Williamsburg Area Halloween Ordinances

 

Local Trick or Treat Ordinances

Note: Trick or treating pertains to going door to door. Children of all ages can still wear costumes and attend parties.

Williamsburg: Trick or treat begins at 6 and ends at 8 p.m. Participants must be 12 years old and younger to participate. Parents are encouraged to accompany trick-or-treaters.

Chesapeake: Trick or treat starts at dusk and run no later than 8 p.m. Children must be 12 and younger to participate.

Hampton: Trick or treat begins at dusk and ends at 8 p.m. You must be 12 years old and under to go trick-or-treating. Trick-or-treating is not a holiday, but a tradition. Therefore, the City will not change the day for trick-or-treating. It's a class four misdemeanor if you break these rules in Hampton. However, a parent, guardian or other responsible person, who lawfully has in his custody a child 12 years old or younger, may accompany the child for the purpose of caring for, looking after or protecting the child.

Newport News: Trick or treating will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Children beyond the 7th grade or 13 years of age may not participate in trick-or-treating. An adult should escort small children and older children should go in large groups. Only children 15 years of age and younger may wear masks. Anyone 16 years or older wearing a mask in public is breaking the law.

 Norfolk: Children must be 12 years of age or younger and be off the streets by 8 p.m. A parent, guardian or other responsible person, who lawfully has in his custody a child 12 years old or younger, may accompany the child for the purpose of caring for, looking after or protecting the child. In Norfolk, it's a class four misdemeanor to break these rules.

 Portsmouth: Trick or treat starts at dusk (between 5:30 and 6 p.m.) ends at 8 p.m. in Portsmouth, where it's a class three misdemeanor for anyone over the age of 12 to engage in trick-or-treating. However, parents, guardians and other responsible persons may accompany a child for the purpose of caring for, looking after or protecting the child.

Smithfield: Trick or treat will run 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 31. A town ordinance restricts trick or treating to children 12 and younger.

 

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Halloween News!

Halloween is scheduled for October 31, 2011. Halloween will fall on a Monday this year.
Let's Party will be open on the following Sundays this year to accomodate your Halloween
Costume, Accessory, Make-up, Wig and Hat needs: October 23rd & 30th from 11 AM - 5PM!