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2017 Trick-or-Treat & Trunk-or-Treat Events in Des Moines - dsm4kids.com

If you believe October is all about the costumes and the candy, you’ve come to the right place! We’ve rounded up a list of Halloween events happening this month in Des Moines and beyond that are all about the tricks and treats. So, don’t wait until Beggar’s Night to get that costume on, celebrate all month long with these trick-or-treat and trunk-or-treat events in Des Moines. Continue Reading…

Beggar’s Night 2017 in Des Moines & Surrounding Communities - dsm4kids.com

Put the costumes on your kiddos and hit the streets in Des Moines and surrounding communities! Trick or Treating on Beggar’s Night is a rite of passage for Des Moines kids. Unlike other places, each local municipality in Central Iowa designates the specific date and time of their Beggar’s Night and when kids can tell their jokes and gather up their sweet treats. Read on to find out when your little ghouls and goblins can trick or treat on Beggar’s Night in your neighborhood. Continue Reading…

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

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. Continue Reading…

Beggar’s Night 2016 in Des Moines & Surrounding Communities - dsm4kids.com

In Iowa kids go Trick-or-Treating on Beggar’s Night instead of Halloween.  Each local municipality designates the specific date and time of their Beggar’s Night.  No matter what the night is called, all kids should take a few safety precautions when they Trick-or-Treat. Read on for a few Beggar’s Night safety tips and find a list of where and when you can fill those buckets and pillowcases with some sweet treats! Continue Reading…

Knock-Knock. Who's there? 20 Beggar’s Night Jokes 4 Kids in Des Moines - dsm4kids.com

It’s an Iowa tradition for Trick-or-Treaters to tell a joke before receiving some candy.  It seems like each year kids break out the same ol’ lame knock-knock jokes. So, we’ve rounded up 20 funny kid-friendly Halloween-themed jokes that are sure to inspire your little tricksters.  Continue Reading…

30 Candy Alternatives 4 Trick-or-Treaters in Des Moines - dsm4kids.com

Loading up a bag full of candy is most kids’ goal when Trick-or-Treating.  A little candy never hurt anyone right?  But what about kiddos that have food allergies or have health issues that keeps them from enjoying a sugary treat?  This year why not add a few non-sugary items into your candy bowl, so all kids can enjoy a Halloween treat?  Here’s a few candy substitution and sugar free ideas for you to hand out to Trick-or-Treaters.  Continue Reading…

Halloween Safety Tips 4 Kids in Des Moines - dsm4kids.com

Kids get so excited for Halloween and to Trick-o-Treat!  I get it, what’s not to love about dressing up and loading up on candy? Unfortunately, each year all kinds of accidents happen while kids are out begging for Halloween candy.  Trick-or-Treating can be a fun and SAFE activity with a little planning.  To help make this year’s festivity a trick-free treat, follow these simple safety tips. Continue Reading…

Beggar’s Night in Des Moines & Surrounding Communities - dsm4kids.com

Beggar’s Night?  I still don’t quite understand it.  And, I must admit it used to make Halloween feel a little anti-climactic.  But recently, I’ve concluded, it just extends the fun. In Iowa (not just Des Moines) the night designated for Trick-or-Treating is referred to as Beggar’s Night, which typically falls the night before Halloween.  Although, each municipality designates its Beggar’s Night.  No matter what it’s called, kids love to Trick-or-Treat.  Here is when they can get their sweet fix in Des Moines and surrounding communities.  Continue Reading…