I bet your kids have already ask you when they will be going "Trick or Treating." We have received the schedule from the City of Lake Charles and details on an alternative (Halloween Harvest fest.)

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According to the press release from the City of Lake Charles the city recommends that trick-or-treat activities end at 8 p.m. that evening.  Parents are encouraged to have their children home by 8:30 p.m. unless they are attending a supervised function sponsored by other parents or civic organizations

If you don't want to send your little ghost and goblins out to know on strangers doors ... there is always the Halloween Harvest fest. The City of Lake Charles Recreation and Parks Department will host Halloween Harvest Fest 2013 on Thursday, October 31, at the Lake Charles Civic Center Coliseum from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.  A variety of games, prizes, and trinkets will be available for the entire family, including: train, face art and balloons, “Dracula’s Cove,” and more.  Admission is absolutely free.