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Halloween Trick-or-Treating Alternatives

By October 29, 2007

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It will be an interesting Halloween this year with daylight saving time lagging a bit behind the holiday. Since we won't be setting our clocks back until November 4th, sunset on Halloween won't be until 6:29 p.m. Who knows how this will affect the Detroit holiday; I suppose we'll either start trick or treating later or while it is still light outside. I'm planning on attending a talk regarding ghost orb photography at 8 p.m., so cross your fingers there won't be a conflict.

According to weather.com, it looks like the weather will be with us. A temperate, but cloudy forecast, however, can easily surprise us with rain. Of course, weather isn't the only reason to seek alternatives to neighborhood trick or treating; some neighborhoods don't have a lot of children. Thankfully, some local cities and attractions provide alternative events for the kids. Once upon a time, area malls provided trick-or-treating events, but I found only two this year: Macomb Mall(10/31) and Laurel Park Place (10/30).


October 30, 2012 at 10:17 am
(1) Valerie says:

Macomb mall is not having indoor trick or treating

October 30, 2012 at 10:25 am
(2) elizabeth says:

Why ain’t they doing trick or treat inside the mall this year does any one know

October 31, 2012 at 9:13 am
(3) PAM says:

Westland Mall presents trick or treat on October 31, 2012
5:30-7:30 PM

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