Unlike some years, when some towns have different designated days for trick-or-treating, communities throughout North Central Illinois set the same hours on Halloween night, Thursday, for the house-to-house tradition.
La Salle County
5-7 p.m. — La Salle, Peru, Utica, Tonica
Mendota, likewise, has neighborhood trick-or-treating 5-7 p.m., but also has trick-or-treating 3-5 p.m. at participating businesses (look for pumpkin flier).
5:30-7:30 p.m. — Oglesby
6-8 p.m. — Cedar Point, Lostant
Earlville’s trick-or-treating hours will be 4-7 p.m. Also, Earlville High School students will be collecting nonperishable food items and monetary donations for Sharing Hearts and Helping Hands, two charitable organizations based in Earlville.
5-7 p.m. — Spring Valley, Dalzell, Ladd, DePue, LaMoille, Manlius, Dover, Buda, Sheffield.
5:30-7:30 p.m. — Princeton, Cherry, Wyanet. Also Princeton Public Library youth services’ Halloween party will begin at 4:30 p.m. followed by a Zombie Night at 6:30 p.m. and will include games, crafts, and costume contest.
4:30-7:30 p.m. — Walnut
Granville: 6-8 p.m. Oct. 31. A parade will begin on McCoy St. at 5 p.m., followed by pictures, pumpkin decorating, and food in Hopkins Park.
Hennepin: 6-8 p.m. on Oct. 31. A parade and treats will be at 5:30 p.m. at Walter Durley Boyle Park.
McNabb: 6-9 p.m. Oct. 31
Compton: 6-8 p.m.
Sublette: 5-7 p.m. Participating residents are asked to turn on porch lights.
Sublette fire trucks will be patrolling during trick-or-treat hours.