Let’s get spooky! Get your little ghouls and goblins into their Halloween costumes and take them around town for some Halloween fun. There are many Trick or Treat and Trunk or Treat events happening in the Stateline this year. Here’s a list of 29 places to get some treats (including non-food items), play some tricks, and have a scary good time this Halloween season.

Wearing costumes is suggested for all Trunk or Treat events!

Saturday, October 6, 2018

Tinker Cottage Trunk or Treat

Where: Tinker Swiss Cottage Museum and Gardens
411 Kent Street, Rockford, IL

When: 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Cost: Free

Trunk or Treat in the historic Tinker Gardens, do crafts in the Barn and take a free first floor tour of the Cottage! The Cottage will be decorated as a Victorian funeral and they will be holding a raffle drawing for a free family membership to the museum!


Wednesday, October 17, 2018

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Christ the Rock Trunk or Treat

Where: Christ the Rock Lutheran Church
8330 Newburg Rd, Rockford, IL

When: 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Cost: Free

Trunk or Treat in the parking lot and sign up to win one of many gift baskets. Rain date is Thursday, October 18.


Thursday, October 18, 2018

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BACHC Trunk or Treat

Where: Community Health Systems, Inc.
74 Eclipse Ctr, Beloit, WI

When: 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Cost: Free

Trunk or Treat in the parking lot, enjoy live music, and food trucks! This is a huge event with many participating local Stateline businesses. For children 12 and under.


Friday, October 19, 2018

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Northeast YMCA Trunk or Treat

Where: YMCA of Rock River Valley Northeast Branch
8451 Orth Rd, Loves Park, IL

When: 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Cost: Free for members, $2/person for the public or a donation to Walking School Bus and after-school programs (hats, scarves, coats, socks, and gloves for youth in 1st-8th grade).

Trunk or Treat in the parking lot until 7 pm then come inside for games, crafts, and bounce houses. Register here.


Saturday, October 20, 2018

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Roscoe Main Street Trunk or Treat

Where: Main Street Square
5300 Williams Dr., Roscoe, IL

When: 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Cost: Free

Trunk or Treat in the parking lot and receive goodies from businesses in Roscoe. Vote for your favorite decorated trunk while you’re there.

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Tractor Treat

Where: Rivers Edge Recreation Center
1151 West Locust Street, Belvidere, IL

When: 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Cost: Free

Come out for an afternoon of tricks and treats. Activities include Dr. Jekyll’s laboratory, free scarecrow building, pumpkin patch, trucks and unique vehicles to touch, scary stories by Libbie, community activity tables, and more.

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Midway Village All Hallows’ Eve

Where: Midway Village Museum
6799 Guilford Rd, Rockford, IL

When: 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Cost: $6 per person, children 0-2 years old are free, Museum members are free

Trick or Treat in Midway Village’s historic buildings that will be decorated for the event. Stop by the Enchanted Woods to learn about King Arthur, his Knights of the Round Table, and Camelot. Join the Winnebago Ghostbusters as they hunt for ghosts in the Victorian Village. Tickets can be purchased at MidwayVillage.com or at the gate.

Good Shepherd Trunk or Treat

Where: Good Shepherd
2447 Park Ave, Beloit, Wisconsin 53511

When: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Cost: Free

Family friendly trick or treating, hay rides, farm animals, candied apples, and more! Register to win a Culvers gift card. They will be collecting food and money donations for Caritas Food pantry.

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In the Outdoors: Junk(food) in Our Trunks

Where: Atwood Center
2685 New Milford School Rd, Rockford, IL

When: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Cost: Free

Tree Trunk or Treat at Atwood! Collect candy from trees in the woods and enjoy a unique experience.


Sunday, October 21, 2018

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Trick or Treat Trail

Where: Palmer Park
2501 Palmer Dr., Janesville, WI

When: 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Cost: $2/child

Many of your favorite characters from the forest will be passing out candy to costumed kids! Goblin games also available during Trick or Treat Trail.


Friday, October 26, 2018

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Concordia Lutheran Trunk or Treat

Where: Concordia Lutheran School
7424 North 2nd St., Machesney Park, IL

When: 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Cost: Free

Trunk or Treat in the parking lot and enjoy Greek food from The Olive Branch including child size gyros. 10% of food proceeds go to Concordia Lutheran school.

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Lanes of Treat

Where: Forest Hills Lanes
7742 Forest Hills Rd., Loves Park, IL

When: 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Cost: Free

Trunk or Treat in the parking lot and receive goodies from local Loves Park businesses. Inside and outside the bowling alley, Harlem bowlers will be running carnival games.

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Rolling Green PTO Trunk or Treat

Where: Rolling Green Elementary School
3615 W Gate Pkwy, Rockford, IL

When: 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Cost: Free

Trunk or Treat in the parking lot, enjoy food from Nina’s Taco Shop, listen to music from a DJ and take pictures in the photo booth.

