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There’s no shortage of ways to celebrate Halloween this year in Middle Georgia.
While cities have set recommended times for traditional trick-or-treating, there are plenty of alternatives for those seeking for another option.
Here’s a roundup of events set for Oct. 31:
Trick-or-Treat in Downtown Macon — Participating businesses will pass out candy and dog treats to trick-or-treaters from 4-7 p.m., according to Main Street Macon. There also will be free face painting offered at The 567 Center for Renewal.
Trick or Treat On The Square — The city’s annual trick-or-treating event around the courthouse square is set for 5:30-7:30 p.m., according to Forsyth Main Street’s website. For more information, call Main Street Forsyth at 478-994-7747 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Museum of Aviation will host a trunk-or-treat from 5-7 p.m. All candy will be provided by the 78th Security Forces Squadron. Food, hot chocolate and candy apples will be sold on site. Anyone wishing to register a vehicle to help pass out candy can email 78SFSTrunkorTreat@gmail.com or call 478-222-1980.
Mayor and council will await trick-or-treaters at City Hall, 300 East Church Street, from 3-6 p.m. For more information, call the city clerk’s office at 478-953-4734.
Nightmare on Main Street — A one-stop trick-or-treat experience is set for 6-7 p.m. on Main Street. A costume contest will take place at the gazebo about 5:30 p.m., according to the Facebook page for Byron’s Convention and Visitors Bureau. For more information, call 478-743-3401.
Trunk-or-Treat and Haunted Trail — A trunk-or-treat is set for 6-8 p.m. at Rozar Park, where there also will be a haunted trail from 6-7:30 p.m. The park is located at 1060 Keith Drive, and the events are free. For more information, call 478-988-2860.