Top Spots to Trick or Treat in Gainesville

By Julia Bauer
Trick or Treating Events

Local Trick or Treating Activities in Gainesville!

Halloween is this month! Have you decided what you and your kiddos are going to do for the big day? 


Sparks and Spooks

Where: Cade Museum for Creativity & Invention

When: October 30, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Message from Cade Museum press release: “The Halloween spooktacular features a safe environment with games and activities that will cast a spell of curiosity on all those who participate. Kids can learn about the macabre and mysterious forces of nature from the Cade’s own mad scientists while participating in engaging, sensory-friendly activities, arts and crafts.”


Celebration Pointe Trick or Treating

Where: Celebration Pointe

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When: October 27, 6 p.m.

Message from the Celebration Pointe: “Come out to the Celebration Pointe Promenade for a Safe Trick-or-Treat and a special Halloween dance performance from the Gainesville Danscompany! Costumes are encouraged! Candy is passed out starting AT 6PM. While supplies last!”


Trunk or Treat at Gainesville Harley-Davidson

Where: Gainesville Harley-Davidson

When: October 30, 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Message from Gainesville Harley-Davidson: “Bring all your little ghouls and goblins to our Trunk or Treat! Enjoy face painting, spooky games, and most importantly: CANDY!”


Old Town Community Trunk or Treat

Where: Camp Anderson Anchored

When: October 29, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Message from Old Town Community’s Facebook: “Come join us at Camp Anderson Anchored’s Fall Festival. Please let us know if you are interested in hosting a cabin to give out candy!”


Safe Halloween Trunk or Treat at Swamp City Fitness

Where: Swamp City Fitness

When: October 29, 5 p.m – 7 p.m.

Message from the Swamp City Fitness Center: “We are SO EXCITED to host our 3rd annual Trunk or Treat! Wear your favorite costumes and come trick or treat with us!

If you would like to register your car (for free!) to hand out candy, please call us at (352) 363-1080.”


Grace at Fort Clarke Trunk or Treat

Where: Grace at Fort Clarke

When: October 30, 5 p.m.

Message from Grace at Fort Clark: “Come join us for an awesome night full of candy and fun as we kick off our annual in-person Trunk or Treat event! Wear your costumes, bring a treat bag, and get ready for a night loaded with fun! Games, food trucks, goodies, music, and more!”

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