Halloween 2017 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 2017
Halloween/Scary Movie Trivia
at Joe's on Weed St.
Join us every week for our Wednesday night Trivia! The theme for October 25th is Halloween/Scary Movie Trivia!
NYNT Haunted Hop Halloween w/Jonathan Toubin and Kid Congo at The Hideout
at Hideout Inn
NY Night Train Haunted Hop Halloween with Jonathan Toubin and Kid Congo and the Pink Monkey Birds at The Hideout Wed. 10/25/17 9pm | $15 http://ticketf.ly/2wpURW4
Pumpkin Carving at Benchmark
Carve some time out of your busy schedule to make the most spook-tacular pumpkin ever! Join us for our Pumpkin Carving Party on Thursday, October 26th at Benchmark (1510 N Wells St) in Old Town from 6:30 – 9:30 p.m.
at Maggie Daley Park
Come out for our annual Halloween Dance!
Haunted Maze at Navy Pier
at Navy Pier
Use your wits and daring as you try and escape the carnival, while winding your way on a self-guided tour into terror!
Boo HaHa: Neon Nights
at Co-Prosperity Sphere
It's back and better than ever! We are pairing the city's besr brewers alongside homebrewers who are on the brink of turning "pro." THIS IS THE ORIGINAL BREW HAHA -THE OG UNDERGROUND BEER JAMS with music, ridiculousness and dancing.
at CITY Club Gymnastics Academy
Celebrate Halloween in the most Spooktacular way at C.I.T.Y. Club Gymnastics Academy! Members are welcome to bring guests as long as the guest registration form and waiver are signed.
15th Anniversary Halloween Bash
at Chop Shop
You're invited to celebrate Urban Initiatives' 15th Anniversary Halloween Bash! Join us on Friday, October 27th 8pm-12am at Chop Shop in Wicker Park! http://uihalloweenbash.eventbrite.com/
Halloween Masquerade: Gilded
at Lyric Opera of Chicago
Grab your most extravagant costume and indulge in the glitz and glamour of the Lyric Opera House at Chicago's premier Halloween party...with a purpose!
Annual Nocturna All Hallows' Eve Ball!
DJ Scary Lady Sarah presides, spinning the best dark dance music! Also: costume contest up on the big Metro stage, GlitterGuts live photobooth, spooky vendors, games, prizes, movies, decor, more! Halloween done right!
Masquerade Fireworks Dinner Cruise
at Odyssey Cruises Chicago
Come one and come all for a fanciful Halloween cruise aboard Odyssey! Costumes – both bold and beautiful – are encouraged during this spectacular masquerade-style fireworks dinner cruise on Lake Michigan.
Spooky Zoo Spectacular
at Lincoln Park Zoo
Lincoln Park Zoo’s Auxiliary Board will host the 31st Annual Spooky Zoo Spectacular, Oct. 28. This FREE event allows children to celebrate Halloween in a safe and family-friendly environment.
Halloween Day Crawl in Chicago 2017!
at River North's Best Bars!
The ghouls and goblins wait until nighttime to come out, but the smart ones among us know that the real fun begins much earlier in the day!
Maggiano's Halloween Party!
Join us for an afternoon of dancing, games and treats! Costumes are strongly encouraged. Lunch buffet and goodie bags will be provided. Different activities to be scheduled throughout the afternoon*.
Annual Halloween Party and FUNdraiser
at Axé Capoeira Chicago
Join us again for our Halloween Party! Open to everyone so bring your friends and their families. Costumes are optional but encouraged.
Halloween Howl at the Moon Chicago
at Howl at the Moon Chicago
Come have a ghoulish time at Howl at the Moon this Halloween! Our annual party is happening on October 28th. Come in and sip on some Angry Orchards or try our Agent Orange Buckets! Plus there will be a costume contest with $300 in cash and prizes.
Wrigleyville Halloween Crawl in Chicago 2017
at Wrigleyville's BEST Bars
One of Chicago's best bar crawls is the Wrigleyville Halloween Pub Crawl. Get your costumes ready and hit up the best bars in Wrigleyville.
Halloween 2017: Heroes & Villains
at The Globe Pub
We LOVE Halloween and this year's theme Heroes & Villains! There will be games, a costume contest, tons of prizes and awesome food & drink specials!
River North Halloween Crawl in Chicago 2017
at River North's Best Bars!
Kick off your Halloween weekend on Saturday by heading out for a night of fun and fright at the River North Halloween Bar Crawl! Put on your best costume and hit up some of River North's best clubs and bars for a Halloween event you'll be scared to miss!
Fanen V Dimah
at Alhambra Palace
General Early Bird Admission is $35 and includes: General Admission includes Pink Carpet Paparazzi Entry and Access to Pop Up Shops, Styling Demos and Fashion Party. Runway Presentations and Dance/Fashion Show. Seating is First Come, First Served.
Monster's Ball Halloween Dance Party
at Joe's Live Rosemont
Chicagoland's biggest, baddest Halloween Dance Party is coming to Joe's Live Rosemont! Finally an event for YOU and your friends.
