When do kids go trick or treating in Arlington?

By Product Expert | Posted in Holiday, Local on Thursday, October 11th, 2018 at 8:36 pm
Trick or treat graphic with kids

Thanks to buckets and pillowcases full of candy and character costumes, Halloween is one of the best nights of the year for most kids. If you’re planning on going trick or treating with your kids in Arlington, TX this year, find out when the 2018 trick or treat times are below.

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2018 Trick or Treat Times Arlington, TX

kids in costumes trick or treatingUnlike other areas, there are no designated trick or treat times in Arlington. With that being said, most parents and kids hit the neighborhood streets on Halloween night once the sun starts to go down. We have found that most trick or treaters start collecting candy around 6 p.m. and return home around 8 or 9 p.m.

As a general rule of thumb, houses with their garage and/or porch lights on are signaling that they have candy to hand out. If you see no lights on, that may be a sign that you should skip that house and head to the next one. Sticking to this tradition helps to ensure that kids can quickly find participating houses and families who would prefer not to hand out candy or are not home don’t have kids lining their doors unnecessarily.

Safety Guidelines

Whether you plan to hit the streets on foot or by car, it’s important to remember to keep an eye out for other trick or treaters and vehicles in the neighborhood trying to get around. If you are driving a vehicle in a residential area, we suggest dropping your speed, turning your headlights on, and keeping your eyes open for excited kids. We also suggest all pedestrians stick to crossing the streets at designated crosswalks or corners.

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Keep following the Texas Motor Club blog for more local events and happenings in and around the Arlington region. Have a happy Halloween!

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