Trunk or Treat 2017

If you have younger children, you may be looking for some other options besides Beggars’ Night. Below is a list of some Trunk or Treat’s at local churches and businesses. If I am missing one, please let me know and we will get it added.

Make sure you check out our Halloween Events Ultimate Guide as well!

Trunk or Treat with Keller Williams

Thursday, October 19

5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

4001 Westown Pkwy, West Des Moines

Candy and treats. Bring your family and wear your costumes to this free and fun event.

Hy-Vee Trick or Treat 

Saturday, October 21

1 to 3 p.m.

Join us for a fun, kid-friendly event on Saturday, October 21st from 1-3 pm in the store! Activities include: coloring, cookie decorating, mini-pumpkin decorating and more! Costumes are encouraged but not required.

** Most Hy-Vee’s are participating, but double check your local Hy-Vee!

St. Peter’s Lutheran Church 

Sunday, October 22

4:30 to 6 p.m.

Save the Date! Make plans to join us for our fall Trunk or Treat Sunday, October 22, 4:30-6:00 p.m. All are invited to this community wide event as we go from trunk to trunk collecting treats and participate in fun games and activities.

WUMC Trunk or Treat 2017

Sunday, October 22

3:30 to 5 p.m.

650 Ashworth Road, Waukee

Come enjoy trunk or treating, crafts, snacks, and face painting at Waukee United Methodist Church!

Sahar’s Salon and Day Spa Annual Trunk or Treat 

Monday, October 23

6 to 8 p.m.

4100 Westown Parkway, West Des Moines

Join us for our annual Trunk or Treat hosted by us! Sahar’s Salon and Day Spa! There will be games, prizes, face painting, candy and more. Wear your costumes, tell your best jokes and bring your candy bags! Refreshments will be provided. Don’t miss your chance to be entered into our drawing for a $40 GC.

Trunk-n-Treat at Chick-fil-A Ankeny 

Tuesday, October 24

5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

2410 SE Delaware, Ankeny

We are so excited for our first ever Trunk-n-Treat Event. We will have local businesses passing out goodies, Amazing Balloon Twists making fun balloon creations, and more! Don’t forget our delicious chicken for dinner! We can’t wait to see all the Ankeny kids in their fun costumes!

Trunk or Treat is Coming at S. Mark Lutheran Church

Wednesday, October 25

6 to 7:30 p.m.

1105 Grand Avenue, West Des Moines

Family Friendly Games, Candy, Crafts, Costumes and Fun!  Come and join us at this community event.

Salvation Army

Wednesday, October 25

6 to 8 p.m.

1216 E 25th Ct., Des Moines

We will have a kid friendly trunk or treat with multiple cars, games, & lots of candy!


Thursday, October 26

5 to 7 p.m.

Put your Halloween costumes on and bring the whole family for our 9th annual Homemakers Trick-or-Treat Night! Your kids will love showing off their costumes and filling their bags with fun toys, treats and goodies—and parents will appreciate the cozy, indoor atmosphere you won’t find anywhere else. So, gather your pirates, superheroes and princesses to stop by Homemakers for our free Trick or Treat extravaganza!

Urbandale Police Department 

Thursday, October 26

5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

3740 86th Street, Urbandale

Calling all the little ghouls and goblins! This “FREE” community event will allow the children of our community a safe and fun trick or treating experience. Come enjoy costumes, goodies, popcorn, cookies, and cider. Goodies will be provided by the Urbandale Police Department and local business.

****We will also be holding a food drive to benefit the Urbandale Food Bank. Donations of unopened, unexpired food (fresh, canned, or packaged) would be very helpful.***

Urban Dream Trunk or Treat 

Saturday, October 28

6 to 8 p.m.

1426 6th Avenue, Des Moines

Candy, cars, kids (and some adults) in costumes, and a cookout for the community. The annual Trunk-or-treat is a time for us to celebrate with young people, families, and neighbors.

Over 30 festively decorated cars will fill the St. Vincent DePaul’s parking lot and volunteers will give out candy to all the trunk-or-treaters from the neighborhood.

All guests will also receive a hot dog basket meal.

8th Annual Trunk or Treat 

Sunday, October 29

2:30 to 4 p.m.

West Des Moines Christian Church

Join us in our parking lot as we provide a safe, fun and free trick-or-treat environment for the community. Including a Mini-Hay Ride, Bounce House, games, refreshments, and of course, trunks full of treats! Children (12 & under) can “trick or treat” at many theme decorated (and not scary) vehicles.

Trunk or Treat at Holy Trinity 

Sunday, October 29

4 to 5 p.m.

2926 Beaver Avenue, Des Moines

All Holy Trinity families are welcome to join us for the PTO’s annual Trunk-or-Treat community event! Join us in the HT parking lot between 4-5 PM on October 29th for some Halloween fun. Come dressed in your Halloween best and visit decorated trunks to collect treats.

Faith Lutheran Church & Preschool

Sunday, October 29

5 to 6:30 p.m.

602 South 14th Street, Adel

A safe, fun Halloween alternative for families. Bring your children to Faith Lutheran Church & Preschool on October 29th at 5:00 p.m. If you would like to decorate your car trunk for the event sign up at the Family Life bulletin board located in the fellowship hall.The candy passed out may contain nuts.

Lutheran Church of Hope 

Sunday, October 29

2 to 4 p.m.

West Des Moines location

Get your little ones dressed in their friendly Halloween costumes and experience the fun of fall with our annual Trunk ‘n’ Treat! Children in grade 6 and under are invited to trick-or-treat in the Hope WDM parking lot in a safe, free and family-friendly environment. Photo opportunities will add to the fun, too!

West Des Moines Christian Church 

Sunday, October 29

2:30 to 4 p.m.

4501 Mills Civic Parkway, West Des Moines

Many participants are needed to decorate their vehicle trunks or SUV cargo areas in non-scary Halloween or other themes. Dress up in costume and hand out candy (or non-candy) items. There will be a mini-hayrack ride, bounce house, fun fall games and snacks. Candy and monetary donations to purchase supplies are greatly appreciated! Please earmark “Trunk or Treat”. If you would like more info, contact Joy in the office.

Valley West Mall 

Monday, October 30

6 to 8 p.m.

Enjoy inflatable rides by TJ Party Rentals, crafts, balloon animals by Magician Jonathan May, temporary tattoos and more! Star 102.5 will broadcast live and have a coloring contest for a FREE prizes. All activities are located on the lower level and are free to Valley West Mall customers. Children can come in costume and Trick or Treat from store to store from 6-8 pm.

Northside Trunk or Treat 

Tuesday, October 31

5:30 to 7 p.m.

Friends! Save the date to decorate your car & participate in a Northside Trunk-or-Treat Event. Our PBCrew is teaming up with locals (Union Park Baptist + DM Vineyard + NHS staff + local businesses) to provide a fun community event for Northside Elementary Schools. Start planning ideas + share with others!

Families of youngins, save the date to bring your lovely littles. Candy, games, costumes, and fun!

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