Got little ones that are already bugging you about trick-or-treating? Well, here’s a list of hot spots around the Stateline area of where they can go to get their “boo” on!
This is a fantastic way to allow your children to freely “Trick Or Treat” in one location. Need more information about a specific event? Click on the links below!
Wednesday, October 16
TRUNK OR TREAT
Christ the Rock Lutheran Church – 8330 Newburg Rd – Rockford
Cost: FREE – When: 6-7:30 pm
Trunk Or Treating in the church parking lot.
Friday, October 18
NORTHEAST FAMILY YMCA TRUNK OR TREAT
YMCA Northeast Branch – 8451 Orth Rd – Loves Park
Cost: FREE for members – $1 donation or one non-perishable food item for non-members
When: 5:30 – 8 pm
Trunk Or Treat from 5:30 to 7 pm and activities until 8 pm. There will be inflatables, games and activities.
Saturday, October 19
TREE TRUNK OR TREAT
Atwood Center – 2685 New Milford School Rd – Rockford
Cost: FREE – When: 7-9 pm
Search the trees for hidden treats – Don’t forget your flashlight!
ALL HALLOW’S EVE
Midway Village Museum – 6799 Guilford Rd – Rockford
Cost: $6.00 per person – FREE to Museum Members and Infants (0 – 2 yrs of age)
When: 12 – 6 pm
This annual event features the Victorian village completed decorated by local community groups and businesses. During this year’s enchanted woods experience,
visitors will learn about King Arthur’s, his Knights of the Round Table, and his legendary court of Camelot. Join the Winnebago County Ghostbusters as they hunt
for ghosts throughout the village! Food and snacks will be available for purchase at the event.
Sunday, October 20
PET BLESSING AND TRUNK OR TREAT
Roscoe Methodist Church – 10816 Main St – Roscoe
Cost: FREE – When: 3 – 4:30 pm
Pet Blessing will take place at 3 pm. Trunk or Treat begins at 3:30. Please bring dog or cat food donations for Kibble Korner Pet Food Pantry.
SCREW CITY JEEPS TRUNK OR TREAT
Bino’s Italian Restaurant – 6935 11th St – New Milford
Cost: FREE – When: 2-3:30 pm
Kids can Trunk or Treat from decorated jeeps.
Thursday, October 24
TRUNK OR TREAT
Beloit Area Community Health Center – 74 Eclipse Ct – Beloit, WI
Cost: FREE – When: 4 – 7 pm
Enjoy Trunk Or Treating food trucks, mascots, music and more.
Friday, October 25
TRUNK OR TREAT
Ida Public Library – 320 N. State St – Belvidere
Cost: FREE – When: 5:30 – 7 pm
Trunk Or Treat through the parking lot. You can also decorate a pumpkin at home and drop it off at the library between October 19-25 to enter it in the Annual Pumpkin Decorating Contest. Voting will take place during the Trunk Or Treat event! – No age restrictions on the contest.
Saturday, October 26
FALL FESTIVAL AND TRUNK OR TREAT
GPS Faith Community – 10714 N. 2nd St – Machesney Park
Cost: FREE – When: 9 am – 1 pm
Trunk Or Treat from 10 am to Noon – Enjoy an indoor craft sale, bake sale and fall photo booth.
WINNEBAGO AREA TRUNK OR TREAT
Main Street – Winnebago
Cost: FREE – When: 10 am to Noon
Enjoy Trunk Or Treating in downtown Winnebago. There will be free apple cider donuts, bounce house, balloon animals, games, photo area and face painting!
Town hall will have a haunted house that includes a kid friendly maze and photo opportunities with witches and more!
TEALOWEEN TRUNK OR TREAT
Loves Park VFW – 2018 Windsor Rd – Loves Park
Cost: FREE – When 4 – 5 pm
Trunk Or Treat at Tealoween food – free event by the Rockford Crunchy Ladies. This event is for families with food allergies, sensitivities and other conditions that prevent them from consuming Halloween treats. All items in the trunks will be food free!
FOREST CITY REHAB TRUNK OR TREAT
Forest City Rehab and Nursing Facility – 321 Arnold Ave – Rockford
Cost: FREE – When: 1 – 3 pm
Caramel apple bowls, candy, fundraiser, games, prizes and more!
TRICK OR TREAT AT LINCOLNSHIRE PLACE
Lincolnshire Place – 6617 Broadcast Parkway – Loves Park
Cost: FREE – When: 2 – 4 pm
Trick Or Treat and get candy from the residents of Lincolnshire. They love seeing kids dressed up in their costumes!
NORTH END TRUNK OR TREAT
North Towne Mall Parking Lot – 3601 N. Main St – Rockford
Cost: FREE – When: 4-7 pm
Come Trunk Or Treat in the Parking Lot with neighbors and businesses.
KID SPOT TRUNK OR TREAT
Kids Spot – 9461 N. 2nd St – Roscoe
Cost: FREE – When: 5 – 7 pm
Halloween Pizza Party is available for a fee. See website for Details. Trick Or Treating is Free.
Sunday, October 27
MAIN STREET TRUNK OR TREAT
Cost: Free – When: 1 – 3 pm
Trick Or Treat through downtown Rockton businesses. At least 14 locations will be participating.
LIBRARY THEMED TRUNK OR TREAT
Grace Lutheran Church – 343 Grand Ave – Loves Park
Cost: FREE – When: 4 – 5:45 pm
Library themed event. Get a library card when you enter and see all of the book themed trunks. Enjoy food, candy, non-candy, music and more!
Monday, October 28
ROCKFORD POLICE & FIRE DEPARTMENTS TRUNK OR TREAT
Rockford Public Schools Building – 501 7th Street – Rockford
Cost: FREE – When: 6 – 8 pm
The Rockford Police and Fire departments invite you to come “Trunk Or Treat” from police cars, ambulances, firetrucks and more!
Thursday, October 31
CONSCIOUS COACHING 2ND ANNUAL TRUNK OR TREAT
Andrews Park – 1784 Sherman Ave – Rockford
Cost: FREE – When: 4 – 6:30 pm
Second annual even in Andrews Park. Lots of fun for the whole family.
As always, it is a good practice to check your children’s candy before they gobble it up!
Are you hosting an event that didn’t make our list? Please let us know in the comments below!