Fall in Chicago is officially underway, which means it's time to turn your attention to all things spooky, ghoulish and pumpkin-filled happening throughout the city as we get closer and closer to Halloween. Hoping for a fright? Check out the Music Box's annual 24-hour marathon of scary movies or wander through a ghostly haunted house within city limits. Prefer to keep the lights on? Enjoy family-friendly activities like a light-up pumpkin patch at the Chicago Botanic Garden or the colorful Arts in the Dark Parade on State Street. Plus, don't miss out on a boozy, Halloween-themed cocktail pop-up bar that's new to the city this year. Embrace the thrills and chills of spooky season with our guide to the best Halloween events in Chicago this year.
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