Fort Collins drivers — watch out for trick-or-treaters

| Oct 19, 2018 | motor vehicle accidents

If you’re a Fort Collins parent, chances are good that your kids are all caught up in the Halloween hype. Whether you’re selecting the perfect costume, carving the winning jack-o’-lantern or plotting the best trick-or-treat route, the excitement of this autumn holiday is in the air.

The following suggestions for Halloween fun may be helpful when planning this year’s festivities.

Hogwarts Halloween

Harry Potter fans age 5-14 can attend Northside Aztlan Community Center School of Witchcraft and Wizardry at 112 E. Willow St. on Oct. 19-20 from 6 to 9 p.m. The cost is $15 for kids and $5 for adults.

Halloween Enchanted Garden

The Gardens on Spring Creek is a candy-free zone, but still has plenty to occupy the kids. Stop by 2145 Centre Ave. on Oct. 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Face-painting and other kiddie activities are only $5 a child.

Treatsylvania

This event is being held at The Farm in Lee Martinez Park on Oct. 26-28 at varying times each evening. Tickets are $5 for kids with no charge for accompanying adults.

Trick or Treat Street

The Temple Grandin Equine Center on S. Overland Trail has plenty of Halloween spirit with candy handouts and hay and pony rides. Head out Oct. 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Each trick-or-treater pays $5.

Stay safe this Halloween

Regardless of how or where you celebrate, with all the events occurring in the days leading up to Halloween, drivers need to be especially mindful of the increased pedestrian traffic, especially during trick-or-treating hours.

If you or your child is injured by a negligent driver this Halloween, you may need to file a personal injury claim.