The spookiest time of the year is here, when your little one gets to dress up like their favorite character, ghoul or goblin. Maybe they’ll even talk you into dressing up the family dog.
Halloween is certainly something to be enjoyed, but as Miami personal injury lawyers, we know that safety is your top priority. If your neighbors aren’t handing out candy this year, you may think about traveling outside your block. You might even go exploring just because you and the kids are up for it. Before you head to an unfamiliar neighborhood, you want to make sure it’s safe.
We’ve done the research and compiled a list of the best neighborhoods in Miami for trick-or-treating. They won’t be handing out brains for your tiny zombie, but they will be safe, and you may be able to see some great displays!
The fantastic schools in the area have made it a popular place for young families. The former farmland is now growing houses instead of mangos, and welcomes visitors on Halloween.
Not only can you go door-to-door in the neighborhood, but you can take part in any number of community festivities being held on the holiday.
Your kids are sure to score big in Coral Gables. Think full-size candy bars instead of those tiny bite-size treats. Two of the country’s most expensive streets are located in the city, which won’t surprise you if you’ve ever seen the stately mansions that line the streets.
If knocking on doors gets old, head over to Miracle Mile for a block party or see which shops are handing out candy to the kiddos. Hop on the Coral Gables trolley for free if you feel like seeing some of the more popular landmarks without having to hoof it.
You and the family can go door-to-door in an area that covers about 2.3 square miles or head into downtown and hit up the local shop owners for a few goodies. You can also choose to do both if your kids have the stamina.
If you’re looking for something a bit more organized, head over to Safe Streets Halloween. The street fair is free and has activities and candy for little ones. You’ll find the street fair on Sunset Drive.
If you decide to go to Key Biscayne for Halloween, you’re going to have to pay a toll on the Rickenbacker Causeway. so be prepared.
Don’t let the toll stop you. This is one of the best neighborhoods in terms of decor. Think Key West meets Halloween, but without all the tourists.
If you and the kids are looking for a quaint Halloween that reminds you of your own childhood, look no further than Country Walk. Neighbors seem to be competing with each other when it comes to knock out Halloween displays.
Try not to trip over your jaw when you walk! If the feeling of Halloween is just as important to you as the candy, Country Walk is a must.
Don’t get lax on the supervision if you take the time to choose a great neighborhood outside of your own. Your Miami personal injury lawyers know that there is more to trick-or-treat safety.
Use these tips to ensure that your evening ends as good as it starts.
Maybe you aren’t taking the kids out for Halloween. You might be driving to your own party. Pay close attention to the area surrounding your vehicle, especially as you drive through a residential neighborhood.
Check the local paper or news to find out when kids will be trick-or-treating and avoid the roads during those times. If you can’t stay off the roads, don’t expect children to behave predictably. Drive with extra caution and stick to the speed limit or even slower.
No one wants to end Halloween night with a broken arm, head laceration or knee contusion. If you are injured any type of accident on Halloween caused by someone else’s actions or negligence, you need a Miami personal injury lawyer. Reach out to our office for the aggressive representation you deserve. Your first consultation will be held at no cost to you.