Take the big city, the masses who long to be scared, and the party opportunities, and you get Halloween in Chicago 2016!
NortHalsted Halloween Parade: Running down Halsted, from Belmont to Addison, this parade happens Oct. 31 from 6-10 pm. You can march, but you have to register for it. The place to see and be seen!
Horror Movie Screenings: Lots of great movies from classics (Psycho) to Rocky Horror and more, there are a ton of movies centered around Halloween themes.
Haunted Houses: Disturbia Screams in the Park, Statesville Haunted Prison, 13th Floor Haunted House, Fright Fest @ Six Flags. Plenty of place to get horrorfied!
Haunted Spots in Chicago: There are bars, churches, theaters, massacres, cemeteries and parks that have their sordid haunted stories. Look hard enough in these places, and you’ll see the horror.
For more ideas and an exhaustive source for fun, candy and costumes, see Time Out Chicago’s directory.