The calendar says fall, but mother nature is still sharing a bit of summer with us this year. Regardless, there are tons of fun fall activities all over the area for all ages. Get out and have a little fun in the coming weeks. Below are a few area events that will be just spooktacular!
BOO AT THE ZOO- Brookfield Zoo is hosting its annual Boo at the Zoo event on weekends, Oct. 9-24. Guests can dress up and head over to the zoo for this event which features Halloween fun, photo ops, sweet treats and the colors of autumn on the zoo grounds. Enjoy the Crazed Maize corn maze, giant inflatables and tombstone grave yard too! Time is 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. For more information and zoo entry fees, visit https://www.czs.org/events.
FALL FAMILY FEST- Save the date – October 16 at HMS. This event is fun for all ages! Dress up in costume and check in at the Hinsdale Chamber of Commerce table from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. to be entered in the costume contest, decorate pumpkins (free pumpkin for first 500 participants) and have fun in the inflatables or watch some great entertainment. From noon to 3 p.m. there will be trick-or-treating at participating downtown Hinsdale businesses. Fall Family Fest is from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Hinsdale Middle School – 100 S. Garfield Ave., Hinsdale. Visit https://www.villageofhinsdale.org/pr for more information.
GUIDED NATURE TOUR: FALL FOLIAGE- Head on over to KLM (5901 County Line Rd., Hinsdale) on Oct. 22nd from 2:30-3:15 p.m. for a free guided nature tour led by Hinsdale’s park and forestry staff. Rain or shine, all ages welcome. Visit https://www.villageofhinsdale.org/pr or call (630) 789-7090 to register or for more information.
HALLOWEEN HOOPLA EXPO- Adolf Funeral Home (7000 Madison St., Willowbrook) is hosting this spooktacular event on Oct. 23 from 3-5 p.m. Bring your little goblins to the Willowbrook-Burr Ridge Chamber of Commerce’s second annual trick or trunk show, complete with treats and a DJ. All ages are welcome. Visit https://www.wbbrchamber.org or call (630) 654-0909 for more information.