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CHICAGO — The snow is the scariest part of Halloween for a lot of trick-or-treaters with several Chicago area communities postponing the holiday fun because of the weather.

But in north suburban Lake Bluff, officials said Halloween is on. It will run from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m.

Pumpkins dressed up as snowmen for the holiday. It was officially the snowiest Halloween on record in the Chicago area.

Chicago has only had measurable snow on Halloween once since they started keeping records back in 1885.


Below is a list of indoor activities for Halloween put together by Chicago Parent.

Chicago: Navy Pier Trick-or-Treating: 2-6 p.m.

Chicago Ridge: Mall-O-Ween Trick or Treating at Chicago Ridge Mall: 4 – 7 p.m.

Barrington: Trick or Treating at Ice House: 12-5 p.m.

Norridge:  Halloween at Harlem Irving Plaza: 4-6 p.m.

Lincolnwood: Candy Crawl at Lincolnwood Town Center

Lemont: Trick-or-Treat at the Library: 4-6 p.m.

Niles: Trick or Treat at Golf Mill Mall: 5 – 7 p.m.

Northbrook: Trick-or-Treat at Northbrook Court:  5-7 p.m.

North Riverside:  Trick-or-Treat Mall Event North Riverside Mall Theatre: 4 – 6 p.m.


And this is a list of suburbs who have postponed Halloween until a later date:

Saturday, Nov. 2 from 3-6 p.m.

Friday, Nov. 1 from 3:30-7 p.m.

Oakwood Hills:
Saturday, Nov. 2 from 12-4 p.m.

Saturday, Nov. 2 from 3-7 p.m.

Saturday, Nov. 2 from 3-7 p.m.

Saturday, Nov. 2 from 3-7 p.m.

Friday, Nov. 1 from 4-7 p.m.

Vernon Hills:
Saturday, Nov. 2 from 2-5 p.m.

Saturday, Nov. 2 from 2-6 p.m.

Saturday, Nov. 2 from 2-5 p.m.

Should other cities and suburbs reschedule trick-or-treating? Take our poll below: