Gurnee Park District News

Trick or Treat Path Pointers

We provide a non-scary experience for the littlest trick-or-treater. Mark your calendar TODAY for Saturday, October 13th! Don't Miss Out!

 Special Events Manager, Beckie Korzyniewski, CPRP shares how to join in the fun and a few pointers for the day of! 

1) Plan your day:
  • Park – please follow parking signs when you arrive. GPD staff will assist you, but know you may have to walk from the soccer fields or back lots 
  • Line up – Line tends to start between 12:15-12:30p. Guests will be sent on the path starting at 1 pm with the last groups being sent at 3 pm  
  • Enjoy Trick or Treat Path – meet your favorite characters, take photos and enjoy a few treats along the way

2) Don't forget the essentials: 
  • Wear your Halloween costume 
  • Cash and ID (Event is CASH ONLY $5 R/$10 NR
  • Camera or Phone 
  • Treat bag or bucket

3) Meet Over 45 A List Characters Including: 
  • Superheroes – Bat-Signal will be ready and calling on all of our favorites, not just Batman! Meet the Incredibles, Ninja Turtles and more
  • Princesses – Dressed for the ball, our royalty, including Belle and Cinderella are ready to greet guests
  • Villains – They're here to have some fun too, but the Evil Queen, Maleficent and a few Star Wars characters may startle some visitors along the way

4) Stay safe:
  • Weather – dress appropriately to be outdoors. Should there be threat of rain, please check the rainout line for updates.
  • Food allergies - We make a concerted effort to purchase only candy that does not contain peanuts or peanut extract; however we cannot guarantee processing or packaging procedures

5) Other things to know:
  • Age - Our event is catered to ages 2-6 years; however children over 6 years are always welcome
  • Volunteers are the best - Characters and helpers are volunteers. They give their time to meet and greet our Trick or Treaters along the way. We are truly privileged to have a wonderfully diverse and amazing group! Click if you would like to volunteer! 

We are looking forward to fall fun with you at the Halloween Trick-or-Treat Path. See you on October 13th!


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Monday, June 17 2019

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