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Halloween: what you need to know

Halloween is here again, and we have everything from costume ideas to our Halloween playlist to the best places to trick or treat! 

Costume Ideas

Women: Wonder Woman, Daenerys Targaryen (Game of Thrones), Harley Quinn (Suicide Squad), Leeloo (The Fifth Element), Scully (The X-Files)

Men: Bob Belcher (Bob’s Burgers), Wayne Campbell (Wayne’s World), Maverick (Top Gun), Lieutenant Dan (Forrest Gump), Rick Grimes (The Walking Dead)

Girls: Moana, Belle (Beauty and the Beast), Flo (Progressive commercials), Hermione Granger (Harry Potter), Daria

Boys: Yoda, Chip (Beauty and the Beast), Groot, Minion (Despicable Me), Link (The Legend of Zelda)

Pets: Bark Vader

Bad Costume Idea: Leatherface. There will be a good time to break out the hurricane chainsaw again. This is not that time.



Trick or Treat: Where to go

Grab your bags and buckets. Now that you’ve thought about your costume, these are the 10 best spots to score the best candy. 

Halloween 2017: Tuesday, Oct. 31, After Dark

When looking for the best places to trick or treat, there are options all throughout the Lowcountry. Picking the best neighborhood where kids (and let’s be honest, parents) can score the best Halloween candy is a crucial aspect to nailing the holiday. Here are 10 neighborhoods and hot spots:



1. Chinaberry Ridge
2. Ashton Cove
3. Shelter Cove Towne Centre
4. Coligny Plaza
5. Squire Pope Road



1. Westbury Park
2. Bluffton Park
3. Hidden Lakes
4. Victoria Bluff
5. Tanger Outlets



Candy Do’s & Don’ts

If you’re giving candy out this year, follow these do’s & dont’s.



Do offer a variety.

Don’t leave candy bowls unattended.

Do stick to trusted brands and individually sealed treats.

Don’t hand out baked goods or pennies. Just don’t.




LOCAL Life Halloween Playlist