Trick or treating in East Texas

Trick or treating in East Texas
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POSTED: Wednesday, October 31, 2012 - 10:40am

UPDATED: Wednesday, October 31, 2012 - 11:16am

It's autumn in East Texas and Halloween is right around the corner!

Trick or treating is a great tradition that can be fun for the whole family. Here are some safe places to get your treats this year in East Texas!

Smith County

Tyler

  • WHO? Tyler Pounds Regional Airport
    WHAT? Fall Festival for Trick or Treating- Employees will be in costume handing out safe treats for kids ages 2-12.
    WHERE? Tyler Pounds Regional Airport
    WHEN? Wednesday, Oct. 31 from 4:30-6 p.m.
     
  • WHO? Broadway Square Mall
    WHAT?
    Boo Bash
    WHERE?
    4601 South Broadway Avenue
    WHEN?
    Wednesday, Oct. 31 5-7 p.m.
  • WHO? Tyler Parks and Recreation Center
    WHAT? Fall Family Fun Festival- There will be concessions, games, a petting zoo, and a costume contest starting at 6:30.
    WHERE? Glass Recreation Center 501 W. 32nd Street
    WHEN? Thursday, Oct. 25 from 4-7 p.m.
     
  • WHO? Ground Zero Comics
    WHAT?
    Free comics to children in costume
    WHERE?
    2714 East 5th Street
    WHEN?
    Until 8pm Halloween night
     
  • WHO? Tyler Junior College Criminal Justice students
    WHAT?
    Trunk or Treat
    WHERE?
    Tyler Junior College
    WHEN?
    Oct.31st from 6pm-8pm
     
  • WHO? Glenwood Church of Christ
    WHAT?
    Trunk or Treat
    WHERE?
    5210 Hollytree Drive 
    WHEN?
    Halloween night 6pm-7:30pm

 

  • WHO? Green Acres Baptist Church
  • WHAT? Autumn Festival - There will be games and candy handed out.
  • WHERE? 1607 Troup Highway
  • WHEN? Oct. 31 from 6 pm - 8:30 pm


 Whitehouse

  • WHO? Whitehouse Community Library
    WHAT? Costume Contest- Dress up as your favorite book character and win prizes!
    WHERE?
    107 Bascom Road
    WHEN?
    Saturday, Oct. 27 from 3 to 5 pm
  • WHO? Whitehouse YMCA
    WHAT?
    Halloween at the YMCA- Free carnival with games, prizes, candy, and a cake walk.
    WHERE?
    301 Terry St. Whitehouse, TX
    WHEN?
    Saturday, Oct. 20 from 6-8 p.m.

Cherokee County

Jacksonville

  • WHO? City of Jacksonville
    WHAT?
    Street Sweets- Admission is $1 per family, or a canned good or bag of candy. Donations benefit the HOPE Crisis Center.
    WHERE?
    Norman Activity Center parking lot 526 E. Commerce Street
    WHEN?
    Wednesday, Oct. 31 5-6 p.m.

  • WHO? Central Baptist Church
    WHAT?
    Harvest Fest
    WHERE?
    In the church parking lot and Family Life Center (Admission is one non-perishable food item per person.)
    WHEN?
    Oct 31 from 6pm-8pm

Rusk

  • WHO? City of Rusk
    WHAT?
    Trick or Treat on the Square-
    WHERE?
    Downtown Rusk Square
    WHEN?
    Wednesday, Oct. 31 4 p.m. until all the candy is gone!

 


Gregg County

Kilgore

  • WHO? City of Kilgore
    WHAT?
    Downtown Trick or Treat- Free candy, games, music, and a costume contest.
    WHERE?
    The Square in Kilgore
    WHEN?
    Wednesday, October 31 3:30-5 pm


Longview

  • WHO? Fellowship Bible Church
    WHAT?
    Farm Fair
    WHERE?
    4600 McCann Road
    WHEN?
    Saturday, Oct. 27 4-6 p.m.
  • WHO? Winterfield United Methodist Church
    WHAT?
    Fall Fest- Free games, candy, and moon walk.
    WHERE?
    Winterfield United Methodist Church Fall Fest, 2616 Tyron Road
    WHEN?
    Tuesday, Oct. 30 4 to 6 p.m.

  • WHO? First Baptist Church of Longview
    WHAT?
    Fall Fest and Trunk or Treat
    WHERE?
    R.O.C. parking lot on South and Fredonia streets in downtown Longview
    WHEN?
    Wednesday, Oct. 31 5-7 p.m.

  • WHO? First United Methodist Church
    WHAT?
    Totally Bananaz for Jesus Concert and Trunk or Treat
    WHERE?
    400 N. Fredonia Street in the Faith Center
    WHEN?
    Wednesday, Oct. 31 4 p.m.

