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Lincoln Park Fall Fun Guide

Posted on September 24, 2019

From fall festivals to halloween events and even adult nights out, there are many great events going on this season. Grab your family and friends to see what fall in Lincoln Park has in store!

Family Fun

Lincoln Park Zoo – Fall fest
2001 N. Clark
September 27 – October 14, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
For Wildlife. For All. For Fall! Dive into the wonderful world of autumn, from picking the perfect pumpkin to clambering up a hay mountain, with Lincoln Park Zoo’s fifth annual Fall Fest.

Ranalli’s Fall Festival
1925 N. Lincoln
Sunday, September 29, 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Join Ranalli’s on Sunday, September 29 at 12:00 p.m. for their Fall Festival! They will be offering kids activities, balloons, face painting, magic, raffles and great specials.

St. Vincent de Paul center – Lincoln Park Pumpkin Patch
2145 N. Halsted
Saturday, October 5, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Bring the whole family to St. Vincent de Paul Center, on the corner of Halsted and Webster, to play on the playground, check out our facility, get your face painted, and pick up a free pumpkin!

Nature Museum – Cold Blooded Weekend
2430 N. Cannon
Sunday, October 6, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Get up-close to a large collection of reptiles and amphibians during this immersive experience provided by the Chicago Herpetological Society.

Nature Museum – Supper with the Snakes
2430 N. Cannon
Friday, October 25, 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Don your very best Halloween costume and join them for an evening of ssscrumptious treats, ssslithery friends, and sssilly games. Trick or treat your way through a museum full of live snakes and explore new snake facts along the way.


Side by Side Pet – Howl-o-ween Pawty & Costume Contest
2444 N. Clark
Thursday, October 24, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Join them for a fun, festive evening with food, drinks, tricks, treats, wine pull,
raffle, Spin to Win, and costume contest!

Vanille Spooktacular Cupcake Decorating
2108 n. Clark
Saturday, October 26, 11:00 a.m.
Join Vanille for the Spooktacular Cupcake Decorating! Each child will receive 6 cupcakes for $20. Email to reserve a spot.

NEWCITY hosts The Great Pumpkin “Pup & Kid” Festival
1457 N. Halsted
Saturday, October 26, 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
In celebration of the Fall season and everyone’s favorite holiday, NEWCITY hosts The Great Pumpkin “Pup & Kid” Festival featuring all things Halloween including costume contests for pets and kids, Boo Bingo in the Pumpkin Spice Garden, Trick or Treating and spooky prizes.

Lincoln Central – Howler at Bauler
Bauler Park, 501 W. Wisconsin
Saturday, October 26, 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
The haunt of the neighborhood returns, the 12th annual Howler at Bowler!

Clark Street
Sunday, October 27, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Embrace the spooky season and celebrate Halloween at Lincoln Park’s favorite family-friendly trick-or-treat extravaganza – Spooktacular on Clark Street!

The Paintbrush – Halloween pARTy
2646 N. Halsted
Sunday, October 27, 3:30 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.
Get your costume on (optional) and head over to the best Halloween pARTy in Lincoln Park.Open-studio-style activities range from decorating your own Halloween goody bag, to our temporary tattoo station, face painting, easel painting, snacks, Halloween goodies and more.

Adults Night Out

Chicago Sport & Social – Bloody Mary Fest
2401 N. Lake Shore
Sunday, October 20, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Let your taste buds rejoice! Bloody Mary Fest featuring Chicago’s Bloody Mary Competition 7 returns Sunday, October 20th to the beautiful lakefront venue, Theater on the Lake.

Cafe Ba Ba Reeba – Fall in Spain Wine Tasting
2024 N. Halsted
Tuesday, October 22, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Shift into fall and celebrate the rich flavors of the season at our Fall in Spain Wine Tasting

Lincoln Park Zoo – Adults Night Out: The Great Pumpkin Glow
2001 N. Clark
Thursday, October 24, 6:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Ever wonder what it would be like to explore Lincoln Park Zoo after the gates close? Here’s your chance! Leave the kids at home and head to the zoo for Adults Night Out.

Benchmark “It” Halloween Party
1510 N. Wells
Saturday, October 26, Doors open at 10:00 a.m.
Float on down to Benchmark for our It Themed Halloween Party! Their doors will be open at 10 AM and costumes are encouraged.

Wells Street Asylum At The 80
1500 N. Wells
Saturday, October 26, 8:00 p.m.- 11:00 p.m.
Enjoy Halloween at 80 Proof! There will be call drink packages, passed appetizers and costumes are encouraged.

Kirkwood Halloween Party
2934 N. Sheffield
Saturday, October 26, 9:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.
Party with Kirkwood for Halloween! Enjoy Call drink packages and passed appetizers.

Glascott’s Halloween Party
2158 N. Halsted
Saturday, October 26, 10:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.
$30 wristbands at the door (backbar of Glascotts) for ALL YOU CAN DRINK drafts, domestic bottles, and well cocktails. Dress up in costume for the costume contest!

Fierce & Deadly Halloween Party Featuring the Seven Deadly Sins
Secret Location on W. Armitage
Saturday, October 26, 7:30 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.
An exclusive Seven Deadly Sins Halloween party with magic, burlesque, dancing, and open bar at a private, members-only club in Lincoln Park

Ranalli’s Pumpkin Painting
1925 N. Lincoln
Tuesday, October 29, 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Come paint pumpkins at Ranalli’s! Enjoy $6 glasses of wine and skillet cookies. This event is free to attend and paint and pumpkins are included.

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