Trick or Treating in Downtown Rochester and Other Halloween Activities

Trick-or-Treat Downtown, Costume Parade, Spaghetti Dinner, Kid’s Craft, and Movies in the Moonlight

On October 21, celebrate Halloween activities in downtown Rochester with Trick-or-Treating, a costume parade, a spaghetti dinner, and a Halloween edition of Movies in the Moonlight.

Kids are encouraged to dress-up and Trick-or-Treat Downtown from 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Over 50 businesses will participate in Trick-or-Treat and the participating businesses will be marked with window signage.

Illustration of five children dressed up for Halloween

Trick or Treat Downtown Rochester

At 5:15 p.m., kids can meet for the Costume Parade at the public parking lot at the corner of Water Street and University. They will be joined by a police car and fire truck, and precede south on Water Street and end at the Rochester Fire Department.

Stop by the Rochester Fire Department after Trick-or-Treat for firehouse fun, a spaghetti dinner and open house benefiting Rochester Area Youth Assistance. The dinner will run from 4:30 – 7:00 p.m. Tickets are on sale at the door and cost $10.00 for adults and $5.00 for children 12 and younger. Craft activity will also be available for kids at the Fire Department. 

The Halloween edition of Movies in the Moonlight is located in the parking lot at the corner of E. Third & Water, one block east of Main. The Lego Batman Movie begins at dusk (around 6:30 pm). Admission is free, so arrive early for the best seating. Movies in the Moonlight is BYOC (Bring Your Own Chairs). Food and drinks will be available for purchase provided by The Meeting House, but you are welcome to bring your own. Movies in the Moonlight is sponsored by Lincoln of Troy.

Movies in the Moonlight Halloween Edition Logo

Movies in the Moonlight Halloween Edition

Don’t miss Trick-or-Treat at the Farmers’ Market on Saturday, October 28. Kids are encouraged to dress-up and Trick-or-Treat from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. For more information on both events, please call 248-656-0060 or visit us on the Web at


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