Trick or Treat

Lower Saucon Council Approves 2018 Trick-or-Treat Date, Time

Lower Saucon Township Council Wednesday approved a 2018 Trick-or-Treat date and time that will coincide with Hellertown’s, but not before several council members questioned the borough’s choice of time, the need to follow the borough’s lead and what one council member said is a lack of dialogue between the municipalities about the beloved Halloween event.

Have a Safer Halloween With Trick-or-Treat Safey Tips

The following Halloween safety tips are provided by Safe Kids Worldwide, which also shared this sobering statistic in a fact sheet posted on the Lower Saucon Township website: Children are more than twice as likely to be struck and killed by cars on Halloween than on any other day of the year. For more information about Halloween safety, please visit www.safekids.org. Walk Safely

• Cross the street at corners, using traffic signals and crosswalks. • Look left, right and left again when crossing and keep looking as you cross. • Put electronic devices down and keep heads up and walk, don’t run, across the street.

When is Trick-or-Treat in Saucon Valley?

UPDATE: On Monday, Oct. 5, 2015, Hellertown Borough Council voted unanimously to add an hour to the Trick-or-Treat schedule. Lower Saucon Township Council followed suit two days later. Trick-or-Treat will now be held from 5 to 8 p.m. (instead of 6 to 8 p.m.) on Saturday, Oct. 31, 2015.