Indoor Trick-or-Treating and Halloween Events in Lake County

Halloween in Lake County

Halloween is this week and the weather is looking spooky, and not in a good way. If you are looking for some fun trick-or-treating and Halloween activities that are indoors we’ve gathered them for you all in one place!

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Indoor Halloween Events in Lake County

29 October 5:30 Boo BashRegistration Encouraged 
{Glencoe} Children of all ages and their families are invited for a Boo-tiful evening filled with crafts, carnival games, candy and treats, entertainment and pizza dinner. Advance registration is encouraged. Cost is $8 per person in advance and $10 per person at the door.

29 October 10:00 a.m. Allergy-Friendly Halloween Playdate
{Vernon Hills} Join Little Lake County and Friends at Busy Brains Children’s Museum for an Allergy-Friendly playdate. There will be trick-or-treating around the exhibits as well as games, pictures, and more! Included with regular admission ($5 per walking child, adults are free).

29 October 4:00 p.m. Halloween Open House
{Lake Bluff} Dress in your Halloween finest and join us for a not-so-spooky party! Join us for some stories, a craft, and treats, no tricks.

30 October 9:30 a.m. Trick-or-Reading
Registration Required FREE
{Linclonshire} For ages 0-3 years with an adult. Bring your tiny tot in costume for a boo-tastic storytime followed by a trick-or-treating parade in the library.

30 October 5:30 p.m. Halloween Fest
Registration Required
{Libertyvlle} This is a family fun event geared for kids ages 10 & under.  Activities include inflatable games, train ride, climb “spider” mountain, costume character, music and more. Admission is $7 pre-registered, $10 at the door (if available) parents and grandparents are free.

30 October 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. Halloween Toon-Tacular
Registration Required FREE INDOORS
{Fox Lake} Teens are invited to watch Halloween episodes of your favorite cartoons! There will be pizza!

31 October All Day Trick or Treat the Library
{Deerfield} Stop by the Youth Services department anytime on Halloween to show off your costume and receive a special (non-food) treat!

31 October All Day Trick-or-Treat at the Library
{Lake Bluff} Children, teens, and adults can stop by the library on Halloween for trick-or-treating. All you need to do is say “trick-or-treat” to the friendly staff at our front desk and you’ll take home the sweet treat of a $5 fine voucher or Halloween candy. Costume optional but enthusiastically encouraged.

31 October 9:30 AND 11:00 a.m. Preschool Halloween Party
Registration Required FREE 
{Wauconda} Preschoolers and their caregivers come in costume and get ready to sing and dance with musician Mary Macaroni in this interactive concert for children. Join our parade and receive a take-home surprise!

31 October 11:00 a.m. Trick or Treat at Hawthorn Mall
Trick or Treat at Hawthorn Mall! Participating retailers will have candy signs posted throughout the center. For children, ages 6 & Under.

31 October 10:00 a.m.- Halloween Dress-Up Party
Registration Required FREE 
{Fox Lake} A special and spooktacular storytime! Dress up in your Halloween costume to listen to stories, songs, and have a yummy treat. For children 5 and under.

31 October 10:00 & 11:00 a.m. Noisy Time Halloween
{Wheeling} Free tickets required. Ages 2 to 5 with a caregiver. Enjoy a “spooktacular” short Halloween storytime, craft, and game. Costumes encouraged but not necessary. Limit: 25. Free tickets distributed 30 minutes before the program.

31 October 10:30 a.m. Halloween Storytime
{Zion} Children (caregivers too) wear your Halloween costume to this storytime. Age-appropriate Halloween books will be read followed by a craft. For children birth through age 6.

31 October 11:00 a.m. Treat, Craft and Creepy Stories
{Round Lake} All Ages – Wear a costume and join us for some friendly ghoulish fun! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Space limited to the first 20.

Of course, you can always do it old school and bundle them up in winter gear and trick-or-treat anyway. Find the hours here.

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Melissa is mom to 4. She used to dream of traveling the world, now she dreams of a clean kitchen. She can be found on most social media sites as @PBinmyHair because with this much hair and four kids, you're bound to find something in it.

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