Sure, Halloween may be falling on a Wednesday this year -- but that's no excuse to miss out on another opportunity to throw on a costume and be someone -- or something -- else for the day, even if it complicates your attempt to forge a connection with that certain special someone.
In preparation for the mid-week holiday, HuffPost Chicago has rounded up nine promising picks for a frighteningly fun time here in the city, including dance parties, film screenings, concerts and more.
Need more options? There's always the traditional haunted house route, for which CBS Chicago has curated some fine suggestions.
Did we miss your Halloween haunt of choice, Chicago? Let us know below.