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Halloween in Chicago 2022

Scare up some things to do during Halloween in Chicago, including spooky events and creative costumes.

Zach Long
Emma Krupp
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Zach Long
Written by
Emma Krupp
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After fall foliage in Chicago has reached its peak and the weather settles into an autumn chill, Halloween rolls around to give us all a good fright. This year, you can count on the return of haunted houses, horror movie screenings, parades, costume balls and more spooky fun to keep you entertained for the duration of the season. Plus, don't forget to visit the best pumpkin patches near Chicago to pick out the perfect carving pumpkin—you wouldn't want to be caught without a jack-o'-lantern near your door when trick or treaters come around. Get ready for the city's most thrilling holiday with the help of our guide to Halloween in Chicago. 

When is Halloween 2022?

This year Halloween falls on Monday, October 31, 2022.

Halloween in Chicago

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