Kinsey holds Halloween early with Trunk-or-Treat

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KINSEY, ALA. (WDHN) —Halloween is just days away but one Wiregrass town is celebrating a little early, and with social distancing in mind with their second annual Trunk-or-Treat.

“Last year was the first year we did it,” Kinsey Mayor Jason Reneau said. “I was trying to come up with something new with covid and social distancing and all that so we ended to go with the trunk or treat, let people walk around the trail and keep on moving.”

There were cars filled with candy, decorations, and smiles for miles as kids went from station to station collecting their Halloween treats.

There sure were plenty of kids, and adults alike dressed for the occasion.

And a group of kids named off what they were for the year.

“I Michael Myers. I’m Anna. I’m a fox. I’m a ladybug. I’m Bumblebee a transformer. I like kitties!”

With the Coronavirus pandemic, parents are excited for this event to all their kids a chance to get back out and socialize with the community.

“Seeing all the kids and happy faces. I have a kid of my own so I just watched her be excited,” parent Kayla Duckett said.

“This is my first year doing it, but it seems really good being able to be out with all of the covid going on,” said Rhiannon. “It’s a nice thing to be able to do.”

Regardless of where you go and how you celebrate Halloween, be sure to have fun and be safe this holiday weekend.

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