Are you or your kids not so into going door-to-door in your neighborhood? Would you prefer an indoor event so your little ghost or goblin doesn't have to wear a winter coat over that awesome costume? Here are 5 options for trick-or-treating in Milwaukee this year for those not so interested in your normal, every-Halloween type of candy gathering.

1. Trek 'n Treat: An educational trek for children through the 7 Bridges. Costumes are optional, and there will be lots of treats and activities. Grant Park, 100 Hawthorne Ave., South Milwaukee. Sunday, October 16, 1 to 4 p.m. $2/participant. fogp.org

2. Halloween Spooktacular: Children can trick or treat throughout the zoo and march in the Halloween parade, as well as enjoy other family-friendly activities. Milwaukee County Zoo, 10001 W. Bluemound Road, Milwaukee. Friday, October 21 and Saturday, October 22, 6 to 9 p.m. Free with admission. milwaukeezoo.org

3. Not-so-scary Halloween: Receive goodies at Treat Stops, and enjoy spooktacular activities and fun throughout the museum. Betty Brinn Children's Museum, 929 E. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee. Friday, October 28, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free with admission. bbcmkids.org

4. Little Monster Bash: Dress up your little monsters for this museum fundraiser, which features a light dinner, trick or treating, dancing workshops and goodies galore. Betty Brinn Children's Museum, 929 E. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee. Friday, October 28, 6 to 9 p.m. bbcmkids.org

5. Trick or Treat at the Library:Tippecanoe Library, 3912 S. Howell Ave., Milwaukee. Monday, October 31, 6 to 7 p.m. mpl.org

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