The Ultimate Halloween in Illinois!

Illinois offers many Halloween-related attractions and activities throughout the state for both kids and adults. A perfect Halloween in Illinois includes homemade candies, pumpkins, haunted attractions, pub crawls, ghost tours, cool costumes, and spooky parties. These Halloween attractions and activities are local and regional favorites, ideal for experiencing an unforgettable Halloween in Illinois this year. 

1. Old Fashioned Candies, Berwyn, IL

You can’t celebrate Halloween without candy, and Old Fashioned Candies in Berwyn is the perfect spot to pick up some spooky treats. Established in 1969, Old Fashioned Candies specializes in homemade deluxe chocolates for every occasion including Halloween. Why settle for the same store-bought candies when you can get homemade Halloween treats? 

Halloween/fall candy in stock and being made! #Spooky #Delicious

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2. Dungeon of Doom Haunted House, Zion, IL

Known as the best haunted house in Chicago, Dungeon of Doom isn’t your typical haunted house attraction. All your worst nightmares come alive at this place. The attractions -are very graphic and feature gruesome hospital, asylums, crazy clowns, and many other rooms with horrific scenes. It’s definitely not the place to take your kids. 

3. Zombie Pub Crawl, Oglesby, IL

Get discounted drinks and maybe win some cash at the annual Zombie Pub Crawl Crawl in Oglesby. Seven pubs in the town participate and provide zombie-themed fun for adults of legal drinking age. The annual Zombie Pub Crawl is part of Oglesby Harvest Fest, a popular local attraction for all ages. 

4. Chicago Costume, Chicago, IL

Chicago Costume isn’t your ordinary costume store—they specialize in unique, hard-to-find costumes that aren’t found at retail stores. They offer everything you need to complete your special look from wigs to makeup and accessories—all priced very reasonably. Chicago Costume is the place to go if you want to stand out from the crowd this Halloween. 

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5. Haunted Halloween Ball, Chicago, IL

The Haunted Halloween Ball is the perfect place to show off your unique costume this Halloween. Located at the haunted Congress Plaza Hotel downtown Chicago, this ball features celebrity DJs, cash bars, best costume contest with huge cash prizes, spooky decor, party favors, stunning views of the Chicago skyline, and more. The Haunted Halloween Ball is one of the best adult-only Halloween parties in the city. 

6. St. James Cemetery & Monks Castle, Lemont, IL

If you’re looking for a genuinely haunted spot to visit this Halloween, look no further than the St. James Cemetery and Monks Castle. Located on the historical Archer Avenue, this area dates to the late 1800s. Many paranormal experiences and apparitions have been noted here, making this area very spooky. People have seen the ghosts of several monks who were robbed chanting in Latin, a dancing woman wearing white, and even a horse and carriage. 

St. James Church and cemetery.

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7. Alton Hauntings Tours, Alton, IL

For a haunted tour this Halloween, head out to the notoriously haunted town of Alton. The award-winning Alton tours explore the town’s dark history including the strange tales, unsolved mysteries, and ghost stories. The Ghost Hunter’s Tour is three hours long and popular during the fall season. They also offer other tours throughout the year. 

8. Centralia Halloween Parade, Centralia, IL

The Centralia Halloween Parade is a family-friendly attraction featuring marching bands, floats, and a costume contest. Kids of all ages participate in the parade and show off their costumes. This parade is part of the Centralia Fall Festival, which features a car show, chili cook-off, children activities, and more. 

9. Heap’s Giant Pumpkin Farm, Minooka, IL

You gotta have a pumpkin for Halloween, so head over to Heap’s Giant Pumpkin Farm to pick the perfect one. They offer hayrides out to their giant 25-acre pumpkin patch, where you can pick pumpkins off the vines. Kids also love the other attractions such as castle playground, fun barn, farm animals, and caramel apples. 

We had a fun day at Heap's for Nolan's first school field trip!

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10. Massacre Haunted House, Montgomery, IL

If you need even more thrills this Halloween, head to the Massacre Haunted House attraction in Montgomery. It’s considered one of the scariest attractions in the Midwest and features over 20,000 square-feet of scary mazes, terrorizing actors, and sheer nightmares. There’s over 60 rooms of horrifying scenes that scare even the most mature adults. 

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Haunted Trails Attraction

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Haunted Trails Family Amusement Park Burbank, IL
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Trunk or Treat

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Terror on Washington Street Haunted House Attraction

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13th Floor Haunted House Attraction

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13th Floor Haunted House Chicago Schiller Park, IL
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Undead Acres Attraction

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Santa Fe Landscaping and Nursery Monee, IL
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