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City of Opelika cancels door-to-door trick or treating, hosts drive-thru event

This year's Louisville Halloween Parade and Festival will take place on Halloween Day.
This year's Louisville Halloween Parade and Festival will take place on Halloween Day.(pexels.com)
Updated: Sep. 15, 2020 at 11:46 AM EDT
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OPELIKA, Ala. (WTVM) - The City of Opelika announced Tuesday Fall Festival and door-to-door trick or treating is cancelled this year.

“After serious thought about the safety of our community and the current state safer-at-home orders, the City of Opelika has decided not to host Fall Festival and door-to-door trick or treating,” the City of Opelika states. “We determined there would be no safe way to host these events.”

Though door-to-door trick or treating is not a possibility, the City of Opelika is hosting a drive-thru event. The event will be Thursday, October 29, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Families can drive through a portion of downtown and receive candy from their vehicles while enjoying Halloween decorations and music. Attendees are also encouraged to decorate their vehicles.

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