The City of Madison does not have official Trick-or-Treating hours.
Recommended hours: ​4:00 pm – 8:00 pm on October 31.

Trick-or-Treating Safety

  • Make sure your costume is visible to vehicles and others.
  • Do not use toy weapons as part of any costume.
  • Only trick or treat with people you live with.
  • Stay on sidewalks, and obey traffic signs.
  • Carry a flashlight.
  • Don’t eat any candy until an adult can check it for you.
  • Make sure costumes do not impede movement or vision.

Downtown Madison Family Halloween

Date: Wednesday, October 25, 2023, 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Location: State Street and Capitol Square

Trick-or-treating for young children and their families, ages 12 and under.

Hayrides around the Capitol Square

Tour the Capitol Square with Madison Parks aboard a haywagon!