Nightmare on Chicago Street 2022
For the past 9 years, the city of Elgin’s streets have been crawling with zombies… and for the
past two years… the safest place to lie low was at home. However, this year- we need to unite
in order to escape and destroy the zombie infections.
For the first time in nearly three years, on Saturday, October 22, 2022, Nightmare on Chicago
Street will be taking place in downtown Elgin. The outbreak of zombies will be from 6:00 PM to
11:00 PM and only you can defend yourself against the outbreak.
You can purchase your tickets for Nightmare on Chicago Street on their website or you could purchase them at the gate. Downtown Elgin restaurants and bars will be open and available to the public. Spooky vendors and entertainers will be a part of the fun.
This year will also feature a special guest appearance by Svengoolie! There will be 2 stages of
live music, a DJ stage, heart-pounding excitement in the Thunder Dome, a Bizarre Bazar,
end-of-times drinks and food creations, B-movie Boulevard, and the best costumes this side of
The event is for people aged 17 and older, however, anyone under the age of 17 that would like
to take part in the apocalypse, may join the defense if accompanied by a parent or guardian at
all times. Costumes are encouraged but not mandatory to participate.
Want to make this a weekend getaway? Stay at the Quality Inn at 500 Tollgate Rd, in Elgin for a
special hotel block dedicated to the event.
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