Tips for Safe and Fun Trick-or-Treating

Trick-or-Treat in Blue Ash will take place from 6-8PM on Tuesday, October 31st.  Please review these helpful tips from the National Safety Council to have a fun and safe Halloween!

Reminders for kids and parents:

•Instruct your children to travel only in familiar, well-lit areas and avoid trick-or-treating alone

•Tell your children not to eat any treats until they return home

•Teach your children to never enter a stranger's home

•A parent or responsible adult should always accompany young children on the neighborhood rounds

•If your older children are going alone, plan and review the route that is acceptable to you

•Agree on a specific time when children should return home

Tips for drivers:

•Watch for children walking on roadways, medians and curbs

•Enter and exit driveways and alleys carefully

•At twilight and later in the evening, watch for children in dark clothing

Safe costumes:

•All costumes, wigs and accessories should be fire-resistant

•If children are allowed out after dark, fasten reflective tape to their costumes and bags to make sure they are visible

•When buying Halloween makeup, make sure it is nontoxic and always test it in a small area first

•Remove all makeup before children go to bed to prevent skin and eye irritation