Kansas City Trick or Treating & Trunk or Treating Near Me: 2021 UPDATE

Trunk or treat events in Kansas City is a pretty big deal…

Of course, we have done all the work of finding trunk or treating around the metro, so you can spend your time enjoying Halloween with your family!

Trunk or Treating & Trick or Treating in Kansas City

We know you and your little ghosts and goblins are ready for some trick or treating… So, check out our list of trunk or treat events around KC – there are events in every part of the metro, so you can find some near you! We’re KC’s Halloween resource…

Trick or Treating & Trunk or Treat Events:

It’s time for candy and costumes! Find trunk or treat & trick or treating events near you… While events may look a little different this year, there’s tons of fun to be had! You can also find other Halloween Events that are still happening this year…

Pumpkin Palooza

Saturday October 16th, 9:00 am-1:00 pm 15440 W 65th St. Shawnee, KS 66217 Come out and have a family friendly trunk or treat with the Friends of Sunflower House. Enjoy a drive-thru Halloween experience this year!

Watkins Mill Trunk or Treat

Thursday, October 16th 12:00 pm-3:00 pm Watkins Woolen Mill State Historic Site: 26600 Park Road North Lawson, MO A short drive north of Kansas City, this trunk or treat will be partnering with local emergency service providers to host a safety fair and trunk or treat!

Halloween Drive-Thru Parade at Good Shepherd Gladstone

Saturday, October 23rd 4:00 pm-6:00 pm 2800 NE 64th St. Gladstone, MO 64119 This free Halloween event is 100% safe! There will be candy, prizes, and lots of fun, all from the safety of your car.

Trunk or Treat at Westside Church

Thursday, October 28th, 6:00 pm- 8:00 pm Kids can dress up in their costumes for a fun, socially distant event. There will be candy, games, decorations and of course…candy! They ask that you park in the east parking lot to control crowds.

Drive Thru Trunk or Treat in Independence

Thursday, October 28th 6:00pm- TBD This drive thru trunk or treat event is at Mill Creek Elementary in Independence, MO. Come show off your costumes and grab some candy! They ask no one gets out of the car.

Spring Hill Spooktacular

Friday, October 29th 6:00pm-8:00pm Spring Hill Sports Complex This will be a drive thru trick or treating event this year, but still come to celebrate Halloween. There will be vendors for candy, decorate trunks and spooky decorations!

Connect 55+ Shawnee Trunk or Treat

October 29th 5pm-7pm 7200 Silverheel St Shawnee, KS 66227 Walk the block and meet our residents all dressed up and spooky, ready to hand out some goodies.  Follow the signs to our backyard to trick or treat through our trunks and garages. All ages are welcome!

Olathe Trick or Treat OFF the Street at Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop and Farm

Saturday, October 30th 3:00 to 6:00 pm Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop & Farm: 1200 E Kansas City Rd, Olathe, KS 66061 Come dressed in your Halloween costume and experience fall in the 1860’s! Families will enjoy fall activities like hayrack rides, games, crafts, candy and more! This event is open to all ages and admission is less than $5 per person ages 3 and up. Parking will be located at Olathe North High School where a free shuttle will be provided! Admission includes horse drawn hayrack ride and activities. Dress in your Halloween costumes and make special crafts, get some candy and experience life on the farm in 1860.

Spooky Springs Haunted Candy Cruise

Saturday, October 30th, 6:00 pm-8:00 pm Adam’s Pointe Golf Course: 1601 NE R D Mize Rd Blue Springs, MO 64014 This free Halloween event will look a little different this year! You will drive around Pink Hill Park with your family to see spooky scenes and collect candy from different stations. This year there will also be a Ghouls and Ghost Hunt ($10)!

Downtown Overland Park Trick or Treating

Saturday, October 30th, 2:00 pm-4:00 pm Downtown Overland Park: W 79th St, Overland Park, Kansas 66204 Come dressed in your costume and go door to door to the local businesses. You and your family will enjoy live music, games and of course.. CANDY! Trick or treat at OP businesses to celebrate Halloween during the day before you go out in your neighborhoods. This is also a great event for little ones since it is during the day! So, head out to downtown Overland Park for a free fun Halloween event!

