Chicago-ween: What You’re Doing

Got your costume? Now it's time to figure out where to party.

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Market bar hosts its Halloween soiree on Saturday from 8pm until midnight. The four-hour open bar event features a variety of costume contests with the winners receiving over $1,000 in cash and prizes. Attendees will also receive a ticket to return to the scene of the crime on Sunday for a complimentary brunch. $45
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Faith & Whiskey hosts its 2nd Annual "Walk Of Shame Halloween Party" featuring a five-hour catered food and drink package from 11am until 4pm Sunday. Tickets are $35, but if you wear your Halloween costume from the night before or pajamas, admission will be discounted to $30.
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Lakeview's Fizz Bar and Grill celebrates Halloween weekend with a costume contest Friday, the Vampire Ball Saturday and a Sunday Industry Night Party complete with a costume contest.
Rapper Christian Rich and resident DJ Konsept headline HUB and SUB 51's Anti-Halloween party on Saturday night. Can't be bothered to wear a costume? This is your party.
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The 14th Annual Northalsted Halloween Parade steps off Sunday at 6:15 p.m. from Belmont and Halsted. The theme this year is "Little Street of Horrors."
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RINO gets into the spirit with its Halloween Thriller party Saturday night, which includes a hosted bar from 9-11 p.m. and cash prizes for the sexiest and scariest costumes. RSVP on Facebook.
West Loop hot spot Pasha gets into the spirit Friday and Saturday night with a live DJ and bands Friday night, along with a costume contest. On Saturday, it's more live music and Halloween-themed cocktails.
Casey Moran's hosts HalloweenBash 2010: The Devil Made Me Drink on Friday night from 8-11 p.m. Indulge in the food "boo-fet", domestic beer and themed drinks for $30.
Nacional 27 offers salsa dancing, a costume contest and the Bloody Maria custom cocktails at their Halloween bash on Saturday night from 11 p.m. - 3 p.m. $10
Jbar at The James Hotel hosts a for a vampire-themed Halloween bash on Saturday. From 8 p.m.-3 a.m. the lounge features Fang-tastic cocktail specials all night and DJ Kevin Taek. NO COVER
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Glam Live and Mario Ink present Avatar Halloween 2010 at Le Passage Saturday night, featuring body painting, planet Pandora installations, interactive photo shoots, avatar cage dancing and a costume contest. NO COVER. RSVP
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Head over to Tuman's (2159 W. Chicago Ave.) Saturday night for their Halloween bash that includes drink deals like $3.50 select microbrew drafts and $8 PBR pitchers, along with DJ music and a costume contest at 12:30 a.m.
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For some upscale Halloween action, head over to Salvage One (1840 W. Hubbard) from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. for the "Spooky Soiree: Spooky Soiree Goes Hollywood." Tickets are $75 in advance and $100 at the door, which gets you an open bar, passed apps and a costume contest. Proceeds benefit the Chicago Children’s Advocacy Center.
Trader Todd's has a haunted mobile shuttle bus haunted house running all Halloween weekend picking people up from anywhere across the city and taking them to the Lakeview bar. 7-9 p.m. Friday will be a good time to check it out because they're hosting a spooky Barcadi cocktail session. Call 773.348.3250 for a pickup.
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Old Town Social hosts Chicago Scene's Dead Man's Ball on Friday. Take part in the costume contest, plus, the $10 admission also includes your first drink.
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Brownstone Tavern and Grille hosts an Angels and Demons party on Saturday from 10 pm to 1 am. $30 gets you call cocktails, domestic drafts, and a wicked witches brew along with contests, giveaways and prizes all night long.
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The Underground gets into the Halloween spirit Thursday through Sunday with "The Greatest Show On Earth" celebrating the Big Top. Each night takes on a different Circus theme.
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Rockit Wrigley hosts a Freaky Friday Halloween party with a number of drink specials, half-price pizza and a contest costume.
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Vertigo Sky Lounge hosts the Tower of Terror and A Night of Terror parties Friday and Saturday respectively. Three hours open bar both nights. $40
Take the kids to River Shannon on Saturday from 4-6 pm for a free pizza and pop party. There'll be Halloween games and each child will go home with a Halloween goody bag filled with candy toys.
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Vaudezilla presents the Hot N Heavy Burlesque show on Saturday night, a Halloween burlesque extravaganza that includes two shows at the Greenhouse Theatre.
Head over to Sunda Saturday and Sunday for the 2nd annual Dim Sum in The Dark -- a selection of dim sum items in the restaurant's darkened, candle-lit room
The 7th annual Tails in the City Halloween Party and Pet Parade goes down Sunday from 11 am to 1 pm. The party starts at Tails in the City and ends at Washington Square Park. A costume contest will be held in a variety of categories. $10
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Spend Halloween weekend at Bull and Bear with an anti-Halloween party on Friday, a full costume bash on Saturday and a Sunday Industry Night Halloween bash.
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Crimson Lounge hosts the 10th annual Black in White Ball: The Curse of Mercutio on Friday night, which includes a $1,000 prize for the best costume. On Sunday, Playboy bunnies Christina Santiago (pictured) and Jordan Monroe host Playboy's Mansion Madness. $25
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The Red Canary hosts a deceased celebrity-themed party Saturday night with a $1,000 cash prize awarded to the winning costume at 1 a.m. No cover.
Cece and Melinda of Raymi Productions host an upscale Thursday night Masquerade Extravaganza at Minibar from 7-10 p.m. $30
You don't have ask the crew twice at Kit Kat Lounge to throw a Halloween bash. Head to the Boystown resto for the Rocky Horror Picture Show brunch.
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