Halloween Trick or Treat & Donation Drive

  • Overview

    Outlets of Des Moines will host a Halloween Trick or Treat on Thursday, October 28 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. The annual trick-or-treat event begins at the Food Pavilion and is free and open to the public. Families with children 12 years and under are encouraged to come in costume to collect goodies throughout the center (First come, first served, while supplies last). All children must be accompanied by an adult.

    Each participating child is asked to bring personal hygiene items and/or canned foods for donation for the Caring Hands Outreach Center. Caring Hands Outreach Center is a network of Christian Churches and community partners that mobilizes eastern Polk County for compassionate service. Caring Hands operates out of three locations, providing a food pantry and supplemental food supplies as well as clothing and financial assistance to those in need. Monetary donations can also be made at For more information, visit