Halloween Happenings in Wrigleyville

Baseball season may be over, but the party in Wrigleyville NEVER stops. If you’re looking for a scary good time, stroll down Clark Street where nightmares come to life. Find out where the hauntings are at this year… if you dare.


Wrigleyville Halloween Crawl

Saturday, October 28th

On October 28th, the historic Wrigleyville neighborhood will be full of party-seekers creeping and crawling from bar to bar. Halloween is the one night that you can act like a kid and drink like an adult. You and your friends can show off your kick-ass costumes as you sing, dance, and drink the night away.

Throw on your best costume and join in on all of the frightening fun for this haunted holiday at the BIGGEST Halloween Party in Chicago!

WHAT’S INCLUDED: Tickets include admission, free dinner buffets, gift cards to use on the crawl, a costume contest, giveaways, and more!

Nightmare on Clark Street

Open Now at Bamboo Club

Chicago’s ONLY haunted house experience is opening September 21st in Wrigleyville! Bamboo Club transforms into a multi-level house of horrors. Walk through the haunted house (if you dare) and then treat yourself to a creepy cocktail that smokes, and food that is scary good. Purchase your tickets now and creep it real at the much-loved, immersive, and over-the-top haunted house experience of Nightmare on Clark Street at Bamboo Club

Sweet Dreams

Open Now at Rizzo’s Bar & Inn

Celebrate October in spooktacular style at Rizzo’s Bar & Inn, with a 20,000 square foot indoor-outdoor Halloween pop-up. It’s Just…To Die For!
This fanciful nightmare come to life, is a creepy fragment of a macabre world, where 22 classic horror movies all collide. From Elm Street to Silent Hill and from Killer Klowns to Zombie Land, we’ll have all your classic slasher favorites!
This vibrant collusion of fun and fright will keep you entertained every inch of the way.


Freddy, Jason, Leatherface and IT…will all be joining the debauchery and we promise to produce some of the most epic Halloween scenes and social moments ever! So, get those cameras ready! This one-of-a-kind Halloween pop-up will be a scream for all ages. Early ghoul tickets are available now!

Nocturna All Hallows’ Eve Ball

Saturday, October 28th at The Metro

The tradition continues! Nocturna All Hallows’ Eve Ball is returning to Metro Halloween weekend on Saturday, October 28th! Come dressed to impress your favorite dark master of ceremonies, DJ Scary Lady Sarah! The ball starts at 10 pm and goes all the way till 5 am. ⁠

Halloween Dance

October 26 at GMan Tavern

Gman is going to rock & roll all night when the Halloween Dance hits The Back Room on 10/26! They booked a killer four-band bill, starring some of your favorite rockstars… Damager as KISS • Tommy Kessler as The White Stripes • Madame Reaper as Lady Gaga & Disaster Kid as The Killers.

Costumes are HIGHLY encouraged!⁠

The Q101 Pop-Up Halloween Bash

Friday, October 27th at The Cubby Bear

It’s time for the Annual Q101 Pop Up Halloween Bash at The Cubby Bear! The performing band this year is Weathers! After their performance, they will take the stage for a second set as Green Day! This show is first come, first served (21+ Only). Download your first come, first served ticket at Q101.com.

MY Cabaret: Scream Queen Halloween Hijinks

Saturday October 21st, The Newport Theater

Muffy Fishbasket (M) and Mrs. Yuka Layme (Y) combine the best elements of drag & live cabaret to bring you a night of music, sass, shade, and booze! Accompanied on the piano by Fancy Bandit Brown, this is an evening you won’t want to forget.

Join MY Cabaret for some Scream Queen Halloween Hijinks with special guests Vallery Dolls & Dixie Deveraux. So, gather that tipping cash and get those tickets for this interactive DRAGARET experience you’re not likely to find anywhere else!

Pumpkin Party at Gallagher Way

Saturday, October 21st

Join us at Gallagher Way from 1 to 5 p.m. to celebrate our annual Pumpkin Party presented by Jewel-Osco! At this FREE event, brought to you by Gallagher Way and the Chicago Cubs, we’re bringing back Old Town School of Folk Music for live music including Halloween sing-alongs, kids Halloween crafts with Kid Create Studio, and of course, plenty of pumpkins, trick-or-treating and exclusive offerings from Gallagher Way eateries. Costumes are encouraged!


Trick-or-treating around Gallagher Way, with a wide variety of candy stations from our friends at Hi-Chew and more

Music from Old Town School of Folk Music

Kids Halloween craft stations from Kid Create Studio

Balloon Animal Artists


Caricature Artist

Pumpkin patch with free junior pumpkins for guests to take home

Strolling Magic Show

Professional Pumpkin Carver

Lawn Games

Specialty beverages available for purchase, including seasonal craft beer, harvest cider, and spiked hot chocolate

More information here!