Halloween Fun in Chicago’s Proudest Neighborhood & Beyond | Halloween Events
A Megalist of Halloweek Events
Brunches, Crawls, Contests, Parties, a Hunt & a Parade. Here’s a monstrous list of spooky spots and wicked spells that makes Haunted Halsted one of the 10 Best Halloweens in the US by Fodor’s Travel Guide and Redfin’s #3 Best City for Halloween
Check out the events below, then sign up for the 25th annual Haunted Halsted Halloween Parade costume contest, Halloween night finale, featuring $4,000 in prizes in 5 categories!
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Northalsted Sponsored Events
Buzzed By ZEA
Join us this Halloween weekend Friday, Oct 28th – Sunday, Oct 30th. Dress to scare if you dare as you sip spooktacular spirts. We’re DYING for you to join us. 🎃
Sat, 10/22 – Whiff
Sunday Bunday, 10/30 – Killer Kinky Prom, 4th Anniversary Party
Center on Halsted
Sun 10/30, 1pm-4pm | 2nd flr
The Great Halloween Spooktacular is coming Oct. 30 from COH Youth and Family Services for LGBTQ+ families with children ages 0 through 10. It includes Halloween games, arts & crafts, spooky drag story time, and more activities.
This free, public event begins at 1 p.m. on the second floor of the Center. Those who come in a costume will be entered in a prize raffle.
Info & registration: https://www.centeronhalsted.org/spooktacular.html
CircuitMOM Charlie’s Takeover
“I Scream” 10/28, 10pm-4am
Drew’s on Halsted
Thurs 10/27 – Let’s get spooky Drew’s is happy to present Michael Herkes, aka The Glam Witch! Join us at Drew’s for an evening of enchantment as they offer tarot readings in honor of the season of the witch! They make magic across the windy city of Chicago as a tarot reader and author of six best-selling books on modern witchcraft. A practicing witch for 20 years, Michael’s practice centers around magical aesthetics and adornment, using fashion and makeup to cultivate inner and outer makeovers—inspiring others to tap into their personal power and creativity to create positive change in their own lives and the world around them.
DS Tequila Co.
10/25 – The Boulet Brothers Dragula Titans Watch Party
10/27 – Bottles & Queens Thursdays, The Mermaid Edition, 8:30pm
10/29 – Shipwrecked Halloween, Costume Contest, $2500 in prizes, Enter at 10pm, Judging at 11pm
10/30 – Shipwrecked Halloween, Pirate Booty Brunch, 11am-3pm
10/31 – Parade Watch, Costume Contest, 10pm, $500 in Prizes
Elevate Coffee: Author David Jay Collins
Summerdale Horror Reading 10/25, 7pm
Horror Reading! Stop by Elevate Coffee on Tuesday for spooky readings from the locally set Summerdale horror novels. Author David Jay Collins will read favorite scenes and give a sneak peek of Summerdale III. Seasonal coffee drinks from the Elevate baristas, fun prizes, and Q&A. Free!
Sat 10/29, 12-4pm
Halsted St. Beach Tanning Spa
Stop in today!! Specials last until the 31st of October! ☺️
🖤Elite Beach Pass
🖤30 Day All Access
🖤Level 4 Stand Up Sessions
10/29 – International DJ Dani Brasil takes over the Hydrate stage after delivering an incredible set this past Market Days Weekend. Bringing his signature high energy tribal sound, IMMORTALS will be a night to remember!
10/31 – Mz Ruff N’ Stuff and Mimi Marks host Hydrate’s Halloween Parade Viewing Party. Beats by DJ Martin. Tables are available for groups 4 or more. Email [email protected]. Doors at 6pm.
10/31 – Halloween Lipstick and Mascara – Mz Ruff ‘N Stuff keeps the party going with a special Halloween edition of Lipstick and Mascara! Featuring performances by fabulous drag entertainers and beats by Martin, this will be a night you won’t forget. Show at 9:30pm. $5 Cover.
