Clark Street Spooktacular 2017

October 29, 2017 | 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

9th Annual Clark Street Spooktacular & Scarecrows on Parade! 


Spooktacular is Clark Street in Lincoln Park's annual Halloween extravaganza! Participating businesses from Armitage to Diversey, and on the south side of Diversey from Orchard to Lakeview, open their doors to trick-or-treaters from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 29! There will be plenty of spooks and sweets for your whole family! Plus, trick-or-treating at participating businesses, jugglers, magicians, stilt walkers, and the annual costume contest! 

Scarecrows on Parade showcases the creative and artistic sides of our Clark Street business owners! Merchants display a scarecrow in their window that they have designed and created, and customers, pedestrians, and event attendees pick the winners! Scarecrows will be on display on Clark Street from October 7 through October 31. Hurry and VOTE TODAY your favorite Scarecrows! 


When: Sunday, October 29, 2017 | 1:00-4:00 p.m.
  • 1:00 - 4:00pm | Trick-or-treating
  • 2:00 - 4:00pm | Costume Contest (at HopCat -Chicago, 2577 N. Clark) 
  • 3:30 - 4:00pm | Scarecrows on Parade winners announced
​​*Before Spooktacular, grab a warm coffee or brunch on Clark Street!
Where: Clark Street from Diversey to Armitage and the south side of Diversey from Orchard to Lakeview.

New to the event? Check out last year's SPOOKY HIGHLIGHTS!
Own a business on Clark Street and interested in getting involved? Email us at or give us a call at (773) 880-5200!

  • Location

    Clark Street from Diversey to Armitage and the south side of Diversey from Orchard to Lakeview

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