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River North Halloween: Best Events In Town

Are you ready for Halloween River North? Get out there with your friends and family for a ghouly good time with these River North Halloween events near you.

River North Halloween Crawl

Date: October 28th, 2017
Time: 7:00pm-12:00am
Location: 155 West Kinzie St

Kick off Halloween weekend with a night of fun at the best bars River North has to offer! Put your best costume forward and see the following bars: 10 Pin, 25 Degrees, Bar Louie, Clark St. Ale House, Concrete Cowboy, Dick’s Last Resort, Fado, Hubbard Inn, Ironside, Kerryman, Moe’s Cantina, Old Crow Smokehouse, O’Leary’s Public House, Public House, and Tunnel & Underground. Tickets go for only $10 and come with a light buffet, gift cards to use during the crawl, and more!

Directions to the crawl from our close & convenient U-Stor-It South Loop location:

  1. Head north on S Wabash Ave toward E Harrison St
  2. Turn left at the 1st cross street onto E Harrison St
  3. Turn right onto S State St
  4. Turn left onto W Harrison St
  5. Turn right at the 2nd cross street onto S Dearborn St
  6. Turn left onto W Kinzie St
  7. Arrive at the bar crawl on your left

 Haunted Hotel Bash

Date: October 28th, 2017
Time: 10:00pm-3:00am
Location: Hard Rock Hotel Chicago

Haunted Hotel in Chicago? What better way to spend your Halloween! The Hard Rock Hotel Chicago is throwing the Haunted Hotel Bash and its guaranteed to be the most rocking party in town. Tickets are currently going for $20. Celebrity DJs, a $1000 costume contest, and much more await party-goers.

River North Halloween
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Directions from our close by U-Stor-It South Loop location:

  1. Head south on S Wabash Ave toward E Balbo Ave
  2. Turn left at the 1st cross street onto E Balbo Ave
  3. Turn left onto S Michigan Ave
  4. Turn left onto E Wacker Pl
  5. The Hard Rock Hotel Chicago will be on your left

2017 Halloween Day Crawl

Date: October 28th, 2017
Time: 11:00am-6:00pm
Location: 149 West Kinzie Street

Ghouls and goblins come out during the day too! If you’re not a late-night type, there is a spooky daytime bar crawl available as well. Why wait until nighttime to enjoy your Halloween? Tickets run for $20 and include a brunch buffet, gift cards, a costume contest and more.

Directions to the day crawl from our U-Stor-It South Loop location:

  1. Head north on S Wabash Ave toward E Harrison St
  2. Turn left at the 1st cross street onto E Harrison St
  3. Turn right onto S State St
  4. Turn left onto W Harrison St
  5. Turn right at the 2nd cross street onto S Dearborn St
  6. Turn left onto W Kinzie St
  7. Arrive at the bar crawl on your left

Streeterville Halloween 2017: Best Events This Year

Fall is here, the leaves are changing and Halloween is right around the corner! Streeterville residents, do you have plans for this year’s spooky holiday? Don’t worry, we have you covered with all the best Streeterville Halloween events this year.

31st Annual Streeterville Dog Halloween Party

Date: October 28th, 2017
Time: 8:30am-10:00am
Location: Museum of Contemporary Art

Streeterville Halloween
https://mcachicago.org/Calendar/2017/10/31st-Annual-Streeterville-Dog-Halloween-Party

For the impressive 31st year in a row, the Streeterville Dog Halloween Party is back! The free event will feature the best pups Streeterville has to offer all dressed up in fantastic halloween costumes, and of course a dog costume contest. Please enter the MCA’s Sculpture Garden through the east entrance and bring a dog toy to contribute to the costume contest. (Every dog brings a prize, every dog gets a prize.)

Directions from our convenient U-Stor-It South Loop facility:
1. Head north on S Wabash Ave toward E Harrison St
2. Turn right at the 1st cross street onto E Harrison St
3. Turn right onto E Congress Pkwy
4. Use the left 2 lanes to turn left onto S Columbus Dr
5. Turn left onto E Chicago Ave
6. Turn right onto N Mies Van Der Rohe Way
7. Arrive at the Museum of Contemporary Art


Fright Flicks

Date: October 28th, 2017
Time: 3pm and 5:30pm
Location: Navy Pier

Bring a blanket and some friends to the Navy Pier for Fright Flicks, a FREE outdoor screening of Halloween favorites! On the 28th, there will be a double feature with Monster House playing at 3pm and Beetlejuice playing at 5:30pm. The pier will also have free treats for guest while supplies last.

