October 26

Marion County is Full of Treats (and Maybe a Few Tricks) This Halloween

Can you imagine Halloween with no trick-or-treating?  Well that’s what happened during World War II when sugar had to be rationed.

Oh, how times have changed!  Today, Americans spend an estimated $6 billion annually on Halloween, making it the nation’s second-largest commercial holiday.

Well, there is certainly no shortage of sugary-treats in Marion County this Halloween.  Check out some of the fun activities planned throughout the area.

“Halloween Town” in Mannington, October 27

Participating businesses will place pumpkins on their doorsteps for trick-or-treaters from noon until 2 pm. A Halloween party and dance will be held in the Mannington Elks Lodge Ballroom from 2 – 4 pm. Treats and costume prizes will be given away. Adults and kids alike can take part in the fun here.

The Middletown Mall is hosting a costume parade and trick-or-treating inside the mall from 6 – 8, Monday, October 29


This is the last weekend for Halloween at Coal Country Miniature Golf, October 26 – 28

Play mini-golf amidst Halloween decor, scary music, dim night lighting, and a few SURPRISES! The level of scariness here is moderate, so plan ahead for those in your group.

Friday 4-10 pm, Saturday 12-10 pm, Sunday 12-8 pm


Schedule of Trick-or-Treating throughout Marion County:

Tuesday, October 30:

Barrackville  6 – 7pm

Wednesday, October 31:

Farmington   Costume parade begins at 6 pm.  Trick-or-Treating is from 6:30 – 8:00 pm

Prizes for costumes and treat bags will be given to children participatin

Fairview 6 – 7

Fairmont  6 – 7:30

Colfax  6 – 7:30

Mannington 6 – 7:30

Pleasant Valley  6 – 7:30

Rivesville  6 – 7:30

White Hall  6 – 7:30

Monongah  6 – 7:30

How are you celebrating Halloween this year in Marion County?


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