HALLOWEEN 2016: Events and trick-or-treating times in our region

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(WJHL) – News Channel 11 has compiled a list of fall and Halloween-themed events in the Tri-Cities region. We are continuously updating this list.

Please check back often for the latest events. If you have a similar themed event that you want to see featured on this page, send details about your event to news@wjhl.com.

EVENTS IN OUR REGION

HALLOWEEN DAY – October 31

JOHNSON CITY, TN
Carver Rec to host 30th annual Halloween Festival: Carver Recreation Center, 322 W. Watauga Ave. in Johnson City, will host its 30th annual Halloween Festival on Monday, Oct. 31 from 6-9 p.m. This event is open to all ages and will include a variety of Halloween fun and games. Admission is free for ages 6-16, $1 for adults in costume, and $2 for adults without costume. Game tickets will be $.50 each. Prizes will be awarded for best costume in three age groups. For more information, please call (423)461-8830.

JOHNSON CITY, TN 
Mall at Johnson City presents a frighteningly fun time for kids during Mall-o-ween
Monday, October 31, from 5 – 8 p.m.
Cost: Free
2011 North Roan Street Johnson City, TN 37601
Wizards-in-training, junior Jedis, mini Marvel and DC superheroes and picture-perfect princesses are invited to show-off their most creative, spookiest and spectacular costumes at The Mall at Johnson City’s annual Mall-o-ween Costume Party and sweets stroll this Halloween. This safe, indoor, air-conditioned and entertaining alternative to traditional outdoor Halloween activities will offer free trick-or-treating fun the whole family can enjoy. In addition, attendees will enjoy a costume contest, games and arts and crafts. Call (423) 282-5312 or visit http://www.mallatjohnsoncity.com.

Contest times are as follows:
Infants: 5 p.m.
1-2 years: 5:30 p.m.
3-4 years: 6 p.m.
5-6 years: 6:30 p.m.
7-12 years: 7 p.m.
Family: 7:30 p.m.

JOHNSON CITY, TN 
Legal Aid of East Tennessee (LAET) will be handing out sweet treats at The Chamber of Commerce’s annual “Trick or Treat on Walnut Street.” The free event is scheduled for Halloween afternoon along Johnson City’s Walnut Street. “LAET is excited to participate again this year in this great community happening,” said Deborah Yeomans-Barton, Managing Attorney for LAET’s Johnson City office. “We are happy to be part of this wonderful family event.” Hours for “Trick or Treat on Walnut Street” are from 3:30pm until 5:30pm on Monday, October 31st. The Chamber is expecting the event to be attended by 3,000 to 4,000 people this year. For more information on this program, contact LAET’s Johnson City office at (423) 928-8311.

SULLIVAN COUNTY, TN
Children will be treated to candy and a night of fun, during the annual Trunk-or-

(Source: Facebook)
Previous trunk-or-treat at Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office (Source: Facebook)Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office to host a Trunk-or-Treat

Treat event at the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office!
The free event will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Monday Oct. 31st at the Sheriff’s Office at 140 Blountville Bypass.
Trunk -or- treat is a fun community event designed as a safe environment for the children of Sullivan County to come out and enjoy Halloween. Last year’s Trunk or Treat had over 3,000 visitors and multiple trunks for children to get candy from. In addition, the Sheriff’s office will be transformed into a haunted house.

BRISTOL, VA 
Bristol Virginia Police Host Trunk-or-Treat
the public is invited to HALLOWEEN TRUNK OR TREAT hosted by the Bristol Virginia Police Department! It will be held on the back lot of City Hall, 300 Lee Street, Bristol, Virginia, inside of the police parking area. WALK-IN ONLY! October 31st, 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM. There will be no parking available in the police department parking lot where the event is being held. Please park in parking areas on surrounding streets, in City Hall parking lot on Lee Street or in parking lot on Spencer Street behind the police garage. The gate will be open on Lee Street to allow easy access with members of public safety present. Bring your kids for a great TRUNK OR TREAT experience! Chief of Police John Austin is supporting this event to provide a safe environment for children to collect candy, show off their costumes and meet some of the city’s police officers, firefighters and EMS personnel. All children must be accompanied by a parent or adult and are asked to bring a bag to collect their candy. For more information, contact the police department’s Crime Prevention Specialist, Nicole Slagle, at 276-645-7281 or email at CrimePrev@bristolva.org.

BRISTOL, TN 
Bass Pro Shops free Halloween Event takes place from Monday, October 24 to Monday, October 31.
There will be free 4 x 6 photos with an option to buy more. See coupon below for details. The event also includes free crafts and other giveaways. Plus Trick-or-Treating and Costume Parades on Sunday from 3:00 to 5:00 pm and on Halloween from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Event Hours:
Halloween: 4:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Great Pumpkin Celebration – Free Halloween Event at Bass Pro Shops (Click here to download the .pdf)

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ABINGDON, VA
he Washington VA County Sheriff’s Office will participate in a statewide Halloween Tweet Along. Law enforcement agencies from all over Virginia will be tweeting on Halloween night. The hashtag to follow the Halloween Tweet Along is #TweetsOnPatrol and it will allow followers to interact with WCSO, as well as other police departments. This tweet along allows the public an inside look to what law enforcement will be doing on Halloween night, from patrols of heavy pedestrians areas to building and property checks. If you are not signed up for Twitter, now is the time to start! Follow the Washington County Sheriff’s Office on Twitter- @WCSOVAPIO for the Halloween Tweet Along. The tweet along will be conducted during the hours of 5:00 PM and 12:00 AM. For more information or questions, call the WCSO at 276-676-6008.

ABINGDON, VA
The Town of Abingdon will observe Halloween on Monday, October 31st. The town’s ordinance pertaining to trick or treat visits (50-3) limits trick or treating to children 12 years of age and under on Halloween night. Also, all trick-or-treat visits need to be concluded before 10pm.

ASHEVILLE, NC
Asheville Outlets Boo Bash
800 Brevard Road, Asheville, NC 28806.
Monday, October 31st Trick-or-Treating from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. and Music, Games and Crafts from 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. For more info check out; http://www.shopashevilleoutlets.com.


FREEBIES – BUT YOU MAY NEED A COSTUME 

Kids dressed in costume can receive a free “Scary Face Pancake” until 10:00 p.m. on Monday.  http://www.ihop.com/Scary-Face-Pancakes

Trick-or-treaters at Krispy Kreme can get a free doughnut on Monday. No purchase is needed.  http://www.krispykreme.com/

Kids dressed in costume can win 50 free tickets. Just stop by and show off your costume.  https://www.chuckecheese.com/


OTHER EVENTS ACROSS TENNESSEE 

ONGOING: 

Now through Oct. 31

Memphis – Free Halloween activities include the classic Peanuts® characters, Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Linus, Sally and Lucy, crafts for kids, a Halloween costume parade, trick-or-treating, free 4×6 photos with the Peanuts gang and much more at Bass Pro Shops locations.

Oct. 31

Huntingdon – Trunk or Treats is a free community event with candy, popcorn, games, costumes and more 6-8 p.m. CT on the Huntingdon Court Square.#


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