City Sets Trick-Or-Treat Hours, Includes COVID-19 Precautions

City Sets Trick-Or-Treat Hours, Includes COVID-19 Precautions

New health and safety measures should be followed as kids hit the streets for Halloween.

Monday, the Goldsboro City Council approved its annual Halloween Safety Proclamation.

Goldsboro City Manager Tim Salmon says the city added guidance to minimize the possibility of COVID-19 transmission during trick-or-treating activities.

Goldsboro’s trick-or-treat hours will be observed from 6 – 8 PM on Saturday,October 31st, 2020.

Residents wishing to participate in trick-or-treat activities are asked to leave a porch light on during those hours.

Trick-or-treating should be limited to those under the age of 16.

The City’s Halloween Safety Proclamation also suggests children not eat any trick-or-treat candy until it is examined by a parent.

Remember: When in doubt, throw it out!

The City of Goldsboro’s complete Safety First on Halloween Proclamation can be read below.