Trick-or-Treating Tradition to Return to Downtown Canby

Downtown Canby’s beloved trick-or-treating tradition will return on Halloween with the city-sponsored Spooktacular Village from 3 to 6 p.m. at participating businesses and locations.

Even businesses and organizations that are not located in the downtown core can join in the fun by partnering with downtown storefronts and brick-and-mortar locations.

The tradition brings thousands of costumed youngsters and their parents to the streets of downtown Canby. Last year’s event, which returned after a one-year hiatus due to Covid-19, was particularly well-attended with some businesses running out of candy early — even despite stockpiling extra treats.

Photos by Tyler Francke.

In addition to the main event, the Canby Public Library will be open and offering free book giveaways and other Halloween-themed activities and offerings.

And the Canby Christian Church, located at 444 North Holly, will again be transforming its parking lot into its annual Trunk-Or-Treat event, with candy, snacks, games, activities and much more for the whole family to enjoy. Trunk-or-Treat kicks off at 4:30 p.m. and runs through 7.

While you’re downtown, trick-or-treaters can also check out the nearly 40 festive displays that form Canby’s Fifth Annual Scarecrow Contest, sponsored by Hot Rod Dreamworks. Halloween is the final day to vote for your favorites online at

Photos by Tyler Francke.

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