Chicagoland Trunk-or-Treat Events Help Ghosts and Goblins with Little Legs Celebrate Halloween 2023

Outdoor Places to Go

Trunk-or-treat events are popping up everywhere, and what’s not to love? Parents of young children will appreciate these Halloween events. Walk through cars decked out in Halloween decorations and test out your child’s trick-or-treating enthusiasm without the stress of walking throughout your neighborhood. Ghosts and goblins with little legs will love the opportunity to put on their costumes and collect candy, all without tiring out.

This list will continually be updated as Halloween gets closer, so bookmark it for easy reference!

2023 Trunk-or-Treat Events in the Suburbs

These details have been confirmed at the date of publishing. Don’t see your favorite spot listed? Click here to submit the event to the Kidlist calendar so we can add it to this list.

Indoor Trunk or Treat (Des Plaines American Legion Post 36)
October 15, 2023 | 1:00pm – 4:00pm

Trunk or Treat (Grace United Methodist Church, Naperville)
October 18, 2023 | 6:00pm – 7:30pm

Drive-Thru Trunk or Treat (Park Ridge)
October 20, 2023 | 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Register in advance.

Host a Trunk (Westbrook Christian Church, Bolingbrook)
October 20, 2023 | 5:30pm – 8:30pm

Kiddie Academy Trunk or Treat and Fall Festival

Kiddie Academy of Darien
October 21, 2023 | 2:00 – 4:00pm
1502 75th Street
Darien, IL 60561

Join Kiddie Academy of Darien for not so spooky family fun! On Saturday, October 21 you can enjoy trunk or treat, a petting zoo, face painting, pumpkin painting, and more. Donations to Make-A-Wish Foundation during the event are encouraged, but not required.

Boo-mingdale Halloween Party (Bloomingdale)
October 21, 2023 | 9:00am – 1:00pm
Join for the arts and crafts, Trunk-or-Treating, and much more!

HomeSmart Trunk or Treat (Naperville)
October 21, 2023 | 10:00am – 1:00pm

Trunk or Treat (Applied Behavioral Consulting, Yorkville)
October 21, 2023 | 10:00am – 2:00pm

La Grange Park District Trunk or Treat
October 21, 2023 | 10:30am – 12:00pm

Trunk or Treat (Baird and Warner, Plainfield)
October 21, 2023 | 11:00am – 1:00pm

Trunk or Treat Car Show (Wheaton VFW Post 2146)
October 21, 2023 | 11:00am – 4:00pm

Trunk or Treat (Homer Glen)
October 21, 2023 | 3:00pm – 5:00pm

Halloween Hoopla Expo (Adolf Funeral Home, Willowbrook)
October 21, 2023 | 3:00pm – 5:00pm

Trunk or Treat (Knox Presbyterian Church, Naperville)
October 21, 2023 | 4:00pm – 6:00pm

Trunk or Treat (La Grange Park Public Library)
October 21, 2023 | 5:00pm – 7:00pm

Fall Fest: Trunk or Treat (Northbrook)
October 22, 2023 | 1:00pm – 3:00pm

Family Fall Fest and Trunk-or-Treat (Trinity Lutheran Church, Lisle)
October 22, 2023 | 1:15pm – 2:00pm
Full event runs from 11:30am – 2:30pm, with the parade and trunk-or-treat running from 1:15pm – 2:00pm.

Trunk or Treat (Faith United Methodist Church, Downers Grove)
October 22, 2023 | 3:00pm – 5:00pm

Halloween Haunted House and Trunk or Treat (White Oak Library District, Romeoville)
October 26, 2023 | 4:30pm – 7:30pm

Trunk or Treat (Park District of Oak Park)
October 27, 2023 | 5:00pm – 8:00pm

Trunk-or-Treat (Harvest New Beginnings Church, Oswego)
October 27, 2023 | 5:00pm – 8:00pm

Indoor Trunk or Treat (Cityview Community Church, Elmhurst)
October 28, 2023 | 9:30am – 11:30am
Registration recommended.

Trunk or Treat (Gary United Methodist Church, Wheaton)
October 28, 2023 | 10:00am – 12:00pm

Haunts Against Hunger Trick or Trunk and Food Drive (Butterfield Park District)
October 28, 2023 | 11:00am – 1:00pm

Trunk or Treat (Forest Park)
October 28, 2023 | 11:00am – 1:00pm

Trunk or Treat (Naperville)
October 28, 2023 | 11:00am – 1:00pm
Hosted by Restoration Community Church.

Sensory and Allergy Friendly Trunk n Treat (Elburn Metra Station)
October 28, 2023 | 11:00am – 1:00pm

Haunted Bus Trunk or Treat (First Student, Westmont)
October 28, 2023 | 11:00am – 3:00pm

Halloweekend-Fall Fest and Trunk or Treat (North Berwyn)
October 28, 2023 | 12:00pm – 2:00pm
Register in advance.

Trunk or Treat (Christ Covenant Church, Villa Park)
October 28, 2023 | 12:00pm – 2:00pm

Trunk or Treat (Hobson Road Community Church, Downers Grove)
October 28, 2023 | 12:00pm – 2:00pm

Rotary Trunk or Treat (Roselle)
October 28, 2023 | 12:00pm – 3:00pm

Trunk or Treat – A Spooktacular Event (Des Plaines)
October 28, 2023 | 12:00pm – 3:00pm

Downtown Trick-or-Treating and Trunk-or-Treat (West Chicago)
October 28, 2023 | 1:00pm – 3:00pm

Trunk or Treat (Arlington Heights)
October 28, 2023 | 1:00pm – 4:00pm

Trunk or Treat (Christ Community Church, Aurora)
October 28, 2023 | 2:00pm – 4:00pm

Trunk or Treat (Four Corners Community Church, Darien)
October 28, 2023 | 3:00pm – 5:00pm

Halloween at the Y/Trunk R Treat (Indian Boundary YMCA, Downers Grove)
October 28, 2023 | 4:00pm – 7:00pm

La Grange Bible Church Trunk-or-Treat
October 28, 2022 | 6:30pm – 8:00pm

Halloween Extravaganza (Unity Church of Oak Park)
October 29, 2023 | 11:30am – 1:30pm

Trunk or Treat (North Berwyn)
October 29, 2022 | 12:00pm – 2:00pm

Trunk or Treat (Eggers Grove Forest Preserve, Chicago)
October 29, 2023 | 12:00pm – 5:00pm

Wesley United Methodist Church (Aurora)
October 29, 2023 | 12:30pm – 2:30pm

Trunk or Treat (St. John’s Lutheran Church, Lombard)
October 29, 2023 | 1:00pm – 3:00pm

Trunk or Treat (Superior Training, Willowbrook)
October 29, 2023 | 1:30pm – 3:00pm

Trunk or Treat (Village Church of Barrington)
October 29, 2023 | 2:00pm – 4:00pm

Fall Fest Trunk or Treat (Lutheran Church of Saint Luke, Itasca)
October 29, 2023 | 2:00pm – 5:00pm

Trunk or Treat (Melrose Park)
October 29, 2023 | 5:00pm – 8:00pm
Register in advance.

Unannounced in 2023

The following locations hosted events in 2022, but have not published their plans for 2023. Check their websites for up-to-date information.

There’s more Halloween fun to be had: check out our big list of family-friendly Halloween events in the western suburbs!

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