wait a moment

Trick-or-treating and kid-friendly Halloween fun in Sumner County

kid-friendly Halloween fun

Trick-or-treating doesn’t have to be in the neighborhood. It doesn’t even have to be Halloween night.

Make the most of those adorable, heroic or even spooky costumes — and get plenty of treats — at these kid-friendly Halloween events throughout Sumner County.

Heroes and Villains Family Dance Party

Dress up as a superhero or villain for dancing, plus refreshments, games and a photo booth.

When: 6-8 p.m. Oct. 19

Where: Delmas Long Community Center, 200 Memorial Drive in Goodlettsville

Tickets: $10

Details: 615-851-2253

Haunted Hustle 5K benefiting Habitat for Humanity Sumner County

The entire family can participate in Sumner Association of Realtors’ 5k fundraiser for Habitat for Humanity of Sumner County.

When: 7-10 a.m. Oct. 20

Where: Streets of Indian Lake, 300 Indian Lake Boulevard

Tickets: $35, $15 for ages 12 and under

Details: register.chronotrack.com/r/39610

GodWhy’s Halloween Bash

Families can meet characters from “Coco,” enjoy inflatables, pumpkin carving, a costume contest, food, games and even a Haunted Hallway for ages 10 and older.

When: 6-8 p.m. Oct. 24

Where: GodWhy Church, 100 God Why Court in Hendersonville

Tickets: Free, $2 for the Haunted Hallway

Details: dana@godwhy.com

Castle of Villains

Trick or treat with everyone’s favorite villain from children’s movies. Before the event, ages 4 and older can enjoy a not-so-scary VIP to watch villains take over the castle, along with hot chocolate, cider and snacks.

When: VIP is 5-6 p.m., event is 6-8 p.m. Oct. 26

Where: Historic Rock Castle

Tickets: $8 per child ages 2 and older in advance, $10 at the gate, $5 per adult for the regular event, VIP is $25 for the first child and $20 per additional child, free for adults

Goodlettsville’s Halloween In the Park

Enjoy a Halloween festival with a DJ, dancing, pumpkin patch, crafts, games, inflatables, carnival food and trick-or-treating. No masks or clown costumes will be permitted unless on very young children.

When: 1-3 p.m. Oct. 27

Where: Shelter 3 at Moss-Wright Park, 745 Caldwell Drive

Tickets: Free

Details: https://tn-goodlettsville2.civicplus.com/761/Halloween-In-the-Park

Spooky Storytime

Children can wear costumes at the library, hear Halloween stories and make crafts.

When: 1-2 p.m. Oct. 27

Where: Hendersonville Public Library, 140 Saundersville Road

Tickets: Free

Details: 615-824-0656

Trunk or Treat with Indian Lake Peninsula Church

Don’t miss games, inflatables, hayrides, food trucks and even Scary-okee.

When: 4-6 p.m. Oct. 28

Where: Indian Lake Peninsula Church, 235 Indian Lake Road

Tickets: Free

Details: 615-824-0001

Trunk or Treat with Northfield Church

Grab treats from more than 70 trunks, enjoy hayrides, Disney sing-a-longs, a trackless train, and plenty of food.

When: 4-7 p.m. Oct. 28

Where: Northfield Church, 2100 Nashville Pike in Gallatin

Tickets: Free

Details: 615-989-3539

Trunk or Treat Newton Nisson

Grab free pizza, and enjoy bounce castles, euro bungees, and trick-or-treating.

When: 3-5 p.m. Oct. 28

Where: Newton Nissan, 1461 Nashville Pike in Gallatin

Tickets: Free

Details: 615-432-4354

Trick or Treat at Drakes Creek Park

Hendersonville Parks hosts trick-or-treating on the trail with games, prizes and candy, plus hayrides through the park.

When: 6-8 p.m. Oct. 30

Where: Drakes Creek Park Greenway near the soccer complex

Tickets: Free

Trunk-or-Treat for CDC (Childhood Development Classrooms) students

Gallatin High School’s Health Occupation Students of America chapter provides a safe and understanding trick-or-treat experience for CDC students. The event will also have face painting and games. This is the chapter’s fourth year doing the event for children and teens with various needs and their parents.

When: 4:30-7 p.m. Oct. 30

Where: Gallatin High School

Tickets: Free

Details: Email brooklyn.white@gmail.com

White House’s Trail of Treats

Kids can collect treats from decorated booths on the greenway.

When: 6 p.m. Oct. 30

Where: White House High School Greenway Trailhead at Meadows Road and Tyree Springs Road

Tickets: Free

Details: 615-672-4350 ext. 2114

Gallatin’s Trick or Treat on the Square

Downtown businesses invite preschool-aged children to show off costumes and get treats on Historic Downtown Square. Hocus Pocus’ Sanderson Sisters might make a special appearance.

When: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 31

Where: Downtown Gallatin

Tickets: Free

Details: 615-452-4000

Portland’s Trick or Treat in the Park

The Portland Parks Department hosts trick-or-treating at Richland Park for local organizations to give out treats. The best decorated booth will win a free shelter rental.

When: 5-7 p.m. Oct. 31

Where: Richland Park, 303 Portland Blvd.

Tickets: Free

Details: 615-325-6464

Project Pumpkin at Welch College

Welch College invites families to dress up and enjoy trunk-or-treating in a safe environment.

When: 6-8 p.m. Oct. 31

Where: Welch College, 1045 Bison Trail in Gallatin

Tickets: Free

Details: 615-675-5255

Trunk or Treat Festival with First Baptist Church Gallatin

The parking lot near the Gallatin Public Library will become a Halloween festival with family-friendly fun.

When: 5:15 p.m. Oct. 31

Where: parking lot of First Baptist Church Gallatin, 205 E. Main St.

Tickets: Free

Details: 615-452-5715

Trunk or Treat with Community Church of Hendersonville

Get treats and enjoy hot dogs, games and more family-friendly fun.

When: 6-8 p.m. Oct. 31

Where: Community Church of Hendersonville, 381 W. Main St.

Tickets: Free

Trunk or Treat with First Baptist Church Hendersonville

Enjoy free food, games, and plenty of candy.

When: 5-8 p.m. Oct. 31

Where: First Baptist Church Hendersonville, 106 Bluegrass Commons Blvd.

Tickets: Free

Details: 615-969-5657

Reach Sumner County reporter Jen Todd at 615-575-7143, jtodd1@tennessean.com or on Twitter @jentoddwrites.

More: Ghosts and spirits in Sumner County: 6 spooky things to do this fall

More: Ms. Cheap’s guide to saving on Halloween candy, costumes, pumpkins and more

Source Article