DC is the eighth-best city in the US for trick-or-treating, according to Zillow. The site says its economists ranked the best neighborhoods for trick-or-treaters to score the most candy with the least walking by weighing the “Zillow Home Value Index, single-family home density, and the share of the population under 10 years old.” Sadly, no data was provided on how many houses intend to hand out raisins, so you can plan on skipping them and save even more time for scoring real treats. We’ve added five suggestions to give you some more ideas for your Halloween plans.
There may be gridlock in Congress, but the candy flows here.
If you have a small swashbuckler or mini mermaid, raise your sails and set a course for this ‘hood, which features an undead pirate ship on Gallatin Street, Northwest, between 2nd and 3rd streets.
The annual block party on Lamont Street, Northwest, between 17th and 18th streets. is the stuff of legend, with spooky shenanigans galore sure to delight little ones and their parents.
American University Park
Expect to see devilish décor and cleverly costumed candy givers as you take home a truckload of treats from this sweet neighborhood that loves getting into the spirit of the season.
The annual Halloween party at Trolley Turnaround Park (1101 Monroe St., NW) from 5-7 PM with a trick or treat parade, games, and a dog costume contest (sorry, cats!) is the perfect jump off point to hit the whole ‘hood.