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Haunted Halsted Halloween Parade 2023 - Awards Show

HH23 Haunted Halsted Halloween Parade Del Nakamura 165

The 26th annual Haunted Halsted Halloween Parade, October 31st, 2023 in Chicago’s landmark LGBTQ Northalsted neighborhood

The free-to-watch parade, ranked one of the top ten in the US by Fodor’s Travel, has a spectacular Costume Contest with hundreds of entrants featuring $4,000 in cash prizes and concludes with an awards presentation hosted by NBC5’s Matthew Rodrigues and the Dancing Diva, Batty Davis. and a live performance by musical duo Molly & Alex.

The 2023 Parade Grand Marshal is 44th Ward Alderman Bennett Lawson. The Judging Panel is led by IL State Senator Sara Feigenholtz.

The Parade also features the 10,000 watt Good Bus sound stage, Chicago Full Moon Jam fire performersWindy City Jeep ClubLakeside Pride Marching BandChicago Spirit Brigade pep squad.


  • View the contest winners gallery HERE >
  • View the staging area gallery HERE>
  • View the parade route gallery HERE>
Set: Haunted Halsted 2023 Awards Show
Photographer: Del Nakamura
Date: October 31, 2023
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