Halloween Happenings

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Camp Hill Borough Halloween Costume Contest

Tuesday, 10/27 6pm

East Hanover Township (Grantville)

Thursday, 10/15


Monday, 10/19 6:30pm


Below is a list of trick-or-treat dates, organized by county. Trick or treat will be held from 6-8 p.m., unless otherwise noted.


Camp Hill: Oct. 29

Carlisle: Oct. 29

Dickinson Township: Oct. 29

East Pennsboro Township:Oct. 29

Hampden Township:Oct. 29

Lemoyne: Oct. 29

Lower Allen Twp.: Oct. 29

Lower Frankford Twp.: Oct. 29

Mechanicsburg: Oct. 29

Middlesex Township: Oct. 29 (No inclement weather date.)

Monroe Township: Oct. 29

Mount Holly Springs: (No information at this time.)

New Cumberland: Oct. 29

Newville/Cooke and Penn townships: Oct. 31 (No rain date.)

North Middleton Township: Oct. 29

Shippensburg/North Newton Township: Oct. 31

Shiremanstown: (No information at this time.)

Silver Spring Township: Oct. 29

South Middleton Township: (No information at this time.)

South Newton Township/Walnut Bottom: Oct. 29

Upper Allen Township: Oct. 29

West Pennsboro Township: *6-9 p.m. Oct. 29

Wormleysburg: Oct. 29



Berrysburg:Oct. 29

Derry Township: Oct. 31

East Hanover Township/Grantville: Oct. 29 (rain or shine)

Elizabethville: Oct. 31

Halifax/Halifax Township: Oct. 29 (tentative)

Harrisburg: Instead of traditional trick-or-treat night, Harrisburg is holding “Grab & Go Treat Night,”5-7 p.m. Oct. 29 at Harrisburg Fire Station #1, 1820 N. Sixth St.; Fire Station #2, 140 N. 16th St., and Fire Station #8, 9 S. 13th St.

Hershey: Oct. 31

Highspire: Oct. 31

Hummelstown: (No information at this time.)

Londonderry Township:(Email from the township said it will follow Dauphin County Sheriff’s office recommendation.)

Lower Paxton Township: Oct. 31

Lower Swatara Township: Oct. 29

Lykens: Oct. 31

Middletown: Oct. 31 (A decision will be made at Oct. 6 meeting.)

Millersburg: Oct. 29

Paxtang: Oct. 31

Penbrook: Instead of trick-or-treat, Penbrook usuallyholds a Halloween party for Penbrook borough families with children (ages 12 and younger). No information at this time.

South Hanover Township: Oct. 29

Steelton:Oct. 31

Susquehanna Township: Oct. 31

Swatara Township: Oct. 31

West Hanover Township: Oct. 31

Wiconisco Township: (A decision will be made at Oct. 5 meeting.)



All 60 municipalities in Lancaster County, including the city of Lancaster: Oct. 30.



All municipalities in Lebanon County, including the city of Lebanon: Oct. 29



Carroll Township/Shermans Dale:Oct. 29

Duncannon: Oct. 31 (no inclement weather date)

Marysville/Rye Township:Oct. 29 (severe weather date: Oct. 31)

Marysville Halloween Parade, will be held at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 19 (rain date is Oct. 26). It begins at the Perry Masonic Lodge, 105 Sylvan St., then travels south onto Maple Avenue, across Valley Street to Verbeke Street, right onto Front Street, left onto Lincoln Street going south, right onto Cassell Street, right onto Church Street, ending at Bethany United Methodist Church, 400 Lansvale Road. Info: 717-957-3110.

Millerstown: Oct. 31

New Bloomfield: *6-7:30 p.m. Oct. 31 (This tentative date will be discussed at the next meeting.)

Newport: (A decision will be made at Oct. 6 meeting.)



Carroll Township: Oct. 29

Codorus Township:(Will be discussed at next meeting.)

Conewago Township: Oct. 31

Dallastown: Oct. 31

Dillsburg: Oct. 29

Dover/Dover Township: Oct. 31

East Manchester Township: Oct. 31

Fairview Township: Oct. 29

Franklintown: Oct. 31

Hanover/Penn Township: Oct. 27

Jacobus: (A decision will be made at Oct. 7 meeting.)

Lewisberry: Oct. 29

Manchester: Oct. 31

Monaghan Township:Oct. 29

Mount Wolf: Oct. 31

Newberry Township: Oct. 31

Red Lion/Windsor Township: Oct. 31 (rain or shine)

Shrewsbury: *5-8 p.m. Oct. 31

Shrewsbury Township: Oct. 31

Springettsbury Township: Oct. 31 (rain or shine)

Stewartstown/Hopewell Township: (A decision will be made at Oct. 1 meeting.)

Warrington Township: Instead of trick or treat, the township sponsors an annual “Trunk or Treat” event. It is scheduled for 6-8 p.m. Oct. 31, usually in the township park.

Wellsville.: *6-7 p.m. Oct. 31. Trick or treat will be followed by a bonfire, with hot dogs and hot chocolate, in borough park (weather permitting).

Wrightsville: Oct. 31

York city: Oct. 31