halloween

Pumpkin Smash

Don’t trash your pumpkin, smash it. Bring your Halloween jack-o-lantern and smash it with a variety of tools; we will then haul it away to be composted. Please make sure pumpkin is free from paint and decorations. Special thanks to Homewood Disposal for helping to make this event a SMASHing success!


BooNastics at BIG Gymnastics

From ghouls to ghosts, vampires to vixens, now’s the time to take advantage of some quality time with your little boo while the big ones are at school! Join us for BooNastics, a Halloween-themed open play! Bring your little one (ages 5 and under) dressed up in their costumes on Friday, October 25th from 11am-12pm and experience the fun! Receive…


Trick-or-Treat Climb

Join the Glen Ellyn Park District at the climbing wall for a fun Halloween trick-or-treat event. Trick-or-Treat Climb is divided into two-time slots on Saturday, October 19th at Ackerman SFC. The first time slot is from 9am-10am and the next time slot is from 10:30am-11:00am. Kids, ages 5-11 will have to work – or climb – for their treats! Rock…


Family Fall Fest

Elmhurst Park District invites you to bring your family to Wild Meadows Trace for Safety Town trick-or-treating, inflatable corn maze obstacle course, inflatable circus train for the little ones, family photo opportunities, fall games, face painting, balloon twister, food trucks and more! This event is free to the public.


Dog’s Pupkin Fest

Get ready for Fall-tastic Fun while we pamper our pooches at this fun-filled event. Get your costumes out for the contests. Learn about the best buys and care for your pooch from the agencies and vendors. This event is open to members and non-members of Canine Campus. Dogs who threaten/show aggression toward other dogs/owners will be asked to leave.


Disney in Concerts: Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas

“This is Halloween, this is Halloween!” Celebrate Halloween and the Day of the Dead with this very special screening of the beloved movie Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas. Follow along as Jack, the Pumpkin King, attempts to bring the Christmas spirit to his spooky hometown. The classic film is brought to life with a concert performance featuring the Chicago Philharmonic performing Danny Elfman’s classic…


Trunk or Treat

Join Bright Horizons® at Naperville for an evening of family-friendly Halloween fun! Families are invited to decorate the trunk of their car and park it on our lot as one of the stops along our trick-or-treat route. Attendees will be voting and prizes will be awarded for the best car in the following categories: Funniest Most Unique People’s Choice We…


2018 Hours for Trick-or-Treating in the Southwest Suburbs

Who’s ready for some tricks and treats? If you’re heading out to brave the chilly weather this Halloween, make sure you take note of the designated hours for trick or treating in the southwest suburbs. Don’t forget to plan a route in advance, wear comfy shoes, and stay well lit with flashlights or reflectors. And always check your candy before…


Halloween Celebration ft. The Music of Phish for Kids with The Helping Phriendly Orchestra

The Rock and Roll Playhouse, a family concert series hosted at First Avenue, Brooklyn Bowl, The Capitol Theatre, Industry City, Ardmore Music Hall, The Sinclair, Boulder Theater, and Thalia Music Hall, allows kids to “move, play and sing while listening to works from the classic-rock canon” (NY Times). Using the songs created by the most iconic musicians in rock history,…


Fall Festival and Trunk or Treat

Free Family Fall Festival Open to all. Everything is free. 11am-noon Trunk or Treat in parking lot Noon-4pm Fall Festival Activities including: bounce houses, hay rides, carnival games and prizes, fall photo scene with free photo, pumpkin patch to pick out your own pumpkin to take home, crafts, playground, treats and sweets All are encouraged to wear their costumes if…



Trunk or Treat

La Grange Highlands Women’s Club and the Highlands Civic Association are hosting a Trunk or Treat on Sunday, October 21st, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at La Grange Highlands Elementary School, 5850 Laurel Avenue, La Grange, Illinois. Trunk or Treat promotes a safe environment for neighborhood children and families to trick or treat. Kids (adults, too!) can dress up…