Chicago Halloween Parades, Parties & Happenings All Throughout October 2017

Lots of pumpkins and lots of parties plus costumes and candy galore! Halloween in Chicago brings out the creativity in Chicago's cultural community when the all-ages Arts in the Dark Halloween Parade takes over downtown on October 21. And there's outrageous fun in store at the Northalsted Halloween Parade on October 31, just one of several free Halloween events in Chicago. Hop from haunted hotel happenings and restaurant celebrations, or do Halloween at Navy Pier. Scary movie screenings, spooky tours and other Halloween events make up our ever growing list of things to do on Halloween weekend in this 2017 guide.