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Suzanne Rosser, 2, held by Steve Laurin, looks at which bracelet ring to select along with Johanna Rosser, 4, as Sarah and John Rosser look on at the Baton Rouge Zoo on Saturday morning during the Boo at the Zoo extravaganza.

Advocate staff photo by JOHN OUBRE

It's the day boys and ghouls wait for all year. Baton Rouge area parishes have announced trick-or-treat hours for Monday, Oct. 31.

  • East Baton Rouge Parish — 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Monday, Oct. 31
  • Ascension Parish — 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Monday, Oct. 31
  • East Feliciana Parish — 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Monday, Oct. 31, except for the town of Wilson, where it will be 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 1
  • Livingston Parish — 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Monday, Oct. 31
  • Pointe Coupee Parish — 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Monday, Oct. 31
  • West Baton Rouge Parish — 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 31
  • West Feliciana Parish — 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 31

Last year, most area parishes and communities moved trick-or-treat activities ahead a day due to forecasts for severe weather on Halloween evening.

So far, the does not appear to be an issue this year. The forecast for Monday calls for little chance of rain and unseasonably warm weather, with evening lows in the mid-60s -- perfect for a safe and fun Halloween.

Mayors have tweaked hours and even the date for various reasons over the years, mostly to the displeasure of residents, including to accommodate football fans and people who objected to Halloween festivities on the Christian Sabbath.