The weather forecast for Halloween evening looks spooky — up to one inch of rain and wind gusts above 40 miles per hour. While most townships and boroughs throughout Central Pennsylvania are sticking to their rain-or-shine trick-or-treating date of Thursday, October 31, several have put rain dates in place — with some moving the festivities up to this evening.
According to Lancasteronline.com, WGAL.com and Yorkdispatch.com, the following townships and municipalities have either moved up their official trick-or-treat night to this evening, October 30, or postponed them until Friday, November 1, or Saturday, November 2, 2019.
Trick or Treat nights rescheduled for Wednesday, October 30:
Dauphin County, Millersburg Borough, 6-8 p.m.
York County, West York Borough, 6-8 p.m.
Trick or Treat nights rescheduled for Friday, November 1:
Dauphin County, Derry Township, 6-8 p.m.
Lancaster County, Conoy Township, 6-8 p.m.
York County, East Prospect Borough, 6-8 p.m.
York County, Hallam, 6-8 p.m.
York County, Hellam Township
York County, Wrightsville, 6-8 p.m.
Trick or Treat nights rescheduled for Saturday, November 2:
York County, East Manchester Township, 6-8 p.m.
York County, Manchester Borough, 6-8 p.m.
York County, Mount Wolf Borough, 6-8 p.m.
If your township will hold its trick or treating night on Halloween, please use extra caution with your children. Pedestrian injuries are the most common injuries for trick-or-treaters, and rain makes visibility and breaking even more difficult for drivers.
The American Academy of Pediatrics has the following safety tips for navigating the neighborhoods with your costumed kiddos: