Residents won’t find tricks, just lots of treats as the City of McKinney and McKinney Main Street present Scare on the Square from 4–7 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 31 in historic downtown. This year’s event features enchanting activities and fun for the entire family. Admission is free and parking can be found throughout the historic downtown area.

New this year is a concert performance by Rockin with Rhett from 4–5:30 p.m. Costume contests will be available for age groups 0-3, 4-7, and 8-12, and categories for all ages like best Star Wars, recycled, pet and group costumes. Twenty entries will be accepted in each age group and category on a first-come, first-served basis. Sign-ups begin at 5 p.m. and the contest begins at 5:30 p.m. First place finishers from each age group and category will compete for the grand prize, and the top three entries will be awarded $250, $150 or $100. The contest is sponsored by Main Street Magic & Fun Company.

Historic Downtown McKinney will be closed to traffic starting at 2 p.m. to prepare for Scare on the Square. Little super heroes and mystical creatures will be able to safely trick-or-treat throughout the shops and boutiques starting at 4 p.m.

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