CHICAGO,IL. Wednesday, October 17, 2012. If you are looking for creative ideas to get into the Halloween spirit, here are five spooktacular events happening this weekend.
1. HAUNTED SEGWAY TOUR .
337 E. Randolph Street, 312-552-5100.
October 2 – 31, 2012.
Absolutely Chicago Segway Tour presents a Halloween-themed segway tour. Eerily the tours will creep through the shadows and darkness to hear some of Chicago’s true ghost stories and view the site where some of Chicago’s most appalling disasters took place. The tours are $65 per person and will run throughout October at 6:30pm and 9pm, Tuesday through Saturday.
2. SPOOKY SCIENCE AT THE MUSEUM OF SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY.
5700 S. Lake Shore Drive, 773-684-1414.
October 13 – 31, 2012.
Experience a host of hair-raising activities, events and exhibits that will help you ring in the Halloween season in style at the Museum of Science and Industry. These exhibits include exploring the haunted Coal Mine, creating ghoulish slime, having the in-sight-ful experience of dissecting a cow eye and much more. There is plenty of frightening fun for the whole family.
3. HARRY CARAY’S TAVERN HALLOWEEN FUN.
700 E. Grand Avenue, 312-527-9700
October 19 – 31, 2012.
This year Halloween starts early at Harry Caray’s Tavern, Navy Pier. Beginning this Friday, October 19 through October 31, Haunted Harry’s will be decorated from top to bottom with ghouls, goblins, spider webs and tombstones and will offer fun activities on the weekends for kids. Adults will also have many spook-tacular cocktails to choose from at Harry Caray’s Tavern.
4. NAVY PIER’S REALLY BIG HALLOWEEN PARTY.
600 E. Grand Avenue, 312-595-7437.
October 19 – 21, 26 – 28 and 31, 2012.
Also at the Pier, is Navy Pier’s Really Big Halloween Party, featuring a petting zoo, hayrides, death-defying performances, an All-Day Dance Party, magician Dennis Watkins performing Harry Houdini’s Dreaded Upside- Down Water Chamber Escape, zombie art, costume contests, 500 lb. pumpkin carving and more! Bring family, friends and neighbors to the best Halloween party in town on October 19 – 21, 26 – 28 and 31. It will be a spook-tastic time.
5. TAILS IN THE CITY PET PARADE.
1 E. Delaware Place, 312-649-0347.
October 21, 2012.
This annual Halloween Pet Parade brings is fun for humans and their best friends. On October 21 at 11am the parade will begin and all registered participants will parade around Washington Square Park and then enjoy an afternoon (pet and owner) and best overall costume. The cost is $10 per dog and all proceeds go to PAWS Chicago.of fun and games. There will awards for the scariest costume, most glamorous costume, best duo costume.