Due to religious beliefs or just avoiding the dangers of trick or treating, some parents are looking for alternative Halloween celebrations for their children. Here are some fun and easy alternative Halloween celebration ideas.
Having a pizza night for your children and their friends on Halloween is a great alternative to trick or treating. You can go all out and arrange a party at your local Chunky Cheese pizza restaurant or take the group to their favorite pizza place. Pizza always brings smiles and this is a fun alternative way to celebrate Halloween night with your kids. You can also order in and have the pizza party at your house.
Plan a trip to your local planetarium. Take your children and some of their friends to the planetarium for a fun filled Halloween night experience. Even in the day, this trip will be fun! A planetarium is not only fun and fascinating, it is educational. Shh. Don’t tell the kids that part. Let them be amazed by the show and they will not even notice that it is Halloween by the time they enjoy the thrilling experience. Wonder and magic in the stars for all.
Take your children and some of their friends to their favorite ice cream parlor for a delicious alternative to Halloween trick or treating. A sundae or cone is always a wonderful treat for kids and no trick or treating will bring them that sweet treat, that’s for sure. They all scream for ice cream and, hey, that’s what it’s all about.
Make Halloween a movie night. Seeing a movie in a theater is a great Halloween celebration alternative. Treat your children to a kid’s movie of their choice, popcorn included. Going to the movies is always fun and memorable. Kids love going to the movies and most adults do, as well. A perfect Halloween alternative. Thrilling, fun and very much in Halloween holiday tradition.
Have a Halloween night sleep over for your children and a few of their special friends. Rent some favorite kids movies and pop some popcorn, make cookies or brownies, whatever you wish. Cakes, cookies or sweets seem like a must, but that is not so. You can create your own snacks and food to serve.
Camp out with your kids on Halloween night. If possible, this is a very fun Halloween alternative activity for children. If Halloween is on a school night, plan this activity for the weekend. Pop a tent in the yard, grill hot dogs, tell stories and have a blast. Let your kids plan the music. They will love that.
Treat your children and some of their friends to a round of miniature golf. This Halloween alternative is fun and much loved. Some places have mini golf, rides and games. Even better. A night of fun for all.
Halloween celebrations for children are fun to plan and they can be a needed alternative to trick or treating. They keep your kids safe while they enjoy some very special Halloween holiday kids time. Have a happy and safe Halloween!