You’ve procrastinated or maybe you decided against celebrating Halloween this year but because per pressure is real and you found an outfit it’s time to party. Here are Halloween events going on in Chicago on our radar. I have to say though all these events look like fun, that $30 brunch buffet at Fremont can’t be beat. Time to start working on that winter bod.
WHAT: Haunted Prison Bus Trip – Thursday, October 27 at 6 p.m.
Where: Statesville Haunted Prison |
Cost: $50 + Fees GET HERE
Date & Time: Thursday October 27 | 6pm
Details: A bus trip hosted by Benchmark to the frightening Statesville Haunted Prison – sure to get guests in the mood for Halloween! Tickets are available for $50 each to include a roundtrip bus ride to-and-from the haunted house located in Lockport, Ill., passed appetizers prior to bus departure at Benchmark, beer on the bus and fast pass admission. Festivities kick-off at 6 p.m. at Benchmark, and the bus leaves at 7 p.m. Tickets are available for purchase online at Nightout.com.
WHAT: The Masquerade Affair @ The Promontory
Where: The Promontory | 5311 South Lake Park Ave.
Cost: Complimentary before 11pm RSVP HERE | $10.00 with a costume, $15 without GET HERE
Date & Time: Friday October 28
Why? Join us and vibe curators Rae Chardonnay and Joe Kollage as they spin the best of Hip Hop, Dancehall, RnB, Afro Beats, and House for a night of music that is guaranteed to be ghoulishly good. The Art of Blackness returns to Promontory Chicago, this time with Civilized Empire and Lifestyle Official for for a Halloween after party/soiree
WHAT: Lyric Young Professionals Halloween Masquerade
Where: Lyric Opera of Chicago | 20 N. Wacker Drive
Cost: $75 LYP Member | $125 General Admission GET HERE
Date & Time: Friday October 28 | 8pm-12am
Why? For all those looking to indulge in halloween fun sans the crazy scary debauchery this might be for you. Join Lyric Young Professionals for their second annual Halloween Masquerade. Dance the night away in the Grand Foyer to DJ Madrid
WHAT: MASQUERADE BALL SATURDAY: DJ KHALED & MASQUERADE BALL SUNDAY: TIESTO
Where: PRYSM NIGHTCLUB | 1543 N Kingsbury St
Cost: $60 + Fees | GET HERE
Date & Time: Saturday, October 29 | 10:00 PM – 4:00 AM; Sunday October 30 | 10:00 PM – 4:00 AM
Details: Snapchat king and the king of house music, its lit! Ticket buyers must arrive at PRYSM Nightclub before 11:30pm for guaranteed entry
WHAT: Jet Set Series at ROOF on theWit
Where: ROOF on theWit | 201 North State Street
Cost: Cover charge is $10 for ladies and $20 for men
Date & Time: Saturday October 29 | 9pm
Why: The popular Jet Set Series returns in time for Halloween! Travel back in time to the 1990’s and be transported into Beverly Hills 90210. Revelers will listen to the sounds of DJ Karma and the best costumes will be entered into a contest to win an invite to ROOF on theWit’s 2017 New Year’s Eve celebration, a spa package for two and New Year’s Day brunch in State and Lake Chicago Tavern. The runner up will win bottle service for four guests (a $500 value).
WHAT: Pandora’s Box Halloween
Where: Fulton Market Kitchen | 311 N. Sangamon Street
Cost: $40 GET HERE
Date & Time: Friday October 28 | 9PM
Details? Pandora’s Box Halloween will be 5 different experiences in 5 different rooms with 5 different DJ’s at Fulton Market Kitchen. Genuine Chicago, along with Jon Cotay are hosting the event.
Where: Gallery Guichard |
Cost: $25 GET HERE
Date & Time: Saturday October 29 | 5-10pm
Why? Boozed will be held in Bronzeville’s Gallery Guichard, which is just two blocks from the CTA Green Line! 21+ Each ticket holder will receive light bites, 5 hours of non-stop music from one of the best DJs in the Southside of Chicago, and a festival-style experience, including: tarot cards, African-themed face painting and screen printing, in addition to two open bars featuring our specialty Boozed drinks.
WHAT: Urban Initiatives’ 14th Annual Halloween Bash!
Where: 1st Ward Events at Chop Shop | 2033 W North Ave
Cost” $50 in advance, $60 at the door | GET HERE
Date & Time: Friday October 28 | 8-11PM
Details: Ticket includes: $50 Drink Package (domestic beer, house wine, well cocktails and soda) Costume Contest with AMAZING prizes, and Dance Party.All proceeds benefit Urban Initiatives’ sports-based youth development programs. Urban Initiatives (UI) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to empower Chicago’s youth to become agents of community change.
WHAT: Rocky Horror Picture Show Halloween Party
Where: SPiN Chicago | 344 N. State St.
Date & Time: Saturday October 29 | 8PM-2AM
Why? Paying tribute to co-founder Susan Sarandon’s breakout role as Janet in the 1975 original Rocky Horror Picture Show, it was only fitting for SPiN Chicago to invite guests into their time warp for a thrilling Rocky Horror Halloween Party! SPiN’s eerie event will feature a themed karaoke battle by Jim Willis. Additional happenings include a dance contest in Center Court, face painting, and costume contest
WHAT: Fremont Brunch Buffet
Where: Fremont | 15 W. Illinois St
Cost: $30 | GET HERE
Date & Time: Saturday, October 29, 10am – 3pm and Sunday, October 30, 10am-3pm
Details: Halloween needs to be celebrated all weekend and after your night of fun Saturday you need food and to continue the party of course. The weekend isn’t complete without brunch! Fremont invites guests to join in the epic Halloweekend brunch buffet ($30), featuring decadent offerings like a carving station, seafood tower, Doughnut Vault tower, waffle station, omelette station, among others tasty treats. Costume prizes will be awarded on the hour between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m., both Saturday and Sunday.
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