Date: Saturday, October 26 - Thursday, October 31
Time: Varies by day
Location: Halsted and Belmont, Chicago
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Address: 3200 N. Halsted St.
Chicago IL


Despite the weather forecast for rain/snow, the Parade is not cancelled!

Parade Start Time: 7:30pm
The Awards presentation start time may be earlier than 8:30pm! It will be right after the Parade.


The Northalsted Halloween Parade is ranked one of the 10 Best Halloween Celebrations in the US by Fodor’s Travel Guide, for its outlandish costumes, creative programming, and entertaining parade.

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Saturday October 26, 10am-1pm  |  Lakeview Halloween Pup Crawl
Saturday October 26, 1pm-3:30pm  |  Kids Fun Zone by Howard Brown Health
Sunday October 27  |  Zombie Brunch & Bar Crawl
Thursday October 31  |  Parade Viewing & Dance Party at FFC Boystown
Thursday October 31  |  Haunted Halsted Halloween Parade

General Information

Advance registration COMING SOON!

Halsted & Belmont, 6:30pm-7pm, October 31.

Date: Wednesday, October 31 Halloween Night
Admission: Free, all ages
Contest Participation: Free, all ages
Location: Halsted St from Belmont Ave to Brompton Ave.
Kick Off: 7:30 pm at Halsted & Belmont
Public Transportation: A short walk from CTA Belmont Red/Brown/Purple Line Station or Addison Red Line Station
Weather: The parade will go on, despite rain or snow
Pets: Pets are welcome to march in or watch the parade

Parade & Costume Contest

Show off your costume, march in the parade. Registration is free and required for contest entry.

Advance Registration available soon!

Costume Contest

Categories: Theme, Group, Drag, Scary & more to be announced!

Cash & Prize awards following the parade at Halsted & Brompton. (Contestants must be present to win a prize.)


An esteemed panel of judges (TBA) will select winners!

Event Schedule

Oct 31, 2019
6:30pm-7:30pm  Parade Registration at Halsted & Belmont (CTA Turnaround)
7:30pm Parade Kick off at Halsted & Belmont
8:30pm Awards presentation at Mid City Parking lot (Halsted & Brompton)
9:00-10:00pm AfterLife dance party Mid City Parking lot (Halsted & Brompton)


Register for the Parade

Online registration coming soon!

All Parade participants, including all members of group costumes, are required to register for the Parade and (also to be eligible for the Costume Contest), and agree to the Rules, Release and waiver. A photo ID matching your registration must be presented at the event.

You can register in person at the event starting at 5pm, but advance registration is recommended. There is no obligation or fee.

Marketing & Sponsorship Opportunities

Looking to connect with active consumers at this event? For pricing and a customized benefits package, please contact Norine Smyth at 312-799-0354 or Laura Wilke at 773-584-6669.