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Arts in the Dark Halloween Parade

October 30, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


The Arts in the Dark community Halloween parade returns to State Street and Forward Momentum Chicago is excited to participate again! The parade is family-friendly event that is free and open to the public.

It is a dazzling event that delights the audience with unique floats, spectacle puppets and creative performances – all set against the backdrop of historic State Street. The Arts in the Dark Halloween Parade is produced in partnership with the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, with major sponsorship from Blommer Chocolate Company and the Chicago Loop Alliance.

The parade is not only a salute to Chicago’s cultural community, it has become a showcase for the creativity and diversity of Chicago’s neighborhoods,  This must-see event is the only parade that features performers from every one of Chicago’s 50 Wards!

Saturday, October 30


State Street between Lake and Van Buren



October 30, 2021
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


State Street
Chicago, IL + Google Map