Halloween in Chicago
Looking for something fun or spooky to do this Halloween? There are plenty of activities to take part in across the city whether you’re looking for scary, fun or family friendly.
Five Free Halloween Events in Chicago
Arts in the Dark – Oct 21
This family-friendly event kicks off at 4PM at Buckingham Fountain.
Halloween at Navy Pier
Navy Pier is featuring Halloween Fireworks on October 28 at 9:30PM and outdoor Fright Flicks October 21 & 28.
Northalstead Halloween Parade
Enjoy a parade of outrageous Halloween outfits in the Northalsted Halloween Parade in Boystown.
Day of the Dead at the National Museum of Mexican Art
See art pieces from over 90 artists from September 22 – December 10.
Spooky Zoo Spectacular
Take the family over to Lincoln Park Zoo for entertainment, activities and trick-or-treating from 10AM – 1PM on October 28.
Family Friendly Halloween Fun
If you’re looking for a less spooky Halloween, head over the Chicago Children’s Museum for costume and painting activities.
Another great experience for the whole family is the Night of 1,000 Jack-O-Lantern’s at Chicago’s Botanic Garden.
Brookfield Zoo will be featuring Boo! At the Zoo that includes haunted hayrides, corn maze, pumpkin carvings and more!
Check out the Edgar Allan Poe Readings at Glessner House Museum.
If you’re up for spooky movies, The Logan Theatre is featuring Horror Movie Madness with costume contest!
Last but not least, to be really spooked on Halloween, check out these Haunted Tours offered around the city.