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Weather Spooks Some N.H. Towns Into Postponing Trick-Or-Treating

At least a dozen New Hampshire communities, including the cities of Manchester and Nashua, are postponing Halloween trick-or-treating because of the wet, windy weather in the forecast.

Scroll down for a list of towns that have postponed trick-or-treating in New Hampshire. Is your town changing its Halloween plans because of inclement weather? Email us so we can update our list. 

WMUR-TV reports Hudson, Nashua, Pelham, Salem and Windham are among the cities and towns moving Thursday's festivities to Saturday.

Click here for WMUR's full list of trick-or-treating times by town

In Manchester, police announced Wednesday festivities would be delayed until Sunday. Pelham Police Lt. Anne Perriello says area chiefs spoke and they designated when Halloween will take place.

The National Weather Service is forecasting rain for Thursday night.

Perriello says police don't want tree limbs coming down where children are going to be trick or treating and the don't want visibility issues when the children will be walking through neighborhoods.

Towns that have rescheduled trick-or-treating this Halloween (compiled by NHPR):

  • Atkinson
  • Belmont
  • Chesterfield
  • Cornish
  • Deerfield
  • Dunbarton
  • Enfield
  • Franklin
  • Fremont
  • Hampstead
  • Harrisville
  • Hollis
  • Hudson
  • Kensington
  • Langdon
  • Lincoln
  • Lyme
  • Madison
  • Manchester
  • Merrimack
  • Moultonborough
  • Nashua
  • Northwood
  • Ossipee
  • Pelham
  • Pittsfield
  • Salem
  • Salisbury
  • Swanzey
  • Tilton
  • Troy
  • Tuftonboro
  • Wakefield
  • Warren
  • Weare
  • Windham
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