12 Favorite Chicago Haunts for a FaBOOlous Halloween

12 Favorite Chicago Haunts for a FaBOOlous Halloween

Fall is here and it’s time to start planning your Halloween fun! Whether you are looking for family-friendly events or a night on the town, check out these haunts and Eat, drink and be scary at Crazy Pour!


Haunted Halfamily-friendlyloween Ball – October 27th from 9pm-3am

The Congress Plaza Hotel’s Haunted Halloween Ball combines elements of a lavish VIP nightclub with the exclusivity of a luxury hotel gala — with the terror of a haunted house!


The Nightmare at Navy Pier Presents: The Haunted Halloween Ball – October 27th at 8pm.

Don’t miss out on the perfect way to start up your Halloween festivities in Chicago and book your tickets today!


32nd Annual Edgar Allan Poe Reading – October 27th from 5:00pm – 9:15pm

Squirm in your seats as actors from Lifeline Theatre present staged readings of Poe’s terrifying stories and poetry. Its an evening of Gothic literature not to be missed.


The Godfrey Haunted Hotel – October 27th from 9pm

Roam 20 hotel rooms on the haunted 5th floor of the Godfrey Hotel Chicago as you ascend to a lair of revelry at the IO Godfrey rooftop party. Tickets are $25 (with cash bar)


Annual Masquerade Ball by The Drake – October 27th from 9pm

A luxurious masquerade ball, filled with history and mystery. Live entertainment by the Flat Cats, masques and black tie attire add to the ambiance of extravagance.


The Last Midnight: A Halloween Party Experience – October 27th at 8pm

A spine-tingling immersive theatrical experience that calls upon you to hunt a ghostly mansion in search of hidden secrets. After all that spooky sleuthing, you’ll hit the Killer Dance Party.


Chicago Halloween Kids 2018

Family Friendly Events

Arts in the Dark – October 20th from 6 – 8pm

On Columbus Dr. moving North from Balbo to Monroe St. Join in on an evening of entertainment in one of the most important cultural districts in the nation!


Day of the Dead Sugar Skull Workshops – Throughout October

Kids learn about the history of the Day of the Dead and make sugar skulls. Located at both Eugene Field Park and Mayfair Park. This event is for ages 6 and up. Each sugar skull costs $20.


Supper with the Snakes – Friday, October 26, 2018 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Kids age 2-10 trick or treat through a museum full of live snakes and explore facts on the way. Join in games and craft projects, then hang out at the Halloween party. Registration required.


Lincoln Park Zoo’s Spooky Zoo Spectacular – October 27 from 10am-1pm

This one is free with toddler activities, trick-or-treating, and arts and crafts — plus the Haunted House at the Kovler Sea Pool and Fall Fest rides.


The Chicago Park District’s FREE Haunted House at Kennicott Park – October 27th from 6-9pm

Located at 4434 S Lake Park Ave, it is family fun at it’s finest! Play games, visit a haunted house, enjoy candy and giveaways.


Trick or Treat on Southport – October 29, 2018 from 4:00pm – 8:00pm
The neighborhood’s favorite fall tradition features family-friendly activities, local food vendors, craft beer, music, and trick-or-treating at local businesses. Free and open to the public.


Wrap up your evening at Crazy Pour! We’re located at 105 E North Ave in Villa Park, IL. Stop by today, or visit our website to see our entire menu.



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