Poughkeepsie, NY Police Use tip411 to Share Halloween Safety Tips -Halloween is not canceled in the Township as of now, however due to state social distancing regulations, Colonial Blvd, which has been the hub of Halloween festivities will NOT be closed off to traffic as in the past.  However, we are happy to announce that Halloween and traditional-style trick-o-treating will still take place throughout our neighborhoods.  **If you may have COVID-19 or you may have been exposed to someone with COVID-19, you should not participate in in-person Halloween festivities and should not give out candy.**

The Township of Washington Police Department wants everyone to
have a Safe, Healthy and Happy Halloween!!! We want everyone to
celebrate, just in safe way!

🎃Some tips for safe trick or treating;

🎃 Please maintain a 6-foot distance from non-household members
🎃 Please wear a mask covering both your mouth and nose
🎃 Sanitize often, wash your hands as soon as you return home
🎃 All candy should be inspected by an adult prior to being consumed
🎃 Stay visible when Trick or Treating
🎃 Use crosswalks when crossing the street
🎃 Drivers, please drive cautiously, especially in the areas of corners and


Please be advised that the curfew for Halloween is 9:00 PM and will be enforced.  

Halloween safety tips from AAA - Galion Inquirer