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Candy maker Mars Wrigley swoops in with trick or treating app for Halloween

Treat Town is here to save the day!

Written by
Danielle Valente

Forget the ghosts and goblins: The scariest part of Halloween 2020 is wondering if it will take place at all. 

Some states (like New York) have gotten the green light to trick or treat, but others (like California) weren't quite as lucky. No matter how families plan to celebrate the spookiest time of the year, Mars Wrigley will make sure that little ones snag some sweets with the help of its new app, Treat Town

The candy maker's creation brings the trick or treating experience to families virtually, however, it lets kiddos reap the benefits IRL (naturally). Here's the deal: Download the app (on iTunes, Google Play or online), decorate your virtual house in Halloween decor and snag virtual candy credits that can be redeemed for real candy from the likes of Snickers, Skittles, M&Ms and your other favorites. Oh, did we mention this is happening all month long? No need to reserve the fun for October 31. 

For more ways to enjoy the best creepy activities this month, enjoy our go-to scary movies for kids, Halloween songs for kids and Halloween books for kids. Wondering what you can and can't do? The CDC has provided guidelines for how to proceed safely with Halloween happenings. Be sure to check out your state's website for further details on rules and restrictions.

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