Enjoy Halloween tunes from Joe "Bone Daddy" Bryl and Deep Diggin with $5 pumpkin ales and $8 Halloween cocktails at Maria's Packaged Goods & Community Bar. Party starts at 8 p.m. on October 29, 2012.
The 16th annual Northalsted Halloween Parade will being at 7 p.m. (Costume registration starts at 4 p.m.) on October 31, 2012 and will go until midnight. Costume categories include Best Pet Costume, Best Couple, Best Group, and more. There will also be a stage performance including music and the Chicago Fire Tribe. The parade begins at Halsted and Belmont.
Join resident magician Neil Tobin (Supernatural Chicago) on October 31, 2012 at Chicago's Excalibur bar as he acts as a medium in this interactive theatrical act in attempt to contact the great Houdini himself. Tickets are $25. Show starts at 7:30 p.m.
Dress up in your favorite Halloween attire on October 31, 2012 for a chance to win cash prizes and gift bag prizes at the Kit Kat Lounge & Supper Club, including servers and bartenders dressed as dead presidents. Drink specials include $6.75 Black Widow. Party starts at 5:30 p.m.
Hosted by American Gothic Productions, this party at Bottom Lounge on October 31, 2012 (starting at 9 p.m.) features a costume contest with cash prizes, a photo booth to memory your Halloween attire, and Halloween-themed performances. A DJ spinning scary tunes will also be there. Tickets are $19. (Worth reading: Hallloween History
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Horror Society and TUGG present a screening of Michael Dougherty's movie Trick R Treat at the AMC River East 21 theater on October 31, 2012 while moviegoers dress in costumes on win prizes. Tickets are $10. Show starts at 7:30 p.m.
Bring your furry friend for a pet Halloween party featuring a costume contest, food and drinks (for purchase). Party will take place at the Hotel Indigo on October 31, 2012 starting at 5:30 p.m.
Through November 2, 2012 and starting each evening at 5 p.m. until 10 p.m., enjoy specials such as ceviche-style seared scallops and pumpkin flan at Zocalo (358 W. Ontario Street). Prices start at $8. (Worth reading: Spooky Halloween Candy Recipes