The Skokie Park District annually offers one of the widest offerings of Halloween events in Chicagoland. Events include:

Scream Scene: October Weekends

Things That Go Bump In the Night
A non-frightening, educational look at our furry and feathered creatures of the night, your family’s visit will end with a campfire, snack and songs! Advance ticket purchase advised. Dates to be announced. The Emily Oaks Nature Center is located at 4650 Brummel St. For ticket and event information call (847) 674-1500, ext. 2500.

Skatium Costume Contest & Public Skate: Last Friday in October
The Skatium has been haunting the whole family at Halloween now more than for 40 years! This year, dress up in costume and hit the ice for our two hour public skating session, where we will judge the best costumes. The Skatium Ice Arena is located at 9300 Weber Park Pl. For details call (847) 674-1500, ext. 2900.

Monster Bash at The Exploritorium: Last Saturday in October
This family event will have carnival games & prizes, crafts, bounce house, face painting and candy galore. Event price includes Exploritorium play! Come in costume. This fun fair does not scare. Pre-registration is suggested. The event is located at the Oakton Community Center, 4701 Oakton St.