Boo-Palooza

Saturday, October 24, 2015 at 10am – 2pm
Entire Park
No Admission Charge
More Information: doug.wood@wickerpark.org

Boo-Palooza 2015 will feature numerous organizations working together to present a memorable event for all ages in Wicker Park. Some of the activities will include costume parades with prizes for children, families, adults and dogs, games for all ages and dogs, exciting performances, a pumpkin patch and pumpkin decorating, dancing, a maze, midway of games, hooping, old fashioned activities like find the needle in the straw stack and Bobbing for Apples, Ghost Bingo, activity tables presented by community organizations and businesses from all over Chicagoland and more. In past years, the event is designed and presented by Wicker Park Advisory Council, Wicker Park Garden Club, Mosaic Church, Urban Encounter, 300 volunteers, and 70 organizations working in collaboration with the Chicago Park District.

COSTUME PARADES WITH PRIZES

Parades Led by Collaboraction’s Anthony Moseley

11am – Parade for Children, Families, and Adults – Prizes for Costumes in Each Category
12pm – Parade for Dogs – Prizes for Costumes in Each Category

Children’s Costume Contest Prizes

Family Costume Contest Prizes

Adult Costume Contest Prizes

Dog Costume Contest Prizes

PERFORMANCES

9:45 am – 10:30  Magic Boat Puppet Theater
10:00am  - 11am  Collaboraction Dome of Doom Dance Contest
10:00am – 1pm  Cirques Experience (Performance and Audience Participation)
10:30am – 11:00am  Junior League of Chicago’s Mad Hatters
11:45am – 12:15pm  Dance to Evolve
12:15-1pm  Magic Boat Puppet Theater
1:00pm–  A.N. Pritzker School Dancers in partnership with Chicago Danztheatre Ensemble
BINGO – INSIDE FIELD HOUSE – 12Noon – 1pm

SPECIAL ACTIVITY AREAS – 10am – 2pm

  • Pumpkin Patch and Pumpkin Decorating & Photo OP or until Pumpkins Run out
  • Apple Bobbing and Apples on a String
  • Find the Needle in the Straw Stack
  • Midway of Games
  • Navigate the Maze
  • Face Painting

DOG GAMES AREA

ACTIVITY TABLES & VOLUNTEER GROUPS

Special Activity Areas from 10am – 2pm

FUNDING and/or In-kind and Partnership Support

PUBLICITY SUPPORT PARTNER