The City of Madison does not have official Trick-or-Treating hours.
Recommended hours: ​4:00 pm – 8:00 pm on Monday, October 31, 2022.

Trick-or-Treating Safety

  • Make sure your costume is visible to vehicles and others.
  • Do not use toy weapons as part of any costume.
  • Only trick or treat with people you live with.
  • Stay on sidewalks, and obey traffic signs.
  • Carry a flashlight.
  • Don’t eat any candy until an adult can check it for you.
  • Make sure costumes do not impede movement or vision.

Movies with Madison Parks: Hocus Pocus

Date: Wednesday, October 26, 2022, 6:00 pm – 7:40 pm
Location: 100 Block of State Street (between Ian’s Pizza and the Veterans Museum)

Hocus Pocus: A curious youngster moves to Salem, where he struggles to fit in before awakening a trio of diabolical witches that were executed in the 17th century.

Hayrides around the Capitol Square

Date: Wednesday, October 26, 2022, 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Location: Capitol Square

Tour the Capitol Square with Madison Parks aboard a haywagon!

Downtown Madison Family Halloween

Date: Wednesday, October 26, 2022, 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Location: State Street and Capitol Square

Trick-or-treating for young children and their families, ages 12 and under. Sponsored by Madison's Central Business Improvement District.


Freakfest 2022 has been canceled.