It’s that time of year again. The leaves are changing and football is in full swing. That means Halloween is just around the corner. Trick-or-treating is a great experience for your younger kids (up through grade school).

But what about Halloween activities for teens?

Teenagers out trick-or-treating can be frustrating for both parents of younger kids and neighbors distributing candy. Many of these teens are taller than the parents and don’t have a costume. They can get in the way of little kids struggling to make it to the door with younger siblings in tow. Often, they are out much later than the little trick-or-treaters, and are ringing doorbells long after homeowners have either run out of candy or packed up for the evening.

Once kids are past the school party age (usually at seventh grade and older), start looking for other ways to enjoy Halloween. Here are some tips for a fun (and safe) Halloween for teens:

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