Trick or Treat Hours in Lake County 2019

O trick or treat, O trick or treat. How lovely are thine satchels?

Maybe that wasn’t the proper lyrics, season or equipment, but it’s that time of year when your youngsters go door-to-door in the neighborhood and demand people to smell their feet and provide their taste buds with some nourishing sugar treats.

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.

Create a great experience for your little goblins by marking the times for trick or treat hours in Lake County on your calendar.


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So whether you’re a sewer clown that is wise with one pence, a warrior weatherman that knows the exact moment winter arrives, a human arachnid with certain “senses” or a peculiar gang of youngsters that see things that are strange, get ready because it’s Halloween in Lake County.

Here are the trick or treat hours in Lake County 2019.

Trick or Treat Hours in Lake County 2019

Village of Antioch: October 31; 4-7 p.m.

Village of Deerfield: October 31; 3:30 -7 p.m.

Village of Fox Lake: October 31; 4-8 p.m.

Village of Grayslake: October 31; 4-7 p.m.

Village of Gurnee: October 26; 2-5 p.m.
-Gurnee Trick or Treat Path October 12; 1 p.m.

City of Highland Park: October 31; 3:30-7 p.m.

Village of Lake Zurich: October 31; 3-8 p.m.

Village of Libertyville: October 31; 3-8 p.m.

Village of Lincolnshire: October 31; 4-8 p.m.

Village of Mundelein: October 31; 4-8 p.m.

Village of Vernon Hills: October 31; 4-8 p.m. November 2; 2-5 p.m. (as of 10/29)

City of Waukegan: October 27; 2-5 p.m.
-Waukegan Trick or Treat Trail October 26; 1 p.m.

City of Zion: October 26; 2-5 p.m.
-Zion Trail of Treats; October 26; 1 p.m.

Business Trick or Treat Hours in Lake County 2019

Deer Park Town Center: October 26; noon-3 p.m.

Doggy Trick or Treat in Mundelein: October 12; noon-2 p.m.

Downtown Antioch (Treat the Streets): October 19; noon-2 p.m. (fest runs till 4 p.m.)

Downtown Grayslake: October 26; 11 a.m.

Grayslake (Pumpkin Fest): October 17; 5:30 p.m.

Downtown Deerfield (DBR Trick or Treat Hours): October 26; 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Downtown Highland Park (Trick or Treat Candy Stroll): TBA

Gurnee Mills (Boo Bash): October 24; 5-7 p.m.

Mellody Farm (Trick or Treat Fest): October 26; 1-4 p.m.

Hawthorn Mall in Vernon Hills: October 31; 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Historic Downtown Long Grove (Halloween Town): October 25; 2-5 p.m.

MainStreet Libertyville: October 31; 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Other Community Trick or Treat Hours in Lake County


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  • Bannockburn: October 31; 3:30-7 p.m.
  • Barrington: October 31; 3-7 p.m.
  • Beach Park: October 27; 2-5 p.m.
  • Buffalo Grove: October 31; 2-7 p.m.
  • Deer Park: October 31; 3-8 p.m.
  • Downtown Wauconda: October 27; 2-5 p.m.
  • Grandwood Park: October 31; 5-8 p.m.
  • Green Oaks: October 31; 4-8 p.m.
  • Hainesville: October 31; 4-7 p.m.
  • Hawthorn Woods: October 31; 4-8 p.m.
  • Highwood: October 31; 3:30-7 p.m.
  • Ingleside: October 31; 4-8 p.m.
  • Island Lake: October 31; 4-8 p.m.
  • Kildeer: October 31; 3-8 p.m.
  • Lake Bluff: October 31; 4-7 p.m.
  • Lake Forest: October 31; 4-8 p.m.
  • Lake Villa: October 31; 4-7 p.m.
  • Lindenhurst: October 31; 4-7 p.m.
  • North Barrington: October 31; 3-7 p.m.
  • North Chicago: October 27; 2-5 p.m.
  • Park City: October 27; 2-4 p.m.
  • Riverwoods: October 31; 3:30-7 p.m.
  • Round Lake: October 27; 1-5 p.m.
  • Round Lake Beach: October 27; 1-4 p.m.
  • Round Lake Heights: October 27; 1-5 p.m.
  • Round Lake Park: October 27; 1-5 p.m.
  • Volo: October 31; 4-7 p.m.
  • Wadsworth: October 27; 1-5 p.m.
  • Wauconda: October 31; 4-7 p.m.
  • Wauconda Main Street Trick or Treat: October 27; 1-5 p.m.
  • Wheeling: October 31; 3-7 p.m.
  • Wildwood: October 31; 4-7 p.m.
  • Winthrop Harbor: October 31; 4-7 p.m.

