WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – It’s the most wonderful time of fear! If you haven’t already bought or made your costume(s), you better start! With trunk-or-treating, Halloween comes early!

First off, what is trunk-or-treating?

Trunk-or-treating began in the 1990s by church groups looking to create a safer environment for children to trick-or-treat. Instead of going door-to-door around a neighborhood, parents can take their kids to a location where cars are lined up in one area and go car-to-car. Gradually, the idea spread to other groups who often planned these events on more convenient days.

What are the benefits?

There are a lot of pros when it comes to trunk-or-treating:

  • Safety
  • Daylight
  • Educational
  • Convenience
  • Extra activities
  • More accessible
  • Community building
  • More opportunities to wear a costume
  • Events are typically held on a weekend

Where’s the candy?

Here is an interactive map for all of the locations listed below:

The different colored jack-o’-lantern pops represent different days. To view the key, click on the box in the top left corner of the map. You can also uncheck boxes to view specific days.

Friday, Oct. 20

Candy Crawl at Clapp ParkWichita Park & Recreation6-8 p.m.4611 E. Harry St.

Saturday, Oct. 21

Airplane Trunk or TreatStearman Airfield6-10 p.m.14789 SW 30th St. in Benton
Trunk or TreatWalser Auto Campus11 a.m. – 1 p.m.1545 N. Greenwich Rd.
Salvation Army Trunk or TreatThe Salvation Army Wichita West Orchard Corps4-6 p.m.1910 S. Everett St.
Trunk or TreatBMW of Wichita11 a.m. – 1 p.m.11000 E. 13th St. N.
Bel Aire Fall FestivalCity of Bel Aire and the Bel Aire Chamber of Commerce10 a.m. – 2 p.m.5251 E. 48th St. N. in Bel Aire
Trunk or TreatNeza Tires&Wheels and Spades Truckin Wichita4-7 p.m.4758 S. Seneca

Sunday, Oct. 22

Trunk OR Treat 2023Chapel Hill United Methodist Church4 p.m.1550 N. Chapel Hill St.

Thursday, Oct. 26

NPM Trunk or TreatNewton Presbyterian Manor5-7 p.m.1200 E. 7th St. in Newton

Friday, Oct. 27

Trunk or TreatImmanuel Baptist Church Kids/Families6-7:30 p.m.1415 S. Topeka St.
Trunk or TreatCity of Park City5-7 p.m.2107 E. 61st St. N. in Park City
Trunk or TreatCovenant Presbyterian Church6:30 p.m.1750 N. Tyler Rd.
2023 Fall Fest & Trunk or TreatWichita Parks and Recreation Center and Hope 4 Da Hood Inc.6-8 p.m.2700 N. Woodland St.
Trunk or TreatSubaru of Wichita5-6 p.m.11610 E. Kellogg Dr.
3rd Annual Trunk or TreatStone Creek Elementary6-8 p.m.3012 Triple Creek Dr. in Derby
McConnell Trunk or Treat 2023Dole Community Center5:30-7:30 p.m.McConnell Air Force Base
Trunk or TreatGalen College of Nursing4-6 p.m.Wesley Medical Plaza 551 N. Hillside

