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So, How Old Is *Too* Old to Trick or Treat? It's a Controversial Question, Apparently


Growing up, it's generally understood that at some point in time, you'll have to stop trick-or-treating...but why? Maybe it just feels weird to see a teenager at somebody's doorstep asking for candy on Halloween night. But what *is* the exact age for trick or treat retirement? One state, Chesapeake, Virginia, went so far as to literally ban trick-or-treating for kids age 13 and over. 

The harsh ban got so much coverage and scrutiny, the local government ended up increasing the age limit to 14 and made it so nobody actually faced any jail time. But still...all that fuss over a harmless holiday tradition?