It’s time to think about pumpkin carving and trick or treat costumes. Here are some local facts to help you plan your Halloween activities.
Trick or Treat Schedules:
Iowa City: Saturday, October 31, Dusk-8:00 pm
Coralville: Saturday, October 31, 5:30-8:00 pm
North Liberty: Saturday, October 31, 5:00-8:00 pm
Other Halloween Events:
Halloween Parade & Carnival (Sponsored by the Iowa City Recreation Center): Friday, October 23, 6:15 pm–Meet at Weatherdance Fountain on the Downtown Ped Mall.
Haunted Happenings (Sponsored by the North Liberty Community Center; $3.00 charge): Thursday & Friday, October 29 & 30, 6:30-9:30 pm–North Liberty Community Center.
Creepy Campus Crawl: Histories & Mysteries at the Museums (Sponsored by UI Museum of Natural History & Old Capitol Museum): Friday, October 30, 5:30-8:30 pm–at the museums.
Tot Monster Mash (Sponsored by the Iowa City Recreation Center): Friday, October 30, 9:30-11:30 am–Mercer/Scanlon Gym.
Nearby Pumpkin Farms:
Wilson’s Orchard, Iowa City–Pre-picked or pick your own, 10-6 daily in October
Colony Pumpkin Patch, North Liberty–Open daily until October 30; check website for hours
Kroul Farms, Mt. Vernon–Pre-picked; check website for hours.
Sass Family Farm, Riverside–Pre-picked; check website for hours.
Activities Farther Afield:
Check this Cedar Rapids Gazette article for more pumpkin patches and Halloween activities in Cedar Rapids area.