Nightmare on Chicago Street, Elgin, IL
Saturday, Oct. 26th – 2013
6pm-11pm Only $7.00 online ($10.00 at the gate)
This is a “17 and older” event. There will be alcohol served, nightmarish displays and gory costuming. Younger children might not be prepared for the “Safe Zone”, and should remain with their parents if they do attend.
Two stages of entertainment, Svengoolie, costume contest, Hookah Lounge, Absinthe Parlour, unique vendors, and so much apocalyptic energy, you have to come to the “Safe Zone”!! Complete schedule here. ABSOLUTELY NO WEAPONS ALLOWED IN THE “SAFE ZONE”. Please costume accordingly.
Let’s keep the Humans alive!! Enter the safe zone on October 26th from 6pm to 11pm at NIGHTMARE ON CHICAGO STREET.
Save the date. Save the city.
Hotel info here for the nearby Hampton Inn.
Costume Contest Rules and Information
1) All entrants in the costume contest must be received by 9:30pm. Each registrant must complete a registration form and have their photograph taken. These photographs may be used in future event marketing.
2) Prizes will be offered in the following categories: -
$350 Overall Winner
$250 Best Couple or Group Costume
$100 Best Zombie
$100 Best Steampunk
$100 Best Horror
$100 Most Original Costume
Judges will decide which category you are entered in.
3) The top three entrants in each category will be called on to the main stage at 10pm by Svengoolie. All entrants should approach the stage area at 9:45pm to be ready to be called up as a potential winner. Entrants must be present on stage to win a prize.
4) Please note that monetary prizes will be mailed out as checks after the event. Please allow 6 weeks to receive your prize. Runners up in each category do not receive a cash prize.
Video archive of Elgin Mayor David Kaptain addressing citizens about the urgent nature of the 2010 outbreak.
Read Haunted Illinois’ review of our original Nightmare on Chicago Street in 2011.