2021 Halloween in Chicago has a lot to offer for the week. There are several parades, concerts, and events going on in the Chicago area. Be sure to check out the local Chicago Illinois nightlife guide to find the perfect plans for Halloween weekend.
Things to Do for Halloween in Chicago 2021
Sweet Dreams: A Halloween Pop-up Experience
at Rizzo's Bar & Inn
The Halloween Pop-up Where Dreams Go to Die and Nightmares Come to Life! Step into this fragmented world where 20 of your favorite classic horror movies collide into the most epic and twisted Halloween Experience.
Replay Lincoln Park Hosts Drive-Thru Haunted House - Alley of Darkness - October
at Replay Lincoln Park
Replay Lincoln Park, Chicago's favorite arcade bar known for its over-the-top pop-ups, 2833 N. Sheffield Ave., is launching a drive-thru haunted house experience for thrill seekers this Halloween season beginning Friday, October 2.
Replay Lincoln Park Hosts 'Stranger Patio' Pop-Up
at Replay Lincoln Park
The spookiest month of the year is upon us and The Upside Down is coming to Replay Lincoln Park, 2833 N. Sheffield Ave., beginning Thursday, October 1 with the bar's new Stranger Things-inspired outdoor patio pop-up experience: Stranger Patio!
Alley of Darkness
at Replay Lincoln Park
A drive in haunt!Our haunt is set in an alley in the shadows of the Red Line where a horrible incident occurred not long ago. You'll first settle in with a drive in movie experience that sets the narrative.
Replay Lincoln Park Launches Highway of Horror Drive-Thru Haunted House Experien
at Highway of Horror
For fright fans of all ages looking for an extended haunting experience this Halloween season, Replay Lincoln Park is now offering a drive-thru haunted house experience aptly titled Highway of Horror.
at Lincoln Park
Go for a jog in your Halloween costume by signing up for the virtual edition of the Crypt Run, an annual 5K and 10K run or walk that raises money for the Illinois chapter of the Best Buddies program.
JoJo’s Pumpkin Patch
at JoJo's Milk Bar
Snag a treat and some decorative gourds at the month-long JoJo's Pumpkin Patch pop-up, an expanded patio adjacent to JoJo's Shake Bar in River North
Jack’s Pumpkin Pop-up
at Chicago Fire Brick Company
Returning to a 2-acre plot of land just west of Goose Island, Jack's Pumpkin Pop-up saves you a trip to the suburbs by bringing a corn maze, thousands of pumpkins and an array of carnival games to the city.
Halloween Window Painting
at Lincoln Common
Join us for the Lincoln Common Halloween Window Painting Event on Saturday, October 24 and Sunday, October 25! Help us paint our windows the color of the season!
I Put a Spell On You cocktail bar
at Homestead on the Roof
Hocus-Pocus themed pop-up cocktail bar located at Homestead on the Roof!
Halloween Laser Light Show in Sunnyside Mall
at Sunnyside Mall
Join your Sheridan Park Neighbors for a socially distanced Halloween laser light show in the mall at dusk on Saturday, October 24th.
Halloween Ghost Tours
at The Irish Legend
Join us Friday or Saturday Night Halloween weekend! 2 Times available each night for tours of our well known to be haunted building - basement & attic included! DJ Each Night! Fun Themed Drinks & Specials and Fun contests to join in on.
Halloween at OGs
at Old Grounds Social
It's time to get out of the house and enjoy yourself! Tickets include a private table, your first drink, and a Halloween shot! October 30th, 6pm-10pm October 31st, 6pm-10pm November 1sr, 6pm-10pm
at Community House
Come dressed in your favorite costume to welcome the Halloween Season! Our costume parade will kick-off from the village parking lot and proceed around the Community House, outdoors, ending in the Garden for storytelling (separate, paid, registration).
at Mural Park
Join us the evening before Halloween at Mural Park from 4-7pm as we create a safe alternative to traditional trick or treating for the youth of Pilsen. Time: 4-7pm Session A (4-4:45pm) Session B (4:45-5:30pm) Session C (5:30-6:15pm) Session D (6:15pm-7:00
Haunted Halloween Tours of Prairie Avenue
at Glessner House
Explore Prairie Avenue after dark with this walking tour of the historic neighborhood led by costumed docents who will share stories of unexplained death, ghostly sightings, and more - if you dare!
Halloween on Quarantine
at Petergof Banquet Hall
Join us for the spookiest night of the season - Halloween on Quarantine at Petergof Banquet Hall on Friday, October 30th.
Halloween at Time Out Market Chicago
at Time Out Market
Prep your best Halloween costume and head to Time Out Market on October 31 for a day of top-notch dining and spooks, complete with photo ops, bags of candy (for adults and kids alike) and socially-distanced fun!
Halloween Fit Fest
at Humboldt Park
The Movement Project and Hope for the Day brings you a Halloween full of fitness to help fund education on mental health awareness.
Trick or Treat Trail
at Willow Chicago
Experience the sights and sounds of our family-friendly, urban Trick-or-Treat Trail on October 31 from 12-2pm!
at Sideshow Gallery
Come One Come All to the Sideshow Halloween pop-up with Sideshow Gelato and Corinne Halbert.