  • Bolingbrook: 4 to 7 p.m.
  • Homer Glen: 3 to 7 p.m.

The city of Joliet provided these tips for the parents of trick-or-treaters as well as those who will be handing out candy or driving during trick-or-treating hours:

• Houses wanting to be visited by “Trick or Treaters” should leave porch lights on.

• Parents should accompany all young children while “Trick or Treating”.

• “Trick or Treaters” should only visit houses and apartments of people they know.

• Children should take their treats home for parents to inspect before eating.

• Children should be reminded to walk, not run, between houses and use sidewalks when available.

• Remind children to practice caution when crossing the street and cross only at intersections when traffic is clear.

• Motorists should be careful and alert during and around these hours.

• Parents need to purchase, or make costumes, that are light and bright enough to be clearly visible to motorists.