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Drive-thru trick-or-treating in Lexington offers spooky but safe Halloween fun

Posted at 6:31 PM, Oct 31, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-31 18:31:22-04

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Families got an early start to Halloween at different drive-thru trick-or-treating spots around Lexington.

Cars made stops at a series of decorated booths at Galls from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Employees decorated their "treat stations" in themes like Wizard of Oz and Star Wars. Costumed children walked up to the candy chutes set up at each station to get their socially-distanced candy.

"We weren't sure if trick-or-treating was going to happen or not, said Galls CEO, Mike Fadden. "So we've been planning it so kids could have a safe place to come and enjoy the day."

AKF Martial Arts also made plans for some COVID-safe fun.

"We decided it was a safe way to get her to see people and get some treats," said one parent.

Families used grabber tools to pass out candy from their decorated car trunks.

Several parents said they heard of the event because their kids take classes at AKF Martial Arts, but others were drawn to the colorfully decorated cars they saw while driving by.

"This is awesome. I had no idea about this," said one parent.