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Trail of Treats

Anna Maria Island

Date: 10/31/2022 - 10/31/2022
Starts: 4:00 PM
Ends: 8:00 PM

It's a night of costumes, treats and fun! Head to the Trail of Treats hosted by the Chamber of Commerce. Check-in at the chamber at 3:30 p.m. for the costume contest (kids 0 – 12) and trick or treating at participating businesses around the island. It ends at 8:00 p.m.

Maybe you will get lucky and meet a ghost or two! 

The Trail of Treats has been an Anna Maria tradition for years, drawing locals and visitors from miles around. This family-friendly event is perfect for everyone from the youngest trick-or-treaters to the parents and grandparents as well. All visitors are welcome to wear their costumes and collect as much candy as they can.

Local businesses register to participate in the Trail of Treats through the Anna Maria Chamber of Commerce. Businesses contact the Chamber a couple of months before Halloween, and then the Chamber of Commerce releases a flyer with the participating businesses. There are participating businesses in all three cities on Anna Maria Island, and each business is in a safe and secure location so you don’t have to worry about your young kids running all over town to collect treats.

The Trail of Treats will occur on Halloween and will begin at the Anna Maria Chamber of Commerce. Be sure to arrive early if you wish to register for the costume contest! For the contest, there are four different age groups so that everyone gets a fair shot at the prizes. Typically, this event takes place on Halloween evening around 4 p.m. until 8 pm. Additional information about the Trail of Treats will become available closer to Halloween.

This event is also a great opportunity for you to speak to local businesses and with artisans in the area. Not only will you be contributing to the local economy, but you can also find a one-of-a-kind souvenir to remember your trip.