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Save the Date. one night only.



These are some frequently ask questions and important information regarding Nightmare on Chicago Street. Please read carefully and follow all rules. Failure to follow rules will result in inability to enter the zone or an escorted exit out of the zone.

Thank you!

October 21st, 2023


Frequently Asked Questions

When will tickets go on sale?

Tickets will go on sale in Summer 2023 for early pricing. 

Who is the intended audience for this event?

This event is geared towards a mature audience. Anyone will be admitted but citizens under 17 must remain with a parent or guardian the entire time. Everyone needs a ticket. Please be aware that the event might be scary for younger citizens. Some performances might not be suitable for younger audiences. The event happens in a dimly lit area and alcohol is allowed in the safe zone. 

Can I bring a Stroller?

No strollers or wagons are allowed

Can I bring weapons or weapon props? 

Under no circumstances will weapons or weapon props be allowed into the safe zone. Citizens that want to enter with one will be turned away. If found in the zone with a weapon/prop the item will be removed with no guarantee to get it back. All props should be left at home for the safety of the citizens in the zone. We wish to keep everyone safe from the unknowns of the apocalypse. 

Should I dress up?

Dressing up is always encouraged! Immerse yourself in the experience! 

How is Safety handled at the event?

The zombie initiative defense team takes plenty of precautions to make sure the safe zone is free of any harm to its citizens. Measurements have been taken to ensure the safety of everyone and keep from further contamination. If one is concerned about an experience or possible toxic waste contamination contact any zombie initiative defense member. 

Can I bring empty cups to drink from, or food from outside?

No outside food or beverages are allowed in the zone, including empty tumblers, cups, mugs, coolers, glassware or other containers.

Are animals allowed?

No animals allowed. 

Can I bring a bag?

No bags larger than 10"x6"x2" will be allowed to enter the safe zone. Anyone entering with a bag larger than the restrictions will be asked to go back to their car or pay to store their bag in a locker outside the zone. 

Should I bring cash or card?

We encourage you to bring both. Depending on the vendor and available WIFI each vendor will have different forms of payment.

Can I buy a ticket at the door?

No ticket sales will be done in person at the gates of the event. All ticket sales are online. Ticket sales are limited. If tickets sell out, ticket sales will close online. Only people with tickets will be let into the zone. 

What if it rains?

A little rain will not stop the zombies! In extreme weather cases the safe zone of Nightmare on Chicago Street will close. Check the Facebook page and website for updates on weather. 

Where can I park?

We have designated parking locations as well as shuttles to take you to and from the event. VIP Parking will also be available to purchase with tickets. A handicap lot will also be available to those who need it.

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