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Halloween Hoopla

October 26, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

The annual Safe Saturday Trick or Treat event! 

Halloween Hoopla has something for families and kids of all ages. Download a PDF of the information flyer.

Costume Parade for Kids • 10:00a • Free!
Parade around Metropolitan Square, led by the one and only Jewels the Clown! Children who participate in costume will be given a Trick or Treat Bag with a special prize. Families are welcome to trick-or-treat at participating businesses throughout Des Plaines as part of the annual Safe Saturday Halloween Hoopla!  Map & directions
Sponsored by the Des Plaines Chamber of Commerce

Day of the Dead • 11:00a–3:00p • $3/child for non-members, $2/members • Sponsored by Jody Christman, Edward Jones Financial Advisor
The History Center presents its very popular Dia de Muertos celebration as part of the annual Halloween Hoopla. Children are invited to paint and decorate traditional Mexican sugar skulls. Learn more at  Map & directions

Pumpkin Races • noon–3:00p • Outside the History Center, on Pearson Street.
The Des Plaines Optimist Club hosts their annual fun (and sometimes very messy) event. On your mark…

Free Crafts for Kids • 1:00–3:00p • At the Des Plaines Public LibraryMap & directions
Sponsored by the Des Plaines Park District

Free Family Entertainment • 3:00p at the Des Plaines Public Library. Space is limited, so a free ticket is required. Pick up your tickets at the Youth Service Desk beginning a half-hour before the show.
You’ll laugh yourself silly watching the Balance Extraordinaire balance all kinds of items on his chin and juggle things you never thought possible!
Sponsored by the Des Plaines Public LibraryMap & directions

Halloween Hoopla



October 26, 2019


Metropolitan Square

Metropolitan Way at Market Street
Des Plaines, IL United States
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