Trunk or Treat

Put on your costume and join Historic Columbia as we bring the fun of Halloween to the Robert Mills House during Trunk or Treat! Children will enjoy trick-or-treating with a twist in a safe and fun environment. Community members and organizations will display decorated trunks filled with candy in the parking lot of the Robert Mills House. Awards and prizes for best costumes, best decorated trunk, and scarecrows will be given at 6:45 pm. Don‘t forget to explore the Scarecrows in the Gardens exhibit and visit the Gift Shop at Robert Mills during this free event! Would you like to register your vehicle to participate? Vehicle owners must register via email by Friday, October 23. To register, send an email to with the following information: Name Organization (if applicable) Address Phone number Email address Make/Model/Color of vehicle Registered vehicles should arrive between 4:30 – 5:15 pm. When giving out toys, prizes or candy, remember that children will range in age from infants to young teens. Electricity will not be provided to registered vehicles in the event area, so please bring flashlights.