Edgewater Glen Neighbors Start Preparing for 1300+ Halloween Trick-or-Treaters This Year

With only 17 days to go there sure were a ton of folks out setting up their spooky houses for the kids this weekend. If you are curious how many trick-or-treaters swarmed the neighborhood last year, we included the 4 counts we got from different neighbors on Norwood, Glenlake & Hood below.

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2015 Totals

1520 Kids
1398 Kids
1300 Kids
1007 Kids
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Average: 1306 Kids 

“Our last trick-or-treater was at 9:50 PM.  Our final count was 1520.  Our method of counting was  empty bags of Hershey’s fun bars.  We gave only one piece per person.  We used 13 big bags (45 bars  each) and 40 small bags (24 bars each) and about 25 loose bars left over”Patricia (Edgewater Glen Neighbor)

“Our total was 1007. We are still tabulating our notes on costumes.”Greg (Edgewater Glen Neighbor)

Here is the breakdown of the most popular 11 costumes for 2015 from Greg.

Ninja: 32
Cat: 31
Witch: 31
Skeleton: 27
Vampire: 26
Princess: 25
Iron Man/ Captain America: 25
Zombie: 22
Minion: 17
Soccer player: 12
Scream: 11

Remember to send in your photos for the 2016 Edgewater Glen Halloween House Decorating Contest. We will post a gallery of the photos with an online poll for everyone to pick a winner on Halloween. edgeglengaily@gmail.com