If you plan to pass out treats, please keep your front porch lights on from 3:00 - 7:00 p.m. on Halloween, Monday, October 31. If you do not plan to pass out treats, do not put your front porch lights on. The village has created a PDF that residents can download and print for display in their front window based on their preference. These documents are available at the Village Office and Parks & Recreation Offices.
Download a Halloween Sign here:
We are not participating in Trick or Treat
We are participating in Trick or Treat
After Halloween is over, please consider composting your Halloween pumpkins. Flood Brothers will have a dumpster in the parking lot of Riverside Foods from Tuesday, November 1 until noon on Monday, November 7.
Thank you Flood Brothers and Riverside Foods!
- Why compost pumpkins?
- They are full of nutrients that are good for the soil.
- They are 90% water.
- Most of the pumpkins processed in the United States are grown in Illinois – keep the water and nutrients here!
- Landfills are the 3rd largest producers of methane gas.
All creative additions to the pumpkins must be removed before composting. Only the pumpkins themselves can be composted!
- No candles
- No yarn hair
- No stickers
- No googly eyes
- No plastic ears
Don’t Let Your Waste Haunt You. Compost Your Pumpkin!