Petting Zoo, Pony Rides and More Than 60 Participating Businesses
Calling all Burlington goblins and ghouls to Downtown on Saturday, October 31st to enjoy the fourth annual Treats in Our Streets event. Families are welcome by businesses to trick or treat throughout the downtown, and take part in activities from 10 am to 1 pm.
Treats in Our Streets kicks off at 10 am at both Civic Square and Emma’s Back Porch, where trick or treaters will receive a complimentary treat bag, and route map. Look for the “Treat Stop” pumpkin window decal in more than 60 businesses along the route.
New this year, presented by the businesses of Village Square, is a petting zoo and pony rides! All activities are complimentary, however, a donation is optional benefitting the United Way 2015 campaign. Kids can also participate in Halloween activities while mom and dad enjoy a treat courtesy of Lake of Bays Brewery.
The Burlington Downtown Business Association is offering activities for families at each launch location:
• Complimentary Treat Bag and Route Map pick-up
• Complimentary Hot Chocolate and Coffee from Starbucks from 10am-Noon
• Complimentary Kids’ Face Painting
• Halton Police Safety on-site
• CineStarz Candy Station
Emma’s Back Porch
• Complimentary Treat Bag & Route Map pick-up
• K-Lite FM Cruiser
• Kid Zone in the Lodge 11am – 2pm
• Crafts and Colouring for kids
• Skate and Swim pass from City of Burlington for each child (in costume)
“Treats in Our Streets is a fun, family friendly event that we are very proud to bring to the community,” said Brian Dean, general manager of the Burlington Downtown Business Association. “We could not do this without the generous support of our Proud Sponsor, Burlington Taxi, who supports many of our community programs, and our other contributors to this event.”
For a list of participating businesses and more information, please visit burlingtondowntown.ca
Other Local Trick-or-Treat and Halloween Celebration Opportunities:
Oakville’s Tiny Tot’s Parade. October 30 @ 10am – 12pm. Come on down to Downtown Oakville’s Towne Square and show us your best costume! Start off with a visit with fun characters and Oakville’s Fire Department, then hit the town to gather fantastic treats (never tricks!) – We can’t wait to see you again this year! Enjoy the rest of your day with shopping, dining, and our many services.
Halloween Spooktacular. Saturday October 17h and 24th, take a trip to the Halton Radial Railway. Walk through the haunted car barn and travel in the old, creaky streetcars along the mainline. Costumes encouraged, reservations not required.
Visit Mapleview Centre for their Trick-or-Treat on October 26 – 28. Trick or Treat with Mapleview from 6pm – 7pm, mall wide. From 5pm – 8pm:
Create your own animated Flip Book
Visit the Play-Doh Play Centre
Sponsored by Kidomo, Old Dutch & Play-Doh
Also at Mapleview from October 26 – 28:
Visit The Incredible World of Bugs, a spectacular exhibit of hundreds of insects collected from around the world including the beautiful, unusual, rare & deadly giants of the bug world! Sponsored by Orkin Canada