Updated Coverage from Halloween:

The cold didn’t keep local trick or treaters away from getting free candy! The downtown trick or treat was filled with ghouls and goblins. There were multiple reports that Excelsior Springs children were polite and said thank you when trick or treating. There were 990 kids that participated in the Community Center’s Festival and 85 kids at the Pumpkin Plunge! Overall it was a cold but safe Halloween!

Previously Reported:

Fall Festivals and Trunk or Treats are in full swing, with Halloween falling early in the week, giving citizens a whole host of events this past weekend to participate in. The festivities don’t stop here, though! Come Halloween, there will be more opportunities for the young and old to have fun. See a collection of photos below and a list of this week’s Halloween activities!

Blue Sparrow Garden Center’s 4th Annual Fall Festival and Solar Eclipse Watch Party - October 14, 2023

Watkins Mill State Park Fall on the Farm - October 14, 2023

Elkhorn Elementary Trunk or Treat - October 17, 2023

ECC and Lewis Elementary Trunk or Treat - October 19, 2023

ES Farmers Market’s “Vend”or Treat - October 25, 2023

Dubious Claims Brewing Co.’s Halloween Trivia Night with Beatz DJ - October 19, 2023

Wild Bunch - October 27-28, 2023

One Step at a Time Ballroom Dance - October 27, 2023

Schreier Family Medicine - October 27, 2023

Aspire Senior Living - October 27, 2023

Re/Max Spooky House - October 27, 2023

Excelsior Springs Community Center’s Fall Festival - October 28, 2023

First United Methodist Church’s Trunk or Treat

Witch Way to the Wine

Flack Memorial - October 28, 2023

Halloween Events Coming Up

  • Downtown Trick or Treating – Halloween – 4pm-6pm
  • 97th Annual Bill Payne’s Halloween Party – Costume Contest promptly at 6pm
  • Holistic Haunt at Holistic Springs Herb Co. – 6-8pm
  • Wood Heights Fire Department Trick or Treat – 6:30pm
  • City of Wood Heights Trick or Treat 
  • The Elms Hotel & Spa – 6pm-11pm (Costume Contest)
  • Halloween Bash at Ray Rocks – rescheduled to November 11, 2023

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