Halloween Observance Date, Time and Safety Tips
Halloween will be observed in the City of Cleveland on Thursday, October 31, 2013 between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.
Listed below are recommendations for a safe Halloween:
• Adults should accompany young children and older kids should travel in groups
• Children should wear light colored clothing short enough to prevent tripping.
• Add reflective tape to increase visibility.
• Make sure children can see through their masks or use make-up.
• Avoid hard plastic or wooden props such as daggers or swords.
• Use foam or other soft and flexible materials.
• Carry and use a flashlight when it gets dark.
• Visit homes you know and stay within your own neighborhood.
• Be alert for vehicle traffic.
• Only give and accept wrapped or packaged candy.
• Parents examine all candy before allowing children to eat it and report anything
suspicious to police.
• Keep costumed children away from pets who may become frightened.