(Vail, Colo.) - Looking for ideas on what to do for Halloween? Delight your little ghosts and goblins with trick-or-treating around the shops in Vail! The Vail Recreation District will host the 28th Annual Trick or Treat Trot on Saturday, Oct. 31.
This free event is a great opportunity for kids (infants up to 10-year-olds, plus their families) to trick-or-treat through the streets of Vail from 2 to 5 p.m.Starting at check-in booths in both Vail Village and Lionshead, costumed trick-or-treaters will be pointed in the direction of participating merchants. The Trick or Treat Trot takes place rain, snow or shine! Participants are asked to bring their own reusable bags.
In addition to the Trick or Treat Trot, the Vail Library will host a scarecrow building virtual contest.Registration is from Oct. 11 to 28. Winners will be announced on Oct. 30. Visit vaillibrary.com for more details!
All Trick or Treat Trot participants will be expected to follow COVID-19 protocols to make this a safe and socially distanced event. Please review the following guidelines:
- All adults and children ages three and older will wear a safety mask when entering a business or collecting candy and treats.
- Merchant staff/candy handlers will hand child their candy/treat by putting in their bag.
- NO child or parent will grab the candy/treat from the bowl.
- When walking through Lionshead and Vail Villages to trick or treat, please remember the Five Commitments of Containment (visit eceemergency.org to review the commitments).
About the Vail Recreation DistrictThe Vail Recreation District's mission is to offer diverse and exceptional recreation opportunities that enhance the physical, social and emotional well-being of all its residents and guests. The VRD aims to help Vail Valley residents and visitors pursue their recreational passions by providing the following outlets for competition in summer and winter via a running and a mountain bike race series, numerous tournaments and/or leagues for hockey, volleyball, lacrosse, softball, golf, tennis, pickleball, soccer, flag football, figure skating and rugby; venues like Dobson Ice Arena, Vail Golf Club, Vail Nordic Center, Vail Gymnastics Center, Vail Nature Center, Vail Skatepark, Vail Tennis Center, Golden Peak Pickleball Center, Community Programming, Vail's Imagination Station and use of additional gyms, playing fields and the surrounding White River National Forest via collaboration with local entities; sports classes and camps for youth, adults and families; and opportunities to learn about and appreciate our Rocky Mountain environment through guided activities, classes and camps.