When you think about trick-or-treating, it's easy to picture a typical suburban neighborhood overrun with tiny costumed children. But because Americans live in all sorts of environments, and not just the 'burbs, trick-or-treat activities can adapt to reflect those differences. Really, learning about the unique ways people trick-or-treat around the country is a fascinating look at the lengths we'll go to give kids candy. It's heartwarming, really. People will celebrate Halloween pretty much anywhere.
So if you live in a part of the country that isn't conducive to door-to-door trick-or-treating, or you just want a change of pace this year, then the alternative trick-or-treat locations should be on your radar. All sorts of unexpected locations are serving out candy this Halloween, so consider thinking outside the neighborhood block. Cars, boats, and even airplanes are getting in on the seasonal fun, as well as several locations that might surprise you.
There's a lot to be said for ringing doorbells and getting to know the neighbors, but these alternative trick-or-treating events prove the spirit of Halloween lives on in just about any location. Read on to find a new place you and your little ghouls just might haunt for candy this year.