Halloween activities in Chicago

Scare yourself with our guide to haunted houses in Chicago, Halloween costumes and plenty of Halloween activities



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Fall is here and there's a scary amount of things to do in October. Check out our guide to Halloween (it's on October 31, as usual), including haunted houses in Chicago, Halloween stores to get the perfect costume and various Halloween activities around the pagan holiday. It's sure to be a scream.

25 Halloween costume ideas

Still working on your costume? Look no further.

Where to buy your Halloween costume

Create an award-winning getup at these top shops

Haunted houses and attractions in Chicago

Prepare to be startled by monsters, clowns and gore

The best costumes for couples

Get spooky with your significant other

The cutest kids' costumes on the Internet

Get ready for an adorability overload

The cutest dog costumes

There's no reason Halloween has to be a strictly human holiday

The 100 best horror films

Top-notch scares, according to everyone from Roger Corman to Alice Cooper

The 50 best movie villains of all time

Go to the dark side with our ranked list of evildoers.

Northalsted Halloween parade 2013: photos

Drag queens and puppies and kids, oh my

Freaky Deaky V Halloween party: photos

Rave kids celebrate with kandi and costumes

Canine Rescue Mutt Strut 2013: photos

Unleash the cutest dogs costumes you'll ever see

Every day is Halloween at the Occult Bookstore

The Noble Square spirit shop works its magic

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