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What age did your kids stop trick or treating?

and did they stop themselves or did you tell them they were getting to old?

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Asked by Anonymous at 8:41 AM on Oct. 14, 2013 in Holidays

Answers (11)
  • Ours stopped on their own when it was no longer "cool" around age 11 or 12.

    Answer by silverthreads at 8:48 AM on Oct. 14, 2013

  • my daughter at 18 - she always went all out with costumes though and loves everything Halloween (like me!)

    my son...hasn't been interested since about 13? He was never big on dressing up- using masks/ makeup or any of that. He'd rather just hand out candy


    Answer by charlotsomtimes at 9:00 AM on Oct. 14, 2013

  • I'm 33 and I still go!! I dress up and everything, halloween is the best holiday ever!

    Answer by funlovinlady at 9:17 AM on Oct. 14, 2013

  • 11-12, they decided on their own

    Answer by missanc at 9:50 AM on Oct. 14, 2013

  • 11 I told them 12 was too old.

    Answer by Bmat at 9:52 AM on Oct. 14, 2013

  • 11 I told them 12 was too old.

    as long as you show up in a costume, I'm happy to give candy (at any age!)

    Answer by charlotsomtimes at 9:57 AM on Oct. 14, 2013

  • Stop?
    We have to stop?
    Oh do you mean going and begging at houses?
    I do not really remember but the stopped themselves. My kids have done Halloween all their lives and will probably continue. One is mid 30's so...

    Answer by Dardenella at 10:26 AM on Oct. 14, 2013

  • Mine is only 8 and still loves it. I am not sure when he will decide to stop going trick or treating, I have a feeling he will always dress up, just like mom!

    Answer by kmath at 10:33 AM on Oct. 14, 2013

  • My oldest wasn't going to trick or treat last year because he thought he was too old for it, but wound up dressing up and going anyway because his friends did. He was 11. This year he's decided he's too old and I'm not giving him the option to change his mind last minute. He's excited to stay home and pass out candy instead.

    Answer by Ginger0104 at 11:03 AM on Oct. 14, 2013

  • When they decide not to. I figure as long as a person puts effort into a costume, they should have every opportunity to show it off. We're huge into costuming at our house, so as long as they want to go, they get to go.

    Answer by anime_mom619 at 12:12 PM on Oct. 14, 2013

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