Downtown South Bend will be hosting Trick or Treating for the whole family on October 25th from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
There will be over a dozen treat stops in downtown giving away treats and candy. Maps will be available at all participating businesses, as well as online at the bottom of this page, and by clicking here for a PDF. Trick or treaters can start at any treat stop location.
A costume contest will immediately follow at Chicory Café, from 7:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., with four categories based on age! 4 & under, 5 - 8, 9 - 15, & 16 & over. A fifth category will also be available for groups! Due to space constraints, there is a limit of 15 costumes per category. Pre-registration is required and will open at 6:00 p.m. at the DTSB booth at Studebaker Plaza and continue until spots are filled. Chicory gift cards will be awarded to the winners from each category.
The celebrity judges for this year's costume contest will be Melissa Stephens and Ibrahim Samra from WNDU.
Classic Image Photography will offer the chance for Trick or Treaters to have their picture taken in costume for free at their studio on 224 W. Colfax. Free digital copies of these pictures will be available on their Facebook page to be shared with family and friends.
Balloon twisting will also be available from Fun By The Yard in Studebaker Plaza for a small fee and DTSB will be providing a fall photo-op!
Haywagon Rides by Dream Coach Carriages will be available by Studebaker Plaza (weather dependent) from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Rides will be every 15 minutes, tickets will be available with time slots to enjoy the other activities taking place.Cost is $3 per passenger, including infants.
Here is a list of the businesses participating as Treat Stops in 2019!
Ali on the Boulevard
Participating non-profits as treat stops in 2019!