11 Stateline-Area Drive-Thru Halloween Events to Take the Kids To In 2020
My kids have been talking about Halloween for MONTHS. What they're going to dress up as; planning their trick-or-treat route in our neighborhood; where they're going to store all their candy; you name it, they have a plan for it.
In the last few weeks I have been trying to gently prepare them for the possibility of no trick-or-treating this year. We've discussed how a lot of our Halloween traditions will look a little different. Thankfully, the City of Rockford finally announced that trick-or-treating WILL BE happening this year, but I wanted to find more Halloween for them to enjoy this year.
That's when I came across an article on statelinekids.com that answered everything I was hoping to find! Here's their list of 11 drive-thru Halloween events happening in the Stateline-are this month and the fun starts this weekend!
- Screwcityjeeps815 2nd Annual Trunk-Or-Treat - Sunday, October 11 from 2 to 4 p.m. at JJ's Deli and Slot in New Milford. Admission is free.
- Twilight at Traxler - Wednesday, October 14 through Saturday, October 17 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Traxler Park in Janesville, WI. Drive through a a forest filled with lights, spooky-fun scenes and inflatables. Admission is free.
- Midway Village's All Hallows' Eve Drive-Thru Event - Saturday, October 17 from 12 to 6 p.m. at Midway Village's Victorian Village. $5 per car, admission includes 3 treat bags filled with candy.
- Traxler Trunk-Or-Treat - Sunday, October 18 from 1 to 3 p.m. at Traxler Park in Janesville, WI. Free admission. Face masks must be work by everyone in your car, and kids can hold treat bags out the car window to receive treats.
- A Mother's Love Trunk-Or-Treat - Saturday, October 24 from 2 to 5 p.m. at Cato Fashion's at 3818 W Riverside Blvd in Rockford. Free admission.
- Uptown Janesville Trunk-Or-Treat - Thursday, October 29 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Janesville Mall. Free admission.
- Treat Street at Crossroads Community Church - Sunday, October 25 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Crossroads Community Church in Winnebago, IL. Free admission.
- Drive-Thru Trunk-Or-Treat at Firstborn Ministries - Sunday, October 25 from 4 to 6 p.m. at Firstborn Ministries at 8213 N Alpine Rd. Free to attend, but pre-registration is required, here.
- Two Men and a Truck Rockford Drive-Thru Trunk-Or-Treat - Friday, October 30 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Northeast Christian Church at 5651 E. Riverside Blvd. Free to attend, face masks must be worn.
- Belvidere Area Chamber of Commerce Trunk-Or-Treat - Friday, October 30 from 4 to 6 p.m. at Manley's Belvidere Ford Lincoln at 1800 N State St. in Belvidere. Free to attend.
- CandyLand Drive-Thru at Life Church - Saturday, October 31 from 1 to 3 p.m. at both Life Church Assembly of God locations at 5910 Elevator Rd. in Roscoe Roscoe and 4312 20th St. in Rockford. Free to attend.
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