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faq 2022

These are some frequently ask questions and important information regarding Nightmare on Chicago Street. Please read carefully and follow all rules. Thank you!

October 22nd, 2022


Frequently Asked Questions

Who is the 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. This happening is dimly lit 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 or have the weapon removed with no guarantee to get it back. 

Should I dress up?

Dressing up is encouraged!

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, glassware or other containers.

Are animals allowed?

NO animals allowed except for guide animals. 

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?

Ticket sales are limited. We encourage getting your tickets ahead of time. If maximum capacity is reached, ticket sales online and at the door will cease.

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. 

Where can I park?

We have designated parking locations at Larkin High school, and Elgin High school. These locations have a bus shuttle that will run from 5:30pm-12:30am to pick up and drop off guests. Other locations include Center St. parking deck and Fulton St. parking deck. Ride share is encouraged!


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