Halloween Event Round-Up


Halloween is just around the corner, and many area municipalities have designated trick-or-treat nights. Here is a schedule of upcoming events:

  • Greencastle and Antrim Township: 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 26 (rain date October 27)
  • Mercersburg: 6-8 p.m.on Saturday, Oct. 28 (rain date 4-6pm on Sunday, October 29)
  • Chambersburg: 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 31 (The borough does not schedule an official trick-or-treat night, but this is the time it recommends.)
  • Maugansville, MD: 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 31
  • Shippensburg: 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 31
  • Waynesboro: 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 31
  • Mont Alto Borough: 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 26

In addition to trick-or-treating, several area businesses are hosting Halloween events. Here are a few:

  • Franklin County First Responders and Law Enforcement: 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 1 at Chambersburg Area Middle School North
  • Teen Halloween Costume Party: 5 to 6 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 27 at the Alexander Hamilton Memorial Free Library
  • Washington Township Trunk or Treat: 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 31 at the Washington Township Police Department.
  • Saint Andrew Trunk or Treat: 3 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 29 at Saint Andrew Catholic School Parking lot.
  • Hagerstown Fairgrounds Park: Trick or Treat Drive Thru on Thursday, Oct. 26, 3-8 p.m.
  • Fort Ritchie Trunk or Treat: 3 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 28 at Fort Ritchie Community Center.

Please note that this is just a partial list of events. For a more comprehensive list, please visit the website of your local municipality or Chamber of Commerce.

No matter how you choose to celebrate Halloween, please be safe. Remember to stay in well-lit areas, and watch out for traffic. Also, be sure to inspect all candy before eating it.

Have a happy Halloween!

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