With Halloween upon us, it is important to think about safety when you take your set of twins, triplets, or higher order multiples out trick-or-treating this season. The Michigan State Police has recommended the following safety tips to help your Halloween night be safe and fun.
Trick-or-treating Tip #1:
Children of any age should be accompanied by an adult.
Trick-or-treating Tip #2:
Accept treats at the door and never go into a stranger's house.
Trick-or-treating Tip #3:
Stay in familiar neighborhoods. Plan your route and share it with your family.
Trick-or-treating Tip #4:
Stay in a group.
Trick-or-treating Tip #5:
Only visit homes that have the porch light on.
Trick-or-treating Tip #6:
Stay in populated and well-lit areas. Do not cut through back alleys or fields.
Are you wondering when trick-or-treating is taking place in your Grand Rapids neighborhood? Check out these dates and times of some of the local trick-or-treat opportunities for you and your set of multiples to enjoy!
Battle Creek: Wednesday October 31 from 6-10 p.m.
Caledonia: Wednesday, Oct. 31. (Exact times not listed)
East Grand Rapids: Wednesday, October 31 from 6-8 p.m.
Grand Haven: Wednesday, October 31 from 6-8 p.m.
Grand Rapids: Wednesday, October 31 from dusk until 8 p.m.
Grandville: Wednesday, October 31 from 6-8 p.m.
Holland: Wednesday, October 31 from 5-7 p.m.
Kalamazoo: Wednesday, October 31, time not designated
Lansing: Monday, Oct. 29 in the Historic Washington Square, 5-7:30 p.m. Plus, neighborhood trick-or-treating on Wednesday, Oct. 31, time not designated
Muskegon: Wednesday, October 31 from 6-8 p.m.
Rockford: Wednesday, October 31 from 5:30-8 p.m.
Sparta: Wednesday, October 31 from 5:30-8 p.m.
Wayland: Wednesday, October 31 from 5:30-8 p.m.
Wyoming: Wednesday, October 31 - does not set a time.
Zeeland: Wednesday, October 31 from 5-8 p.m.
The Grand Rapids and surrounding areas are also offering several indoor trick-or-treat options to choose from. If you want to avoid the weather and provide a warm and safe environment for your set of twins, triplets, or higher order multiples to trick-or-treat in, check out these opportunities for Indoor Trick-or-Treating.