Community Invited to Celebrate Halloween in Little Italy for Trick-or-Treat on India Street | October 31st from 5:30-7:30pm

October 20, 2012

It's time for Trick-or-Treat on India Street in San Diego's Little Italy neighborhood!  This is a special one as families who live downtown in sky-rises need a place to celebrate Halloween too!  Little Italy Association invites downtown families to trick-or-treat in a safe, family-minded environment in San Diego’s Little Italy community on Wednesday, Oct. 31st from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

The Little Italy Association (LIA) invites families to visit San Diego’s Little Italy community for a safe, family-friendly Halloween. A favorite annual event, “Trick-or-Treat on India Street” brings the neighborhood together and allows a chance for kids to trick-or-treat up and down India Street from participating merchants.

Open to the public, the event will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 31 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. The event is free for families and serves as a way for LIA host a traditional Halloween experience in an urban setting.  To participate, families must check-in at the Piazza Basilone, located at the corner of W. Fir and India Streets, to pick up their event map.  There they will be on their way to get Halloween candy from identified storefronts that are part of the event.

“Our annual Trick or Treat on India Street is a real locals event,” said Steven Galasso, President of LIA,  “It's truly a joy to host this for downtown families and see kids’ Halloween costumes when they celebrate Halloween in Little Italy.”

This year, families are encouraged to share their Trick-or-Treat on India Street photos online and through their mobile devices referencing the hashtag #TOTLittleItaly Fans can engage with fellow fans of LIA through social media resources including, Facebook: Little Italy Association of San Diego, Twitter: @LittleItalySD, Pinterest: LittleItalySD and Instagram: LittleItalySD.

A non-profit 501(c) 3 corporation for the public’s benefit, the Little Italy Association (LIA) advocates on behalf of its members’ best interests in the areas of public safety, beautification, promotion and economic development, while preserving the unique cultural resources that exist in the Little Italy neighborhood of Downtown San Diego.  LIA stands as the only district management corporation of its kind for any Little Italy neighborhood in the United States and is run by a Board of Directors who represent property owners, residents, businesses and community at large.

More information can be found by visiting, Facebook: Little Italy Association of San Diego, Twitter: @LittleItalySD or by calling (619) 233-3898.