Halloween or All Hallows’ Eve is a much-loved holiday for kids young and old. Celebrated each year on Oct. 31, Halloween is the time in the liturgical year dedicated to remembering the dead, saints and martyrs. Halloween is now known exclusively as an evening for kids and their families to trick-or-treat. This Halloween, be sure to swing by Baltimore neighborhoods for trick-or-treat fun. Neighborhoods offering an opportunity for kids and their families to trick-or-treat this Halloween include Federal Hill, Fell’s Point, Rodgers Forge and Belvedere Square.
Federal Hill 
Baltimore, MD 21230
baltimore.org/neighborhoods

Known for its excellent view of the Inner Harbor, the Federal Hill neighborhood of Baltimore has “postcard-perfect walkable streets” ideal for Halloween! With “brick-front houses, cobblestone sidewalks and quaint storefronts” you and your little ones will have a blast as you trick-or-treat from door to door. Bundle your little ones in Halloween costumes and set off for an evening stroll on Halloween night in the Federal Hill neighborhood. As you trick-or-treat you and your little ones will pass many local shops and the popular Cross Street Market.

Rodgers Forge
Stevenson Lane at Dumbarton Road
Baltimore, MD 21212
www.rodgersforge.org

This small community is located in Towson, Maryland, north of Roland Park. Rodgers Forge is a “walkable, close-knit community with small town charm.” Named one of Baltimore County’s top neighborhoods and best kept secrets by Baltimore Magazine in 2013, Rodgers Forge is a National Register Historic District Community. Rodgers Forge, developed as a “streetcar suburb of Baltimore City,” now has a population of over 4,000. This quiet neighborhood of “tree-lined streets” is just minutes from the city of Baltimore.

ZooBoo! At The Maryland Zoo
1876 Mansion House Drive
Baltimore, MD 21217
(410) 396-7102
www.marylandzoo.org

The Maryland Zoo opens its doors on Halloween to kids who want to trick-or-treat and their families. Each ZooBoo! at The Maryland Zoo offers families a safe and fun place for “free trick-or-treating, costume contests, fun carnival games, crafts, live entertainment, yummy food and more.” ZooBoo! at The Maryland Zoo occurs Friday, Oct. 23, through Sunday, Oct. 25, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. ZooBoo! is free with admission to the Maryland Zoo. Come prepared, because this event will occur rain or shine.

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Belvedere Square
518 E. Belvedere Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21212
(410) 464-9773
belvederesquare.com

Located at the “crossroads of it all,” Belvedere Square is “North Baltimore’s gathering spot.” Nestled at the southeast corner of York Road and Northern Parkway, Belvedere Square offers a “dynamic mix of retail shopping, dining, and convenient service options.” The Belvedere Square neighborhood boasts over 110,000 square feet of retail space, the Senator Theatre and restaurants, including Cafe Zen Neighborhood and Zen West. Founded in 1750, Belvedere Square’s neighborhoods are filled with families with little ones ready to trick-or-treat.

Fell’s Point
Fleet St. & Eastern Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21231
(410) 675-6750
www.fellspointmainstreet.org

When you visit the Fell’s Point neighborhood of Baltimore, be ready to “make your own history.” Named for the Englishman who founded a ship-building company, Fell’s Point is a “spirited waterfront community of perpetual celebration of Baltimore’s British nautical roots.” Fell’s Point is located where Fleet Street, Eastern Avenue, Aliceanna Street and Thames Street converge. Unchanged since its very beginnings, Fell’s Point features a neighborhood of homes for kids and their families to trick-or-treat, as well as restaurants and shops.

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Jill Berry @MusingsfromMe is a writer who stays at home or a SAHM who writesit depends on the day and her mood. While playing a writer on the internet, Jill has the gray hair AND blogposts from raising a kid, a preteen, and a teen. When not blogging at Musings from Me, Jill seizes family time whenever she candinner as a family, movie night, marathon family game sessions, travelingyou name it she wants to do it.