Best Neighborhoods to Trick or Treat in Phoenix Metro Area

Halloween is upon us and one of the top questions that crosses the mind of every kid on Halloween night is, “Where can I go to get the best and most candy?” In addition to scoring the best candy, parents want to find the safest neighborhoods for their children to trick or treat.

Phoenix has been ranked a top ten trick or treating spot nationwide with plenty of neighborhoods to enjoy spooky decorations and loads of candy. Look no further because we’ve got your back on the best neighborhoods in the Phoenix Metro Area to trick or treat this Halloween.

McCormick Ranch

McCormick Ranch in Scottsdale is known to be a safe neighborhood with an abundance of treats for trick or treaters. While it’s not known for its elaborate or scary Halloween decor, the neighborhood is known for giving out king-size candy bars. Cha-ching! Want more than trick or treating? Check out the Halloween Spook-Track-ula at McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park, a fun and spooky train ride for kids of all ages.


If you’re looking for one neighborhood that goes all out for Halloween, look no further than Encanto. Nearly the entire neighborhood is decked out for the spooky season and celebrates all month long. Encanto is one of the best spots to hit the candy jackpot while enjoying some of the Valley’s best Halloween displays.


Buckeye lands in the top ten for the fastest-growing cities in the country and isn’t slowing down. With new neighborhoods and communities, Halloween is the perfect time for parents to meet neighbors and kids to meet other kids in the neighborhood. With so many new residents, Buckeye is sure to be a gold mine for trick or treaters.

Paradise Valley

Go big or go home! Paradise Valley is known for its luxurious homes and is also one of the safest communities in the Valley, making it a perfect destination for trick or treating. It’s also known for its king-size candy bars on Halloween night. If you’re looking to make out like a candy bandit, look no further than Paradise Valley.

Queen Creek

Queen Creek is another great destination to trick or treat this Halloween. The community has been rapidly growing and welcoming many new residents to its neighborhoods. Queen Creek also hosts its annual Pumpkin and Chili Party at Schnepf Farms with nearly 45 rides and attractions, home-cooked meals and corn mazes.

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