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Bingemans in Kitchener is offering drive-thru trick-or-treat alternative

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We are weeks away from Halloween but given that Ontario is just entering the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, a normal All Hallows’ Eve appears unlikely.

In an effort to fill the void, Bingemans has created the Trick or Treat Drive-Thru.

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“It is fantastic that we can offer the continued tradition of trick or treating in this unique Covid environment in a safe and fun manner. It would have been a shame for kids to miss this tradition, especially when we have the ingenuity to create a safe, alternative solution,” Bingemans president Mark Bingeman said in a release.

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“This could not have happened without the incredible commitment to our community that our many sponsors and supporters have provided to truly make this happen.”

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There will also be an FM radio station playing special Halloween sounds to accompany the drive-thru fun.

Participants are required to register in advance on the Bingemans website.

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