Lincoln Park Zoo: Adults Night Out
When: October 12th, 6:30-10pm
Where: Lincoln Park Zoo: 2001 N Clark St
Cost: $15 ($12 for Lincoln Park Zoo members) / $20 at the door if tickets remain
Enjoy this night out, away from the kids, as you can visit the animals after hours! Explore the zoo with animal chats, live entertainment, and cash bars scattered throughout. Must be 18+ to attend.
Chicago International Film Festival
When: October 12th-26th
Where: AMC River East 21, 322 E. Illinois St
For more than half a century, this film festival has showcased short and full-length films from 50 different countries, while also focusing on films made by Illinois locals. This festival has uncovered new talent and provided Chicago with a wide variety of films, accompanied by panel discussions.
Arts in the Dark
When: October 21st, 6-8pm
Where: On Columbus Dr. moving North from Balbo to Monroe St.
This festive parade showcases Chicago’s diverse creative community through a nighttime parade. Featuring unique floats, giant puppets, live music, this proves to be a great experience for the whole family.
Northalsted Halloween Parade
When: October 31st, 7:30pm
Where: On Halsted Street from Belmont to Addison
Register to suit up in your costume or enjoy the spectacle from the sidelines for this Chicago tradition. Known across the country for the creativity of this event, this is a parade you won’t want to miss.