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 It’s that time of year again, when all those adorable little ghouls and goblins come knocking on your door with a harmony of “trick or treat” in hopes of receiving a small bag of sugary goodies. Well the North Georgia Mountains are no different and there are plenty of safe places for our little munchies to come a knocking.

In Ellijay, the annual downtown Trick or Treating is set for 5 to 8 with most of the activity being focused on North Main Street, River Street and of course the square. Most of the local businesses in the downtown area will decorate their windows with fun Halloween decor and give out candy directly from there shops while others may participate in the “Trunk or Treat”. A slight twist on tradition where a businesses or organization fills up a car trunk with treats and parks in a designated spot. There will also be plenty of scary attractions and games for the kids to participate in at the First Baptist Church’s Fall Festival as well as a costume contest that starts at .

In Downtown Blue Ridge, the fun begins at 6:00 with the local stores and vendors inviting both parents and kids alike to dress up and collect some goodies at their doors. There is a costume contest which starts at 6:15 and you are welcome to dress up and bring your pets too for some additional fun. This event end at 8:30 but the fun continues in the park at dusk with a Halloween Movies for everyone.

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Hometown Halloween on the Square in Blairsville, GA., starts at 5:30 on Saturday, October 26th and ends at 7:30. With over 50 local vendors set up around the square the kids will have a blast collecting candy and other goodies from everyone. Be sure to dress up in an original costume and to join in on all family games, decorations and opportunities plus hot cocoa and apple cider.

Amicalola Falls is offering Haunted hayrides on Halloween from 5 to 10 P.M. which leaves the Lodge Lobby every 30 minutes, there are arts and crafts, games, snacks and Trick or Treating on the lighted Lodge Loop Trails. There is a small fee to participate and you it’s not required that you wear a costume but what fun would that be!!

Whatever you decide to do on Halloween, be safe and have fun with all those precious little goblins of yours.