Trick-or-treating in Gwinnett

Now that you’ve found the perfect costumes for your ghouls and goblins, time to pick the best spots for gathering some sweet loot. Here’s a look at trick-or-treating events around the county.


In Norcross, the residents take the Day of the Dead seriously, so they celebrate for a week with mask making, a parade and hay rides.

• When: Saturday and Monday, times vary

• Where: Throughout the city, visit website for details

• Cost: Free

• For more information: www.aplacetoimagine.com

Halloween (and Howl) on the Green

The city of Duluth presents their version of Halloween children costume contests hay rides and trick-or-treating. By night, it’s for the adults only.

• When: 2 to 11 p.m. Saturday

• Where: Duluth Town Green, 3142 Hill St., Duluth

• Cost: Free

• For more information: www.duluthga.net

Mall of Georgia Halloween

The mall is hosting Halloween festivities for families in a safe and secure environment, but no masks are allowed.

• When: 6 p.m. Halloween

• Where: Mall of Georgia, 3333 Buford Drive, Buford

• Cost: Free

• For more information: www.simon.com or call 678-482-8788

Sugarloaf Mills Mall Halloween

Sugarloaf Mills — formerly Discover Mills — plays host to mall wide trick-or-treating and bash in the food court. No masks allowed in the event.

• When: 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday

• Where: Sugarloaf Mills Mall, 5900 Sugarloaf Parkway, Lawrenceville

• Cost: Free

• For more information: www.simon.com


Auburn has free candy, crafts, costume contest and games, plus a showing of a movie at night.

• When: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday

• Where: Downtwon Auburn, 1369 Fourth Ave., Auburn

• Cost: Free

• For more information: www.cityofauburn-ga.org or call 770-963-4002

Trek or Treat

This family friendly costumed event in Suwanee has fall games, crafts and “trek or treating.”

• When: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday

• Where: Suwanee Creek Park, 1170 Buford Highway, Suwanee

• Cost: Free

• For more information: www.suwanee.com

Gwinnett Place Mall Halloween

The mall is hosting trick-or-treating for kids 12 and younger, plus craft stations, face painting, balloon animals and pumpkin decorating.

• When: 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday

• Where: Gwinnett Place Mall, 2100 Pleasant Hill Road, Duluth

• Cost: Free

• For more information: Lauren Hawkins at 770-813-6840

Parkwood Farms Therapy Center

The center holds its fourth annual Safe Halloween Party for all ages, featuring horseback rides, carnival games and trick-or-treating.

• When: 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday

• Where: Parkwood Farms Therapy Center, 2519 Parkwood Road, Snellville

• Cost: Free

• For more information: www.parkwoodfarms.org

Southeastern Railway Museum

There is bag decorating, apple cider in a caboose, scary smoothies in the dining car and tractor hay rides.

• When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday

• Where: Southeastern Railway Museum, 3595 Peachtree Road, Duluth

• Cost: $5 to $8

• For more information: www.southeasternrailwaymuseum.org