Buckhannon Hosts 2nd Annual “Trunk-or-Treat”

Archives
15287599_G_1528759971

You’ve heard of trick-or-treating, but have you heard about trunk-or-treating?

The Buckhannon Police Department held its second annual trunk-or-treat event in the public safety building parking lot where vehicles could park, fill their trunks with Halloween-themed decorations, and hand out candy to the local children.  This provides a safe alternative for parents to trick-or-treating.  The event is incredibly popular and well-attended in the community. 

“Last year, it was very well-received in the community, we had between 6 and 7 hundred uh kids uh show up, and we decided to make it an annual event to offer a safe trick-or-treating alternative to the youth of our community,” said Buckhannon Police Chief Matt Gregory.  

Many local businesses and community organizations partnered with the police department and also handed out candy.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Link to 12 things you need to know page

WBOY 12 News Facebook Page

Trending Stories