Trunk-or-Treat Volunteer Instructions

The First Lutheran Church Let Your Light Shine Trunk-Or-Treat Event will take place from 12:45 to 2:15pm on Sunday, October 31st.

  • Volunteer vehicle parking will take place in the Southeast parking lot from 9:00am-12:00pm. We will park vehicles with one space between them. If you have a larger display and need more space, please communicate this when you arrive. Members of the Care & Growth Committee will assist with parking.
  • Park, set up your display, and prepare for trick-or-treaters to move through at 12:45pm.
  • Please prepare for 250 children. You may hand out individually wrapped candy, treats, or non-food items. Please no home-baked goods.
  • Plan to stay with your trunk display until 2:15pm to allow all families time to experience the event.
  • First Lutheran will have its usual 5th Sunday service at 10:30am on Sunday. This will be the only service scheduled for the weekend.
  • Volunteers may decorate trunks (or truck beds) as much or as little as you would like. You may bring a folding table or other display items if you would rather not use a vehicle. Creativity, costumes, games and quick activities are welcomed.
  • For ideas on themes, games, etc, please check-out the “Trunk-Or-Treat Theme Ideas”and “Trunk-Or-Treat Game & Activity Ideas” webpages.
  • There will be an award for best costume and best display.

Trunk-or-Treat Theme Ideas

At the First Lutheran Church Let Your Light Shine Trunk-Or-Treat Event, volunteers may decorate trunks as much or as little as they’d like. You may bring a folding table or other display if you would rather not use your vehicle. Creativity, costumes, fun, and lots of smiles for the trick-or-treaters are welcomed and appreciated!

Theme Ideas from Oriental Trading Company: https://www.fun365.orientaltrading.com/article/the-best-trunk-or-treat-decorating-ideas

 
Trunk-Or-Treat Theme Idea List:
1950s Diner
Alice in Wonderland
Avengers
Batman/The Batcave
Baby Shark
Be Kind
Black Cat
Candy Land
Castle/Princess/Knights
Charlie Brown/The Great Pumpkin
Christmas in October
Circus
Construction
Cowboy/Wild West
Dia de Los Muertos
Dinosaurs/Jurassic Park
Dr Seuss
Emojis
Finding Nemo
Fiesta
Frozen
Ghostbusters
Ghosts
Goosebumps
Harry Potter
Harvest
Hayride
Hocus Pocus
I Spy
Legos
Let Your Light Shine
Mad Hatter
Tea Party
Micky & Minnie Mouse
Monster’s Inc
Movie Theater/Drive-In Movie
Narnia
Nebraska Cornhuskers
Nightmare Before Christmas
PirateScience/Laboratory
Sesame Street
Skeletons
Spider Man
Spiders
Sports Theme
Star Wars
Stranger Things
Super Mario
Superheros
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Toy Story/Andy’s Room
Trolls
Under the Sea/Mermaids
UNK Lopers
Veggie Tales
Where’s Waldo
Witches
Wizard of Oz
Zoo

Trunk-or-Treat Game & Activity Ideas

A great idea for your Trunk-Or-Treat display is to include a game or quick activity for the trick-or-treaters. Here are several ideas and links.