Where to Go Trick-or-Treating in Chicagoland This Halloween

Many trick-or-treating neighborhood events are making a comeback this Halloween.

Halloween is around the corner and we know the majority of kiddos (and parents) have candy on their mind. While Halloween might still be a bit different in 2021, trick-or-treating is not canceled. Many trick-or-treating neighborhood events are making a comeback this Halloween. Check out our favorites below.


Trunk or Treat at Wentworth

Oct. 28, 2021

Children can come dressed in their costumes to collect candy from cars decorated for Halloween inside parking lot.

Trick or Treat Safety Walk

Oct. 29, 2021

Mount Greenwood Chamber of Commerce hosts their 25th annual, Trick or Treat Safety Walk. The event is recommended for kids ages 10 and under, and children must be accompanied by an adult.  

Lincoln Scared Ravenswoooood

Oct. 31, 2021

  • Address: See website for route map in Lincoln Square and Ravenswood
  • Cost: Free (while supplies last)

On the Sunday of Halloween the business district transforms into LINCOLN SCARED and RAVENSWoooooD, as children trick-or-treat between participating businesses. Plan your route before Sunday by downloading one of the two maps.

North/Northwest Suburbs

Trick or Treat Trail

Oct. 15, 2021

Join Buffalo Grove Park District for a non-scary Halloween trail, where friendly characters will wave hello – you never know who you will see along the way! Enjoy this extended version of the Trick or Treat Trail inside with your family.

Trunk or Treat

Oct. 23, 2021

Families will walk along the parking lot of decorated park district, village and local business vehicles and be given a treat. CDC safety guidelines will be followed. Event will be moved indoors in case of inclement weather.

Trick-or-Treating at Spring Valley

Oct. 30, 2021

Dress in your Halloween best and get your buckets ready for trick-or-treating at Spring Valley. Families are invited to enjoy a unique trick-or-treating experience with staggered start times. Visitors are encouraged to explore the grounds as they travel from station to station while collecting treats along the way.

South Suburbs

Downtown Tinley Boo Bash

Oct. 24, 2021

Activities include trick-or-treating through business booths, DJ entertainment, a costume contest and much more! Food and beverages will be sold.

Fox Pointe Trick-or-Treat

Oct. 31, 2021

Tables will be set up throughout Fox Pointe by businesses and other organizations where costumed collectors can visit and gather goodies. Decorations will still be on display and voting will still be open for the scarecrow contest.

Fall Festival

Oct. 9, 2021

Come join Midlothian Park District for a day of fun with games, candy and trunk-or-treating.

Western Suburbs

Halloween Hop

Oct. 31, 2021

Calling all costumed characters, ghouls, goblins, witches and super heroes. Visit Downtown Naperville to enjoy a great morning filled with fun and surprises (both candy and non-candy goodies). More than 70 downtown businesses will be open early and will be handing out Halloween surprises.

Boo Bash

Oct. 23, 2021

Dress in costume and join us for a spooky good time. Enjoy a Trick-or-Treat trail with your favorite characters, listen to stories read by the Glen Ellyn Public Library, and enjoy apple cider and Halloween treats. Little Miss Ann will also be there to get you moving and grooving. Only children must register and best for ages 2-8.

Halloween Trick or Treat Trail

Oct. 16, 2021

This 1/2 mile walk in the woods will get you in the Halloween spirit! Play games and enjoy crafts before making your way to the trick-or-treat trail. Meet witches, ghosts and other spooky characters as you make your way through the woods. At the end of your walk, board the Haunted Wagon for a leisurely ride to the graveyard where you get to pick out your very own pumpkin (for kids only).

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