Costumed guides lead scheduled groups along a trail of Halloween fun, adventure, and magic. Also includes refreshments, games, live owl display, and a bonfire.
Featuring trick-or-treating, Mothers' Club Parade, pumpkin roll, contests and games.
Features leaders in the social justice and environmental community, an organic beer, mead and wine pavilion, and a dedicated kids' area for learning about easy and fun ways to incorporate green at a young age. Plus, more than 350 eco-friendly businesses exhibit.
Take either the "friendly" or "spooky" path to activities in the Regenstein Center and McGinley Pavilion. Experience family-friendly thrills and chills, including two stages of entertainment, fortune telling, face painting, a spooky snack shack, and a ride on the "Howlin' Express." As night falls, walk through the Model Railroad Garden, decorated in ghastly lights and running special ghost trains.
Includes free refreshments, crafts and games, plus trick-or-treating to participating businesses throughout the community. During trick-or-treating, there are Halloween inflatables, magicians, balloon twist artists, jugglers and stilt walkers. Visitors will enjoy Scarecrows on Parade, costume contests for adults and kids, prizes from area merchants, special savings at participating restaurants and an afternoon of outdoor family fun.
Spooky Zoo offers a free, safe alternative to trick-or-treating for more than 30,000 children, as well as a variety of entertainment, crafts and fun for the whole family. Dress up in costume and come to the Lincoln Park Zoo ready for an evening full of fun and games.
Kids can play in the mini maze of clover and sunflowers and enjoy a scenic hayride or train ride. Plus, a corn box, sand box, horseback rides , an obstacle course, kites, archery, face painting, baggo and hula hoop. Pumpkin, mums, decorative plants, corn stocks are for sale. The Snack Shack is open for brats, hotdogs, burgers and treats.
Experience the mysteries of the haunted forest during a family-friendly 75-minute half-mile hike with short stops that will delight you with dramatic antics and humorous tales.
Kids make discoveries about the earth through art, play and exploration. Learn about awesome animals and their roles in nature. Dress for outdoor adventures and wear gym shoes. Meal and snack included. Oct. 10, Nov. 7.
Class filled with a wide variety of hands-on material, creative explorations, and fun activities based around the theme of the day. Dress for a nature hike. Bring an extra pair of dry socks and shoes for indoor exploration. October's theme is “Spider-ology.” December's theme is “Gross/Weird Science.”