Top 5 Spooktacular Halloween Events 2012 in Chicago

English: Marshall Field, Sr., residence at 190...

English: Marshall Field, Sr., residence at 1905 South Prairie Avenue in the Near South Side community area of Chicago. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Halloween offers many exciting opportunities to explore Chicago’s neighborhoods looking for ghouls, ghosts and goblins. Check out some of these 2012 Spooktacular Events:

Halloween (2 be or Not 2 be)

1. Spooky Boo Spectacular at the Lincoln Park Zoo. For additional information please visit www.lpzoo.org

Edgar Allan Poe

Cover of Edgar Allan Poe

2. Prairie Avenue offers the 26th annual Edgar Allen Poe Readings at the Clarke House Museum on Saturday, October 27, 2012. For more information visit www.glessnerhouse.org

3. Shadows on the Street: Haunted Tours of Prairie Avenue

on Saturday, October 27 and Sunday, October 28, 2012

English: Pullman Residence on Prairie Avenue

English: Pullman Residence on Prairie Avenue (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

English: United States Soccer Federation build...

English: United States Soccer Federation building in Near South Side, Chicago (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

For more informationabout the Haunted Tours of Historic Prairie Avenue visit www.glessnerhouse.org

George Pullman

George Pullman (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Marshall Field

Marshall Field (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

English: Marshall Field, Sr., residence at 190...

English: Marshall Field, Sr., residence at 1905 South Prairie Avenue in the Near South Side community area of Chicago. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

English: Photo of Potter Palmer I (1826-1902)

English: Photo of Potter Palmer I (1826-1902) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

4. Chicago’s Franken Plaza at the Daley Center. Hop on a hay ride or join the Monster Bash.

Daley Plaza, Chicago, Illinois. Photographed f...

Daley Plaza, Chicago, Illinois. Photographed from 41°53′1″N 87°37′47″W / °S °W / ; latd>90 (dms format) in latd latm lats longm longs looking north west. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Al Capone. Mugshot information from Science an...

Al Capone. Mugshot information from Science and Society Picture Gallery: Al Capone (1899-1947), American gangster, 17 June 1931. ‘Al Capone sent to prison. This picture shows the Bertillon photographs of Capone made by the US Dept of Justice. His rogue’s gallery number is C 28169’. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

5. Haunted Segway Tour through Fort Dearborn, the Iroquois Theater and Al Capone‘s haunted yacht.

For more information visit http://www.chicagosegway.com/halloween_tour.html

English: Engraving showing Fort Dearcorn, Chic...

English: Engraving showing Fort Dearcorn, Chicago, Illinois, as it appeared in 1831 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Dr. EveAnn Lovero writes Travel Guides @ www.vino-con-vista.com

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