Trick or Treat Events

Trick or Tween in Lake Zurich (October 11)

Enter if you dare for Lake Zurich’s freaky Friday Trick-or-Tween Haunted Halloween event. The party gets underway as DJ The Great Boodini brings the beats that will have you out on the dance floor. There will be plenty of pizza to fill up even the hungriest of monsters, and guests will be playing a variety of tricky games. Be sure to dress for success and enter the costume contest for a variety of prizes.  The Paulus Park Barn affair is a drop-off event for children ages nine-to-12 years old.

Great Highwood Pumpkin Fest (October 11-13)


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This festival has pumpkins stacked to the sky. Get into the spirit with your friend Jack while holding a lantern and journey to Highwood for the Great Pumpkin Festival. Once again, the festival will be jam-packed with daily events, a variety of food and drink vendors, a carnival, live tunes, hayrides, pony rides, pumpkin carving, massive pumpkin displays, nightly pumpkin lightings, a parade, Superhero 5K/10K and other festivities. The live entertainment includes Unity the Band, Clayton Mann Band, Catfight, Cirrus Falcon and more.

Doggy Trick or Treat in Mundelein (October 12)

Unwind after a ruff week and bring your costumed four-legged friend to Mundelein’s annual Doggy Trick-or-Treat event. Strut your pup through the village’s community park and experience a variety of howl-o-ween-themed activities. In addition to the trick or treating and the costume fashion show, your canine can bob for weenies, scamper on an agility course, capture a photo-op in the booth, search for bones in the graveyard and more. Fare will be available for purchase at this event, and all dogs must be accompanied by an owner age 15 years and older.

Harvest Fest and Treat the Streets in Antioch (October 19)


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This event is the marquee fall festival in Antioch. The night has their treat the streets Halloween where the downtown area gives these youngsters something good to eat. The fest follows at 2 p.m. with hayrides, fare and drink vendors, games, a bounce house, wiener races, a pumpkin roll and costume contest.

Trucks, Trunks and Treats in Vernon Hills (October 19)

Touch some trucks, trunks at treats at this Vernon Hills event. how off your Halloween costume while walking through the aisles of trucks. Bring your trick-or-treat bags to receive candy from the operators at each vehicle. The triple T party is also highlighted by a hayride and bounce house.

Gurnee Mills Boo Bash (October 24)

The boo bash inside Gurnee Mills on the Macy’s wing features mall-wide trick or treating, spooky tunes and a free photo booth to snap the chilling moments.

Halloween Town in Long Grove (Trick or Treat Oct. 25; Event Oct. 11-28)

Long Grove is the spookiest place to be during Halloween. The town turns downright ghoulish, and the Lake County village wants ghastly goblins to intend this event. Feel free to bring the gremlins.

Lincolnshire Boo Bash (October 25)

Families will flock to Lincolnshire’s North Park for the village’s beloved Boo Bash. The Halloween-themed event will feature a haunted trail/house, pumpkin decorating, games, a live DJ, a bounce house, a gigantic slide, food trucks, laser tag, a photo booth and more. The community festival is suitable for all ages and is free to attend.

Trail of Treats and Fest in Zion (October 25)

The kids shall trick, and they shall also be treated at Shiloh Park on the 27th Street tennis court. This trail starts from the aforementioned courts running toward the city’s leisure center. Following the treat trail, the youngsters will party with sugar on the brain. The fest portion is highlighted by more candy, face painting, a costume contest, toy prizes, a hayride and a bounce house.

Vernon Hills Fall Fest (October 25)

Ghosts, ghouls and especially goblins are all invited to the spookster fest at Vernon Hill’s Sullivan Community Center. The park district hosted event features indoor trick or treating, balloon art, a black light dance party and the annual costume contest. Register early!

Halloween Hoopla in Deerfield (October 25-26)

What’s all the hoopla in Deerfield? This pre-Halloween social at Jewett Park Community Center features inflatable rides, lucrative giveaways, a zombie apocalypse trail game, a pumpkin patch, carnival games, a haywagon trip, live entertainment and so much more.

Mundelein Boo Bash (October 26)

Bring your boo-hind to this spooky Mundelein bash. The ghostly gathering features trick or treating, games, giveaways, a bounce house and a photo booth.

Hawthorn Mall’s Spooktacular (October 26)

Kiddies will be tricked and treated to a free movie showing of “Hocus Pocus.” Besides the flick of the ladies “double, double toil and trouble,” younglings will receive a Halloween candy bag, create spooky crafts and get their face painted. The winner of Hawthorn Mall’s Great Pumpkin Contest will be announced. The Vernon Hills mall asks attendees not to wear masks or costumes with weapons.

Waukegan Trick or Treat Trail (October 26)


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Boogity boo! Take a stroll on the Halloween Trick or Treat Trail, a new tradition for families with professionally-costumed loved and feared characters for all to meet. Families will have the opportunity to interact with characters, scenes, and sounds along the trail. Children will receive treats (not tricks) along the way. Costumes are encouraged.

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