2020 trick-or-treating events in and around Baton Rouge

2020 has been a year full of changes, especially during the month of October. But, different community organizers are bound to make this year’s Halloween just as memorable!

Keep scrolling to find a list of trick-or-treating events happening in and around the Baton Rouge area. For more information on each event, click the event title in red. 

If we missed a trick-or-treating events, be sure to let us know here. 

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2020 Trick-or-Treating Events 

October 17-18 and 24-25 

Boo at the Z00 at BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo 

9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo, 3601 Thomas Rd. Baton Rouge, LA 70807

BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo is inviting all residents to come out to its annual Boo at the Zoo. On Oct 17 – 18 and Oct. 24 – 25, from 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m., put on your best costume and enjoy the fall festivities at the Baton Rouge Zoo. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, there will not be treat stations, but guests (ages 12 and younger) will receive pre-filled bags of candy as they exit the Zoo.

October 23

Merry not Scary – Socially Distance Halloween at the West Baton Rouge Museum 

6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at the West Baton Rouge Museum, 845 N Jefferson Ave, Port Allen, LA 70767

The West Baton Rouge Museum and the West Baton Rouge Parish Library are celebrating a ‘merry not scary’ Halloween. The free event, open to the public, will take place on the grounds of the West Baton Rouge Museum. The night will include trick or treating, fortune tellers, take-home crafts, a costume content and the “most innovative incorporation of a mask” contest. Around 7:00 p.m., the night will conclude with a showing of the Disney Channel Original Movie, Halloweentown. Guest are encouraged to bring towels, blankets and lawn chairs to spread out and enjoy the movie. 

October 24

Trunk or Treat: Drive-Thru at the Charles R. Kelly Community Center

3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. at the Charles R. Kelly Community Center, 3535 Riley Street, Baton Rouge, LA 70805 

The Charles R. Kelly Community Center is hosting its 4th annual Trunk or Treat event. This free event is open to the public to enjoy music, food  and decorated trucks filled with tons of candy. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the trunk or treat event will operate as a drive-thru. Families will stay in their vehicles as they receive candy and treats. Costumes are strongly encouraged but not required. 

October 31 – Halloween 

Drive-thru Trick-or-Treating in Sorrento 

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at Sorrento Town Hall, 8173 Main St., Sorrento, LA 70778 

The city of Sorrento is hosting a drive thru trick-or-treating event on Halloween evening. Families are invited to Sorrento Town Hall where they will receive different goodies from their vehicles. 

Fifolet Flip Flop Halloween – Consortium 10/31 

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. next to the Gerry Lane Buick GMC, 6615 Florida Blvd.

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, 10/31 Consortium is revamping its Fifolet Halloween Festival to a Fifolet Flip Flop. This year, families will drive a designated route lined with tons of Halloween decorations and costumed characters. The first 500 children will receive a candy bag and complimentary face mask. 

Full Moon Fete by BREC 

9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. at the Airline Highway Park and Fairgrounds, 17200 Airline Hwy, Baton Rouge, LA 70817 

BREC is hosting a movie in the park event on Halloween Day. Five family friendly Halloween movies will play on the big screen as families enjoy food, music, costume contests, character visits and a drive-thru trick-or-treat trail. Put on your best costume and enjoy the free event. Due to the coronavirus pandemic there will be social distancing regulations. 

A Halloween Day in the Irene W. Pennington Planetarium

10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at the Irene W. Pennington Planetarium 

The Irene W. Pennington Planetarium is hosting a long lists of activities on Halloween Day. Wear you best costume and join in on activities including stargazing, The Astronomical World of Harry Potter and The Worlds Within Star Wars. To learn more about the event, click here. 

Boo! With the Krewe Parade and Festival takes over ScotlandvilleBR 

Noon – 7:00 p.m. at the corner of Scenic Hwy. and Rosenwald Rd. and Immaculate Conception Catholic church 

The parade will take place at noon on Halloween Day. Guests will watch as community partners, dressed in extravagant costumes, ride along in floats tossing out bagged goodies. Then, the festivities will continue at 2:00 p.m., at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, where live entertainment, food vendors, costume contests and tons of games take place. 

Trunk or Treat in Denham Springs 

6:oo p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at South Park in Denham Springs 

South Park in Denham Springs is hosting a trunk or treat event on Halloween evening. 

Livingston Parish trick-or-treating 

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. in Livingston Parish 

Trick-or-treating in the unincorporated parts of Livingston Parish will be held from 6 to 8 p.m on Halloween. Parish President Layton Ricks said in a statement that “we should do our best to follow the guidelines outlined by our governor.” 

East Baton Rouge Parish trick-or-treating 

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. in East Baton Rouge Parish

Trick-or-treating hours within EBR Parish are set for 6 to 8 p.m. on Halloween. 

Ascension Parish Trick-or-treating 

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. in Ascension Parish 

Trick-or-treating hours within Ascension Parish are set for 6 to 8 p.m. on Halloween. 

New Roads Trick or Treat on Main Street 

5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at 211 W. Main Street

Guests will drive down Main Street of New Roads while different Halloween themed booths are set up along the way. Every car will stop at each booth, holding bags or buckets out the car window, to collect treats. Guests are asked to remain in their vehicles at all times, and wear face masks when receiving treats. Booth participants will be wearing masks and gloves.