Trunk-or-Treat near Boston: Halloween 2022 Events for Kids

Grab your costume and your candy bucket and head out to an awesome trunk-or-treat event near Boston! Photo courtesy of Concord Recreation
Grab your costume and your candy bucket and head out to an awesome trunk-or-treat event near Boston! Photo courtesy of Concord Recreation

Kids have to wait until Halloween to trick-or-treat, but they can trunk-or-treat near Boston all month long. Trunk-or-treating is held at central locations by different organizations and groups. Participants decorate cars and hand out candy from their trunks. These events offer a great alternative to trick-or-treating, when doorbell-ringing traditions get tricky. More communities have been hosting awesome trunk-or-treat activities near Boston each year. So candy-savvy kids end up collecting treats several times before Halloween! We've rounded up several great trunk-or-treat events in the Boston area. We hope you have a fun-filled and Happy Halloween in New England this October.

For more Halloween activities near Boston, explore our Halloween Guide for Boston Kids, and don't miss our list of the best Halloween activities and events in Boston, which includes pumpkin patches, corn mazeshayrides, and of course our top things to do in notoriously witchy Salem

Polar Express Train Ride on Cape Cod Central Railroad
Cape Cod Central Railroad Depot - various times Pick
Festival of Illumination and Winter Wonderland
Southwick Zoo - various times Pick
The Art of the Brick
The Art of the Brick - various times Pick
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