CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - COVID-19 concerns have already prompted several Northeast Ohio communities to cancel city-promoted Halloween events.
Events being canceled:
- Copley Township - Not holding Halloween in the Park event and trick-or-treat times will not be sponsored by the township; neighborhoods can organize their own celebrations.
- Fairlawn - Not hosting citywide trick-or-treating
- Newburgh Heights - Trick-or-treating will not be permitted on Halloween night; a community drive-thru event is planned for Oct. 24 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Other cities and towns in Northeast Ohio are still anticipating to move forward with trick-or-treating:
- Avon - Trick-or-treating scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 31 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
- Broadview Heights - Trick-or-treating scheduled for Oct. 31 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
- Cuyahoga Falls - City-hosted drive-up event scheduled on Oct. 24 at 10 different locations; trick-or-treating planned on Oct. 31 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
- Galion - Community trick-or-treat event schedule from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Oct. 31.
- Hubbard - Door-to-door trick-or-treating will be held on Oct. 31 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
- Willard - Trick-or-treating scheduled for Oct. 29 from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.; a rain date is set for Oct. 31 from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
This list will be updated as more details are provided.