Arts in the Dark Halloween procession is tonight

Arts in the Dark Halloween procession is tonight
Art Side Out Studio from 2017 procession.

More than 90 contingents ranging from the likes of Lookingglass Theatre Company and Second City, to guilds of artists including the film makers contingent organized by CineSpace Chicago/CineCares and the Chicago Film Office will be participating in the Arts in the Dark Halloween extravaganza stepping off at 6:00 pm. tonight along State St. (south from Lake St. to Van Buren St.)

Additional participants include Chicago Children’s Museum, Envision Unlimited, Jabberwocky Marionettes, Colombian Fest Chicago, Comparsa Explosiva y Sus Chinelos Magicos and Kaotic Drumline along with large-scale lanterns of Chicago’s iconic buildings made by local artists.

Here’s what you need to know to go:

WHO:  LUMA8, producer of the annual Arts in the Dark Halloween Parade, Chicago Loop Alliance Foundation, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events and the Chicago Park District are the partners behind this annual event.

WHAT:  Arts in the Dark, the magical nighttime Halloween procession, will march down State Street for the first time. The event will be filled with costumes, spectacle, music, dance and more. 

WHEN:  Tonight, Saturday, October 20 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

WHERE:  Parade will march down State Street, traveling south from Lake St. to Van Buren St.

 About LUMA8

LUMA8 (Light Up My Arts) is an independent, not-for-profit dedicated to creating conversations about Chicago that are heard around the world. This is achieved through unique cultural events and experiences, often using light and scale as tools, and by developing innovative ways to amplify the effect of existing arts initiatives.

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