Kit Kat Lounge & Supper Club
10/29 & 10/30 – House of the Dragon Halloween Brunch, $250 in prizes for best costume in each seating, 11am & 1:15pm with Kinley Preston
10/29 – Kit Kat Halloween with Shantell D’Marco, $250 costume contest, 773-525-1111 for reservations
10/22 – Dead Queens of Pop Brunch, 11am-3pm
10/23 – Dead Queens of Pop Brunch, 11am-3pm
10/29 – Hocus Pocus Drag Brunch, 11am-3pm
10/30 – Hocus Pocus Drag Brunch, 11am-3pm
10/31 – Halloween Parade Watch, 5-11pm
Lucky Horseshoe Lounge
10/29 – Drink Up Witches Champagne Special, doors 3pm
10/31 – Doors open at 6pm, Drink Specials
Super Smash Monster Mash
10/27 – The Heist: Spooky Edition – Winn $100 cash and more when you beat the queens in a game and crack the code to one of three safes. Live set by Martin. Hosted by Robyn Banks and Lilith Towers, 9pm
10/28 – Costume Contest – $300 in Prizes. Hosted by Valeria Mendez. Beats by Geo Diamond, 10pm
10/29 – DJ Geo Diamond, Costume Contest, $300 in Prizes, 10pm
10/30 – Sunday Funday Onesie – Party at Replay in your Onesie! DJ Cashera 2pm to 6pm. DJ X-tasy 6pm to 10pm
10/31 – Parade Watch Party, 7:30pm hosted by Lilith Towers, beats by DJ X-tasy. $300 in Prizes!
Roscoe’s Titan’s Viewing Party & Competition of Carnage
Hello Uglies! A little ghoul told us you were thirsty for a Dragula Viewing Party & what better way to kick it off than with a season of TITANS! Join our hosts Lúc Ami, Sigourney Beaver & SAINT every Tuesday at 7PM beginning October 25th for a hair raising good time!
A Competition of Carnage will follow each episode, featuring performances by our hosts and a monster matchup of local drag demons clawing for the weekly win with performances inspired by that week’s The Boulet Brother’s Dragula Titans theme!
Seating begins at 6PM
For more information about the Competition of Carnage please email [email protected]
10/22 – Only at Scarlet DJ Ca$hera, 11pm-3am, doors 8pm
10/27 – Frat Night, 10pm-2am
10/28 – No Skips TOTL (Turn off the light), 8:30pm
10/29 – Only at Scarlet, DJ Brycce Fersher, 11pm-3am, doors 8pm
10/30 – Halloween Horror Night Pt 1, 8pm-2am
10/31 – Halloween Horror Night Pt 2, 8pm-close
Sidetrack Halloween Events
10/22 – Dog Day Halloween Edition, 1-5pm
10/24 – Boosical Monday Show Tunes, 8pm-2am
10/25 – Trivia Tuesday: Scream Edition, 8pm
10/26 – All Things Britney & Rihanna, 9pm-2am
10/27 – Drag Race Viewing Party 8pm
10/27 – Let’s Go Thursday Dance Party, 9pm-2am
10/28 – TGIF Show Tunes, 4-9pm
10/28 – Hallowglow Dance Party, 9pm-2am
10/29 – Saturgay Drag & Games, 3-6pm
10/29 – Halloweekend Costume Contest, 10pm-3am
10/30 – Sunday Funday Show Tunes, 4-9pm
10/31 – Sunday Funday Dance Party, 9pm-2am
Oct. 29, 1pm Fluid – The Halloween Experience
With your package purchase you will receive shareable lite bites, all inclusive cocktails, and two full hours of sickening performances. We currently offer seatings one Saturday per month at 1:00pm and reservations can be made by clicking the button below. Hosted by Claire Voyant and Miss Toto. Sounds by DJ Brryce Fersher.
Steamworks Halloween Weekend
Fri Oct 28 Fri Night @ the Baths with DJ Harry Cross 10pm-4am
Sat Oct 29 HORNY HALLOWEEN with DJ J-Daddy 11pm-5am
Sun Oct 30 Sunday Service Halloween edition with DJ Club Chow 2pm-8pm
Mon Oct 31, Post Parade Play 8-midnight
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