Photos: Ellen DeGeneres’ Halloween Surprise

TV host invites costumed fans to gather outside NBC Chicago's Studio 5 for a Halloween event.

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Ellen DeGeneres tweeted to Chicagoans this week to come out for a good 'ole Halloween Party. She offered up a chance to win a big prize to the best costumed contestant.
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Ballet Chicago showcased costumes from their show, the Nutcracker.
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The Garrett Popcorn Fairy
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Bee and the Beekeeper
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Even dogs joined in the fun!
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These fans wanted to show Ellen some real Chicago spirit!
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NBC Chicago's own Entertainment Reporter LeeAnn Trotter joins in on the fun.
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Nicole Barry, 26, dressed as a pile of laundry. "We love Ellen. What's not to be excited about?" said Barry.
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The Ellen Crew was there to get the crowd fired up!
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The crowd prepares to see Ellen. She was streamed live from Burbank, Calif. the home of the show.
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Rock, Paper, Scissors!
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Ellen's receptionist Jeannie Klisiewicz hosted the event for the show. She is a Chicago native. She says she has no idea what Ellen has up her sleeve.
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SNL-inspired Spartan Cheerleaders can't wait to get to see Ellen.
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Here is a little dog dressed as Disney character, Piglet.
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