CITY OF CHICAGO ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL ’HALLOWEEK’ ACTIVITIES TO CELEBRATE SAFELY AMIDST COVID-19

Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot today joined the Chicago Park District, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE), and the Chicago Police Department (CPD) to announce new and exciting events for Chicagoans to enjoy Halloween this year, while still adhering to Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) guidelines. The previously announced ‘Halloweek’, which will take place from October 26-31, will include the “Arts in the Dark Upside-Down Halloween Parade” in addition to opportunities to safely trick-or-treat around the city. The City’s ‘Halloweek’ guidelines will allow for a responsible celebration taking place over the course of a full week to minimize congregation while calling on both children and adults to abide by COVID-19 safety precautions that are necessary to keep all of us protected and limit the spread of the virus.

“Halloween means so much to our kids, and after so much has been taken away, it’s important for all


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