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Posted on: October 28, 2019

Trick-or-Treating Hours for East Baton Rouge are 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31

BATON ROUGE, LA — Trick-or-treat hours for the City of Baton Rouge and East Baton Rouge Parish are set for 6:00-8:00 p.m. Thursday, October 31, 2019.


Police Chief Murphy Paul and the Baton Rouge Police Department, along with Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome, offer the following Halloween safety tips for children and families:

  • Never allow children to trick-or-treat without adult supervision.
  • Always stay in groups.
  • Use sidewalks and stay out of the street whenever possible.
  • Wear reflective clothing or bright costumes.
  • Trick-or-treat only in familiar neighborhoods.
  • Do not allow children to eat any candy or treats until thoroughly checked by an adult.
  • Drivers are asked to slow down and be especially alert in residential neighborhoods.
  • Call police if any suspicious activity occurs, or if candy is suspected to be tainted.
  • Residents are urged to hand out only manufactured, sealed candy.

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