Family Guide To DFW Trick-Or-Treating Alternatives

October 22, 2011 8:00 AM

Photo Credit: Fort Worth Stock Yards

Living in a big region like DFW may leave you feeling a little uneasy about letting your kids go door-to-door for candy – or perhaps, your little ones are just shy. Luckily these days, it’s not hard to find a safe alternative. Communities, neighborhoods and churches are getting together to offer a safe, family-friendly Halloween experience. Here are just a few of the spots offering alternative activities for your family this Halloween.

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Photo Credit: Fort Worth Stock Yards

Treat Street at the Fort Worth Stockyards
130 East Exchange Avenue
Fort Worth, TX 76164
Monday, October 31
6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Free Admission

Head to Fort Worth for a family-friendly Halloween event hosted by the Stockyards Station and Radio Disney! Kids are invited to trick-or-treat at the Stockyard shops, go on free hayrides and participate in a costume contest, pumpkin decorating. games, prizes and more!

92269765 Family Guide To DFW Trick Or Treating AlternativesFall Fun Festival at Highland Park Presbyterian Church
3821 University Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75205
Monday, October 31
5:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Free Admission you live close to Highland Park you can head over to HPPC’s annual Fall Fun Festival. They’ll have games such as putt-putt, ring toss, bounce houses, a “cake walk” and more. This event is open to the entire community, not just church members.

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Fall Festival at Prestonwood Baptist Church
6801 W Park Blvd.
Plano, TX 75093
Monday, October 31, 2011
6:00 p.m. -9:00 p.m.
Free Admission

All three Prestonwood campuses are joining together to host one big Fall Festival at the Plano location. Children will have the opportunity to play games, enjoy all kinds of inflatables and of course fill their treat bags with candy. This event is open to the public.

Casey Gilliam is a Co-Founder of Dallas Moms Blog, a blog geared towards connecting local moms to each other and to this great city. She loves her baby girl and her husband of almost 8 years. You can contact her at