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List: 2021 trick or treat times in Acadiana

CDC issues COVID-19 guidelines for Halloween, classifies trick-or-treating as 'high risk'
Posted at 2:01 PM, Sep 29, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-30 14:31:09-04

Below is a list of trick or treat times throughout Acadiana.

Halloween falls on a Sunday this year - and some towns are holding trick or treat on a different day besides October 31.

Some municipalities in Acadiana have not yet decided. KATC will continue to update this list as cities and towns make a decision.

If you would like to add your event to this list, email news@katctv.com.

ACADIA PARISH

Church Point: October 30, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Crowley: October 30, 5:30 pm to 7 pm
Estherwood: October 31, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Iota: October 30, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Mermentau: October 31, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Morse: October 31, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Rayne: October 30, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Other Events:

LSUE is hosting a trunk or treat on October 31 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. Businesses, individuals, elected officials, political candidates, groups & churches are welcomed and encouraged to host a trunk, table, or booth. The registration fee is $10. First responders "show" with all of their equipment and K-9 to take pictures with the kids.

Estherwood October Fete will be held Saturday, October 30. Halloween costume contest; adult age 12 and up fee is $5, children 11 and under is free with the purchase of a wristband. Judging at 3 pm. $5 wristbands for kids cover all activities (face painting, fun jumps, hayride train rides, costume contest) plus a free bag of candy. The event will be held at the K.C. Hall on Cemetary Road. There will also be a gumbo cook-off, live music, farmer's market, arts and crafts, and more.

The community of Mire will have a Trick of Treat on October 30, 2021, from 3 pm to 4 pm on Willow Cove Road with a Church Point Address.

The Church Point Police Department is hosting its first Trunk or Treat. It will be held at the Depot and Depot Park. The Department is welcoming vehicles, decorated tables, and tents to participate in handing out candy. Contact them at the Church Point Police Department at 337 684-5455 to reserve a spot. Leave a name and number and what kind of spot you need to pre-register the number of people attending.

EVANGELINE PARISH

Basile: October 26, 5 pm to 7 pm
Chataignier: October 29, 6 pm to 8 pm
Mamou: October 31, 5:30 pm to 8 pm
Pine Prairie: October 29, 6 pm to 8pm
Turkey Creek: October 30, 6 pm to 8 pm
Ville Platte: October 31, 6 to 8 pm

Other Events:

Basile Block Party will be held on October 26 from 5 pm to 7 pm.
Chicot State Park: Trick or Treat on Saturdays from 4-6 pm in the South campground— October 9, 16, 23, & 30. Reservations for campsites can be made online at www.reservelastateparks.com or by calling 877-226-7652.
Rock the Block Trick or Treat Trail in Ville Platte on October 28, 2021 from 6:00pm until approximately 7:30pm.

IBERIA PARISH

Jeanerette: Drive-thru Halloween event at City Park on October 30 from 6-8 pm. Everyone gets a treat, no one leaves their car. Donations accepted at the Fire Hall on 1810 Martin Luther King, Police Department or City Hall.
New Iberia: October 31, 6 pm to 8 pm
Delcambre: October 31, 6 pm to 8 pm
Loreauville: October 31, 6 pm to 8 pm

For the parish: Trick or treating will take place from 6 pm to 8 pm on Sunday, October 31.

Other Events:

The City of New Iberia will host its first Halloween parade scheduled for October 30 at 2 pm. The event starts in front of City Hall. Event organizers will color the fountain black and then proceed down Main Street. If you are interested in participating in the parade or volunteering to decorate Downtown, email hdavid@cityofnewiberia.com for more information.

The 2nd annual Trunk or Treat in New Iberia will be held Saturday, October 30, from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm in West End Park. Games, food, candy, cars will be out for kids to enjoy. The event is being held with the participation of local businesses as well as the City of New Iberia’s Parks and Recreation Department.

The 6th Annual Halloween Community Block Party will be held on October 30. Free event. Wear costumes. 114 Sojourner Rd, New Iberia. For more info call James Knatt 337-201-6187.

JEFF DAVIS PARISH

Elton: Trick or treat canceled
Jennings: October 31, 5 pm to 7 pm
Lake Arthur: October 31, 6 to 8 pm
Welsh: October 31, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

LAFAYETTE PARISH

Broussard: October 31, 6 pm to 8 pm
Carencro: October 31, 6 pm to 8 pm
Duson: October 31, 6 pm to 8 pm
Lafayette: October 31, 6 pm to 8 pm
Scott: October 31, 6 pm to 8 pm
Youngsville: October 31, 6 pm to 8 pm

Other Events:

Hub City Ford (2909 SE Evangeline Thruway in Lafayette) is hosting the 6th Annual Trunk or Treat on October 30 from 11 am to 1:30 pm. The costume contest will be held at 1 pm.
Hub City Ford is also hosting a Hay Maze from October 15 - October 30.

