Whether you’re taking your little ones to trick or treat, or passing out candy at home, here is the Beggar’s Night or Trick or Treat Schedule around Columbus. Don’t forget to drive carefully on these days, while kids are out walking around and hopped up on sugar.
If you’re looking for safer trick-or-treating (with businesses and community groups) or trunk or treating around Columbus, check out this list with over 40 community events with Trick or Treating or Trunk or Treating in Columbus. There are also over 120 fall and Halloween events around Columbus for families and adults that you don’t want to miss this year!
Need a costume? If you don’t know what to dress up as for all of these Halloween events, check out these 100 Cheap and Easy DIY Halloween Costumes.
Don’t forget – there are plenty of places to eat free or cheap on Halloween, including Chipotle, Krispy Kreme, and more!
2019 Trick or Treat Beggar’s Night in Columbus
Most communities are having trick or treat on Thursday, October 31, 2019. Schedule is subject to change – we’ve added links so you can keep up with any changes.
Trick-or-Treat Schedule around Columbus on Saturday, October 26, 2019
Mansfield October 26, Halloween parade at 10 am followed by trick or treat until 1 pm
Mount Gilead October 26, 5:00-6:00
Marengo October 26, 5:30-7 p.m.
Trick-or-Treat Schedule around Columbus on Sunday, October 27, 2019
Ashville: October 27, parade forms at 2 pm at the Post Office. Costume judging at the Ashville Park after the Parade, including refreshment. Trick or Treat from 4 pm until 5:30 pm
Trick-or-Treat Schedule around Columbus on Halloween, Thursday, October 31, 2019
Bellefontaine October 31, 6:00-7:30
Bexley October 31, 5:30-7:00
Blendon Township October 31, 6:00-8:00
Bremen October 31, 6-7:30 p.m.
Buckeye Lake October 31, 5:30 – 7 pm
Bucyrus October 31, 5:00-7:00
Canal Winchester October 31, 5:30-7:30
Centerburg October 31, 5:30-7
Chillicothe October 31, 6:00 -7:30
Circleville October 31, 5:00-7:00
Columbus October 31, 6:00-8:00
Commercial Point October 31, 6:00 – 8:00
Coshocton October 31, 5:00-6:30
Delaware October 31, 6:00-8:00
Dublin October 31, 6:00-8:00
Etna Township October 31 from 6-8 p.m.
Gahanna October 31, 6:00-8:00
Galena October 31, 5:30-7:30
Genoa Township October 31, 6:00-8:00. Trick or Treat Village Community event is 10/26 from noon-3 pm.
Grandview Heights October 31, 6:00-8:00
Granville October 31, 5:30-7:00
Grove City October 31, 6:00-8:00. Beggar’s Night and Boo off Broadway are held at the same time. Boo off Broadway is an annual, family-friendly alternative to the traditional door-to-door Beggars’ Night allows children to dress in costume and safely collect candy and other goodies from area businesses and civic organizations.
Groveport October 31, Trick or Treat: 5:30 pm-7:00 pm. FREE Block Party: 7:00 pm.
Town Hall will be serving hot dogs, popcorn and drink courtesy of the Groveport Police Department, Madison Township Fire Department and Groveport Town Hall.
Hamilton Township October 31, 6:00-8:00
Heath October 31, 5:30-7:00
Hebron October 31, 5:30-7 p.m.
Hilliard October 31, 6:00-8:00
Kirkersville October 31, 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Village of Lakeview October 31, 6:00-7:30
Lancaster October 31, 6-7:30 p.m.
London October 31, 6:00-8:00
Marble Cliff October 31, 6-8 p.m.
Marion October 31, 5:30-7:30
Marysville October 31, 6:00-8:00
Mechanicsburg October 31, 6:00-8:00. Always on Halloween, except when it falls on a Friday.
Mifflin Township October 31, 6:00-8:00
Mount Vernon October 31, 5:30-7:00
New Albany October 31, 6:00-8:00
Newark October 31, Trick or Treat on the Square Downtown Newark 5:00-6:30pm and Door to Door Trick or Treat Newark 5:30-7:00pm
Orange Township October 31, 6:00-8:00. Orange Township has adopted to follow the schedule set forth by MORPC including holding the event rain or shine.
Ostrander October 31, 6:00-8:00
Pataskala October 31, 6:00-8:00
Pickerington October 31, 6:00-8:00. Follows the schedule set forth by MORPC. If Halloween, October 31, falls on a Friday, Saturday or Sunday, then “Trick or Treat” will be held the prior Thursday. If Halloween falls on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday, then “Trick or Treat” will be held on that day.
Tots Trick or Treat – October 31, 2019 from 1:30pm – 2:30pm at Pickerington City Hall. Children 2-5 years old accompanied by an adult may wear their favorite costumes as they stroll through the decorated halls and offices of City Hall while receiving a few goodies from the disguised employees.
Plain City October 31, 6:00-8:00
Portsmouth October 31, 5:00-7:30
Powell October 31, 6:00-8:00
Prairie Township October 31, 6:00-8:00 rain or shine
Reynoldsburg October 31, 6:00-8:00. Spooky Pooch Parade October 26.
Russells Point October 31, 6:00-7:30 Trunk or Treat at Russells Point Municipal Building with Free Hot Dogs, Water, and candy. Door to door county-wide trick or treat is at the same time.
Sunbury October 31, 6:00-8:00
Thornville October 31, 6:00-8:00
Upper Arlington October 31, 6:00-8:00 Follows the schedule set forth by MORPC.
Village of Baltimore October 31, 6:00-7:30
Village of Lithopolis October 31, 6:00-7:30
Village of Riverlea tba 6-8 p.m.
Village of Somerset October 31, 5:30-7:00
Violet Township tba 6:00-8:00
Westerville October 31, 6:00-8:00
Worthington October 31 6:00-8:00. The City of Worthington schedules Beggars Night in Worthington on Halloween, October 31st each year, no matter what day Halloween falls on. Trick-or-Treat takes place rain or shine and will not be cancelled or postponed in the event of inclement weather.
Zanesville tba 5:30-7:00
TBA for 2019
Washington Courthouse tba 6:00-8:00
Shawnee Hills 6-8 p.m.
Logan Elm Village: 4-5:30 p.m.
Magnetic Springs: 5-7 p.m.