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Hello,

My daughter would like to dress up for Halloweend and go trick and treating. However, we don't know where to go

We live in Brussels

Any suggestions?

TIA for all answers

anon

You'll need to link into to various American families around places like St. John's School in Waterloo or ISB in Boitsfort. Try contacting the American Womens Club ( https://awcb.org/) or similar.

Belgians also organise stuff. For example, In Placenoit (south of Waterloo), the streets are shut by the police for a Sunday afternoon, and the primary school organises a full procession in costume around the village. Don't know the details this year as we don't live in the village anymore.

Oct 21, 2019 09:34
kasseistamper

You could try searching the history on this site. This is a question that has been asked many times over the years.
But be aware that 'trick or treat' is a US thing and not much known in Europe.

Oct 21, 2019 10:24
MRK

We've found that the easiest thing is to trick'n'treat around a neighbourhood where your friends live, and to agree in advance which houses the children are welcome to visit.

As @kasseistamper correctly states, it's not part of local culture and it's not fair to either residents or kids for them to arrive unannounced on someone's doorstep where they will be rebuffed.

Oct 22, 2019 15:40