On Friday and Saturday nights, Amazing Chicago’s Funhouse Maze will be undergoing a spooky transformation. Along with plenty of other Halloween events on Navy Pier, this self-guided maze is sure to terrify as you try to escape the monstrous carnival, where ghosts, ghouls, and other ghastly creatures lie around every corner! Tickets are $15 per person and can be purchased at Amazing Chicago’s box office.
Go check out an improvisational performance at The Public House Theatre in Chicago this Friday inspired by the hit Netflix show Black Mirror. By taking simple suggestions from audience members, the cast creates a dystopian world that explores the darker sides of humanity and technology. Tickets tend to sell out fast, so be sure to get yours in advance here for $12 each.
Head to the Randolph Street Market on Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. for a European-style indoor-outdoor market. Located in the West Loop, this market features antique furnishings, vintage clothing, jewelry and collectibles from across the globe. There’s plenty of vinyl records to choose from, along with fancy chocolates, baked goods and spices. You can buy your admission tickets here for $8 or at the door for $10.
Make all of your Simpsons dreams come true this weekend. From now until Halloween, Replay Lincoln Park has recreated Springfield’s favorite bar, featuring special Simpsons-themed drinks and over a dozen different varieties of Duff beer. There’s also an arcade, so grab some friends and head down to Chicago for good drinks and fun.
If you’re looking to rock out this weekend, go out to see the American indie rock band The Front Bottoms at the iconic House of Blues Chicago on Friday. Plus, with every online ticket you purchase for the show, you’ll receive a free digital copy of their new album “Going Grey.” Tickets can be purchased here. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and show begins at 8:30 p.m.
To celebrate the Day of the Dead, the city of Evanston is hosting a celebration at the Levy Center with the Academy of Mexican Dance and Music, the region’s premiere Mexican folkloric performance ensemble. There will be traditional Mexican food and beverages for sale, free interactive art stations where you can create ofrendas, and a costume parade for all ages.