  • WHO? Grace Creek Church
    WHAT?
    Fall Festival and Trunk or Treat
    WHERE? 1001 W. Hawkins Parkway
    WHEN? Wednesday, Oct. 31 6-8 p.m.

  • WHO? Oakland Heights Baptist Church
    WHAT?
    Fall Festival and Trunk of Treat
    WHERE?
    1600 Judson Road
    WHEN?
    Wednesday, Oct. 31 5-7 p.m.
     
  • WHO? Victory Temple Faith to Faith Ministry
    WHAT?
    Octoberfest-Harvest Festival
    WHERE?
    2133 S. Eastman Road
    WHEN?
    Wednesday, Oct. 31 4 p.m.
     
  • WHO? Woodland Hills Baptist Church
    WHAT?
    Fall Festival- Free hayrides, music, bounce house, candy, games, rides, and food.
    WHERE?
    2105 E. Loop 281
    WHEN?
    Wednesday, Oct. 31 5:30-8 p.m.
     
  • WHO? Longview Christian Church
    WHAT?
    HighLight Night
    WHERE?
    2400 McCann Road 
    WHEN?
    Wednesday, Oct. 31 6:45 p.m.
     
  • WHO? Longview Mall
    WHAT?
    Trick or treating at the mall
    WHERE?
    3500 McCann Road
    WHEN?
    5pm-6pm Halloween night

Gladewater

  • WHO? Gladewater Emergency Services
    WHAT?
    Emergency Services Fall Fest- Free hot dogs, games, candy, and a cake walk.
    WHERE?
    Gladewater, TX
    WHEN?
    October 27

 Wood County

Mineola

  • WHO? City of Mineola
    WHAT?
    Moonlight Madness Halloween Party
    WHERE?
    Downtwon Mineola
    WHEN?
    Monday, Oct. 31 5-8 p.m.

Quitman

  • WHO? City of Quitman, Chamber of Commerce, Friends of the Arboretum, and the Quitman Public Library
    WHAT?
    Night of Family Fun and Fright
    WHERE?
    Gov. Jim Hogg City Park, 518 S. Main Street
    WHEN?
    TBD

 Angelina County

Lufkin

  • WHO? Lufkin Parks and Recreation Center
    WHAT?
    Pumpkin Decorating Contest (Ages 10 and under)
    WHERE? 
    500 Pershing Avenue, Chambers Park Pavilion 2
    WHEN?
    Saturday, October 27 10a.m.-12p.m.
     
  • WHO? The Museum of East Texas
    WHAT?
    Pumpkin Party- games, refreshments, and face painting.
    WHERE?
    503 N. Second Street
    WHEN?
    Saturday, October 27 1-3 p.m.
     
  • WHO? City of Lufkin
    WHAT?
    Downtown Trick or Treat
    WHERE?
    Downtown Lufkin
    WHEN?
    Wednesday, October 31 3-5 p.m.

Upshur County

Gilmer

  • WHO? City of Gilmer
    WHAT?
    Treats on the Square
    WHERE?
    The Square in Gilmer
    WHEN?
    October 27th 5-8 p.m.

 




Nacogdoches County

Nacogdoches

  • WHO? City of Nacogdoches
    WHAT?
    Scare on the Square- trick-or-treating, costume contest, pet costume contest, hayride, petting zoo, pumpkin art contest, and Kroger's pumpkin baking contest.
    WHERE?
    On the square in downtown Nacogdoches
    WHEN? 
    Saturday, Oct. 29 5:00 p.m.
     
  • WHO? Millard's Crossing Historic Village
    WHAT?
    Ghosts of Millard's Crossing- hayride, face painting, cupcake walk, storytelling, and games
    WHERE?
    Millard's Crossing in Nacogdoches, TX
    WHEN?
    Wednesday, Oct. 31 6-8 p.m.

Henderson County

Chandler

  • WHO? Rock Hill Baptist Church
    WHAT?
    Fall Festival
    WHERE?
    Winchester Park 601 South Broad Street
    WHEN?
    Halloween night 5:30pm-8:30pm
    

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Comments News Comments

Ground Zero Comics in Tyler will be open until 8 pm on Halloween night and will be giving away FREE comics to children dressed in costumes. Selection is limited, so be sure and come by early. Located at 2714 E. 5th St. (East 5th and the Loop - just to the left of Brookshire's grocery). Hope to see you there!

For longview the mall is also doing an indoor trick or treat again this year. Its Wednesday night I believe it starts at 6 please call or go to their website to confirm time.

Fellowship Bible Church in Longview is having a Farm Fair on October 27, 4-6 p.m. Location: Fellowship Bible Church, 4600 McCann Road. There will be games to play, bounce house, candy, food to purchase, and good family fun for everyone.

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