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The Best Places for Halloween Trick or Treating in Lakeland

Neighborhoods for Halloween Trick or Treat Lakeland Florida

Are you looking for the best trick or treating neighborhoods near you in Lakeland? Or a great Halloween Event or Trunk or Treat?

We have plenty of great community events on Halloween in Lakeland, Winter Haven, Plant City, Bartow, and across Polk County and Central Florida – if you don’t live in a large neighborhood or you’re looking for somewhere to take your kids to Trick or Treat and enjoy the Halloween festivities, we strongly recommend one of the Halloween events listed below!

Since Halloween is on a Tuesday {school night} in 2023, there are quite a few events on Friday, October 27 and Saturday, October 28, so we’ve included those below for anyone who wants to get a head start on Halloween activities and Trick or Treating events in Lakeland. And if you REALLY want to get a head start, we’ve got a full list of Fall + Halloween Events happening throughout October.

Prefer a traditional Halloween experience where you go door to door, house to house? We’ve included some of the larger neighborhoods known for great Trick or Treating in previous years – that list can be found at the bottom to help you find the best place to trick or treat near you.

Don’t miss our Ultimate Guide to Fall & Halloween Activities for a full list of fun things to do this fall in Lakeland, Winter Haven, Polk County, and Central Florida including pumpkin patches, corn mazes, haunted houses, Halloween events, trunk or treats, drive-thru Halloween attractions, trick or treat details, and more.

You can also celebrate Halloween in other ways – visit a Corn Maze, Pumpkin Patch, Haunted Houses – or plan a candy scavenger hunt or other fun activity at home.

Wondering “What time does Trick or Treating start?” Click here for the answer! Be sure to practice Halloween Safety if you’re out and about.

Please check directly with event organizers for specific dates, discounts, current ticket prices, advance registration, and any last-minute changes. While we do our best to provide accurate information, we include an outside link so you can verify the details for all events and activities.

2023 Trick or Treat Events on Halloween Weekend

Halloween Events on Friday, October 27

Halloween Events on Saturday, October 28

Halloween Events on Sunday, October 29

Halloween Events on Monday, October 30

2023 Events on Halloween Night

Halloween Events on Tuesday, October 31

These events only cover Halloween weekend. Visit our calendar of Trunk or Treats and Halloween Events in Lakeland and Polk County for a full list of events in October 2023.

We also have Halloween Events listed by city to help find family friendly Halloween Events near you:

The Best Places to Trick or Treat Near You

Searching for the best place to trick or treat near you? We always recommend people check with their own neighbors for Trick or Treating plans. NextDoor is a great place to connect with your neighborhood.

If you don’t live in a neighborhood or your neighborhood isn’t participating in Halloween this year, these are some of the larger neighborhoods in Lakeland and Polk County where there are typically quite a few houses handing out candy to trick or treaters. Find out what time Trick or Treating starts near you.

Find a safe place to park and walk – do not try to drive through these neighborhoods from street to street. Only trick or treat at houses with lights on and do not approach homes with the lights off.

  • Deerbrooke (South Lakeland)
  • Christina (South Lakeland)
  • Sundance (South Lakeland / Mulberry)
  • Imperial Lakes (South Lakeland / Mulberry)
  • Lake Morton / Lake Hollingsworth area
  • Bridgewater (off Lakeland Hills Blvd in North Lakeland)

Fall + Halloween Activity Guide

🌽 Corn Mazes 🎃 Pumpkin Patches 💀 Haunted Houses 🍬 Halloween Events in Polk County 👸 Neighborhoods for Trick or Treating 🍭 Trick or Treat Hours and more!