Halloween Observance Date, Time and Safety Tips


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.