Noblesville Announces Trick-or-Treat Hours, Recommendations for Halloween

10/02/2020

The official trick-or-treat hours in the City of Noblesville will be from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Saturday, October 31. Residents in Noblesville are not required to participate in Halloween celebrations, but the city offers the following recommendations due to the COVID-19 pandemic to those that choose to participate in the festivities on October 31:

  • It is recommended that all trick-or-treaters and their chaperones wear a mask – especially when approaching a door. It is not recommended to wear a costume mask over a facemask as this may make breathing difficult.

  • Stay at least six feet away from other people not in your group and provide room for those at doors to walk down before you walk up.

  • If you are welcoming trick-or-treaters and planning to hand out candy, we recommend you wear your own facemask when answering your door.

  • Plan ahead and decide how treats will be dispensed. If you are handing candy, please wash your hands prior to doing so and use hand sanitizer when needed.

  • Trick-or-treaters should only enjoy pre-packaged candy and other treats. Homemade treats should not be handed out or consumed.

  • Those who are not comfortable with having trick-or-treaters should make sure they do not have their porch lights on – a symbol that you are handing out treats. If porch lights are off, trick-or-treaters should take that as a message to not approach the home.

*Depending on state policies and guidance, these recommendations may change prior to Halloween.

The Noblesville Police Department will have extra patrols out that evening to provide additional security. Motorists are asked to use extra care while driving that night.

The Centers for Disease Control has issued a number of recommendations – ranging from high- to low-risk activities – on ways to celebrate Halloween. To view the CDC recommendations, visit click here.