Many Chicago toy stores are planning to hold special Halloween 2011 celebrations this coming weekend. Boys and girls can wear their costumes, collect fun and delicious treats, save on toys, and try out activities such as costume parades, crafts, and storytimes.
Psychobaby Halloween Event (10/29)
On Saturday, October 29, Psychobaby will hold several Halloween instore events. All day (10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.) the store will be handing out treats and coupons, and from noon to 2:00 p.m., kids can have free photographs taken of themselves in their costumes.
Cat and Mouse Game store at Boo-Palooza (10/29)
As part of the Wicker Park Boo-Palooza event from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 29, Cat and Mouse Game Store will be manning a game table, giving out goodie bags, and organizing a scavenger hunt all around the park.
Toys R Us – Geoffrey’s Halloween Parade (10/29)
On Saturday, October 29 from noon to 3:00 p.m., children ages 3 and up can dress in costume and visit their local TRU store to enjoy fun activities and giveaways like a free SpongeBob Halloween bag, take Geoffrey’s Halloween Safety Pledge, and participate in Geoffrey-led parades every half hour.
Magic Tree Bookstore – Strega Nona Storytime (10/29)
At 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 29, beloved children’s literature character Strega Nona the witch will visit The Magic Tree Bookstore to read Tomie dePaola’s Strega Nona stories and host some special themed activities.
Bullfrogs & Butterflies Spooktacular Halloween Costume party (10/30)
On Sunday, October 30 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., families can visit Bullfrogs and Butterflies for a special party at which they can enjoy activities such as painting pumpkins, entering a costume contest to win prizes, trying out crafts, listening to spooky stories, eating cupcakes and other treats, and taking Halloween costume photos. Families can also enjoy instore deals like 20% off merchandise.
Building Blocks Halloween Stop (10/31)
From 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Halloween, Monday, October 31, little trick-or-treaters can stop by Building Blocks Toy Store to enjoy refreshments and collect treats.
LEGO Store Halloween Treat (10/31)
All day of Halloween, trick-or-treaters that visit the LEGO Store in costume can receive a free LEGO Club Max key chain while supplies last.
Families celebrating this spooky holiday may also be interested in exclusive Fisher-Price Halloween and Thanksgiving toys.
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