LOS GATOS, CA — The Town of Los Gatos issued a recommendation Thursday to anyone considering trick-or-treating on Halloween amid the coronavirus crisis.
It’s message: Stay home.
“Traditional trick-or-treating is not recommended during the pandemic, so Halloween will look a little different this year,” the town said in a news release.
“Los Gatos streets will not be closed for trick-or-treating, and we can celebrate safely at home.”
The is offering the following suggestions for celebrating Halloween this year:
Get cozy, grab the popcorn, and have a scary or Halloween-themed movie marathon
Have Suggestions for celebrating Halloween at home this year include having a candy scavenger hunt around the house.
Compete in a pumpkin carving contest with those you live with
Hold a virtual costume contest with friends and family
Play a household game of spooky-themed trivia
Bake and decorate festive cookies or other treats