Carbondale announces trick-or-treat hours, house decorating contest

(Source: Pexels/Yaroslav Shuraev)
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CARBONDALE, Ill. (KBSI) – The city of Carbondale announced trick-or-treat hours will be Monday, October 31 from 5-8 p.m.

Residents wanting to hand out candy should light up their porches or driveways.

Carbondale is also hosting a Halloween Decorating Contest.

Two categories: Residential and Business. The winner in both categories will receive a $50 gift card to Ace Hardware and a yard sign to display.

To submit an entry, email pictures of your display to contest@explorecarbondale.com. Include a way to contact you later in case you are a winner. Entries will be judged on creativity, scare factor, and originality. All entries must be submitted by Monday, October 24.

Check carbondalehalloween.com for a list of events, including old favorites like the Pumpkin Glow, Safe Halloween, the Great Carbondale Pumpkin Race, and more.

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