Acadia Parish confirms it will not cancel Halloween trick-or-treat

Acadia Parish

People shop for Halloween items at a home improvement retailer store in Alhambra, California on September 9, 2020. – Halloween and Christmas are two of the top spending holidays in the United States but retailers are spooked by Halloween this year due to the coronavirus pandemic, with Los Angeles County warning that trick-o-treat is not recommended and advises strongly against it. (Photo by Frederic J. BROWN / AFP) (Photo by FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP via Getty Images)

CROWLEY, La. — Acadia Parish Police Jury President Chance Henry confirmed that Halloween trick-or-treat activities will not be cancelled this year. 

The announcement comes in regard to Gov. John Bel Edwards’ recent Phase 3 reopening mandates. Halloween activities are not prohibited under Phase 3 guidelines. Therefore, Acadia Parish will allow the tradition to be carried out as normal.

Although trick-or-treating is still allowed within the parish, municipalities remain free to impose both time and place restrictions to assure a safe Halloween night. 

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