Halloween Trunk or Treat Events in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Find a unique, safe and fun trick-or-treating experience at these 2022 trunk-or-treat events.

Looking for an alternative Halloween for kids that still involves goodies, costumes and being outside? Trunk-or-treating might be for you!

These events are hosted by local businesses, community centers and faith organizations. Tykes grab candy from festively decorated car trunks all gathered in one spot — typically the host’s parking lot — vs. hoofing it door to door.

Browse our 2022 roundup of trunk-or-treat events in Macomb, Oakland, Wayne and Washtenaw counties – and for even more Spooktacular fun, our list of top haunted housesHalloween events and October festivals, too.

3rd Annual Trunk or Treat! at Bluestone VOICES for Autism

Oct. 22, 2022

Join Bluestone VOICES for Autism for the 3rd Annual Truck or Treat event. 100% of proceeds go directly to scholarships.

Ford Piquette Museum – Trunk or Treat at Ford Piquette Avenue Plant Museum

Oct. 22, 2022

Kids can enjoy a trunk or treat event at the Ford Piquette Avenue Plant Museum, the birthplace of the Model T.  Ghostly museum guides will give kid-friendly tours of Henry Ford’s car factory and kids can also enjoy a museum scavenger hunt.

Pop’s Annual Trunk or Treat in Downtown Mount Clemens 

Oct. 22, 2022

Bring the kids downtown, check out some creative ideas and get some free candy. There will be costume and car awards and prizes to participants.

Live Rite Trunk or Treat Event in Roseville at Live Rite Structured Recovery Corp.

Oct. 23, 2022

Wear your Halloween costume and go trunk-or-treating in the Redford Aldersgate parking lot. Event space is limited and pre-registration is required.

Trunk or Treat 2022 Waterford Central United Methodist Church

Oct. 23, 2022

Enjoy this family-friendly Halloween event with trunk-or-treating, a haunted hallway, for and lots of candy. For all ages.

Trunk or Treat at The SAL

Oct. 26, 2022

Celebrate the Salvation Army Royal Oak Citadel’s annual trunk-or-treat event. Come for fellowship, coffee, hot cocoa, candy and more.

Trunk R Treat 2022 at Stony Creek Church

Oct. 26, 2022

This trunk or treat event will feature a DJ, hot cocoa and candy. If you can, bring canned goods, other non-perishable items and toiletries for a community Blessing Box supply drive.

Halloween Trunk or Treat at Roseland Park Cemetery

Oct. 29, 2022

Families can enjoy a night of safe and fun trick or treating at Roseland Park Cemetery. Owners of the most uniquely decorated vehicles can win prizes.

Thrills at the Mills at Hudson Mills Metropark

Oct. 29, 2022

At this Halloween event, dogs will enjoy tug-o-war, leaf pile fun, agility course and compete in a costume contest. For the kids, there will be a Trunk-or-Treat event and activities. End the evening with a drive-in style movie showing of Monster House on the big screen. Pre-registration is required for treaters, trunks and dogs.

Trunk-or-Treat at the Fraser Public Library 

Oct. 29, 2022

Fraser Public Library is hosting its 3rdannual Truck-or-Treat event. Register only if you are passing out goodies. No registration required for trick-or-treating.

Trunk or Treat at Unity of Farmington Hills

Oct. 29, 2022

Check out this trunk-or-treat event, which will have candy, popcorn, refreshments and more.

Trunk or Treat – Kids of all ages welcome! at Acacia Park Cemetery

Oct. 29, 2022

Try this unique trunk-or-treat event that takes place in a cemetery. It will also feature costume contests for children, adults, pets and group costumes.

Trick or Eat-Family Trunk or Treating at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church

Oct. 30, 2022

The Halloween fun includes Trunk or Treating, yard games, a pet costume parade and Little Lou’s Hot Chicken Food Truck.

Trick or Treat & Trunk or Treat at New Baltimore Trade Center

Oct. 30, 2022

Participants can choose between a trunk-or-treat (2-4 p.m.) or a trick-or-treat (2-5 p.m.). There will be a costume contest for children, adults and pets. Registration required.

Trunk or Treat at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church and School

Oct. 30, 2022

Children of all ages are welcome to participate in this safe, alternative to trick-or-treating. There will be plenty of candy along with cider, doughnuts and coffee.

This post was originally published in 2015 and is updated regularly.


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