Saturday, October 29, 2016 at 10am - 2pm
Entire Park
No Admission Charge
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Boo-Palooka 2016 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.


GET INVOLVED This Year - Contact Us if you'd like to

  • Be a Volunteer at Boo-Palooza or the set up the day before
  • Donate Prizes for the Costume Contests (Human or Dog Prizes)
  • Donate Prizes for Bingo
  • Present an Activities Table
  • Donate Prizes for the Activities
  • Donate Food for the 200 Volunteers