Halloween Safety Tips from the Galesburg Police Department

Galesburg, IL Trick or Treat hours in Galesburg are from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 31, 2021.


The Galesburg Police Department will host a trick or treat stop for children in the lobby of the Public Safety Building, 150 S. Broad Street, from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 31, 2021. Kids are encouraged to stop by during those hours to trick or treat and visit with Police Department staff.


Halloween Safety Tips from the Galesburg Police Department:

  • Always accompany children Trick or Treating

  • Look both ways before crossing the street

  • Always be aware of your surroundings

  • Remind children to walk not run from house to house

  • Inspect all candy before consuming

  • Use sidewalks when possible

  • Use flashlights and glow sticks for visibility

  • Stay in groups

  • Decorate costumes and bags with reflective tape or stickers

  • If driving, slow down and be especially alert for pedestrians in residential neighborhoods



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