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visiting over halloween with 5 & 9 year olds

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visiting over halloween with 5 & 9 year olds

We will be returning to St John over holloween and was wondering if there is an opportunity for our kids to do any trick or treating?

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1. Re: visiting over halloween with 5 & 9 year olds

Well, they don't call it trick or treating, and I can't remember what they do call it, but people bring treats to Trunk Bay's parking lot at night, and the kids come in costume and go from car to car.

There is usually someone doing a bat talk at some beach (at least on St Thomas), but that may no longer be the case, because the presenter moved on to another job.

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2. Re: visiting over halloween with 5 & 9 year olds

Usually in the afternoon you will start to see local kids walking around Cruz bay into restaurants/shops for candy. Then they usually head over to Mongoose Junction where everyone gathers..... its fun to see!

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3. Re: visiting over halloween with 5 & 9 year olds

I've seen children in costumes walking around town and getting candy/treats/money from establishments as well as different tourists. We were sitting at Woody's one year and they gave away candy, we were giving dollar bills!

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4. Re: visiting over halloween with 5 & 9 year olds

Mongoose Junction normally does a Halloween event for kids with Trick or treating in the shops and restaurants.

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5. Re: visiting over halloween with 5 & 9 year olds

Mongoose Junction has a big halloween party every year. Kids and families dress up, the shops hand out candy. It gets pretty crowded, but it's fun to see the kids all dressed up. They do it pretty early, generally starts around 4pm. Remember, it's the tropics, and a lot of the pre made halloween costumes are constructed for hotter weather, so keep that in mind when making or buying a costume. Enjoy!

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6. Re: visiting over halloween with 5 & 9 year olds

It gets crazy in Cruz Bay on Halloween! Lotsof adult bar party's. We use to go down then, this we arrive November 1.Everything opens back up! Make 9 of us adults happy.

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7. Re: visiting over halloween with 5 & 9 year olds

thanks for all the great info it will a nice surprise for them. I will post a trip report to include them enjoying some candy.

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