Directions from our convenient U-Stor-It South Loop facility:
1. Head south on S Wabash Ave toward E Balbo Ave
2. Take S Michigan AveE Jackson DrS Lake Shore Dr and Lower North Lake Shore Dr to E Grand Ave
3. Turn right onto E Grand Ave
4. Arrive at Navy Pier


Halloween Fireworks Show

Date: October 28th, 2017
Time: 9:30pm
Location: Navy Pier

Free and open to the public, enjoy the Navy Pier’s Halloween Fireworks Show presented by Miller Lite! This spooktacular display will be a must see, as Lake Michigan is lit up to start off the holiday season.

Directions from our convenient U-Stor-It South Loop facility:
1. Head south on S Wabash Ave toward E Balbo Ave
2. Take S Michigan AveE Jackson DrS Lake Shore Dr and Lower North Lake Shore Dr to E Grand Ave
3. Turn right onto E Grand Ave
4. Arrive at Navy Pier

U-Stor-It Fall Festival Fun!

Halloween came a day early last week on October 30th at U-Stor-It of Carol Stream/ Wheaton and U-Stor-It of Beverly. U-Stor-It hosted two Fall Festivals which were complete with free pumpkins, Halloween goodies, and fun for the whole family to enjoy! For those of you who did not attend, here are some snapshots from the Carol Stream/ Wheaton Fall Festival!

U-Stor-It, Office, Fall Festival, Halloween

The Carol Stream/ Wheaton U-Stor-It office was well decorated with pumpkins, leaves, and fun Halloween characters.

Fall festival, storage units, caution tape, Halloween, decorations

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All of the guests were led on a “pumpkin hunt” to find their free pumpkins! They had to go through the entirety of the facility to find them and were met with some spooky surprises!

Free pumpkins, Fall Festival, U-Stor-It, Family Fun

This family successfully found where all the pumpkins were hiding and got to pick out their favorite one to carve!

goodie bags, U-Stor-It, Halloween, free candy, Fall Festival

Halloween, U-Stor-It, Fall Festival

After the pumpkin hunt, all of the attendees went back to the office to pick up their free goodie bag and U-Stor-It Halloween coloring page!

Starwars, U-Stor-It, Halloween, Fall Festival, Free Pumpkins

Fall festival, trick-or-treaters, Halloween, U-Stor-It, Free Pumpkins, Free Candy

However no Fall Festival is complete without some creative Halloween costumes! Here are a few of our favorite Trick-or-Treaters, Yoda and ObiWan Kenobi and some fun Halloween inspired outfits!

Family Fun, Fall Festival, U-Stor-It, Halloween, Free Pumpkins, Free Candy

The Fall Festival was the perfect event to jump start the Halloween Weekend for the whole family!

Thank you to everyone that attended the events and helped make them so successful. We hope you all had a very fun and safe Halloween!

Keep checking the blog and like our Facebook page to be on the lookout for more events happening at any of our U-Stor-It locations throughout the Chicagoland area! Also, do not forget to bring in your toys for the Toys for Tots toy drive happening now until December 6th at all of our locations. Additional information about the do’s and don’t’s of the toy drive are on our blog!

Other U-Stor-It locations in Chicagoland: Streamwood, Auburn-Gresham, and Lisle.

 

Free Pumpkins & a Fall Festival at U-Stor-It!

The leaves are beginning to brown and the wind has started to howl, which means that Fall is in the air! Tis’ the season to bundle up and eat pumpkin flavored everything , and in order to celebrate the coming of Autumn, U-Stor-It is hosting a Fall Festival at our Carol Stream/ Wheaton and Beverly locations. Each festival will take place on October 30th from 4pm-6pm. The events are sure to be a lot of fun! All guests, large and small,  are welcome to come dressed in their best Halloween costumes. There will be a spinning prize wheel where you can win an assortment of cool prizes and a bean bag toss to test your skills amongst your family and friends! Lastly it would not be a festival without a delicious assortment of candies, chocolates, and soda. Be sure to get there fast because the first 60  Fall festival-goers will get a FREE pumpkin to take home and carve with the rest of their family and friends. Once you are done carving your pumpkin, send us a picture of your hard work and we will feature it on our Facebook page! Be sure to join us on the 30th for an afternoon of family fun! This is definitely an event you that you will not want to miss!

Locations:

U-Stor-It Carol Stream/Wheaton
120 Tubeway Drive
Carol Stream, IL 60188

U-Stor-It Beverly
11118 S Rockwell St
Chicago, IL 60655

For more information please contact U-Stor-It at (630) 473-3503 (Carol Stream) or (708) 746-0521 (Beverly). We cannot wait to see you there!

Stay tuned at www.ustorit.com for events coming to a location nearest you! Also be sure to check in to our Facebook page, and give us a Like so that you will have the chance to see your picture featured!

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