JAMESTOWN – From trick-or-treating to several events around the area; there is plenty to do this Halloween. Here’s a list of just some of the activities happening.
City of Jamestown:
Trick-or-treating hours in the City of Jamestown will be between 6 and 8 p.m.
Jamestown Police say they will be providing additional patrols of neighborhoods throughout the evening. Police remind area youth to carry glow sticks or flashlights, use reflective tape or stickers on costumes and bags, and wear light colors to help kids see and be seen by drivers.
Police said those on the roads should slow down and be alert. Children are excited on Halloween and may dart into the street. Turn on headlights early in the day to spot kids from further away.
The City of Jamestown Parks, Recreation and Conservation Department will hold its 35th annual ‘Halloween Fun-Fest’ from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the former Allen Park Ice Rink.
Organizers say the free event aims to offer a safe and fun alternative to trick-or-treating door to door. Those 12 and up must be accompanied by a child, and children under six must be accompanied by a parent or adult.
The evening will feature games, a haunted house, refreshments, and musical entertainment by ‘Take 2’. Student’s from Jamestown High School’s Key Club and National Honor Society will be on hand helping fill candy bags.
There will also be a costume parade at 6:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. with two grand prize winners will receiving bicycles. Judges will announce the winners at 6:45 p.m. and 7:45 p.m. respectively.
City of Dunkirk:
The City of Dunkirk’s trick-or-treating hours are between 4 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Town of Ellicott:
The Town of Ellicott’s trick-or-treating hours are between 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Village of Cassadaga:
Cassadaga’s trick-or-treating hours will run from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Village of Celoron:
The Village of Celoron’s trick-or-treating hours are between 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Village of Falconer:
Falconer’s trick-or-treating hours will run from 5:30 to 7 p.m.
The Falconer Fire Department will host their first annual ‘truck-or-treat’ event from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Falconer Fire Hall.
Prizes will be handed out to the best trunk designs. The group is still holding their annual Halloween party inside the fire hall that consists of food, music and plenty of games.
Village of Fredonia:
The Village of Fredonia’s trick-or-treating hours are between 4 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Village of Lakewood:
The Village of Lakewood’s trick-or-treating hours are between 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Village of Westfield:
The Village of Fredonia’s trick-or-treating hours are between 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Chautauqua Children’s Safety Education Village:
The Chautauqua Children’s Safety Education Village is hosting their 10th annual Halloween Fun Fair from 4 to 8 p.m. (rain or shine).
Volunteers will be dressed in kid-friendly costumes to pass out candy. Marshall and Chase from Paw Patrol will also be on hand for pictures.
Families can enjoy an old fashion wagon ride, ride on the new Safety Village Express train and enjoy popcorn, cotton candy, face painting, crafts, games and more.
General admission is $3. Children, ages 4-12 admitted for $2 and children 3 years and under enter for free. Proceeds from the event help the safety village continue providing the hands-on safety training to area youth.
Haunting at the Mall (Killer Karnival):
Haunting at the Mall – Killer Karnival will be open from 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. with admission of $15 per-person ($28 to ‘skip the line’).
Guests are NOT permitted to wear costumes into the haunted house and the event is not recommended for small children.
A portion of the proceeds benefits the Chautauqua County Humane Society.
If your group, town, city or village is hosting Halloween related events, please let us know via email at NewsDesk@WNYNewsNow.com and we will update our list.