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Can You Name the Top Trick or Treating Spots in Chattanooga in 2012?

Today’s post is by our guest Jessi Eads. Thanks, Jessi for sharing your picks for the sweetest trick or treat spots in town! 

Black cats, witches, vampires and zombies roam the streets in the chilly fall air. The crisp apples and delicious cider are passed out as the hobgoblins and sprites frolic from house to house. A fairy tale?

No it’s Chattanooga’s

Ready for Halloween fun!

amazing trick-or-treating. With the leaves turning and a chill in the air this fall looks to provide the perfect Halloween night. In a city so vast and diverse it’s hard to know where to find the best trick-or-treating. Let’s take a look at five  trick-or-treating treasure troves.

1. Number one on our list of amazing trick-or-treating venues is St.Elmo. This tight knit community nestled at the bottom of Lookout Mountain offers a safe and fun trick-or-treating experience. The elegant and stately Victorian homes only add to the ambiance of this magical night.

2. The Northshore presents us with an exciting and active trick-or-treating experience. With it’s rolling hills, trendy venues, organic shops, and extraordinary parks this trick-or-treating trek provides you with beautiful views, wholesome treats and an active time make for a health friendly Halloween.

3. Signal Mountain is a trick-or-treating spot not to be missed! With a community that celebrates children, this is a fantastic spot to collect goodies and find community spirit. You can even take a break from the candy craze and pop over to the Pumpkin Patch playground. This playground just teems with the spirit of Halloween, filled with huge wooden playsets, child-size ziplines and cheery faced jack-o-lanterns. Afterward stop by the Fairmount Orchard for a cup – or gallon – of the best cider around!

4. Just a short drive outside of Chattanooga is Cleveland Tennessee. Cleveland offers an amazing block party on Halloween. This 25 year tradition starts at 5 pm and lasts until 8:30 pm. This awesome community block party features jump houses, awesome trick-or-treating and a costume contest. This is one event not to miss.

5. Just outside of Chattanooga is another gem for trick-or-treating. Hixson has a plethora of neighborhoods, the Northgate Mall, and if you are looking for the safety and security of trunk or treating there are many churches.

So whether you want to enjoy a healthy and active Halloween, a candy gorge, or a secure time, you will find it in Chattanooga this Halloween!

Spooky Days and Nooga Nights

Halloween means costumes and candy! If you choose to dress up and go door to door in the traditional Halloween way, or you decide to attend a trunk or treat event, be sure you stay safe and have fun!

Pooh Bear & Two Cheerleaders

These three are ready for some spooky fun!

Chattanooga is full of things to do on Halloween and during the two weekends before – that’s this weekend and next weekend, just in case you don’t have a calendar handy!

If you don’t have plans yet, take a look at some of these unusual, but fun, things to do. All of these events are kid-friendly, but would be fun without the little ones, too:

Ride the Eerie Express:

http://tvrail.com/pages/eerie-express

Take a Ghost Tour:

http://www.chattanoogaghosttours.com

Visit Lake Winnepespookah:

http://www.lakewinnie.com

Take a trip through a Haunted Cavern – “where no one can hear you scream.”  (Note: This is the only activity on the list that could be difficult for sensitive little ones. Also, they do use a smoke machine, and it is a cave, so if you have someone with asthma, be aware!)

http://www.hauntedcavern.com

Take the kids and say “Boo!” in the zoo:

http://www.chattzoo.org

Laugh and scream at some pumpkins at the Nature Center:

http://www.chattanooganaturecenter.org/www/docs/100.25/festival-jack-o-lanterns.html

Do some shopping at the Haunted Market:

http://chattanoogamarket.com/event/the-haunted-market/

Meet some underwater spooks at the aquarium during Thrills, Gills, and Chills:

http://www.tnaqua.org/thrillsgillschills.aspx