Chicago’s Best Halloween Events

Don’t let Halloween just come and go. Whether or not you like to get dressed up, get into the spirit with these spooktacular Chicago events!

Fright Fest at Six Flags Great America

via Flickr user anjanettew

via Flickr user anjanettew

You can ride roller coasters, run from zombies, and play Halloween inspired games at one of the biggest theme parks in the area. During the day, enjoy more tame activities, like the Looney Tunes Trick or Treat Trail, and at night, get your pants scared off at the haunted house.

When: September 26 – November 1
Where: Gurnee, IL
More Info: www.sixflags.com/greatamerica/special-events/fright-fest

Northalsted Halloween Parade

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via Flickr user Chris Bentley

This LGBT-friendly event is for all ages, featuring a long procession of outlandish costumes and floats amidst the roaring restaurants and nightlife of the Lakeview area. You can just watch and enjoy or participate for various cash prizes.

When: Registration @ 5:30pm, Parade @ 8pm
Where: Halsted & Belmont
More Info: www.northalsted.com/pages/northalsted_halloween_parade_2015/157.php

Boneshaker Halloween Party at Redmoon

via Redmoon

via Redmoon

Head to the Redmoon Theater for crazy awesome and immersive exhibits and activities, gourmet food and specialty drinks, and three dance floors with three different DJs! You’ll feel like you’re in a totally different world, and it only comes one night a year, so don’t miss your chance!

When: October 31, 9:00pm
Where: 2120 S Jefferson St.
More Info: www.redmoon.org/new-events/2014/10/31/boneshaker

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