Halloween Happenings - Business Events
There's more to Halloween than just tricks and treats! The local businesses of Lincoln Square and Ravenswood have plenty in store for you this Halloween season. Check back often as the calendar of events is updated frequently.
The Attic Haunted House
Create a Succulent Centerpiece Workshop at City Grange
Bring your pals and learn how to use any pumpkin or gourd to make a succulent holiday centerpiece. Class fee includes instruction and all the supplies you'll need. Tools will also be on hand. Bring gloves if pumpkin guts gross you out. BYOB. Must be 21 to participate. $45 small/medium centerpiece
City Grange - 5200 N Western Avenue
Sunday, October 20th from 2 - 2:30p
Howl-o-Ween Party & Costume Contest at Urban Pooch Training & Fitness Center
The Urban Pooch Howl-o-ween Costume Contest with our celebrity emcee, Robin Rock from 93.9 LITE FM.
Urban Pooch Training & Fitness Center
5400 N Damen Avenue
Doors open at 6:15, contest begins at 7pm. Beer, nibbles, and FUN TIMES!
Please click here to register in advance!
20th District Police Halloween Party
The 20th District will be hold our annual Halloween party. Come join us for a fun filled afternoon with entertainment provided by Mary Macaroni with her fun blend of music and magic. See our spooky Halloween garden. There will be games, candy and a costume contest. The event will take place in the 20th District Community on Saturday Oct 26th at 1200 pm to 1:30 pm.
Free Family Photos at Century 21 Affiliated
Halloween Retro European Cabaret at Artango Bar & Steakhouse
Please join Artango for their Halloween Retro Dinner Party.
European Cabaret and Tanya Melamed transport you back in time. Your vintage outfit will be perfect attire for this evening.
Try our Prohibition-era cocktais to get the mood going.
COSTUME CONTEST: Dinner for 2.
About European Cabaret:
Dynamic blend of international music:
Jazz, Klezmer and
Click here to view further details.
Howl-o-Ween Parade at Stay. A Modern Dog Hotel
Community Fundraiser for Horner Dog Park and Alice’s Fund!
Join us at Stay Dog Hotel, 4130 N Rockwell Street
Saturday, October 26th
Admission: $20 per family (cash only)
Doggy Costume Contest (at 11:30am)
With amazing prizes!
Trick or Treat Vendor Parade
jookie's 14th Annual Photo Fundraiser
Not-So-Scary-Bilingual Story Time at Sulzer Regional Library
Post Trick-or-Treat Hot Dogs at St. Matthias School
SWhen you're done trick-or-treating in Lincoln Square and Ravenswood, swing by St. Matthias School for a free hot dog!
St. Matthias School Playground at the corner of Western & Ainslie
Noon - 1pm on Saturday, October 26th.
This event is for parents and children age 12 and under. Children must be accompanied by a parent. Adults without children not admitted.
Ruff Haus Pets Annual Pet Costume Contest
It's time again for the Ruff Haus Pets annual costume contest benefiting One Tail at Time!
Join Ruff Haus on Saturday, October 26th at 2pm for a spooky good time at their new location: 4772 North Lincoln Avenue!
Click here to view the schedule of events and costume contest categories.
$10 Donation - 100% proceeds to One Tail At A Time
Winners of each costume category will go home with a gift basket full of tasty & fun surprises... and every pup who participated in the costume contest will go home with a goody bag!
After the costume contest, join us for a canine social hour for both canine and human refreshments and complimentary pet photos!
We can't wait to see you!!!
Spooky Sing-a-long at Old Town School of Folk Music
Super Monsters - Saturday Morning Cartoon Brunch at the Davis and Carbon Arc
Every weekend morning Carbon Arc Bar & Board takes over Theater 1 of the Davis Theater and shows cartoons! We serve brunch at the bar/restaurant. Using our direct-connect to the theater your children can hang and watch cartoons while you enjoy some delicious grub & drinks!
The shows start by 10:00AM and end at 1:00PM on Saturdays and 12:00PM on Sundays. For anyone caught between end of cartoon and end of brunch they will continue to play in the Dining Room of the restaurant.
Brunch is served every Saturday and Sunday from 10AM to 2PM.
*RESERVATIONS ARE ENCOURAGED! Click here to make your reservations today!
Tarantula Pinning Workshop at Esquina
Trick or Treat and Tunes at ENJOY, AN URBAN GENERAL STORE
Laura Doherty will perform a Halloween show at ENJOY Lincoln Square on , Saturday, October 26 at 10:30am (4723 N Lincoln Ave).
Kidical Mass Lincoln Square - Costume Ride
Join Kidical Mass for a slow, easy-going, fun, group ride focused on kids (all ages) and families that will tour the Lincoln Square neighborhood.
