The 2021 Harvest Fest season is here! The Lake area's ghouls and goblins are looking forward to making up for lost time on all the tricks-n-treats during the COVID shutdown last year. The City of Lake Charles's trick or treat hours are 5 pm - 8 pm and all minors are to be accompanied by an adult. The City recommends that trick-or-treat activities end at 8 pm. Parents are strongly encouraged to have their children home by 8:30 pm. The only exception is if kids are attending supervised functions that are being sponsored by other parents or civic organizations. City of Westlake Halloween hours are from 6 pm - 8 pm. For even more Halloween events and parties in Moss Bluff, DeRidder, Sulphur, and surrounding areas click here.

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There are plenty of family-friendly activities planned throughout the Lake Area to keep our little monsters busy. There are also a ton of Halloween events for adults going on throughout the city as well. Lake Charles Mayor Nic Hunter said of this year's Halloween activities, “Partnerships between public and private agencies have provided us with the opportunity to put a new spin on some old events and these Halloween festivities are no different,” Mayor Hunter continued. “We are excited to partner with the Prien Lake Mall (496 E. Prien Lake Road) once again to combine our efforts of providing a safe, festive location for community members to get out and enjoy Halloween.”

The city will team up with the Prien Lake Mall once again, to provide a safe and secure Halloween experience for the entire family. Toy weapons are not allowed and masks are encouraged during trick-or-treating. The following events will take place on Halloween evening on October 31:

City of Lake Charles
City of Lake Charles

* Come out to the mall-wide trick-or-treat BOO-tastic Bash from 5-6:30 p.m. The is a free event for the entire public and kids (big kids too) are encouraged to come in costumes and invited to prowl around to all the retailers to collect candy and other treats.

* All Lake Charles Recreation & Parks Department will provide family-friendly Harvest Fest games that will include a haunted house, with candy and prizes throughout the mall.

Trunk-or-Treat MBPchurch

Moss Bluff, Sun, Oct 31, 6 PM
Moss Bluff Pentecostal Church Annual Trunk-or-Treat
999 Sam Houston Jones Pkwy
Come out to MBP church for candy, a photo booth, and giveaways.

Sulphur, Sun, Oct 31st from 5:30-8:30 PM 
Christian Life Church of Sulphur - Trunk of Treat Event
11 Center Circle
Plenty of candy and treats for the kids

DeRidder, Sun. Oct. 31, 5 PM-7 PM
First-ever Trunk-or-Treat at Wesley Education Center!
FUMC - Deridder's FIRST EVER Trunk-or-Treat at the Wesley Campus. Wear your best costume, and enjoy fun Halloween treats!

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