Are you looking for the best place to Trick or Treat in Lakeland?
We have plenty of great community events on Halloween in Lakeland, Plant City, Bartow, and across Polk County – 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!
Downtown Lakeland will have Halloween themed fun all day – starting with the Downtown Farmers Market, then Trick or Treating from shop to shop, and then a Fall Festival at Just Cares.
Since Halloween is on a Saturday, there are quite a few events on Friday, October 30 as well, so we’ve included those below for anyone who wants to get a head start on Trick or Treating in Lakeland.
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.
Prefer to avoid the crowds this Halloween? We have a list of Drive-Thru Halloween events.
Halloween is NOT canceled this year – we just need to adapt how we hand out candy, be sure to social distance, and be more cautious in our interactions on Halloween.
Need ideas for safer Halloween activities? We’ve got ’em.
Please check directly with event organizers or local businesses for mask requirements, safety protocols, advance registration, and any last-minute changes. All information on our website is for informational purposes only – we are not qualified to provide health or safety recommendations.
Places to Trick or Treat on October 30
[ecs-list-events cat=’fall-halloween’ venue=”true” titlesize=”32px” thumb=”true” excerpt=”150″ excerpt=”300″ limit=’300′ fromdate=’2020-10-30′ todate=’2020-10-30′ futureonly=”true” exclude_id=”39371, 38251″ cost=”true” buttonbg=”#064e71″ buttonfg=”white” button=”View Details”]
Places to Trick or Treat on October 31
[ecs-list-events cat=’fall-halloween’ venue=”true” titlesize=”32px” thumb=”true” excerpt=”150″ excerpt=”300″ limit=’300′ fromdate=’2020-10-31′ todate=’2020-10-31′ futureonly=”false” exclude_id=”39372, 38252″ cost=”true” buttonbg=”#064e71″ buttonfg=”white” button=”View Details”]
The Best Neighborhoods for Trick or Treating in Lakeland
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 where there are typically quite a few houses handing out candy to trick or treaters.
Please only trick or treat at houses with lights on and do not approach homes with the lights off.
**2020 UPDATE – none of these locations have been confirmed. This list is based on our knowledge of the larger neighborhoods and suggestions made on Facebook.**
- Deerbrooke (South Lakeland)
- Christina (South Lakeland)
- Sundance (South Lakeland / Mulberry)
- Imperial Lakes (South Lakeland / Mulberry)
- Waterford (off New Jersey – South Lakeland)
- Bloomfield Hills (off Gib-Galloway in North Lakeland)
Don’t miss our Ultimate Guide to Fall & Halloween Activities for a full list of fun things to do this fall in Lakeland and Central Florida including pumpkin patches, corn mazes, haunted houses, Halloween events, trunk or treat, drive-thru Halloween attractions and more.