Boo at the Kansas City Zoo

Saturday & Sunday, October 30th-31st, 9:30 am- 4:00 pm KC Zoo: 6800 Zoo Dr, Kansas City, MO 64132 Head to the Kansas City Zoo for a super fun trick or treating event! Zoo-goers will get to enjoy trick or treating at the Zoo, Halloween themed activities and special Halloween treats. So, come dressed in your favorite costumes & hang out with the animals. FOTZ members get to arrive an hour early before the general public to exclusively trick or treat! Admission is free for Friends of the Zoo members, or the Halloween event is included with regular zoo admission. Trick or Treat different stations throughout the zoo and enjoy different Halloween themed activities. **This activity is included in The POGO Pass 16 kids activities for less than $40! Purchase a POGO Pass for ONLY $39.95 with code ifamilykc. This is a steal.  

Trunk or Treat in Lee’s Summit

Sunday, October 31st 6:30-7:30 pm 7600 Lees Summit Rd, Kansas City, MO 64139 Get dressed up and collect candy from cars decorated for Halloween. This event is hosted by Oakwood Baptist Church. Masks are required for this event.

What is Trunk or Treat?

Decorate the trunks of your cars and head to the nearest trunk or treating event. Cars will park throughout parking lots & other open areas so kids can visit each “trunk” for some yummy candy treats. Trunk or treating is a great way for the community and/or local businesses to bring families together beyond neighborhood trick or treating. Decorate your car with themed or slightly spooky trunks filled with candy! Plus, you won’t have to spend all night or walk far distances to get it, which is great for the littles! If you bring your furry family too, be sure to think about pet safety on Halloween.

Events with Nothing Listed for 2021:

Hy-Vee Halloween Events

Kids can enjoy kids activities, games and free giveaways at your local Hy-Vee location. If you’re looking for a fun thing to do this Halloween weekend, this is a great option!

Olathe Trick or Treat Trail

Stagecoach Park: 1205 E Kansas City Rd Olathe, KS 66061 Come trick or treat on the trail in your kids’ favorite costumes! This free Halloween event is open to all KC families. Candy stations will be spread out more this year, with the trail expanded to 1/2 a mile. Come out and enjoy this fun kids event for Halloween! Admission is free for all.

Geocaching Trick-or-Treating

Antioch Park: 6501 Antioch Road Merriam, KS 66202 This trick or treating event allows for your family to safely celebrate Halloween by searching for treasure using a GPS (1 provided per family). After your search, you can enjoy hotdogs, s’mores & family fun!

Holy Trinity Trick or Treat

Come trick or treat with kids at Holy Trinity Church in Grandview! This Halloween event is FREE for the whole family and includes a FREE hotdog dinner! Social distancing and masks are required but it will still be tons of fun…

Honk n’ Haunt

This is NOT a free Halloween event. Presale tickets are $5 per car or $10 at the event. Each family will get a bag of candy to celebrate, so decorate your car and come out for some fun!

Trunk or Treating at Total Martial Arts

Total Martial Arts Center: 539 East Santa Fe, Suite 4 Olathe, KS 66061 This is the second annual trick or treating event. There will be live music, candy, decorated cars and costumes! Masks must be worn, but the event is in person. Decorate your vehicle and celebrate spooky season with your family!

Re/Max Trunk or Treat

13470 S. Arapaho Dr. #170, Olathe, KS Come trunk or treat in the Re/Max Beyond parking lots. Everyone is welcome to dress up and attend, must register online.

Trunk or Treat & Auto Show

Toys”R”Us: 13920 E 40 Highway Independence, MO 64055 This car event will showcase cars decorated for Halloween. Candy will be passed out and you’re free to check out the cars, trucks and bikes that are decked out!

