Customarily, both the City of Urbana and the City of Champaign join with the Champaign County Board in setting aside trick-or-treat hours. The Champaign County Board has approved specific rules/guidelines/hours regarding trick-or-treat hours, and both Urbana and Champaign have agreed to the following schedule:
- Halloween/Trick-or-Treat will be held on October 31, regardless of what day of the week it is.
- If October 31 falls on a weekday (Monday through Friday), trick-or-treat hours will be 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 p.m.
- If October 31 falls on a weekend day (Saturday or Sunday), trick-or-treat hours will be 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
- Therefore, trick-or-treat hours for Halloween 2012 will be Wednesday, October 31, 2012, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.