Halloween in Avondale Estates


On October 31, Halloween night, trick-or-treating hours are from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Every year, and the City closes some of its streets and issues a detailed traffic plan so children can safely stroll through the neighborhood. Read Halloween Safety Tips (PDF) from Avondale Estates Police Chief Thomas.

Halloween Night Traffic Plan

Effective 5:30-8:30 p.m.  

  • Traffic will be one way, southbound on Clarendon Avenue from South Avondale Road to Wiltshire Drive. 
  • Traffic on Kingstone Road will be one way, eastbound from Fairfield Plaza to Berkeley Road, then east to Lakeshore Drive or north on Berkeley Road. 
  • Dartmouth Avenue will be closed to vehicle traffic from Fairfield Plaza to Sussex Road. 
  • Clarendon Place will be closed to vehicle traffic.
  • Wiltshire Drive will be one way, westbound from Clarendon Avenue to Forrest Boulevard. 
  • Wiltshire Drive will be one way, eastbound from Clarendon Avenue to Berkeley Road, then north on Berkeley Road. 

Halloween Spirit Awards
Drape your home or business in cobwebs, turn your yard into a cemetery, carve a bevy of pumpkins, or put your own spooky twist on your property for the City of Avondale Estates Halloween Spirit Awards. One business and a group of homes with the best decorations are presented with the awards every year. Residential award categories include scariest, most creative and children's appeal.

Congratulations to the 2017 Halloween Spirit Award Winners

1018 Hess Drive
1018 Hess Drive - Scariest Award

3115 Old Rockbridge Road

3115 Old Rockbridge Road - Scariest Award

16 Exeter Road
16 Exeter Road - Scariest Award

19 Clarendon Avenue
19 Clarendon Avenue - Scariest Award

94 Clarendon Avenue
94 Clarendon Avenue - Most Creative Award 


32 Fairfield Drive
32 Fairfield Drive - Children's Appeal Award

3291 Wiltshire Drive
3291 Wiltshire Drive - Children's Appeal Award

Arepa Mia

Arepa Mia - Business Award