LODI, Calif. — Halloween is coming up fast! We hope you have your costumes ready because there are a couple of fun events going on in Lodi that will surely put you in a spooktacular mood.
These events are safe and free. Be sure to bring your sweet tooth!
What: The largest family friendly Halloween event of its kind in Northern California. Downtown will be transformed into "Halloween Town" as participants dress up and march through the historic downtown streets.
When: Sat. Oct. 26 at 5 p.m. to Oct. 27 at 1 a.m.
Where: World of Wonders Science Museum in Lodi
Cost: Free admission (additional activities cost $8 for single entry, $24 for 4)
What: Come see a frightening haunted house experience at MAB's first ever House of Terror. Ages 5+.
When: Thurs. Oct. 31 from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Where: 2405 South Stockton St, Lodi, California 95240
What: An annual safe and fun "Trunk-or-Treat" event. Your costume-clad kiddos will have tons of fun racing from car to decked out car in search of the best treats and playing fun carnival games.
When: Wed. Oct. 30 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: First Baptist Lodi at 267 N Mills Ave, Lodi, California 95242
What: Trunk-or-treat, face painting, trunk decorating contest and movie screenings.
When: Sat. Oct. 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: Lodi Funeral Home, Inc. at 725 S Fairmont Ave, Lodi, California 95240
What: Annual Trunk-or-Treat and Harvest Festival with games, crafts, pumpkin patch and food trucks.
When: Fri. Oct. 25 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Where: St. Peter Lutheran Church at 2400 Oxford Way, Lodi, CA 95242
Cost: Free Trunk or Treat, $10 fun zone wristband
What: Join Lodi's Wine Social for a spooktacular night of devilish fun with musical guest Bobby Love and the Sugar Sweet.
When: Sat. Oct. 26 from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Where: 7 North School Street, Lodi, CA 95240
Don't forget to practice safe trick-or-treating!
Before you dig into that bag of treats, check for any tricks.
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) says although tampering is rare, "a responsible adult should closely examine all treats and throw away any spoiled, unwrapped or suspicious items."
But we shouldn't just examine candy for tampering. If your child has any food allergies, make sure to dispose of any candy that could cause a "life-threatening reaction." Most popular Halloween candies, according to AAP, contain common allergens: tree nuts, milk, egg, soy or wheat. If everything looks good, then dig in, but don't eat everything all at once. Rationing your Halloween candy will not only prevent upset stomachs, but will allow you to enjoy your Halloween candy for days, and even weeks, later.
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