Nature Story Time

Trailside Museum of Natural History | River Forest, Ill.

Nature-inspired stories, crafts and activities for kids 3-5 with adult.

When: 10:30-11:15 a.m.
Cost: $1 per child

Trick or Treat

360 CHICAGO | Chicago, Ill.

Kids are invited to explore the Observatory and collect goodies around every corner.

When: 4:30 p.m.
Cost: Free with admission

Green Halloween

Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum | Chicago, Ill.

Start your Halloween off by making an eek-o-friendly mask out of cereal boxes and learn about some of our favorite Halloween critters: bats, rats, snakes and owls. Kids can choose to make a butterfly, bird, owl or fox mask to take home.

When: 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Cost: Free with admission

Halloween Party

Little Beans Cafe | Chicago, Ill.

Includes a concert with Little Miss Ann, trick or treating, play, light food and drink, Halloween games and more. For more info and to register visit www.littlebeanscafe.com

When: 3-5:30 p.m.
Cost: $25 one child, $35 two children, $45 three children

Hot Chocolate Halloween Party

McCormick Place – North Building | Chicago, Ill.

FREE  

McCormick Place's Lakeside Center will be transformed into a huge Halloween Party with trick or treating around the sponsor booths, D.J. playing music, a kid zone complete with bounce houses and games. Costumes encouraged, but not required.

When: 3-8 p.m.
Cost: Free

Halloween Boonanza

Schaumburg Park District | Schaumburg, Ill.

Activities include hay rides, crafts, carnival games, moonwalk, entertainment, prizes, candy and trick or treating. Or dare to go through the haunted house. Pre-registration deadline is Oct. 30.

When: 6-9 p.m.
Cost: $12, $10 pre-registration; free parents and kids 1 and under

Tot’s Halloween Party

Skinner Park | Chicago, Ill.

FREE  

Party features a costume contest, games, inflatable gyms, snacks and more.

When: 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Cost: Free

Young Royal Couture Halloween Dance Jam!

Young Royal Couture | Chicago, Ill.

FREE  

Includes glitter tattoos, activities, popcorn, treats and music. Shoes are not permitted; please wear socks.

When: 3-7 p.m.
Cost: Free

Kids Halloween Party

River Shannon | Chicago, Ill.

FREE  

Halloween games and fun for kids of all ages, and each child will go home with a Halloween goody bag filled with candy and fun Halloween-themed toys. Plus, free pizza and pop.

When: 4-6 p.m.
Cost: Free

Tales and Treasures

Morton Arboretum | Lisle, Ill.

New exhibit showcases 50 rare and unique objects from the Sterling Morton Library's collections. The artifacts include a collection of butterflies that is more than 100 years old, an Eskimo bone carving, original woodblocks, and metal sculptures. Explore a modern cabinet of curiosities, with drawers that pull out and doors that open to reveal objects and interactive games, share your vision of a library in 50 years, and take part in a library-wide scavenger hunt.

Cost: Free with admission
 



 
 
 
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