Halloween is celebrated at Navy Pier with attractions that are kid-friendly and scare free or more frightening and only appropriate for adults. The Halloween attractions includes the Carnival of Curiosities, Fear Haunted House and Patch’s Halloween Party. There will be fireworks every Saturday night for the month of October. Following is information about Halloween at Navy Pier in Chicago, Illinois.
Carnival of Curiosities
The Carnival of Curiosities in a kid-friendly scare-free sideshow that runs from October 9 – 31, 2010. The walk-around theatrical event is open on Saturdays (noon – 9:00 p.m.) and Sundays (1:00 – 6:00 p.m.) and on Columbus Day Monday (October 11 – 1:00 – 6:00 p.m.) ).
Fear Haunted House
The Fear Haunted House is open October 8 – October 31, 2010, Thursdays through Sundays. The haunted house can be frightening for children at night,so younger children can attend during the day for low-scare fun with the lights left on. Night shows are conducted in the dark and are reserved for teenagers and adults.
The Fear Haunted House website cautions that the haunted house is not kid-friendly. Navy Fear used to have a kid-friendly haunted house, Navy Fear, but that attraction no longer exists.
The family-friendly, lights-on experience is on Saturdays and Sundays only (11:00 am.m – 5:00 p.m.). The show is also open on Columbus Day Monday, October 11 (11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.) Tickets for the day hours are $10.00.
The more frightening night shows are on Thursday-Sunday, starting at 6:00 p.m. the attraction is also open on Halloween week Wednesday, October 27 (6:00 – 10:00 p.m.)
Halloween Weekend Treat Giveaway and Patch’s Holloween Party
In addition to the Carnival of Curiosities and Fear Haunted House, Navy Pier is offering special events on Halloween Weekend. On Friday, October 29 (noon – 6:00 p.m.) Navy Pier is holding a treat -giveaway for kids who come to the pier in Halloween costumes.
Patch’s Halloween Party is on Sunday, October 31, 2010 from noon to 4:00 p.m. in the crystal Gardens of Navy Pier. Patch, the mascot dog of Navy Pier, hosts a Halloween parts along with his Carnival of Curiosities characters. Patch’s party is a fright free experience and is perfect for kids aged 2-7.
Navy Pier is on Lake Michigan on Chicago’s lakefront. The cruise lines of Navy Pier are also offering Halloween and fall themed cruises. Halloween and Fall Cruises at Navy Pier Chicago
For additional information, please see the Navy Pier website.
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