Saturday, Oct. 28

Trunk or Treat!Epic Church2-4 p.m.7011 E. Central Ave.
Trunk N TreatA-Ok Pawn Shop3-7 p.m.410 N. West St.
Trunk or TreatColonial Heights Assembly of God5 p.m.5200 S. Broadway St.
Pavilion Square Trunk or TreatPremier Martial Arts, Pizza Ranch, and Wildly Divine Boutique4-6:30 p.m.2121 N. Tyler Rd.
4th Annual Trunk or Treat 2023Rock Regional Hospital4-7 p.m.3251 N. Rock Rd. in Derby
Trunk or TreatSt. Joseph’s Catholic School6-8 p.m.139 S. Milwood St.
Trunk or Treat!The Salvation Army Wichita Citadel4-6 p.m.1739 S. Elpyco St.
Trunk or TreatDiscover Church3:30-5:30 p.m.1826 W. Maple St.
Trunk or TreatEast Kellogg Flea Market3-7 p.m.6801 E. Kellogg Ave.
Light the Night Trunk or TreatRadiant Church5-8 p.m.3033 S. Hillside St.
Trunk-or-Treat & Fall FestivalWichita West Side Nazarene Church3:30-6 p.m.2300 S. Seneca St.
RPRH Annual Spooktacular Trunk or TreatRegent Park Rehabilitation & Healthcare10:30-11:30 a.m.10604 E. 13th St. N.
Trunk or TreatAviator Church4:30-6:30 p.m.200 W. Greenway St. in Derby
Annual Trunk or TreatScribbles and Giggles Children’s Academy, Inc.10 a.m. – 12 p.m.1855 S. Rock Rd. Suite 119
Bourbon Street Annual Trunk or TreatBourbon Street Bar and Grill5-7 p.m.3863 S. Seneca St.
Trunk or TreatCross Road Church6-8 p.m.2139 S. Maize Rd.
Trunk or Treat 2023Regal Car Sales & Credit and Black Sabbath Motorcycle Club5-6:30 p.m.3110 S. Broadway Rd.
Trunk or TreatVFW 311512-3 p.m.4801 W. Douglas Ave.
Trunk or TreatCommunity5 p.m.8641 S. 55th St. E. in Derby
Trunk or TreatEddy’s Volkswagen of Wichita5-6 p.m.11211 E. Kellogg Dr.
Trunk-or-TreatWoof’s Play & Stay and Sunflour Cafe & Collective1-4 p.m.6120 W. Central Ave.
Trunk or TreatMr Pawn5:30-7 p.m.2339 S. Oliver Ave.
Trunk or TreatSt. Andrew’s Episcopal Church: Derby KS5-7 p.m.1062 Chet Smith Ave. in Derby
Trunk or Treat 2023Tabernacle Bible Church Wichita4-6 p.m.1817 N. Volutsia St.
Trunk or Treat at Eddy’s CDJREddy’s Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram12-1 p.m.11028 W. Kellogg Dr.
Wichita UCC Trunk-or-TreatWichita United Church of Christ4-6 p.m.5200 E. 31st St. S.
EPIC TRUNK OR TREATEmpower Martial Arts East2-4 p.m.7011 E. Central Ave.
Spook-Tacular Halloween WalkEighty One Speedway and Eddy’s Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram2-3 p.m.7700 N. Broadway in Park City
St. Anne Trunk or TreatSt. Anne Parish, Wichita1-3 p.m.2801 S. Seneca St.
Trunk or Treat (POSTPONED UNTIL Oct. 31)Bentley Senior Center6-10 p.m.504 E. Sterling St.
Trunk or TreatAsbury Church 1-3 p.m.2801 W. 15th St. N
Hall(WE)ween Trunk or TreatWichita Endodontics West2-4 p.m.7721 W. 21st St. N.
Trunk or TreatCross Point Free Will Baptist Church5-7 p.m.1515 E. Harry St.
Indoor Trunk or TreatNorthside Church of Christ6-8 p.m.4545 N. Meridian Ave.
Indoor Trunk or TreetLocal Lodge 839 Machinist Union5-8 p.m.3830 S. Meridian Ave.

Sunday, Oct. 29

Halloweenie Trunk-or-Treat in Clifton SquareClifton Collective2-4 p.m.3700 E. Douglas Suite 50
Woodlawn UMC Trunk or Treat/Harvest PartyWoodlawn United Methodist Church3-6 p.m.431 S. Woodlawn Blvd. in Derby
Annual Trunk or Treat w/ Chili Cook-OffIndian Hills Swim Club2-8 p.m.1158 N. Meridian Ave.
Trunk or Treat at The COOPThe COOP Coffee House & Cooperative Bakery, Leah’s Bakery, and Jakl Bakery1-4 p.m.104 N. Baltimore Ave. in Derby
Trunk or TreatOakcrest Pet Hospital and Westside Bible Church1:30-3:30 p.m.12160 W. Central Ave.
Trunk or TreatCollege Hill United Methodist4-6 p.m.2930 E. 1st Street
Halloween SpooktacularThe Enchanted Mermaid4-7 p.m.601 E. Douglas Ave.
Truck or TreatHot-2-Trot Gourmet Hotdogs11 a.m. – 2 p.m.704 N. Nims St.
Harvest Party Trunk-or-TreatMercy Hill Church5:30-7 p.m.2110 W. 45th St. S.
Trunk or TreatWichita First Church3-5 p.m.1400 E. Kellogg Dr.

Monday, Oct. 30

Annual Trunk or Treat at Eddy’s Chevrolet CadillacEddy’s Chevrolet Cadillac5-6:30 p.m.8801 E. Kellogg Dr.
Trunk-or-TreatAdvena Living on Woodlawn4-6 p.m.1600 S. Woodlawn St.
Trunk or TreatSoutheast High School Leadership Advisory Council5:30-8:30 p.m.2641 S. 127th St. E.

Tuesday, Oct. 31 (Halloween)

Trunk-or-Treat at Andover Central ParkAndover Chamber of Commerce and Don Hattan Dealerships4-6 p.m.1607 E. Central in Andover
Trunk-or-Treat at Don Hattan WestDon Hattan Dealerships6-8 p.m.7800 W. Kellogg Dr.
Trunk-or-Treat at Don Hattan DerbyDon Hattan Dealerships6-8 p.m.2518 N. Rock Rd. in Derby
Trunk or Treat and Family Fun NightDerby Church of The Nazarene5:30-7:30 p.m.840 N. Woodlawn Blvd. in Derby
Trunk or TreatFaith Renewal Church5:30 p.m.2000 N. Maize Rd.
Trunk or TreatFaith Church5-8 p.m.325 N. Emporia Ave in Valley Center
Trunk or TreatEvangel Assembly of God6-7:30 p.m.11444 W. 21st N.
Country Acres Trunk-or-TreatCountry Acres Baptist Church5:30-7 p.m.8810 W. 10th St. N.
Trunk or TreatTAAG Church6-8 p.m.20700 W. Kellogg Dr. in Goddard
Trunk or TreatSt. Francis Community Ministries5-7 p.m.4155 E. Harry St.
Trunk or Treat (RESCHEDULED)Bentley Senior Center6-10 p.m.504 E. Sterling

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