Here’s a list of kid-friendly places to trick-or-treat in the Delray Beach area

Delray Beach-- Thirteen-year-old Chris Wear crosses Atlantic Avenue in his alien costume Saturday, Oct. 30, 1999 while trick-or-treating with friends and family at the shops in Delray Beach. (Palm Beach Post Photo by Callie Lipkin)

Delray Beach– Thirteen-year-old Chris Wear crosses Atlantic Avenue in his alien costume Saturday, Oct. 30, 1999 while trick-or-treating with friends and family at the shops in Delray Beach. (Palm Beach Post Photo by Callie Lipkin)

DELRAY BEACH — Looking for a safe place for your children to roam in search of candy this Halloween? Here’s a list of places in and around Delray Beach that will host trick-or-treat events this week through Halloween day, Monday, Oct. 31:

Wednesday, Oct. 26 —

Where: The Delray Marketplace west of Delray Beach

Between 6 and 9 p.m., stores and restaurants will hand out candy to eager trick-or-treaters at Delray Marketplace, at 14851 Lyons Road. The marketplace will also have free hayrides, train rides, carnival games, Halloween-themed arts and crafts, face painting, live music and prizes, according to event coordinators.

Saturday, Oct. 29 —

Where: Atlantic Avenue in downtown Delray Beach

Beginning at 11 a.m., kids can go business-to-business in downtown Delray Beach, including Atlantic Avenue and Pineapple Grove, for “Trick-or-Treating on The Ave,” according to the Downtown Development Authority. This leads up to the 1 p.m. Halloween parade, which starts at Old School Square and works its way east to Veterans Park.

Following the parade, kids can head to Veterans Park for Kidsfest, the 27th annual children’s festival, which includes arts and crafts, live music and food.

Monday, Oct. 31 —

Where: Delray Beach Public Library

Between 4-7 p.m., kids can trick-or-treat throughout the library during “BOOooOOktober,” the library’s Halloween-themed event. Here, you’ll also find crafts, refreshments, a laser show and “spooky” book reading, all culminating in a screening of the movie “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown.”