Trunk or Treat at Fellowship Olathe

Fellowship Church Olathe There will be games, prizes, candy and costumes so come celebrate the season! There are only 15 spots for trunk decorations, so sign up early!

Trunk R Treat in Belton

Downtown Belton Main Street Decorate your car and come celebrate Halloween with your family! There will be trick or treating, a photo booth, live entertainment & more. You can win $50 voucher if you’re the best decorated trunk! ** You must sign up for the event using the Google Doc as there is limited space available.

Trunk or Treat at Hillside Church

Hillside Community Lutheran Church Get dressed up and decorate your car for this free Halloween trick or treating event. You can collect candy from every car for a true Halloween experience!

Drive Thru Trick or Treating Event

TCC Church This drive thru event in Tonganoxie is hosted by TCC Church. There will be masks required and social distancing, but kids can still come dressed in their costumes and celebrate Halloween! You will drive thru the event to se all the decorated trunks.

Fall Fest Trunk or Treat Event

15101 College Blvd, Lenexa, KS 66219 This Fall festival event is sponsored by local KC businesses, with tons of fun and candy. There will be a costume contest, pumpkin decorating, food trucks, carmel apples, hot cider, fun inflatables and more. All you have to do is sign-up today to be a part of the trunk or treating fun!

Spooky Vibes on the Vine

18th & Vine This is a free Halloween event in Kansas City. There will be vendors, live music, entertainment, trunk or treating, games, dancing and kids activities! Everyone in the family will have fun things to do. There will also be kid friendly vendors, decorating contests & more.

Virtual Costume Contest Boos, Barks & Badges

Now through Halloween online.

Enter the costumer content online NOW through October 23rd. The winners will be announced on Halloween! Even though the parade looks a little different this year, you can still celebrate together…

Shoal Creek Living History Museum Kid Safe Halloween

7000 NE Barry Rd, Kansas City, MO 64156 Come for a safe fun trick or treating event. You will get to trick or treat door-to-door in the historic village! 🙂 Admission is free for all.


Kansas City Museum: 3218 Gladstone Blvd Kansas City, MO 64123 Scarritt Renaissance neighborhood presents its 26th annual trick or treating event for families! Don’t miss this free Halloween event for families… This is a community driven event that will allow kids and their families to have a fun, safe and enjoyable Halloween. There will be decorated homes, a haunted house, street performers and tons of candy!

Unity Village Trunk or Treat

1901 NW Blue Parkway  Unity Village, MO 64065 This will be the 4th annual Halloween event at Unity Village. There will be Fall treats, games, hayrides, photos & tons of candy! Fire trucks and police officers will also be in attendance for the kids to check out. There will be tons of decorated cars for your kids to collect candy at, so don’t miss this fun Halloween event for families! Perfect if you live near Lee’s Summit, MO. Admission is free, but they do ask for donations for Giving The Basics. (soap, toothbrushes, toothpaste, deodorant, shampoo etc).

Trunk or Treat  at Aldersgate Life United Methodist

350 SW 150 Highway Lee’s Summit, MO 64082 Bring the family out for this free trunk or treat event! Enjoy carnival games. Snacks, a spooky maze, outdoor games, crafts and more. Plus, enjoy 2 hours of “trick or treating”.

Trunk or Treat at East Side Baptist Church

19901 East 78 Hwy Independence, MO This annual trunk or treat is a family friendly event that is guaranteed to dish out some candy! Enjoy some spooky characters, fun trunks and family friendly fun.

Truck or Treat at Independence Center

18801 E 39th S. Independence, MO 64057 This free TRUCK or treat is perfect for the whole family! Dress up in your best costume and go “trick or treating” at 65 ton rotator, dump truck and more! There will be live entertainment, a photo booth, prizes goodies and more.

Trick or Treat Downtown Liberty

1 Courthouse Square Liberty, MO 64068

Trail of Treats at Woods Chapel United Methodist Church

4725 NE Lakewood Way Lee’s Summit, MO This free family friendly trick or treating event will have all your Fall favorite activities! Enjoy food, face painting, pumpkin decorating, games and of course candy!

