Top 5 Halloween Hootenannies in Lake County

If you’re into sweets and cosplay, then clearly you must be a big fan of Halloween! It’s difficult to narrow it down to a top 5 Halloween hootenannies in Lake County, but somebody’s got to do it!

From emulating a door-to-door salesman asking Lake County residents for tricks and/or treats, to getting the living daylights scared out of you at a haunted attraction to sipping down a pumpkin spice brew to trying to find your way home through a maze of cornstalks to Halloween fests, this area provides a sufficient amount of spooky lifestyle October 31.


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Night of 1000 Jack o Lanterns

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Get “Thriller” queued up on your playlist: Here are your top 5 Halloween hootenannies in Lake County!

1. Trick or Treat in Lake County


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It’s that time of year when your youngsters go door-to-door in the neighborhood and demand people to smell their feet and give them something good to eat. For if your neighbors refrain from providing tasty treats, these children have don’t have a care in the world and will proceed to embarrass you in front of the whole community by removing your undergarments. So if you want our advice, give the kiddies the candy they deserve. Visit one of the many Lake County communities to learn the true meaning of trick or treating.

All Lake County Communities October 25-31; various hours.

2. Six Flags Great America Fright Fest Presented by SNICKERS®


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Welcome to the freak show 💚🎢🕷

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“Darkness falls across the land. The midnight hour is close at hand. Creatures crawl in search of blood, to terrorize y’alls neighborhood.” Six Flags Great America’s Fright Fest presented by SNICKERS® provides the thrills by day and the frights by night. Crypts, ghouls, zombies and everything else Halloween takes over the Gurnee amusement park on select days through October 31.

Select days through October 31; Various hours and ticket prices. Six Flags Great America, 1 Great America Pkwy., Gurnee.

3. Fall Libations in Lake County

Lake County is home to the libation theme and do a bang-up job with creating tasty brews, spirits and wines with autumn feels. Every year these masons of adult beverages continuously blow our minds with the options they offer at their speakeasies. Celebrate the season the right way by tasting a vast variety of fall libation flights in Lake County. It’s a “barley” adventure.

4. Haunted Attractions in Lake County

Every October, there is a ‘Monster Mash,’ and the haunted attractions in Lake County never fail to scare. There is an abundance of courageous souls out there that want to brave the storm of a professional scarer. That said, Lake County holds a Master’s Degree in terrifying individuals. Visit a haunted house, museum, pyramid or event in Lake County for the full Halloween experience.

Various end dates and several locations in Lake County through November 4.

5. Halloween Festivals in Lake County


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#witchesnightout #longgrove #sipshopdine

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The autumn box socials have arrived, and Lake County is the hostess with the hocus-pocus. Get your spooks on at a Halloween fest in Lake County and have a scary good time!

“Bo0″nus Halloween Hootenannies in Lake County


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With the amount of Halloween Hootenannies Lake County throws, it’s borderline impossible to make a top five list. Here are a few ghastly great events going on for everyone’s favorite cosplay holiday.

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