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  • Halloween

    Anoka, MN

    This town, just north of Minneapolis, calls itself the Halloween Capital of the World. Festivities include a house-decorating contest Oct. 29-30, with results viewable from cars, and a Grande Day Parade  11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 31, with the parade stationary and viewers in cars.


  • Witching Hour Festival

    Iowa City, IA

    This festival focuses on the creative processes of musicians, artists, comedians, writers, thinkers, scientists and magicians. 


  • Zombie Days

    Washburn, WI

    Zombies will take over this town on Chequamegon Bay, and there are also carved-pumpkin, costume and house-decorating contests, a ghost hunt and a drive-in movie.


  • Arts in the Dark Halloween parade

    Chicago, IL

    This year, the "parade'' will be stationary, and spectators will view it by driving by its stations in Washington Park. It's free, but reservations are required to attend, at noon, 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. slots.