KC Parks & Rec Trunk or Treat at SE Community Center

4201 E. 63rd st Kansas City, MO This free trunk or treat event in Kansas City is great for the whole family! Stop by the parking lot of the Southeast Community Center and fill your bags with candy!

Trunk N’ Treat at the Cleaver Family YMCA

7000 Troost Avenue Kansas City, MO 64131 This free trunk or treat  is perfect for the whole family! You can enjoy a bounce house, face painting, treats and more!

Halloween Trunk or Treat at Giving Hope KC

6640 State Avenue, Kansas City, Kansas 66102 Everything at this Halloween event is free. Come visit 6640 State Avenue, Kansas City, Kansas 66102 to check out the decorated trunks & get some candy! Come dressed in your best costume & be ready to have some Halloween fun!

Safe Trick or Treat at Rockhurst

Rockhurst University Community Center: 5401 Troost Ave. Kansas City, MO 64110 Come enjoy trick or treating at Rockhurst Community Center for a fun Halloween event! There will be kids activities, yummy treats & a kid-friendly haunted house. All free for children 12 & under.

Summit Fair Trick or Treating

Summit Fair Shopping Center: 840 NW Blue Pkwy, Lee’s Summit, Missouri 64086 Come walk around this free Halloween event in Lee’s Summit! Many stores will be participating in trick or treating, as well as fun activities like balloon art, magic, juggling, giveaways, special activities & candy. The event is rain or shine, so start planning your costumes!

Trunk or Treat at Crossroads Christian Church

5855 Renner Rd. Shawnee, KS 66217 This is a free Halloween event for families, so come grab some candy while you’re dressed up in your favorite costume. Kids can also enjoy a campfire to make s’mores & a giant inflatable obstacle course!

Trick or Treat at Kemper Museum

Kemper Museum: 4420 Warwick Blvd. Kansas City, MO 64111 Collect art-themed items while you trick or treat around Kemper Museum! You can check out the exhibits and make a fun mask for a Halloween craft. You don’t want to miss this free Halloween event! It’s sure to be unique. It’s also a great option if you are looking for non-candy Halloween events.

Trunk or Treat with Overland Park Police

Myron E Scafe Building: 8500 Antioch Rd Overland Park, KS 66212 The OPPD and JCNAACP are partnering to host this FREE trunk or treat near Kansas City! There will be music, dancing, festive Fall and Halloween sites and of course… candy! Stop by the lower parking lot to join all the fun. Come dressed in your favorite Halloween costume and experience living history from 1860! Plus, enjoy demonstrations by blacksmiths & cooks, kids activities, games and of course candy stations. Admission is $4 at the gate or $3 with advance registration for people 3+.

Ray Marsh PTA Trunk or Treat

5642 Rosehill Rd, Shawnee, Kansas 66216 Come to 5642 Rosehill Rd, Shawnee, Kansas 66216 to trunk or treat with your kiddos before Halloween week begins. There will be decorated cars and lots of candy!

Events Cancelled for 2021:

Trunk or Treat at Liberty Hospital

Liberty Hospital: 2525 Glenn Hendren Dr Liberty, MO Grab your costume and sack for candy for this free family friendly trunk or treat. Plus, there will be tons of big trucks, including fire trucks and emergency vehicles for the kiddos to see. Thre will also be prizes, games and lots of candy! We hope this guide to trunk-or-treat & trick-or-treating in Kansas City helps you celebrate Halloween a little easier this year. There are tons of Fall activities throughout October, so check out our October Events Guide for things to do do this Fall in Kansas City! Also, find fun ideas to decorate your trunk for trunk or treat. …gotta be in the Halloween spirit! Want to stay up-to-date? Sign up for The Scoop to receive exclusive invites to movies and Kids Club Events as well as our Guides of things to do in Kansas City. Have a trunk or treat event we didn’t list? Let us know in the comments! From our family to yours, iFamilyKC.

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  1. Emily says:

    Trick or treat at the DogSchool!

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