Lafayette Biker Community presents: A community Halloween trunk-r-treat will take place on Saturday, Oct. 30, from 4 P.M. to 7 P.M.
The event will take place at 1600 N. St. Antoine in Lafayette.

Drive-thru trick or treat: Scott Business Association in partnership with Scott Area Team Sports, Scott Police Department, and The City of Scott will be hosting the 2nd annual Scary Street in Scott. The event will take place on October 31, 2021, from 2 pm to 4 pm on Lions Club Rd in Scott. This is a drive-through trick or treat event where Lions Club Rd. will be blocked off and local businesses and organizations will be handing out candy to children inside the vehicles. Parents are asked to drive their kids entering from St. Mary St. and will exit onto one of the side streets from Lions Club Rd. Some of the businesses and organizations involved are Holiday Inn Express & Suites Scott, FirstTurn, Cashway Pharmacy, Kiwanis of Scott, Gene Robin Towing, Royal Elites, Home Bank, Fenstermaker, Fezzo's, Ragin Productions, Vanity by V, and Hollier's Specialty Roofing. If any additional businesses and organizations wish to participate, please email SBA at sba@sbascott.org.

A Trunk or Treat will be held on October 30 from 2 pm to 7 pm at the Walmart in Carencro, located at 3810 NE Evangeline Thruway. There will be a photo station, games, music, and costume awards. All children are welcome and must be accompanied by an adult. If you'd like to participate, you can register here.

Adults and little ones alike will get into the Halloween spirit when the UL Lafayette Symphony presents its Annual Halloween Concert: Thursday, October 28, 7:00 p.m. in Angelle Hall Auditorium. Orchestra members will be wearing costumes and the audience is encouraged to show up in their favorite Halloween costumes. Musical highlights of this year's concert include: Prokofiev-Peter and the Wolf, Wagner-Ride of the Valkyries, and Lloyd Webber-Phantom of the Opera. Guest appearance by Shawn Roy, Natalie Connor, Chad Boudreaux, Todd Warren. Put on a costume and come join us. It's a great way to celebrate the holiday in a fun and entertaining way! Admission is $10 for adults and children. FREE for all UL students, faculty, and staff with current ID.
Seating is limited to 350 guests and tickets must be purchased ahead of time online (this includes free tickets for UL students, faculty, staff). Click here to purchase tickets: https://ulshalloween.brownpapertickets.com. All proceeds benefit the UL-Lafayette Symphony Orchestra Program. For more information call the UL Symphony at (337) 482-6050. Face masks will be required for all audience members age 5 and older. No exceptions.

Lift City Harvest Festival will be held on October 31. Doors open at 12 pm. Admission is free and there will be pumpkin painting, hayrides & maze, mechanical bull, magic show, field &carnival games, music, games, fall food faves, candy, and more. They are located at 123 Carmel Drive, Lafayette, LA 70501. More information is also available on their website, liftcitychurch.org.

Two events happening at Vermilionville in Lafayette:

  1. Join them for a fun fall festival for the family at the annual Boo Bayou. Admission is $5 for ages 2 and older, and the event runs from 10 am - 3 pm. There will be plenty to keep your squad busy including old-time games, face painting, balloon animals with The Fun Co., and more. They will also have a coloring station and trick-or-treating throughout the historic village.
  2. At 7, things take a turn for Murder on the Bayou, an interactive murder mystery at Vermilionville. Collect and solve clues that lead you step-by-step through a spooky scavenger hunt in the historic village after dark! The Performance Center will also be open with food and drinks and music. Costumes are encouraged to fit the spooky season! Tickets are $10 per person or register early here for $8.

Trunk or Treat at the Lafayette Police Department Sunday, October 31, 2021, 6 pm – 8 pm at at Girard Park Parking Lot at 500 Girard Park Drive. Children 12 years and under along with their parents. Enjoy decorated police units while officers hand out candy at your vehicle.

Trunk or Treat will be held on October 31 from 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm at Northside High student parking lot. Wear your Halloween costume.

Community Halloween Trick or Treat Event in Lafayette will take place at ten local businesses within a one block area between Arnould Boulevard and Leonie Street. The event will be held Saturday, October 30, from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. Participating businesses include Lafayette Music, The HUT, The Pink Paisley, Hershey's Great American Cookie, Bella Grace Paper, Graze Acadiana, Clothing Loft, Cat Clinic, Politics, and Boulevard Nutrition. Kids are encouraged to dress in costumes.

ST LANDRY PARISH

Arnaudville: October 30, 6 pm to 8 pm
Cankton: October 31, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Eunice: October 31, 6 to 8 pm
Grand Coteau: October 31, 6 pm to 8 pm
Krotz Springs: October 31, 5:30 to 7:30 pm
Leonville: Sunday, October 31, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Opelousas: October 30 from 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Palmetto: October 31, 6 to 8 pm
Port Barre: October 30, 5:30 pm to 7 pm
Sunset: October 31, 6 pm to 8 pm
Washington: October 31, 5 pm to 7 pm

Other Events:

LSUE is hosting a trunk or treat on October 31 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. Businesses, individuals, elected officials, political candidates, groups & churches are welcomed and encouraged to host a trunk, table or booth. The registration fee is $10. First responders "show" with all of their equipment and K-9 to take pictures with the kids.

