WeHo’s Annual Youth Halloween Party is Revamped as Trunk or Treat Drive Thru During COVID

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The City of West Hollywood’s Recreation Services Division is revamping its annual youth Halloween as a Trunk or Treat Drive Thru this year as part of safety measures during the COVID-19 pandemic. Trunk or Treat is taking place on Saturday, October 24, 2020, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the north parking lot of Plummer Park, located at the corner of Fountain Avenue and N. Vista Street (for GPS: 1200 N. Vista Street).

Attendees will experience the sights and sounds of all things Halloween and enjoy a fun and safe way to trick-or-treat in the car while maintaining safe social distancing. There will be will cars decorated in various Halloween themes parked along the perimeter of the parking lot for viewing pleasure as participants drive through at their registered time. Children will enjoy seeing a pumpkin patch, listening to Halloween music provided by a spooky West Hollywood DJ, and they will take home craft activity kits and swag items, prizes, candy, and more.

Participants must register. To select a time slot and register for this event, visit West Hollywood Recreation Online. A dashboard pass will be provided to registered participants during event check-in. In accordance with safety protocols, face coverings are required during this activity along with appropriate physical distancing. Patrons must remain in their vehicles during the ‘Trunk or Treat’ Drive Thru event. This is a free event for all ages; time slot openings are limited, so early registration is recommended.

The City of West Hollywood’s ‘Trunk or Treat’ event follows a series of COVID-19 health and safety measures in compliance with Health Officer Orders and Protocols established by the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health including: producing this event as a drive-by event where: individuals dress up or decorate their vehicles and drive by “judges” are appropriately physically distanced; individuals remain in their vehicles and drive through an area with Halloween displays; individuals can receive a treat bag (limited to commercially packaged non-perishable treats) or take-away item from the organizer while participants remain in their vehicles. The event has been set up with a limited maximum occupancy 50 cars per time slot in order to ensure adequate social (physical) distancing and face coverings are required.

The City of West Hollywood has declared a local emergency in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. When in public, community members should maintain your space with social (physical) distancing of at least six feet, and cover that face to adhere to City requirements for the use of face coverings. The City of West Hollywood coronavirus updates are available at www.weho.org/coronavirus.

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