Every October, the windy city of Chicago comes alive with terrifying but family-friendly haunted events. From concerts, bar crawls, masquerades to haunted houses, spectacular parades, pumpkin picking, ghost tours, and more. We believe that with us you will find the spookiest and most exciting events making your Halloween fantastic.
If you're dying to get out and about on All Hallow's Eve itself, there's something for everyone In Chicago. Check out the best of Halloween activities and things to do for #Halloween2023 in Chicago.
Be a part of the 9th Annual Arts in the Dark Halloween Parade on Saturday, October 21st from 6-8 pm on State Street moving south from Lake to Van Buren. Arts in the Dark is sponsored by Barry Callebaut, with Major Support from the Chicago Loop Alliance. It is a dazzling production that delights an audience of 50,000 with unique floats, spectacle puppets and creative performances – all set against the backdrop of historic State Street.
The Northalsted Halloween Parade is on Halloween every year from 6 pm-10 pm. Chicagoans bring out their weird, wild and spooky every year in Boystown. A wonderful cross-section of Chicago converges in Boystown for the Northalsted Halloween Parade each year. From drag queens to kids to pets, this annual Boystown event inspires some of the most stunning costumes in Chicago. So make sure you swing by the costume store beforehand!
A celebration of all things nocturnal. Shed the skin of your everyday as you
pass through “The Hallows” and become your alt ego of the night at
The Hallows Halloween Event at Navy Pier
. Cirque, electronic, and theater all collide in the Aon Grand Ballroom for
a spectacular never seen before. Halloween Weekend. The event will be
Featuring, General Admission, Passage through “The Hallows”, Performances by
Drezo / Laidback Luke, Local DJs and Entertainers, in a Fully-Immersive
Experience. Over 1,400 people attend donning extravagant costumes and bold
makeup so, remember to dress your worst!
Prepare yourself for a Massive Halloween party like no other, featuring a massive house music DJ lineup that will keep you grooving all night long. Legendary DJs will take you on a musical journey that will leave you spellbound. Their beats will keep the dance floor alive, and you won't be able to resist the infectious rhythm. Show off your creativity and style in the Costume Contest. Dress to impress, and you might just walk in away with a massive treat.
Surreal Nightlife are joining forces to bring you an epic event! Experience a night of thrills with party-goers at Chicago’s biggest Halloween costume party, The Haunted Halloween Ball at the Michigan Avenue. The Ball combines elements of a lavish VIP nightclub and lounge experience, with the exclusiveness of a luxury hotel gala, and the terror and chills of a haunted house.
Chicago is packed with haunted happenings each October every year, from frightening to family-friendly. Celebrate the spookiest time of year with night-time parades, haunted houses, spooky movies, ghost tours, pumpkin picking, and beyond.
Chicago has some fantastic venues which are hosted Halloween Events last year, find them below:
The hardest part when celebrating Halloween in Chicago is to decide what to do since the choice is great!!! as there are so many Halloween events, ghost Parties, and things to do in Chicago during Halloween.
Chicago has some fantastic venues which are Hosted Halloween Events last year, find them below: