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Lincoln Park Halloween Wrap Up

Posted on October 19, 2017.

Here is your annual guide to the spookiest events in Lincoln Park this Halloween weekend!


For the Family

Clark Street Spooktacular
Spooktacular is Lincoln Park’s annual Halloween extravaganza on Clark Street. The fun includes trick-or-treating at participating businesses, jugglers, magicians, stilt walkers, and the annual costume contest!

Sunday, October 29
Trick or Treating
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Costume Contest @ HopCat
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
2577 N. Clark
Scarecrows on Parade- winners announced
3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Clark Street
from Diversey to Armitage and the south side of Diversey from Orchard to Lakeview

Make your day extra wicked and head to Clark Street before the fest to get the best brunch!

Supper With The Snakes @ Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
Don your Halloween costume and join the Nature Museum team for an evening of treats and games. Trick or treat your way through the museum and meet lots of live snakes along the way. Dinner included in the ticket price.

Friday, October 27
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
2430 N. Cannon

10th Annual Howler at Bauler
Enjoy Lincoln Central Association’s Howler at Bauler, the Haunt of the neighborhood, featuring Magician Danny Orleans, face painting, fire trucks, a bouncy house, delicious food, costume parade, and, of course, candy!

Saturday, October 28
3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Bauler Park
501 W. Wisconsin

Spooky Zoo Spectacular @ Lincoln Park Zoo
Spooky Zoo Spectacular 2017, hosted by the Auxiliary Board of Lincoln Park Zoo, will give children the opportunity to celebrate Halloween in a free, safe, and family-friendly environment. This year’s celebration will mark the 31st anniversary of this beloved event!

Saturday, October 28
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Lincoln Park Zoo
2001 N. Clark

RANCH Triangle – Halloween 2017
Join Bridgeview Bank Lincoln Park and RANCH Triangle for Tricks & Treats on Armitage Street! Featuring costume contests for kids and dogs, photo booth,  face painting, and much more.

Sunday, October 29th
11:00 a.m.
Bridgeview Bank Parking Lot
1970 N. Halsted

Pumpkin Carving Brunch @ Gaslight Bar & Grille
Head to Gaslight for their kid friendly Acoustic Brunch this Sunday. Children eat free and get to decorate mini pumpkins to take home!
Sunday, October 29

11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Gaslight Bar & Grille
2450 N. Clark


For the Grown-Ups

Sleepy Hollow Halloween Party @ Gaslight Bar & Grille
Spend your Halloween night at Gaslight’s Sleepy Hollow themed costume party!

Saturday, October 28
8:00 p.m. – 3:00 a.m.
Gaslight Bar & Grille
2450 N. Clark

The Turn Of The Screw @ DePaul Opera Theatre
Written in 1954, The Turn of the Screw is the last of Benjamin Britten’s chamber operas, based on the gothic horror novella of the same title. It is a terrifying and brilliantly composed thriller that has been called one of the most dramatically compelling British operas of all time.

Friday, October 27
7:30 p.m.
Sunday, October 29
2:00 p.m.
DePaul Concert Hall
800 W. Belden
Click here to register for free tickets.

Chicago Costume
Still don’t have a costume or any idea what to dress up as? No problem! Head to Chicago Costume and either buy or rent your costume here! This legendary neighborhood gem has been helping  our community with last minute Halloween celebrations since 1978.

See the extended Halloween hours here.
1120 W. Fullerton

Deljo Heating & Cooling

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