2016 Trick-or-Treat & Trunk-or-Treat Events in Des Moines - dsm4kids.com

2016 Trick-or-Treat & Trunk-or-Treat Events in Des Moines

Find 2018 Trick or Treat or Trunk or Treat events here.

Get some extra use out of those costumes, bring your treat bag and go Trick-or-Treating or Trunk-o-Treating at participating businesses and churches around Des Moines.  We’ve compiled a list of 19 Trick-or-Treat and Trunk-or-Treat events happening in the Des Moines area leading up to Halloween and on the 31st.

Thursday, October 20th

Keller Williams

4001 Westown Parkway • West Des Moines, IA 50266 • (515) 334-4900

The Betsy Sarcone Real Estate team is hosting a family friendly Trunk-or-Treat event.  From 5:30 to 7:30 pm kids can wear their costumes, play games, earn prizes and load up on candy.

Saturday, October 22nd

Hy-Vee

Multiple Locations
Stop by a participating Hy-Vee for a fun, kid-friendly Trick-or-Treat event from 1:00 to 3:00 pm. Activities include: coloring, cookie decorating, mini-pumpkin decorating and more! Costumes are encouraged but not required.

Sunday, October 23rd

Lutheran Church of Hope

925 Jordan Creek Parkway • West Des Moines, IA 50266 • (515) 222-1520

Get your little ones dressed in their friendly Halloween costumes, and experience the fun at Lutheran Church of Hope’s Fall Festival Trunk-or-Treat! All children, grades 6 and under, are invited to trick-or-treat in the Hope WDM parking lot in a safe, free and family-friendly environment 2:00 to 4:00 pm.

Terrace Hill

2300 Grand Avenue • Des Moines, IA 50312 • (515) 281-7205

Ghouls, goblins and creepy, crawly, scary things will emerge to Trick-or-Treat at Terrace Hill. The Trick-or-Treating at the Governor’s Residence Scare-Us Hill is a one-of-a-kind family event that features hundreds of carved pumpkins, costumed participants, and a variety of spooky activities. The scares begin at 1:00pm and last until 4:00pm.  Tickets can be purchased by phone or on-site at the Carriage House.

West Des Moines Christian Church

Mills Civic Parkway • West Des Moines, IA 50265 • (515) 223-1639

Wear your costumes to the 7th Annual Trunk or Treat event hosted by West Des Moines Christian Church.  This FREE and fun (not frightening) community wide Halloween bash is for kids ages 12 and under at 2:30 to 4:30 pm.

Monday, October 24th

Sahar’s Salon & Day Spa

4100 Westown Parkway • West Des Moines, IA 50266 • (515) 225-7559

Trunk or Treat in Sahar’s parking lot in West Des Moines.  They have fun Halloween themed activities and games for the kiddos and they’ll also be serving hot apple cider.

Tuesday, October 25th

Valley West Mall

1551 Valley W Drive #400 • West Des Moines, IA 50266 • (515) 225-3631

Treat your kids to an evening of safe Halloween and Trick-or-Treating fun. It’s Trick-or-Treat and Family Fun night at Valley West Mall.

Wednesday, October 26th

Newpoint Church

4075 121st Street • Urbandale, IA 50323 • (515) 987-9595

Newpoint Church’s Trunk-or-Treat is a safe event where you can bring the littles to trick-or-treat, play games, show off their costumes and more. Enjoy inflatables, games, crafts, and candy from 6:00 to 8:00 pm.

St. Mark Lutheran Church

1115 Grand Avenue • West Des Moines, IA 50265 • (515) 223-4208

Kids 6th grade and under are invited to Trunk-or-Treat at St. Mark Lutheran Church. They can come decked out in their favorite costume for an evening of family-friendly Halloween fun from 6:00 to 7:45 pm.

Thursday, October 27th

Homemakers

10215 Douglas Avenue • Urbandale, IA 50322 • (515) 276-2772

Put your Halloween costumes on and take the whole family to Homemakers for their annual Community Halloween Trick-or-Treat Night. Kids will love showing off their costumes and filling their bags with tons of goodies—and parents will appreciate the cozy, calm atmosphere you won’t find anywhere else.

Jordan Creek Town Center

101 Jordan Creek Parkway • West Des Moines, IA 50266 • (515) 440-6255

The sixth annual Trick-or-Treat event at Jordan Creek Town Center. Enjoy trick-or-treating throughout the mall and kid-friendly events on the lower level near Younkers from 6:00 to 8:00 pm.

Uptown Ankeny

Ankeny, IA • (515) 963-1897

Looking for a safe and fun trick-or-treat venue? Take your little ghosts and ghouls to Uptown Ankeny for lots of Halloween treats (and maybe a few tricks!) from participating businesses between 5:00 and 7:00 pm.

Friday, October 28th

Prince of Peace Lutheran Church

2600 E. Euclid Avenue • Des Moines, IA 50317 • (515) 265-2865

Trunk or Treat at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church. A safe and fun party for the whole family, featuring trick or treating in the parking lot and fun activities inside.

Saturday, October 29th

Center Grove Orchard

32835 610th Avenue • Cambridge, IA 50046 • (515) 383-4354

Don your costumes and head to the Farmyard on October 29th and 30th! What better place to go Trick-or-Treating than at Center Grove Orchard? Their staff will be dressed in their festive costumes, handing out candy at 11 different Trick-or-Treat locations!

Sunday, October 30th

Bass Pro Shops

1000 Bass Pro Drive NW • Altoona, IA 50009 • (515) 957-5500

Halloween fun for everyone at the Bass Pro Shops! Trick-or-Treating and a costume parade on October 30th and 31st.

Camp Dodge

Pool Pavilion • 7105 NW 70th Avenue • Johnston, IA 50131 • (515) 251-2967

Military families are invited to Camp Dodge’s Annual Fall Family Festival starting at 2:00 pm.  The event is hosted by the Iowa National Guard Child and Youth Program.  This year’s theme is Harry Potter and awards will be given to the top trunk and activity.

Center Grove Orchard

32835 610th Avenue • Cambridge, IA 50046 • (515) 383-4354

Don your costumes and head to the Farmyard on October 29th and 30th! What better place to go Trick-or-Treating than at Center Grove Orchard? Their staff will be dressed in their festive costumes, handing out candy at 11 different Trick-or-Treat locations!

Monday, October 31st

Bass Pro Shops

1000 Bass Pro Drive NW • Altoona, IA 50009 • (515) 957-5500

Halloween fun for everyone at the Bass Pro Shops! Trick-or-Treating and a costume parade on October 30th and 31st.

Clive Library

1900 NW 114th Street • Clive, IA 50325 • (515) 453-2221

Trick-or-treaters are invited to visit the Clive Public Library in their Halloween costumes and receive a treat from the library staff. Feel free to stop by any time while the library is open.

Merle Hay Mall

3800 Merle Hay Road • Des Moines, IA 50310 • (515) 276-8551

Starting at 6:00 pm, Merle Hay Mall businesses have treats in store for your little tricksters during Mall-o-Ween.

 

Are you planning on Trick-or-Treating at any of these businesses or churches? Know of any Trick-or-Treat or Trunk-or-Treat events taking place this Halloween? Let us know in the comments section below.

  1. Urbandale library
    Thursday night October 27th 7:00 family story glow on the dark, wear costumes

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