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Nightmare on Chicago Street

Oct 22, 2022

6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Downtown Elgin, Elgin IL


Event Website

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For 9 years, the Zombie Defense Initiative has given citizens an experience that they could find nowhere else. For the past 2 years, the safest zone was at home. This year, more than ever, we need to have a happening that will unite citizens looking for an escape.

Some of the businesses might appear to be boarded up, vegetation may reclaim buildings, trash may be strewn everywhere, and burning tires and barrels of toxic waste may litter the streets. Abandoned cars, buses, and even airplanes have known to be damaged and overturned in the streets and on top of buildings. Do not fear! Your safety is our number one concern. Some steadfast businesses will be open for you to get food, beverages, shelter, and provisions.

We at the Zombie Defense Initiative will make sure that every citizen is entertained with three stages of live entertainment, bands, food, drinks, vendors, cage matches in the Thunderdome, live graffiti artists, a hookah lounge, a costume contest, special guests like MeTV’s SVENGOOLIE and surprises around every corner.

To maintain some sort of economic health, we are asking for a nominal entrance fee to Nightmare on Chicago Street. Ticket information is available at www.NightmareonChicagoStreet.com.

Nightmare On Chicago Street is a part of the Elgin Haunt Central and is partnered with Evil Intentions Haunted House and The Halloween Experience.

This season, experience Halloween in three ways – fear with Evil Intentions, festival with Nightmare on Chicago Street, and Family with The Halloween Experience.