Gather at Winnemac Park playground at 10AM for a 10:30AM departure. Don't forget your costumes!
- Please wear helmets and ride safely.
- Rides are typically 3-4 miles at a 5-6 mph pace, roughly 1 hour with stops.
- Rides are suitable for children who have progressed beyond training wheels.
- Younger children are welcome on trail-a-bikes, child trailers and child seats on their parent's bike.
- Festive dress and decorations encouraged.
- It is expected that all kids bring a parent or guardian with a bike.
For more information please visit www.chicagofamilybiking.org.
2019 LINCOLN SQUARE RIDE CALENDAR
10/27/19 Halloween Pumpkin Ride ending at Chase Park Pumpkin Patch
Rosehill Cemetary Tour
It's Halloween, and leaves are hitting their peak. Rosehill is full of fascinating heroes, villains, and pure eccentrics - as well as some of the city's most stunning artwork. A few names are known to any Chicago history buff, but many of the best stories are hidden deep behind ordinary headstones, or even in unmarked graves.
Sunday, October 27th from 11am - 12:30pm join Mysterious Chicago and Author Adam Selzer to explore Rosehill Cemetery.
Click here for ticketing information and further details.
Barking at Begyle - 4th Annual Pet Costume Contest
Monday, October 28th and Tuesday, October 29th from 5 - 8pm
Begyle Brewing - 1800 W Cuyler Avenue
It's the spookiest and cutest time of the year! Bring in your costumed pet on Monday 10/28 or Tuesday 10/29 from 5-8pm for a chance to win great prizes from Begyle Brewing and Mutt Jackson (First prize includes a 6 month CSB membership!)
Ben Speckmann Photography will be onsite taking pictures of your furry friend in costume. Each photo will be posted on Facebook for voting and the winners will be announced on Halloween!
Stay tuned for event updates and full details on prizes and participation!
Fleet Feet's Halloween Running Club
Dress in your favorite costume and join us on our weekly 3-6 mile run through Lincoln Square. Refreshments and treats will be served afterwards. 6:30 pm, Monday, Oct. 28.
Great Punk'n Party at Fountainhead Chicago
Join Fountianhead Chicag for their 9th annual pumpkin carving party!
For just $15 ($20 at the door) you will get a gorgeous pumpkin to carve, a carving kit, and one pumpkin beer or cider. We will have scary movies on the television, punk rock over the speakers, and prizes for the best pumpkins! This event is always a crowd pleaser so please reserve your pumpkin early by going to BrownPaperTickets. This really helps us to know how many pumpkins we need for carving!
Please keep in mind that pumpkins are limited, and at door sales will be based on availability.
Your pumpkin is automatically entered into our pumpkin carving competition. There's gonna be some great prizes for the best pumpkins. Who chooses?! Everyone present at the time gets a vote! Fountainhead is located at 1970 W. Montrose Avenue. Join in on the fun on Tuesday, October 29th from 7 - 10pm.
Costume Contest at Ravenswoof
Start planning your costume and be sure to stop by Ravenswoof (1823 W Wilson) to trick or treat on Halloween! We will be outside with a spooky game to win prizes and of course CANDY ! Show up between 2pm-6pm for the contest- photo will be taken of your pet/child in their costume and winners will be decided at the end of the evening.
Halloween Party at One River School of Art + Design
When your feet are tired, your candy bags full, and you're ready for a break from trick-or-treating madness, come on by One River School Lincoln Square!
We're having a Halloween Party with Halloween-themed art projects, prizes for creative costumes, a spooky photo booth, and, of course, treats! Best part? All of this is FREE and open to the public!
Stop by One River School of Art + Design (4625 N Lincoln) anytime between 5:30PM-8:30PM on Thursday, October 31st for a spooky-good-time!
Halloween Party at Welles Park
Join Welles Park for their annual community Halloween party. Games and treats! Wear your most creative and spookiest costumes to this FREE event.
For kids ages 10 and under.
Welles Park - 2333 W. Sunnyside Ave
Thursday, October 31st from 4:15 - 5:15pm
Rock N Roll All Hallows Eve at Artifact Events
Chicago's finest covering Rock's filthiest - plus food, drinks and a costume contest thrown in for good measure. We have other surprises in store, so don't forget to check back for updated details and last minute additions to the festivities!
Guns and Ammunition play The Clash
Los Strangers play Interpol
Funhouse plays Iggy Pop
Liliy Remains plays BauhausEvent is 21+Costumes are encouragedThursday, October 31st 7pm - 1am on Friday, November 1stArtifact Events: 4325 N Ravenswood Avenue