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Trick-or-Treating hours for the City of Joliet

10/21/2018, 6 a.m.
The City of Joliet encourages its residents to participate in the upcoming Halloween holiday by trick-or-treating or passing out candy. ...

The City of Joliet encourages its residents to participate in the upcoming Halloween holiday by trick-or-treating or passing out candy. The designated trick-or-treating hours for the City of Joliet are 4 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018. Homes that want to participate in trick-or treating should leave on a porch or exterior lights. As you plan for a safe and happy Halloween, please keep in mind these safety tips:

For trick-or-treaters and parents:

  • Accompany all young children while trick-or-treating. Older participants should travel in groups and avoid traveling alone.

  • Stick to neighborhoods you are familiar with.

  • Closely inspect all candy before eating. Check labels closely for potential allergens.

  • Avoid homemade treats given out by strangers.

  • Remind children to walk, not run, between houses and use sidewalks when available.

  • Use caution when crossing the street and cross only at intersections when traffic is clear.

  • Wear brightly colored costumes or add reflective tape to costumes for visibility. Carry a flashlight.

Residents:

  • Motorists should be careful and alert during and around these hours.

  • Use battery powered candles to light your jack-o'-lantern and other decorations.

  • Leave walk-ways and paths to homes clear and well-lit to avoid trip hazards.

  • Leave on a porch or exterior lights if you plan to participate in trick-or-treating.

Anyone experiencing suspicious behavior, vandalism or similar activity should report it immediately to the non-emergency Joliet Police phone number at 815-726-2491.

Always call 9-1-1 in case of emergency.