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Chicago Horror and Halloween Guide 2016

Chicago Horror and Halloween Guide 2016
**More events added! List updated 10/27/2016** Chicago horror fans are really getting the full treatment this year. After working on event postings for many, many years, I’ve never seen as many options pop up as they have for the 2016 Halloween season. It’s time to share as many Halloween / horror events as I could... Read more »

Halloween Events at Comfort Film

Halloween Events at Comfort Film
Comfort Film presents five events celebrating the Halloween season all month-long. Paul Freitag-Fey (Daily Grindhouse) will curate a free film series titled, “Released and Abandoned: Forgotten Oddities of the Home Video Era” each Wednesday in October (starting tonight), highlighting strange, long-forgotten horror films. In addition, Comfort Film will play host to a night of palm... Read more »

The Logan Theatre's October Horror Lineup

The Logan Theatre's October Horror Lineup
The 2016 Halloween season is here and we’ve got a lot to cover on The Chicago Creepout in a very short amount of time. Feel free to subscribe at the bottom of this page! On to horror business… We’ll start with the Logan Theatre’s 5th annual Horror Movie Madness program! This month-long series of horror... Read more »
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Halloween Prevails at the Maleficium Dark Art Exhibition

Halloween Prevails at the Maleficium Dark Art Exhibition
This Saturday, November 14th, the 5th Annual Maleficium Dark Art Exhibition returns to the Kosart Gallery in Westmont, Illinois for a massive display of Halloween and dark-themed works by a wide scope of great talents. Hosted and curated by special effects artist and owner of the gallery, J. Anthony Kosar, this show features artwork by... Read more »

Halloween 2015: Movies, Parties, Events

Halloween 2015: Movies, Parties, Events
Halloween is just over a week away. Luckily, local venues and groups are more than prepared this year. Over the years, I’ve noticed that more seasonal events tend to take place the weekend before October 31st, and this list is meant to help you figure out a game plan. We’ll start with the grand movie... Read more »

Horror of the Humanities 3: Antiviral Q&A with Brandon Cronenberg

Horror of the Humanities 3: Antiviral Q&A with Brandon Cronenberg
Director Brandon Cronenberg will be making an appearance on Thursday, October 29th in Chicago at DePaul’s Humanities Center for their third annual Halloween event. This event takes a deeper look at the horrors within everyday life and the connection between horror and humanity. The means to which they’ll display everyday horrors in “Horror of the... Read more »
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Pumpkin Alert: 6th Annual Great Highwood Pumpkin Fest

Pumpkin Alert: 6th Annual Great Highwood Pumpkin Fest
If the idea of October getting closer leaves you dreaming of walking around a magical land of pumpkins, no better option will make this a reality as easily as attending the 6th Annual Great Highwood Pumpkin Festival. Presented by The Autism Society of Illinois and the City of Highwood (28 miles north of Chicago), this... Read more »

Chicago Frights: July Halloween Expo Packs in Haunted Fun

Chicago Frights: July Halloween Expo Packs in Haunted Fun
I could easily name a few hundred people who would vote to have an extra Halloween instead of Christmas in July. This isn’t even up for debate. In fact, it’s happening this year in Illinois. Leonard Pickel, creative owner of the Haunted Attraction National Tradeshow and Conference (otherwise known as HAuNTcon), has announced Chicago Frights:... Read more »

Chicago Horror and Halloween Events Guide 2014

Chicago Horror and Halloween Events Guide 2014
Halloween is finally here! Ghosts, goblins, zombies, freaks, and hideous creatures… Time to check out which event to choose for your main spooky feature! Whether you prefer to spend Halloween week in a movie theater, seated in front of a creepy stage performance, at the drive-in or ghoulishly dressed up at a party, this is... Read more »
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Weekend Events: The Storm Before Halloween

Weekend Events: The Storm Before Halloween
The horror mayhem continues around the city of Chicago and surrounding suburbs as if Halloween occurred every single day. And, why not? Let’s make this a thing, shall we? Since my last weekend post included a ton of ongoing haunts and horror stage performances, those options will be shuttled to the bottom and the newer... Read more »
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