The Portage downtown business district, along Central Avenue, will be open for trick-or-treating from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. on October 31. Participating businesses will have a sign in their window/door showing they are participating.
Regular trick-or-treat hours for the whole community will be from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. that same evening. The Portage Fire Department will be out on Halloween handing out 3,200 glow sticks to children. The glow sticks were donated by Portage Firefighters Local 3151 and Porter Regional Hospital.