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Ida Public Library Trunk or Treat

Where: Ida Public Library
320 N. State St, Belvidere, IL

When: 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Cost: Free

Trunk or Treat in the parking lot and participate in a pumpkin decorating contest. You can carve or paint a pumpkin and enter it into the contest. More information coming soon.


Saturday, October 27, 2018

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GPS Fall Festival

Where: GPS Faith Community
10714 N 2nd St, Machesney Park, IL

When: 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Cost: Free

Kids up to 5th grade can Trunk or Treat from 10 am – 11 am only. Other activities include indoor craft and vendor fair, Fall photobooth, bake sale and more.

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Downtown Janesville Trick or Treat

Where: Downtown Janesville
100 N Main St., Janesville, WI

When: 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Cost: Free

Trick or Treat through downtown Janesville. Stop by the Farmers Market to pick up a map of participating businesses. Hop on and off a free trolley and look for the orange and black balloons near each business to spot stops.

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Whitehead Elementary School Indoor Trunk or Treat

Where: Whitehead Elementary School
2325 Ohio Pkwy, Rockford, IL

When: 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Cost: Free

Trunk or Treat inside Whitehead Elementary School for a safe fun experience. Food and refreshments will be sold in the cafeteria.

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Caps Garage Trunk Or Treat

Where: Caps Garage
7215 Clinton Rd., Loves Park, IL

When: 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Cost: Free

Trunk or Treat in Caps Garage. Activities include games, movies, music, candy, and a photo booth.

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First Free Methodist Church Trunk or Treat

Where: First Free Methodist Church
2157 Cardinal Dr, Freeport, IL

When: 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Cost: Free

Trunk or Treat in the First Free Methodist Church parking lot. Afterward head inside for games and refreshments.

Kids SPOT Trunk or Treat

Where: Kids SPOT
9461 N 2nd St, Roscoe, Illinois 61073

When: 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Cost: Free

Kids Spot’s annual Trunk or Treat, a free and safe event for children and families in the community to Trick or Treat at Kids Spot!


Sunday, October 28, 2018

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Main Street Trick or Treat

Where: Village of Rockton
110 E Main St, Rockton, IL

When: 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Cost: Free

Trick or Treat in downtown Rockton. Visit participating businesses to get goodies.

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Cross & Crown Lutheran Church Trunk or Treat

Where: Cross & Crown Lutheran Church
7404 Elevator Rd, Roscoe, IL

When: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Cost: Free

Trunk or Treat in Cross and Crown Church’s parking lot. Activities include face painting and popcorn and cider indoors.

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RCL Trunk or Treat Tealoween

Where: The Unitarian Universalist Church
4848 Turner St., Rockford, IL

When: 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Cost: Free

Trunk or Treat Tealoween style with local businesses in the Unitarian Church parking lot. Tealoween is an event for families with food allergies, food sensitivities, and other conditions that prevent them from consuming common Halloween treats. All treats for this event will be food free.

Grace United Methodist Trunk or Treat

Where: Grace United Methodist Church
3555 McFarland Rd, Rockford, IL

When: 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Cost: Free

This is a community event that will include fun activities such as Halloween themed games, face painting, photo booth and props, and most importantly – yummy treats and candy!

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Grace Lutheran Church Trunk or Treat

Where: Grace Lutheran Church
343 Grand Ave, Loves Park, IL

When: 4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

Cost: Free

Trunk or Treat around the World! Receive a passport as you enter and visit all the different country cars. There will be non-candy items available as well.

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Luther Valley Lutheran Church Trunk or Treat

Where: Luther Valley Lutheran Church
7107 S Luther Valley Rd, Beloit, WI

When: 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Cost: Free

Trunk or Treat in the parking lot or indoors in case of bad weather. Treats, games, and other activities will be available in the Fellowship Hall.


Monday, October 29, 2018

City Wide Trunk or Treat

Where: Rockford Public School Building
501 7th Street, Rockford, IL

When: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Cost: Free

Trunk or treat from the trunk of a fire engine, police car, and ambulance. All kids will get a Halloween bag and glow stick.


Tuesday, October 30, 2018

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Our Savior’s Lutheran Church Trunk or Treat

Where: Our Savior’s Lutheran Church
749 Bluff St, Beloit, WI

When: 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Cost: Free

Trunk or Treat in the parking lot then enjoy games, pumpkin painting, a jump house and dinner (free will offering will take place for dinner).


Wednesday, October 31, 2018

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New Life Ministries Trunk or Treat

Where: New Life Ministries International
1400 Harvey St, Beloit, WI

When: 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Cost: Free

Trunk or Treat dressed up as princesses and superheroes. There will be free games, food, S’More roasting, hot cocoa, and a contest for the best-decorated trunk.

We will be adding events to this post throughout October. Please email hello@statelinekids.com if you know of an event we’ve missed.

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