FRANKFORT, Ind.The City of Frankfort has announced its official trick-or-treat hours will be 5:00 – 9:00 p.m. on Halloween night, Sunday, October 31.

The Board of Public Works and Safety approved trick-or-treat times at their September 14 meeting. Residents who are planning to share candy should turn on their porch lights during trick-or-treat hours.

Frankfort Police are offering safety tips for trick-or-treaters. According to Police Chief Scott Shoemaker, trick-or-treaters of all ages are encouraged to take the following precautions to help ensure a safe evening by choosing a well-lit path of travel and only visit homes of those you know and that have porch lights on.

“We encourage all trick-or-treaters to wear reflective clothing and make sure costumes are fire-resistant. Remember to stop at the edge of streets before crossing and never run into the road.” Shoemaker said. Motorists are asked to be especially careful on Halloween night by decreasing speed and increasing awareness of trick-or-treating children and families.

Along with Frankfort Main Street, many downtown business will be trick-or-treating from 5:30pm – 7:00pm. Stop by if you dare for the Kid’s Costume Contest at Veterans Park, judging begins at 6pm.

In addition to trick-or-treating within their neighborhoods and downtown Frankfort, Frankfort’s ghosts, witches, superheroes, and goblins can visit the Frankfort Unified Neighborhood Truck or Treat event at T.P.A. Park on Saturday, October 30, 2021 from 5:00pm – 9:00pm.

Frankfort announces 2021 Halloween hours. (Photo by David Menidrey)