• Halloween Happenings
  • Halloween - Business Events & Promotions

  • 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.

  • Halloween Mask Decorating Contest

    Sign up Tuesday, October 4 - Tuesday, October 18
    Pick up materials Thursday, October 20 - Saturday, October 22                          

    Stanley Brown Jewelist, 4751 N Lincoln Avenue

    Stanley Brown Jewelist has teamed up with Timeless Toys to Host a Halloween Mask Decorating Contest! Sign up in either store and pick up materials at Stanley Brown JewelistLEARN MORE

  • VR Zombie Shooting 

    Redline VR, 4704 N Ravenswood Avenue

    $20 for 20 minutes in Arizona Sunshine. Multiplayer up to 4 people. Virtual Reality meets the zombie apocalypse. A must-play VR gameLEARN MORE

  • Pumpkin Carving Contest

    Through Friday, October 21
    Salsa's Family Market, 4852 N Damen Avenue

    Purchase a pumpkin from Salsa's Family Market, submit a photo of your carved pumpkin by Friday, October 21.  Pumpkins with the most likes will  win a store gift card plus a special basket with treats from the store.  Winners will be announced 10/30.

  • Frankenstreisand by Hell in a Handbag Productions 

    Select Dates & Times Thursday, September 29 - Saturday, October 15
    Redline VR, 4704 N Ravenswood Avenue

    Head to Redline for the world premier of Frankenstreisand.  LEARN MORE

  • Bobblehead Goblins Class

    Saturday, October 1 & Friday, October 7
    Lillstreet Art Center, 4401 N Ravenswood Avenue

    Celebrate Halloween with your very own goblin bobblehead. We will create two-part sculptures using clay techniques, texture methods, and colorful glazes to create pointed ears, teeth, and a fun outfit.  LEARN MORE

  • Bat Planters Class

    Saturday, October 8 & Friday, October 14
    Lillstreet Art Center, 4401 N Ravenswood Avenue

    We will roll slabs and make coils to build a functional planter pot, then adorn it with ears, teeth, and wings to create a fun spooky planter. Once it is fired in the kiln, it will be plant-ready for halloween. LEARN MORE

  • Bat Plushies Class

    Saturday, October 15
    Lillstreet Art Center, 4401 N Ravenswood Avenue

    Sew your very own huggable bat friend! We'll cover basic fabric cutting and stitching techniques to create a one-of-a-kind Halloween plushie.  LEARN MORE

  • Beetlejuice Pop-Up

    Friday, October 21 -  Saturday, October 29 2022
    Redline VR, 4702 N Ravenswood Avenue

    Beetlejuice Pop-Up with spooky cocktails, costumed Beatlejuice characters, and photo opportunities..  LEARN MORE

  • Family Halloween Party

    Friday, October 21 | 5:00pm - 8:00pm
    Fit City Kids, 2540 W Lawrence Avenue

    Join Fit City Kids for a special Halloween Party.  There will be candy, fun activities, a haunted house, costume contest and more!  LEARN MORE

  • Monotype Halloween Party

    Friday, October 21
    Lillstreet Art Center, 4401 N Ravenswood Avenue

    Explore trace monotype and ghost printing for Halloween. We will create wacky and spooky portraits of our fellow classmates with a simple and direct printmaking method. Come alone or bring a friend. No experience is required; just come ready to have fun. Costumes are encouraged!  LEARN MORE

  • PomPom Pumkins & Felt Earrings Class

    Saturday, October 22
    Lillstreet Art Center, 4401 N Ravenswood Avenue

    Let’s celebrate the cool fall weather with handmade jewelry and accessories! Students will learn to make their own yarn pom poms and decorate them to make tassels, keychains, and garlands, plus a pair of felt clip-on earrings!  LEARN MORE

  • Local Artist Pop Up 

    Saturday, October 22 through Monday, October 31
    Neighborly, 4710 N Lincoln Avenue

    Local artist Kaitlin Martin will pop up at Neighborly with her "spooky" prints and more!

  • Fall Pumpkin Painting Workshop

    Sunday, October 23 1:00 pm
    KOVAL Distillery, 4241 N Ravenswood Avenue

    In support of After School Matters, join artist George Booker for a festive afternoon of pumpkin painting and cocktails on KOVAL's patio!  Each ticket includes one pumpkin o paint with a custom design with instruction and inspiration from the artist.   LEARN MORE

  • 17th Annual Halloween Photo Fundraiser

    Friday, October 28 & Saturday, October 29
    jookie, a portrait boutique, 4656 N Rockwell Street

    jookie is back with their 17th Annual Halloween Photo Fundraiser! This year's beneficiary is Girls Rock Chicago LEARN MORE

  • Halloween Bottle Painting Workshop

    Friday, October 28 6:00pm
    KOVAL Distillery, 4241 N Ravenswood Avenue

    Grab some friends this Hallo-weekend and join KOVAL Distillery and artists George Booker and Mazi Cevallos for a festive evening of bottle paintings and cocktails.  LEARN MORE


  • Howl-O-Ween Costume Contest and Party

    Friday, October 28 - 6:00 - 9:30 pm
    Urban Pooch Training and Fitness, 5400 N Damen Avenue

    Prizes awarded for Scariest, Most Adorable, Most Original, Best Dog/Parent Combo, and Best Overall Costume.  LEARN MORE

  • Storytelling and Cocktails with Solo Crowd

    Saturday, October 29 - 7:00 pm
    KOVAL Distillery, 4241 N Ravenswood Avenue

    Grab a seat on the distillery platform and join KOVAL for an evening of spooky storytelling to celebrate Halloween!   LEARN MORE

  • Beetlejuice Karaoke and Costume Contest

    Saturday, October 29 2022 9pm - 12am
    Redline VR, 4702 N Ravenswood Avenue

    Beetlejuice Karaoke and Costume competition - $500 in overall prizes awarded- Prizes for Best Group Costume, Best Overall Costume, Best Beetlejuice Themed Costume. LEARN MORE

  • Annual Halloween Pet Costume Contest

    Saturday, October 29
    Ruff Haus Pets, 4772 W Lincoln Avenue

    More details coming soon!

  • Halloween-themed Storytime

    Saturday, October 29 11am
    The Book Cellar, 4736-38 N Lincoln Avenue

  • Nosferatu Showing

    Saturday, October 29 7:30 pm
    Davis Theater, 4614 N Lincoln Avenue

    Celebrate Halloween with NOSFERATU (Silent Film with live organ by Jay Warren) plus The Haunted House short film featuring Buster Keaton at the Davis Theater. LEARN MORE

  • Kid-Friendly Haunted House

    Sunday, October 30 - 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Brush Park Gym, 4646 N Rockwell Street

    Brush Park Gym will be hosting a kid-friendly haunted house along with trick-or-treating. Expect giveaways, prizes, and treats!  LEARN MORE

  • Spooky Singalong

    Sunday, October 30 | 10:30am 
    Maurer Halll, 4544 N Lincoln Avenue

    Bring the whole family to this spooky (not Scary) sing-a-long for the whole family! Be sure to wear your Halloween costumes!   LEARN MORE

  • Halloween Trivia

    Monday, October 31 7:00 pm
    KOVAL Distillery, 4241 N Ravenswood Avenue

    Get spooky with Halloween trivia night in the KOVAL Tasting Room! Join host Joshua Bowersox for a night of testing your knowledge with great prizes along with festive cocktail specials. LEARN MORE





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