Costume Contest / Parade / Downtown Trick-or-Treat

Come on down for some Halloween Fun!

West Chicago, Illinois: October 3, 2016 – Children of the community are invited to enjoy some pre-Halloween fun at the annual Downtown Trick or Treat in West Chicago on Saturday, October 22, 2016 from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Participating businesses on Main Street will be designated by a pumpkin event poster in their front windows.

It’s another opportunity for children to wear their Halloween costumes and trick or treat in a community environment. Support for the program has been amazing. Each year, more children and more businesses participate, making the annual tradition stronger and more spirited.

City Museum Organizes Halloween Parade and Costume Contest

Prior to the trick-or-treat event on the same day, October 22, 2016, the West Chicago City Museum will be organizing a Halloween Parade and Costume Contest. It will start with a registration period from 11:00 a.m. in the parking lot of the West Chicago Public Library.

Costume judging will begin at 11:30 a.m. The parade will step-off from the parking lot at 12:00 p.m., continue up onto Main Street by way of W. Washington Street and end at the Wayne and Helen Fox Community Center, 306 Main Street, West Chicago. Prizes will be handed out and announced at the Community Center, and then kids and families will be able to begin the Downtown Trick or Treat.

To check out other related spooky events taking place in the community, visit the Community Calendar, which can be found here.

Make the holiday a safe and happy one with these tips from the West Chicago Police Department:

Halloween Safety Tips

 *Official Trick or Treat Hours on October 31, 2016 are 3:00 – 7:00 p.m.