Going Places trunk-or-treat

Published on October 17th, 2016 | by SOMDParents

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Alternative Trick or Treating in Southern Maryland

Not looking forward to joining the mobs of parents and children running from door to door on Halloween night? Trunk or treating is considered a safe alternative to trick or treating where community members and organizations meet up in a parking lot (think churches, schools, etc), fill the trunk of their vehicle with candy and pass it out as trunk or treaters come by. These events are sometimes held during daylight hours and on more convenient days (like Saturdays). This is a great alternative to traiditional trick or treating as kids can get all of their candy in a localized place by trusted community members.  More and more shopping centers and businesses are also taking part in the non-Halloween night festivities by inviting families to trick-or-treat at stores and restaurants. This Halloween falls on a Monday, so if you aren’t into hiking around the neighborhood on a school night, check out this list of alternative trick or treat spots and dates in our area!

St. Mary’s County

  • Costume & Candy Crawl @ Lexington Village, Lexington Park
    • Saturday, 10/22, 11:00am-1:00pm
  • Trick-or-Treat on the Square @ Leonardtown Square, Leonardtown
  • Haunted Ship @ St. Mary’s City Visitor’s Center, St. Mary’s City
  • Trunk or Treat @ Real Life Church, Mechanicsville
    • Saturday, 10/28, 6:00pm-8:00pm
  • Trunk or Treat @ Mother Catherine Academy, Mechanicsville
    • Saturday, 10/28, 7:00pm-9:00pm

Calvert County

  • Trunk or Treat @ Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant, Lusby
    • Saturday, 10/21, 5:00pm-8:00pm
  • Trunk or Treat @ Shepard By the Bay, Lusby
  • Halloween in the Gardens @ Annemarie Gardens, Dowell
    • Tuesday, 10/29, 11:00am-4:00pm
  • Trunk or Treat @ Trinity United Methodist, Prince Frederick
    • Saturday, 10/29, 1:00pm
  • Trunk or Treat @ Prince Frederick Volunteer Rescue Squad, Prince Frederick
    • Saturday, 10/29, 6:00pm-9:00pm
  • Trunk or Treat @ Dunkirk Baptist, Dunkirk
    • Saturday, 10/29, 5:00pm-7:00pm
  • Trunk or Treat @ Chesapeake Beach Resort, Chesapeake Beach
    • Sunday, 10/30, 5:00pm
  • Trunk or Treat @ Cove Point Park Field 2, Lusby
    • Monday, 10/31, 6:00pm-8:00pm
  • Trunk or Treat @ Chesapeake Church, Huntingtown
    • Monday, 10/31, 6:00pm-9:00pm

Charles County

  • Indian Head Trick or Treat Street, Indian Head, Poplar Lane – Town Street
    • Saturday, 10/29, 11:00am-1:00pm
  • Trunk or Treat @ Bryan’s Road Volunteer Fire Department, Bryan’s Road
    • Saturday, 10/29, 2:00pm-5:00pm
  • Trunk or Treat @ La Plata United Methodist, La Plata
    • Sunday, 10/30, 5:30pm-7:00pm
  • Trunk or Treat @ Indian Head Village Green, Indian Head
    • Monday, 10/31, 6:00pm-8:00pm
  • Candytown @ Grace Church, Waldorf
    • Monday, 10/31, 6:00pm-9:00pm
  • Trunk or Treat @ Hughesville Baptist, Hughesville
    • Monday, 10/31, 6:30pm-8:00pm
  • Mall-O-Ween @ St. Charles Town Center, Waldorf
    • Monday, 10/31, 4:00pm-6:00pm

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