Cedar Falls Trick-or-Treating

Below is a release from the city of Cedar Falls

Trick-or-treat hours will take place in Cedar Falls on October 31, 2020, from 6:00 p.m. to
8:00 p.m.
If citizens do not wish to participate in trick-or-treat, please leave your front light off. Trick-or-treaters
should not visit homes that do not have their front light on.
As the nation continues to work through the COVID-19 pandemic, the CDC has advised the public not to
participate in certain traditional Halloween activities including trick-or-treating, trunk-or-treating, indoor
parties or haunted houses. You can learn more about their recommendations and suggestions for
alternative celebrations at bit.ly/cdc0925.
If you will be out trick-or-treating this Halloween, the City of Cedar Falls and the Black Hawk County
Health Department recommends these safety guidelines to help prevent the spread of the virus:

  • Place individually wrapped items for ‘grab and go’ at a location that allows for social distancing
    (such as the end of the driveway)
    o Do not hand out any candy or items directly to trick or treaters
    o Do not leave bowls of items out for trick-or-treaters or offer the same bowl of items to
    multiple people
  • The CDC recommends the use of a mask for individuals over the age of two, including outdoors,
    when social distancing is not possible
    o Masks should be worn properly with the nose, mouth and chin covered
  • Only go out with members of your household
  • Avoid crowds and allow others to go before you at a distance when trick-or-treating
  • It is advisable to bring hand sanitizer when you are out trick-or-treating and use it often