Halloween: Best town for trick-or-treat in every state

Trick-or-treaters at local fire stations

You can also make stops at Ukanuzit, the City of Seward offices at City Hall and the Annex, Hotel Seward, the Library, the National Park Service Building, the Orca Building, and Zak's Realty. Face painting is a safe option.

Officers said there are still several neighborhoods without streetlights, leaving kids trick-or-treating in the dark.

"Traditionally, Halloween has been a very safe time of year", said MacDonald, noting that children, parents, guardians and motorists have to work together to make sure the evening is a safe one.

To cut some of the sugar while still enjoying the holiday, Sawyer recommended ditching the vehicle and walking between houses, encouraging kids to take only one piece of candy per house, and even having a contest to see who can get the most steps in when trick-or-treating.

ยท Stay in a group and make sure to communicate where to go.

- Parents should set specific times to go out and check in on their children once in a while.

Taylor said everyone should use cross walks or intersections when crossing the street.

And for the handfuls of candy your kids are about to come home with, "Absolutely sort through it, check it out anything that's been opened don't eat it".

With trick-or-treating comes lots and lots of candy.

Teach children to say NO or GET AWAY from any person or situation making them feel scared, uncomfortable or confused.

If kids turn in 25 pieces of candy they can trade those in for a toy and all the candy collected will then be sent to our troops overseas to give them a little taste of home.

Sheriff Whittington also reminds residents that sex offenders are not allowed to participate in Halloween activities.

Read on to find out if your town is the best for trick-or-treaters.

"Trick-or-treaters of various ages will be out for Halloween, and drivers should exercise additional caution, especially watching for children who may suddenly dart into the roadway", DPS director Steven McCraw said.

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