Rodriguez & mPshows.com Presents: Halloween 2017
at Quenchers Saloon
mPshows.com and Rodriguez Present: HALLOWEEN 2017< < COSTUME PARTY > >Opening set at 10:30pm features Rodriguez's greatest hits Second set at midnight, Michael Jackson's Thriller
3Floyds Halloween w/Oozing Wound, Aseethe, and Feral Light
at Hideout Inn
There's something the Munster, IN brewery 3Floyds and historic Chicago, IL venue The Hideout have in common (besides the year they were founded): they're both uncompromising.
Sanctuary Halloween - Cash Prizes - Saturday October 28th
at Underground Lounge - Chicago
Join us Saturday October 28th for our special Halloween Edition of Sanctuary at Underground Lounge as we turn Underground Lounges floor into a Dance Floor. Our DJ's will be spinning varying types of music that will keep you dancing.
ROOF Presents: Creatures of the Sea Halloween Party
at ROOF on theWit
Join us Saturday October 28th for #HalloweenOnROOF: Creatures Of The Sea! Sip on aquatic-inspired libations + bites as we transport you 20,000 leagues under the sea – 27 stories above it all!
2017 Halloween Fireworks at Navy Pier
at Navy Pier
Enjoy a special Halloween fireworks show over Lake Michigan! Navy Pier’s Halloween Fireworks Show presented by Miller Lite takes place on Saturday, October 28, at 9:30pm.
Halloween with UMEK Saturday, October 28th at Afterlife
Afterlife, Annex Nightclub, Kings Of Class, Nikho, DangerWayne, GoodSex & Funky Entertainment Present: " Halloween with UMEK Oct 28th "
Bond, Boos, and Booze - A SafeHouse Halloween Bash
Attention all Spies in Disguise: Control requests your presence at the SafeHouse for a celebration operation. Don your best disguise and join us for a night full of top secret entertainment + drink specials.
Spybar Halloween with Skream Open To Close
SPYBAR HALLOWEEN with SKREAM OPEN TO CLOSE Saturday, October 28 Skream makes his open-to-close return to Spybar on October 28th for a monster mash of epic proportions! BUY TIX NOW: http://bit.ly/2gXEVbE
De Noche's 5th Annual Halloween Costume Party
at De Noche Mexicana
Ok friends, you know that we love throwing parties, especially on Halloween. Come your best dressed because winners are walking out with cash in their hands! We will have a DJ to set the vibes, spooky decorations, and cocktails all night.
MB Hot Chocolate 15k/5k Chicago
at Grant Park. Chicago, Il
Join us downtown in Grant Park for America's Sweetest Race! Sunday, October 29, 2017 Grant Park, Chicago, Illinois Wave 1 start time – 7:30am* Wave 2 start time – 8:15am* 2 mile walk start time – 9:30am* *Times subject to change
Halloween Sunday Funday Brunch Cruise
at Mystic Blue Cruises
Check out our special Sunday Funday brunch cruise— Halloween edition! Come decked out in your costume and enjoy our Signature brunch cruise with epic skyline views plus bottomless mimosas and rooftop DJ entertainment.
HalloQueen! with Michael Serafini / Garrett David / Beau Wanzer
at Smartbar Chicago
HalloQueen! with... Michael Serafini / Garrett David / special guest Beau Wanzer Hosted by Lucy Stoole / Jojo Baby / Nico (Dustin) / The Vixen + guests Jpeg Papi (Edgar) / Hinkypunk
Trick or Treat on Southport
at Lakeview Chamber of Commerce
Save the Date for Trick or Treat on Southport!!! The neighborhood's favorite fall tradition returns in 2017! Trick or Treat on Southport celebrates Halloween with free, family-friendly activities and trick-or-treating at local businesses.
OBMF Halloween Blowout
at Underground Lounge - Chicago
Halloween Blowout! A fundraiser for The Old Bridge Militia Foundation A Non Profit Organization that includes a variety of Kids Music Programs. Its on Halloween so dress up crazy and party like witches and wizards!!!
Industry Halloween Party at Graystone Tavern
at Graystone Tavern
No need to miss out on the Halloween fun this year! Industry discounts with proof of employment!
The Struts • WKQX Halloween Bash [10.30]
at Bottom Lounge
The Struts $30 Adv // 8:00 PM // 17 & Over Bottom Lounge | 1375 W. Lake St. | Chicago
Waveland Bowl's Halloween Bowling Bash
at Waveland Bowl
Come party with us on Halloween Night in Chicago with Cosmic Bowling, food, costume contest and more!
Salsa Tuesday Halloween Party – Costume Contest & More
at Alhambra Palace Restaurant
4FantasticEvents.com & DJ Prieto presents: Salsa Tuesday Halloween Party @ Alhambra Tuesday October 31st 2017 Total of $600 in Prizes (3 Different Costume contest, $200 Most Scary, $200 Most Sexy & $200 Most Original)
Coven with The Skull and High Priest 10/31
at Metro Chicago
The legendary Coven will be here on Halloween... joined by The Skull and High Priest!
Jackie Lynn + Erica Eso :: Halloween at The Hideout
at Hideout Inn
Jackie Lynn + Erica Eso :: Halloween at The Hideout Tues. 10/31/17 9pm | $12 http://ticketf.ly/2w80iZC
Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park Offers Creative and Unique Holiday Travel Packages & Events
at Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park
From a Cookie Exchange without the Baking, Decorated Trees in Room and Charitable Donations to Families in Need, Fairmont Chicago Spreads Festive Holiday Cheer