No matter how much fun trick or treating is, it’s always important to remember to do it safely. Tampa Bay has many safe trick or treating areas that will “treat” you to a great time.

It’s almost time… get your costumes ready and check out these great places below… and don’t forget your pillow cases. 🙂

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1) Old Northeast St. Pete – (Old Northeast Neighborhood in St. Petersburg)

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Friday, October 31, 2014 – (Starts around dusk) There will be more than 200 decorated houses, the old brick streets will be blocked off and 1,000s of costumed children and adults will flock to this spooktacular area on Halloween night. I’m told this is the absolute “best” place around for trick-or-treating.

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(Photo by Express/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

2) England Brothers Band Shell Park – (Pinellas Park Area)

5010 81st Ave. N., Pinellas Park, FL 33781

Friday, October 31, 2014 – Girls and boys of all ages may collect candy donated by local businesses and community organizations. Treat Trail begins at 6 p.m. Activities, costume contest, prizes, refreshments and popcorn will be provided.

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(Photo by Melissa Majchrzak/NBAE via Getty Images)

(Photo by Melissa Majchrzak/NBAE via Getty Images)

3) Westfield Brandon Mall – (Brandon Town Center)

459 Brandon Town Center, Brandon, FL 33511

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Friday, October 31, 2014 – Stop in for some trick-or-treating fun starting at 6pm. (Some) mall retailers will be distributing candy. It’s great for families with small children and you can maybe get some shopping in too. 😉

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(Photo by Melissa Majchrzak/NBAE via Getty Images)

4) Mall-O-Ween at Gulf View Square Mall (West Pasco Area)

9409 US Highway 19, Port Richey, FL 34668

Friday, October 31, 2014 – Celebrate Halloween with Gulf View Square! The official trick-or-treat will begin at 6pm and go until 8pm. There will be a costume contest hosted by Yancy Street Comics! Bring your little ghouls and goblins for a night of Halloween fun! Wear costumes, get some candy and enjoy the air conditioning… sounds like a win, win, win!

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Other ideas… Northdale Neighborhood off North Dale Mabry Hwy, Davis Islands, Walden Lake neighborhoods in Plant City, etc…

I’m sure there are a ton of other good places, but these are the ones that I know. Please comment below any other places that you know of in the Tampa Bay area. 🙂

Happy Halloween!!

Tara Wikoff | CW44 Tampa Bay

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