Spooky Season in Lakeview East

Whether you’re looking for a pumpkin carving contest, some festive ambiance, or a haunted house that will scare your socks off, we’ve made a list of everyone doing something special for this spooky season.

El Nuevo Mexicano | 2914 N. Clark Street

El Nuevo Mexicano is Chicago’s spot to find a mix of delicious traditional and some new and creative Mexican dishes. They even offer some authentic options such as homemade Poblano Mole Enchiladas, Chipotle Carnitas, and Carne Sada en Salsa Molcajete.

Spooky Special: Celebrate Day of the Dead with Free Flan from October 15th to November 1, must show this picture to your server!

Rizzo’s SWEET DREAMS: HALLOWEEN POP-UP EXPERIENCE | 3658 N. Clark Street | Get Tickets Here

Celebrate October in spooktacular style with their 20,000 square foot indoor outdoor Halloween pop-up. It’s just To Die For! Muah ha haaaa

This fanciful nightmare come to life, is a creepy fragment of a macabre world; where 20 classic horror movies all collide. From Elm Street to Silent Hill and from Killer Klowns to Zombie Land…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 and they 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

Rise Up Nutrition | 2909 N Broadway

Don’t Miss out on this LIMITED EDITION October Menu! It’s that season for all things apple, pumpkin, & spice.

NEW flavors:

Boosted Pumpkin Apple Crisp to support your gut health!

Dirty Chai Fat-Reducing Protein Latte to curb your hunger!

Candied Apple to support muscle relief, blood flow and boost your energy!

Deuce’s Major League Bar | 3505 N Clark

Bow down, witches! Deuce’s Halloween pop-up Nightmare on Clark St. is back & now open! Join them for a fang-tastic time with new photo ops, fall food and sp00ky themed cocktails all month long! Table reservations available at www.deucesmlb.com.

Underground Lounge | 952 W Newport Ave

THE GREAT PUMPKIN CARVING CONTEST IS COMING TO UNDERGROUND LOUNGE! Do you have what it takes to become the best pumpkin carver on the north side? Find out October 21st at 7pm at Uncommon Ground. Reserve your pumpkin by DM-ing @underground_lounge_chi

Sheffield’s Beer and Wine Garden | 3258 N Sheffield

This Halloween on Saturday, October 30th be sure to join Sheffield’s for their Annual Costume Party! With prizes for crowd favorite, it will be a ghoulish good time you won’t want to miss!

Sheffield’s Beer and Wine Garden | 3258 N Sheffield

Sheffield’s annual pumpkin carving is Thursday, October 28th. Get here early to grab your spot. As always, first come, first served while supplies last! They provide the pumpkins and the carving tools, you provide the imagination!
Help them decorate the bar while you enjoy one of their seasonal craft beers and cocktails. This year’s event is sponsored by Stella Artois.

Best Western Hawthorne Terrace | 3434 N Broadway

Put your creative talents to work to create a decorated pumpkin masterpiece! Carve it, paint it, sculpt it – it’s totally up to you, Boo! Then drop it off here to display in the lobby! Guests and locals will then vote for their favorites. The winning pumpkin design will win a two-night stay!

Plus, guests and locals that stop by to vote will be entered to win a one-night stay!

Drop off your entries by 12pm on October 24th. Voting is from 12pm Oct. 24th to the 31st!

Dance On Broadway | 3126 N Broadway

Spooky Jazz and Boozy Boos (adult class event)

Spooky Jazz and Boozy Boos will include 1 hour of a Beg/Int Halloween themed Jazz class followed by a wine tasting with the neighbors at Bottles Up! October 22nd from 6-7pm, you won’t want to miss it!

Sign up here!

Dance On Broadway | 3126 N Broadway

Halloween Party!

Dance on Broadway’s first ever studio Halloween Party is here! Ages 5+ Sign up now to reserve your spot! Join them in your Halloween costume for a night of games, treats, dance and other fun activities! Link is below!

Sign up here!

Kit Kat Lounge | 3700 N Halsted St

Costume Contest!

Pixel’s Halloween Special at Kit Kat will feature performances by Pixel, Venus Carangi + Synthetic as well as a costume contest. Best costume receives $500.00 in cash and prizes so stop by and go all out!

Kit Kat Lounge | 3700 N Halsted St

Rocky Horror Picture Show Brunch from 11am-3pm!

With fabulous performances by Madam X, this cult-classic film will be showing both Saturday Oct. 30th and Sunday Oct. 31st. From cult followers to new fans, this brunch is quite the way to kick off Halloweekend.

Wrigleyville Halloween Crawl | Chicago Twenty Something

On October 30th, 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! All of the venues are within walking distance so you can spend more time partying with friends.

WHERE: Wrigleyville’s Best Bars – Old Crow, Deuce’s, Moe’s Cantina, Country Club, HVAC, Vines, Irish Oak, Stretch, Roadhouse, Merkle’s, Sandlot, Diver at the Park, Nola, Murphy’s, Sports Corner & more TBA!

Sat, Oct 30, 2021, 7:00 PM – Sun, Oct 31, 2021, 12:00 AM

Get tickets here!

Gallagher Way | 3635 N Clark St

Help welcome another fan-favorite Halloween movie night! Join Gallagher Way and friends from Music Box Theatre from 6 – 10 p.m., as they get in the spirit of spooky season!

Oct. 13 – The Addams Family

Oct. 20 – Ghostbusters

Oct. 27 – The Nightmare Before Christmas

Gates open at 6 p.m., with the movie starting right at 7 p.m. Looking to level-up your movie experience? Visit the link below to purchase your VIP seats for reserved seating that includes a snack, beverage and sweet treat from Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams.

Tickets here!

Kilwins | 3519 N Clark St

The Wrigley Kilwins has the perfect Halloween treats! Kilwins offers a variety of products for Halloween parties, including “The Perfect” Caramel Apples, made-in-store Caramel Corn & Brittle, Chocolate-dipped treats, and dozens of other confections that are perfect for Fall.

Put the “treat” in “trick-or-treat” with bite-sized Kilwins Heritage Milk Chocolate wrapped in festive Halloween foils or individually-wrapped “A Taste of Kilwins” Heritage Chocolate bars, available in Milk, Dark, and White Chocolate. They’re the perfect size to hand out to all the special little ghouls & goblins that you love!

Lucky Dorr | 1101 W. Waveland Ave.

Every Thursday, Lucky Dorr Bar & Restaurant in Wrigleyville invites customers and their dogs for a night of great food, cold drinks, and a good time. On October 28, Lucky Dorr is hosting a Pups on the Patio Costume Party to help welcome in Halloweekend. Stop by Lucky Dorr (1101 W. Waveland Ave) for prizes, pups, and beers! 

Bittersweet | 1114 W. Belmont Ave.

Bittersweet Pastry Shop is here to satisfy your sweet tooth! They are offering playful sweets & treats for a spook-tacular Halloween. Bittersweet has baked up an array of treats, including a Ghost Party Cake, Halloween Cupcakes, Monster Cake Pops, Ghost Sugar Cookies, Bat Shortbreads, Ghost Meringues, and more!

Lakeview Photo Contest | #SpookyLakeview

This spooky season we will be hosting a photo contest! Submit your favorite fall photos around the neighborhood, from changing leaves to pups in their spookiest costume, by using the hashtag #SpookyLakeview on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram from now until October 31st!

Our grand prize winner will win a $100 Lakeview East Gift Card good at over 200 local businesses!

The top 5 winners will get featured on our social media!