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BOO-Palooza 2022 & Photos from 2021

Saturday, October 22, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

$10
BOO-PALOOZA 2022 – Saturday, October 22, 2022 – $10/Family or $10/2-4 Adults

WHAT IS BOO-Palooza?  CLICK HERE to LINK to Boo-Palooza 2021 Photos

2022 Activities at BOO-Palooza – Timetable May Change

  • 10:30am – 11:15am Mr. Dave Music in Performance on Our Stage
  • 11:30am – Noon – A Costume Parade for All Ages with Prizes for Best Children’s Costumes, Family Group Costumes, and Adult Costumes
  • 12:30pm – 1pm – A Costume Parade for Dogs with Prizes for the Top 3 Dogs and Their Owners
  • Pumpkin Patch & Pumpkin Decorating Area – 10am – 2pm
  • The MAZE Area – 10am – 2pm
  • Photo OP Sets – 10am – 2pm
  • PIN IT – A Series of Pin the Tail on ‘Various Cartoon Animals’ – 10am – 2pm
  • Find the ‘Needle’ in The Straw Stack – 10am – 2pm
  • Dog Games – 10am – 2pm
  • Numerous Activity Tables Offered by Community Groups and Businesses

LAST YEAR – Boo-Palooza’s 2021 LINE UP

THANK YOU – Wicker Park Advisory Council & Wicker Park Garden Club thank All the Incredible Costume Wearing People & Dogs who attended Boo-Palooza 2021, Our Generous Sponsors, Mr. Dave Music, The Dance Troupes, Costume Parade Judges & Prize Donors, and Our Incredible Team of Volunteers.  LOGOS Above & LIST BELOW

Here is What Happened at BOO-PALOOZA 2021– Saturday, October 23, 2021 
CHECK OUT WGN News Clip of Boo-Palooza 2021.
BLOCK CLUB ARTICLE

Wicker Park Advisory Council’s Boo-Palooza 2021 (15th Year) was a Community Funded Event that acts as a Fundraiser for the 2022 CREATE Event Series & for the 10,000 Sq. Ft. of Gardens we Design, Fund, And Maintain in Wicker Park. The Event is Designed and Produced by Wicker Park Advisory Council & Garden Club working in Partnership with the Chicago Park District.  The event is Funded in Park with a Community Grant from Wicker Park Bucktown Special Service Area #33

THE MC for the Entire Event

KEITH JONES MC – Wicker Park Supervisor – The Chicago Park District

THE STAGE

Ask Nagel Realty was the SPONSOR of the Mr. Dave Performance and the Stage.

 

 

ACTIVITY AREAS – 10am – 2pm

We Thank Christy Webber Farm & Garden for a Partner Discount on the purchase of the Straw, Corn Stalks & 500 pumpkins.  Also, Thank YOU Iron Creek Farms for Partner Discount on 100+ Pumpkins.

    • Pumpkin Patch
    • Pumpkin Decorating Area – Junior League of Chicago – Leading the Decoration TEAM
    • Dog Games Area – Designed by Canine Crews,  Pup Stars Pet Care, PUPS Pet Club Wicker Park
    • The MAZE – Find Your Way OUT
    • Find the ‘Needle’ in The Straw Stack
    • Photo OP Sets
    • PIN IT – A Series of Pin the Tail on ‘Various Cartoon Animals’
    • Numerous Activity Tables Offered by Sponsors, Schools, Community Groups and Businesses

 

 

SPONSORS of the Entire Event – Thank YOU!

1st Ward Alderman Daniel LaSpata

2nd Ward Alderman Brian Hopkins

32nd Ward Alderman Scott Waguespack

Altitude Chicago Trampoline Park

Bennett Day School

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices | Chicago

Chicago Park District

Congressman Mike Quigley – 5th District

Crumbl Cookies

Iron Creek Farms

Magnolia Pediatric Dentistry

Physician Immediate Care

Pure Green – Wicker Park

Sam Marts Architects and Planners

Wicker Park Committee

Wicker Park Bucktown Chamber of Commerce

Wicker Park Bucktown Special Service Area #33

 

SPONSORS of ONE of the Activity Areas – Thank YOU!

Ann Nolan State Farm Insurance

Bright Smiles Pediatric Dentistry

Anything is Pawzible

Canine Crews

Childrens Learning Place

J & M Collective

Lifeway

New York Life – Mary Beth Velzy

Nicolson School

Pup Stars Pet Care

PUPS Pet Club Wicker Park

Ray’s Bucktown Bed & Breakfast of Chicago

Rose Pest Solutions

Shelby Hasten @ Properties

The Kids Table

Tony’s Chocolonely

Wicker Park Lutheran Church

Zach Koran Group

14th District – Shakespeare

 

The JUDGES of the PEOPLE’s COSTUME PARADE – Thank YOU!

– Prizes for Best Child Costume, Best Family Group Costume, Best Adult Costume

Congressman Mike Quigley – 5th District

1st Ward Alderman Daniel LaSpata

2nd Ward Alderman Brian Hopkins

32nd Ward Alderman Scott Waguespack

Greg Nagel – Ask Nagel Realty

Claribel Rodriguez – Chicago Park District

Leah Root – Wicker Park Committee

Elaine Coorens – Wicker Park Committee

 

PRIZES For the PEOPLE’S PARADE Donated by These Sponsors – Thanks!

– SIX Prizes for Each Category: Best Child Costume, Best Family Group Costume, Best Adult Costume

Big Star

Building Blocks Toys – 3 PRIZES

Dove’s Lunchonette

Emporium Arcade

Fox Trot – 3 PRIZES

Jenni’s Ice Cream

Ray’s Bucktown Bed & Breakfast of Chicago – 4 PRIZES

The Kids Table

The Violet Hour

Tony’s Chocolonely

Urban Belly

 

DOG PARADE JUDGES & PRIZE DONORS & The DOG GAMES ACTIVITY AREA SPONSOR –  Thank YOU!

Canine Crews

Pup Stars Pet Care

PUPS Pet Club Wicker Park

Anything is Pawzible

Wicker Park Advisory Council Dog Park Committee

 

 

VOLUNTEER GROUPS – Special Thanks – YOU made this Work!

BuildON

Carl Schurz High School

Chicago Bulls College Prep

Josephinum Academy of the Sacred Heart

Junior League of Chicago Done in A Day Committee

Wicker Park Advisory Council

Wicker Park Committee

Wicker Park Garden Club

AND Generous Individuals from All Over Chicagoland

A COVID-19 COMPLIANT EVENT – Masks & Social Distancing Requested – Crowed Outside Event for All Ages!

ADMISSION:  Suggested Donation $10 per family or $10 for 2-4 Adults  – No Advance Ticket Sales – Donations Accepted at Event Entrance – CASH ONLY

RAIN OR SHINE: The Event is Presented Rain or Shine in Wicker Park – 1425 N. Damen, Chicago, IL 60622

See Article Describing Boo-Palooza

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED TO PRESENT BOO-Palooza – The event is 100% Run by Volunteers – SignUP Today.

Details

Date:
Saturday, October 22, 2022
Time:
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cost:
$10
www.wickerpark.org

Organizer

Wicker Park Advisory Council
Email:
info@wickerpark.org
View Organizer Website

Venue

Wicker Park
1425 N. Damen Avenue
Chicago, IL 60622
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Wicker Park Field House
1425 N Damen Ave
Chicago, IL 60622
312-742-7553

1425 N Damen Ave, Chicago, IL 60622

Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri: 9am-6:45pm
Sat: 10am-2pm
Sun: Closed
Hours may change – Verify at (312) 742-7553

Park Supervisor
Keith Jones