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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 neighborhood to Trick or Treat in Lakeland? Or a great Halloween Event or Trunk or Treat?

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!

Since Halloween is on a Sunday, there are quite a few events on Friday, October 29 and Saturday, October 30, 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.

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 treat, drive-thru Halloween attractions 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.

Need ideas for safer Halloween activities? We’ve got ’em.

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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.

2021 Trunk or Treats on Halloween Weekend

2021 Events on Halloween Night

These are only the events on 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 2021.

The Best Neighborhoods for Trick or Treating 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 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.

**2021 UPDATE – none of these locations have been confirmed for 2021. This list is based on our knowledge of the larger neighborhoods and suggestions made on Facebook in previous years.**

  • 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)

Fall + Halloween Activity Guide

Check out our Ultimate Fall & Halloween Activity Guide to find more things to do including:
🌽 Corn Mazes 🎃 Pumpkin Patches 💀 Haunted Houses 🍬 Halloween Events in Polk County 👸 Neighborhoods for Trick or Treating 🍭 Trick or Treat Hours and more!