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Looking For Halloween Fun In Englewood? Here’s A List Of Upcoming Events

Parades and trunk-or-treat events are planned to help families celebrate.

Englewood, Chatham

Rogers Park Businesses Hosting ‘Trick-Or-Treat Howard Street’ On Halloween

Ten neighborhood businesses near the Howard Red Line station will give candy to kids on Halloween.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Harry Potter’s World Comes To Lincoln Park At Halloween Home Inspired By The Books

Writer Kate Sample hopes her Halloween decorations will bring cheer to neighbors during a challenging 2020. People have loved the display so much they've added their own Harry Potter trinkets, she said.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Buena Park Neighbors Plan Socially Distanced Trick-Or-Treating For Halloween

Volunteers will enforce mask-wearing and make sure trick-or-treat traffic moves in one direction.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Andersonville Ice Cream Shop Launches Contest For Best Pandemic-Friendly Halloween Candy Delivery System

The winner of the most inventive socially distanced trick-or-treating system will win five pints of ice cream.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Hyde Park Neighbors Planning For Quiet Halloween — Even With Fewer Options To Keep Kids Busy

A winter storm last year ended Hyde Park's streak of chaotic Halloweens. Residents hope for another relatively calm holiday this year, with most Halloween programs affected or canceled by the pandemic.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Andersonville Hosting Socially Distanced Trick-Or-Treating Event With Free Candy For Kids

The event on Catalpa Avenue will be a "grab-and-go experience," according to the local chamber of commerce.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Coronavirus Forces Cancellation Of Lakeview Halloween Parade — But Now Your Pets Can Win A Costume Contest

There will be no parade, but there are still options for families, kids and pets to celebrate Halloween in the neighborhood.

Lakeview, Boystown, Wrigleyville

Wicker Park Bucktown Chamber Hosting Trick-Or-Treating Event At Bucktown Green

Event organizers will admit 20 families every 15 minutes. Timed tickets can be purchased online.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Hyde Park Kids Can Get Their Spooky Fix At Free, Drive-In Haunted House

A pandemic-friendly haunted house will be held Thursday-Saturday in the parking lot of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 5200 S. University Ave.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Family-Friendly Halloween Party Planned For Kosciuszko Park In Logan Square

There will be a costumed parade around the park, a screening of the movie "Spooky Buddies," and treat bags will be given out to kids and dogs.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Drive-In Screening Of ‘Ghostbusters’ Coming To North Center October 30

“Halloween may look a little different this year, but here at the North Center Chamber we're still celebrating,” said chamber Executive Director Lindsay Eanet.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Replay Lincoln Park Hosting Haunted Drive-Thru, ‘Stranger Things’ Pop-up For Halloween

Replay Lincoln Park's patio has transformed into the "Stranger Things" universe, while drive-in hauntings happen behind the bar.

Lakeview, Boystown, Wrigleyville

State Releases Coronavirus-Friendly Halloween Guidance: Leave Candy Out, Haunted Houses Not Allowed

Typical Halloween parties and events are not allowed or are highly discouraged, but state officials said there still are plenty of ways to safely celebrate the holiday.

Downtown

Will There Be Trick-Or-Treating In Chicago This Year? Mayor Says Low-Key Holiday Expected

"...I don't expect to see mass crowds of trick-or-treating like we have in years past," Mayor Lori Lightfoot said. "It's not safe for children. It's not safe for adults."

Downtown

Trick-Or-Treating In Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town: For Sweet Returns, Visit These Blocks

Where to go on Wednesday, including a map of more than 60 stores along the retail corridors that will welcome trick-or-treaters.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Halloween Pop-Up Shops Mapped (And Yearlong Places, Too)

Looking for some fake cobwebs, creepy clowns on a swing or the perfect mustache?

Downtown