Halloween will be here before you know it, so it's time to put your plan of attack in place.  It's hard enough getting the kids costumes together, right? That's why I put together this list of the best neighborhoods in Buffalo and Western New York to go trick-or-treating in. It's one less thing you have to worry about now.

When picking a neighborhood, of course, you want to make sure it's a safe place for you and the kids, but also, you want to get the good candy!  That's important.  These neighborhoods are in no particular order.

5 WNY Neighborhoods for The Best Trick-or-Treating

Surprisingly, many WNYers who weighed in on the topics warned against Elmwood Villiage,

@CourtsideRecovery said the adults ruined it,

I live in the Elmwood Village and don't pass candy out anymore. I used to, but then trashy adults kept coming to our door to "trick-or-treat" and it completely ruined it for me. And we're talking a lot of adults too, it was creepy.

@gfro9191 suggests that the fact that renters live in Elmwood Village may be why it isn't as good as it used to be,

I just moved to the Elmwood Village and a friend told me that we shouldn't expect many houses passing out candy because the area is mostly renters. Is this true?

@jellogoodbye says,

Depends what part of EV. When we trick-or-treated pre-covid we'd get ~1 house per long block (including both sides).

While you are deciding where to trick-or-treat with the kids, you may want to take a look at these areas, so you can be aware of where the most sex offenders live.

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