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Posted on: September 26, 2018

Halloween Hours


            The City of Marinette wants to emphasize that safety must be foremost in our minds during “Trick or Treat” activities.”

            Downtown “Trick or Treat” will be held Thursday, October 25, 2018 from 3:00 P.M. until 5:00 P.M.  Watch for the bright orange signs indicating participating merchants. Notice to Downtown Business: If you would like to participate in the Downtown “Trick or Treat” activities, please display the orange Halloween sign mailed to you in a visible spot indicating you are a participating business. If you do not receive a sign before October 20th, stop by Community Development, City Hall to pick one up or call Jan at 715.732.5139. The downtown area includes:  Main Street, Hall Avenue, Ludington Street, Wells Street, State Street, Stephenson Street, Maple Avenue and Pierce Avenue.

The City of Marinette has partnered up with Menominee Downtown business owners so that Downtown “Trick or Treat” are on the same date and time.

            City of Marinette “Trick or Treat” hours are set for Wednesday, October 31, 2018 from 4:00 P.M. until 6:00 P.M. Have a safe and Happy Halloween!

TIPS FOR TRICK OR TREATING:                                             

Trick or Treat with an adult.

Cross the street at corners, using traffic signals and crosswalks.

Look left, right and left again when crossing and keep looking as you cross.

Put electronic devices down and keep heads up and walk, don’t run, across the       


Teach children to make eye contact with drivers before crossing in front of them.

Always walk on sidewalks or paths. If there are no sidewalks, walk facing traffic as far to the left as possible.

Children should walk on direct routes with the fewest street crossings.

Watch for cars that are turning or backing up.

Teach children to never dart out into the street or cross between parked cars.   


Slow down and be especially alert in residential neighborhoods. Children are excited on Halloween and may move in unpredictable ways.

Take extra time to look for kids at intersections, on medians and on curbs.

Enter and exit driveways and alleys slowly and carefully.

Eliminate any distractions inside your car so you can concentrate on the road and your surroundings.

Drive slowly, anticipate heavy pedestrian traffic and turn your headlights on earlier in the day to spot children from greater distances.

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