Downtown Lansing to Get Spooky on the Square
LANSING, MI- Downtown Lansing Inc. hosts its fifth annual Trick-or-Treat on the Square — a free, family-friendly Halloween event — on Monday, October 29 from 5 to 7:30 p.m.
Held on the 100 and 200 blocks of South Washington Square, Trick-or-Treat on the Square provides a safe, fun environment for Lansing-area families to celebrate Halloween. The evening features an exciting themed atmosphere, activities for all ages and, of course, trick-or-treating.
Live entertainment is featured throughout the evening including a strolling magician, stilt performers from the High 5 Stilt Guys of Joel Tacey’s Tip Top Entertainment, a nocturnal animal behaviors display from the Potter Park Zoo, hands-on activities from Impression 5 Science Center, Fire Dancers, and more!
Also included is a hay maze, “Thriller” dance, free hay rides, tours of a Lansing Fire and Lansing Police vehicles and the CATA Trolley, face painting and even a Tim Horton’s Timbit Eating Contest!
Stations on S. Washington Square will hand out candy, generously donated by Lansing area Wal-Marts, to the trick-or-treaters from 5:00 to 7:30 p.m. Refreshments will also be served. Reflective trick-or-treat bags will be available on a first come, first serve basis at the Welcome Booth.
In the event of rain, Trick-or-Treat on the Square will be held on Tuesday, October 30 at the same time and location.
All activities at Trick-or-Treat on the Square are completely free thanks to the event sponsors: Gold Sponsor Lake Trust Credit Union, Silver Sponsor Michigan State Federal Credit Union, Bronze Sponsor Tim Hortons, Trick-orTreating Sponsor Lansing Area Wal-Marts, and the City of Lansing, CATA, Felske Farms, and Jammin DJ’s as contributing supporters.
Trick-or-Treat on the Square was created in 2008 by the Promotions Committee of Downtown Lansing Inc. of the City of Lansing. Downtown Lansing Inc. is committed to creating a thriving world-class capital city by making our downtown and surrounding neighborhoods united, vibrant, economically strong and culturally dynamic through promotions, design, business development and organization.
For more information visit www.trickortreatonthesquare.org.
Source: Downtown Lansing Inc.