Trick or Treat




You're Invited to the Iowa State Sorority and Fraternity Community Trick-or-Treat!

What: The Iowa State Sorority and Fraternity Community will be hosting its annual Trick or Treat for families in Ames and surrounding communities. This is a fun, safe, and family-friendly opportunity for children and their families to get in the spirit of Halloween. The event will feature no/minimal contact carnival games, crafts, treats (allergy-friendly and non-candy options available), and more!

  • Treat Walk
  • Frankenstein Says
  • Prize Wheel
  • Halloween Bingo
  • Slime Making Station
  • Paper Airplanes
  • Spiderweb Craft
  • Limbo
  • Follow the Cup
  • Halloween Hopscotch
  • Plinko
  • Ring Toss
  • Corn Hole
  • Photo Station
  • Pumpkin Bowling
  • Can Knockdown
  • Halloween Painting


Children, family members, and participants are encouraged to dress up in their best family-friendly Halloween costume for the event. We will have a Costume Parade at 2:30 PM!

        Who: Children (K-8th grade) and family members within the Ames community and surrounding areas. 

        Where: Memorial Union Great Hall

  • Parking information: Parking is available in the Memorial Union Parking Ramp

        When: Sunday, October 31st from 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM.

        Registration: This is an open event and registration is not required! It is FREE to attendees!


Concerned about COVID-19? So are we!

Your family's safety is of the utmost importance to us. That's why we're taking the following precautions during the event this year:

  • Face coverings are encouraged to enter the event.
  • Crowd size will be monitored to ensure room for distancing.
  • Candy will be handed out by volunteers wearing gloves and face coverings. No guests may reach into a bowl to collect candy.
  • Activities and games that require contact with items will follow one of the following criteria:
    • Items will be disposable and a new set will be given to each child (ie: throwing a ball, bingo card)
    • Craft materials will be pre-packaged and provided to children individually
    • The volunteers leading the activity/game will touch the item for the children (ie: spinning a prize wheel)
    • The child will be given gloves to wear while touching the item; it will also be sanitized between each child (ie: mini golf club


Still have questions? Please call the Office of Sorority and Fraternity Engagement at 515-294-1023 or email one of our event contacts.


Event Contacts:

Michelle Talbott, Coordinator of Sorority and Fraternity Engagement:

Collegiate Panhellenic Council Vice President of Philanthropy and Community Service:

Interfraternity Council Vice President of Community Service:

Interfraternity Council Vice President of Philanthropy:

Multicultral Greek Council Vice President of Programming:

National Pan-Hellenic Council Vice President: