City of Kentwood's Annual Trunk or Treat Event Set for Oct. 21

City of Kentwood’s Annual Trunk or Treat Event Set for Oct. 21

The City of Kentwood is inviting community members to enjoy some spooky, seasonal fun at its annual Trunk or Treat event on Saturday, Oct. 21.

The free event will take place from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Department of Public Works, 5068 Breton Ave. SE. Kids can collect candy and explore more than 25 City and community vehicles.

These vehicles will feature seasonally decorated trunks for community members to view and enjoy. Attendees will have the opportunity to vote for their favorite trunk during and after the event using the online form that will be available at

Children are encouraged to wear Halloween costumes and bring their own bag for collecting candy.

“Our Trunk or Treat event gives community members, City personnel and local organizations an opportunity to connect and celebrate the season, while providing a more controlled trick-or-treating environment,” said Val Romeo, Kentwood Parks and Recreation director. “We’re excited to welcome our city’s best ghosts and ghouls for this spooky celebration."

Local businesses and community groups wishing to participate in Trunk or Treat can register for free online until 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 13. Pre-registration is not required for community members to attend the event.

For more information and to sign up to volunteer, visit