Illinois Halloween Events 2022

Are you ready to track down some fun events for Halloween 2022? We have put together one of the largest calendars of Halloween events in the United States for you. We’ve located holiday activities for all ages – from kid-friendly children’s activities to adult Halloween parties. We don’t have every event yet, but there are plenty of ideas to get you and your family in the mood for Halloween in Illinois.

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Happy Halloween! We hope you had fun with all the events we found! Check the festival pages for more 2022 events near you leading up to Thanksgiving and the beginning of December. See you next year for more Halloween fun!
Many have been canceled or their websites were not updated for this year. Please double-check the event organizer's websites before heading over to any events in case of any changes or cancellations.

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Mayfair Park Halloween Parade - Champaign, IL - Oct 20, 2019
Dress up for a spooktacular parade around the park, with games, treats, and more! 2-4pm at Mayfair Park

Trick or Trot 5K - Rockford, IL - Oct 20, 2019
Run a 5K on the recreation path at Victorian Village, in a costume, with awards for different categories of costumes.

Family Pumpkin Carving - Chicago, IL - Oct 24, 2019
Buy a pumpkin for $3 and use all their carving utensils and stencils, plus an appearance from Sparky, the Chicago Fire mascot! You can reserve a pumpkin online to have it guaranteed. 5-7pm

Downtown Urbana Trick or Treating - Urbana, IL - Oct 25, 2019
Trick or treat with downtown businesses from 1-5pm, with more Halloween fun at the Urbana Free Library

Halloween Party - West Peoria, IL - Oct 25, 2019
Grab your costume and head to Franciscan Rec Center for a night of tricks and treats! Costume contest, carnival games, crafts, bouncy house, candy, and prizes all evening from 5:30-7:30.

Boos & Booze Halloween Party - Chicago, IL - Oct 26, 2019
3 hours of unlimited beer and wine, live DHs all night, dance floor, costume contest and more

Halloween Bar Crawl – Chicago - Chicago, IL - Oct 26, 2019
Canceled for 2021, look for their return in 2022. Normally: A Halloween bar crawl with costume contests, giveaways, drink specials, and more!

Halloween Spooktacular at the Orpheum - Champaign, IL - Oct 26, 2019
Halloween Spooktacular is family-friendly and spooky event in celebration of National Chemistry Week and Halloween! Bring your kids dressed up as goblins and ghouls! Remember a bag to collect all the free candy. 1-4pm

Howl at the Market - Bloomington, IL - Oct 26, 2019
Celebrate the end of the farmer’s market season. Kids can wear Halloween costumes, pick up a Boo Bucks from information then use them to stop the market for specially marked items.

Trick or Treating with the Stars - Champaign, IL - Oct 27, 2019
3-5pm at Ubben Basketball Practice Complex. Join U of I athletics and characters at this family friendly trick or treating at interactive stations with free candy. Kids are encouraged to wear costumes. Free admission and parking

Halloween Trick & Treat for the Pups - Urbana, IL - Oct 31, 2019
4-5pm at Urbana Dog Park. Trick or treat with your dog. Free to dog park members, visitors pay the daily rate to enter

Trick or Treat at Outlets at Tuscola - Tuscola, IL - Oct 31, 2019
5-7pm at the Outlets at Tuscola. Collect treats from participating business while dressed in costume.

Trick or Treating at the Mansion - Bloomington, IL - Oct 31, 2019
4-6pm at the David Davis Mansion. Trick or treat in costume and take your photo on the Mansion grounds!

Lighted Pumpkin House Display - Arthur, IL - Oct 24 to Oct 31, 2020
Hundreds of carved pumpkins displayed downtown.

Halloween FunFest - Champaign, IL - Oct 28, 2020
Modifications for 2020: Bring your spookiest decorations and decorate your car or truck and participate in the Halloween Car Parade! Participants must be a part of the parade and remain in vehicles to receive goody bags. 5-8pm at Market Place Mall. Normally: Dress in costume and come out for trick-or-treating, games, and a costume contest, with a spooktacularly family-friendly haunted house in Bergner’s.

For more Halloween fun in Illinois, check out our pages for these classic fall activities:
Haunted HousesPumpkin PatchesGhost Tours

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