Safe Trick 'R Treat returns Oct. 31

Calling all princesses and poltergeists!

Dublin’s Safe Trick ’R Treat is set for 4 to 5:30 p.m. in downtown Dublin on Wednesday, bringing with it a costume contest and other activities.

Dublin Lions Club members will be on-hand to help costumed kids crossing the street as they collect treats from downtown businesses.

A photo display will be set up at the Corner Lot, courtesy of The Dublin Citizen. 

The Citizen is once again taking care of the costume contest, with prizes provided by the Dublin Chamber of Commerce.

Parents interested in entering their child in the contest are asked to send a photo of their child in costume through a Facebook message to the

Dublin Citizen or by email to (Please include name, age and contact information with picture.)

Deadline for submission in the costume contest is midnight on Oct. 31.

Mayor David Leatherwood also proclaimed city-wide trick or treating for 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at homes with their porch lights on. 

Golden Age Healthcare Residence will also have some festive fun for local children from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Three Oaks Assisted Living (118 E. Live Oak) will also be hosting a large gathering and a spook parade for Three Oaks staff and residents following the safe trick or treating. Free hot dogs and chips will be handed out in the Three Oaks parking lot at 6 p.m.  

The Dublin Masonic Lodge will also have an open house and Halloween event starting early, from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Dublin First United Methoduist Church will also be handing out treats from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. to coincide with the monthly Community Table.

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