ST MARTIN PARISH

Breaux Bridge: October 31, 6 pm to 8 pm
Butte La Rose: October 31, 6 pm to 8 pm
Cade: October 31, 6 pm to 8 pm
Catahoula: October 31, 6 pm to 8 pm
Cecilia: October 31, 6 pm to 8 pm
Henderson: October 31, 6 pm to 8 pm
Parks:
St. Martinville: October 31, 6 pm to 8 pm
Stephensville: October 31, 6 pm to 8 pm

Other Events:

Trunk or Treat - October 30, 5 pm to 7 pm, Cecile Poche' Memorial Park

1st Annual Estherwood October Fete Saturday, October 30 10 AM - til
K.C. Hall on Cemetary Road Saint Martinville, La

  • Gumbo cook-off $25 per team judging begins at 1:00 P.M.
  • Village scrapbooks dating back to 1967.
  • Food, live music, large market, arts, crafts, vendors, face painting, fun jumps, hayrides train.
  • Halloween Costume Contest (age 12 on up) $5 fee

Children: age 11 and under (free with the purchase of wristband)Judging for Halloween contest: 3:00 P.M.
All proceeds are to benefit Town parks.
More information: Call 384-3489

ST MARY PARISH

Amelia: October 30, 6 pm to 8 pm
Baldwin: October 30, 6 pm to 8 pm
Bayou Vista: October 30, 6 pm to 8 pm
Berwick: October 31, 6 pm to 8 pm
Franklin: October 30, 6 pm to 8 pm
Morgan City: October 31, 6 pm to 8 pm
Patterson: October 30, 6 pm to 8 pm

Additional events:

Trunk or Treat Oct. 23, 2021, under the Hwy 90 bridge from 4 pm - 6 pm, costume contest 6 pm to 6:30 pm; 7:30 pm movie in Lawrence Park in Morgan City.

City of Franklin's 3rd Annual Boo on the Bayou Saturday, October 30 from 6 pm - 8 pm. A Safe, Family Friendly Trunk or Treat along the Historic Bayou Teche on Teche Drive lined with Businesses, Churches, Schools, Non-Profit Organizations, and Community Members striving to continue the Revitalization of Franklin. Boo on the Bayou will happen simultaneous with city-wide Trick or Treating on October 30 from 6 pm - 8 pm. If you, your business, church, school or organization would like to take part in issuing pre-packaged candy to the public, please contact Tammy Rogers at (337) 828-6350 to register. They have been averaging 2,500 - 3,000 people in attendance for the past two years. There will be Covid-19 protocols.

Fall Fest 2021 at the Morgan City Petting Zoo on October 23. Starts at 9 am. Click here for more information.

Patterson Community Center Trunk or Treat and Costume Contest October 20 who has the best costume? Categories: child: up to age 8 and child: 9-12 years of age
Teenager, Family, Most original, Scariest, cutest and more. Prizes will be awarded 6 pm. 1101 First St.

Charenton Reservation Trick or Treating on the reservation is scheduled for Saturday, October 30 from 6 P.M. until 8 P.M. Due to the pandemic, it will be restricted to Tribal members and reservation residents.

Cypremort Point State Park October 30 at 306 Beach Lane Franklin - pumpkin carving 2 pm, costume contest at 3:15 pm, trunk or treat at 4 pm to 6 pm, and hayride at 6 pm.

VERMILION PARISH

Abbeville: October 31, 6 pm to 8 pm
Erath: October 30, 6 pm to 8 pm
Gueydan: October 31, 5 pm to 7 pm
Kaplan: October October 31, 5 pm to 7 pm
Maurice: October 31, 6 pm to 8 pm

Other events:

2021 Pumpkin Patch/craft fair/hayrides/face painting and more!
October 1-31
1149 LA-699 - next to Vermilion High School in Maurice, La
Weekdays: 3-7 P.M.
Saturdays: 9 A.M. to 7 P.M.
Sundays: 12 P.M. to 7 P.M

Relay for Life of Vermilion presents A Spooky Celebration on Saturday, October 23 in Abbeville. It will be held at the Cecil McCrory Exhibit Building - 4-H Barn, located at 1105 West Port St. It will include a car show, live music, vendors, and more. For information on the relay, visit relayforlife.org/vermilionla.

Erath Project Graduation Halloween Bash 2021
Saturday October 30, 2021
Robert J Segura Memorial Stadium, Erath
6:00pm until 9:00pm

Around the State:

New Orleans: Krewe of Boo 2021 parade rolls Saturday, October 23 at 6:30 pm.

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