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HALLOWEEN SPECIALS & EVENTS 2014

 

CITY EVENTS

ENTERTAINMENT CRUISES
SEADOG CRUISES
Reservations required | 888.636.7737 | www.seadogcruises.com

Seadog Haunted Tours at Navy Pier
Date: Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings from Sunday, October 5 through Halloween, Friday, October 31, 2014.

Seadog Haunted Tours run for approximately one hour and depart at 6:15 p.m. from Navy Pier. Additional tours depart at 8:15 p.m. every Saturday in October.

Price:Adults from $34.95, Children from $18.95*
*Price does not include taxes and feed and is subject to change.

Guests aboard the Seadog will discover Chicago’s architecture at nighttime while learning ghostly secrets about the Windy City. Eerie-costumed tour guides will highlight infamous incidents and supernatural occurrences from Chicago’s history, and reveal the haunting stories that plague the famous buildings along the Chicago River.

 

CHICAGO COSTUME
3906 N. Broadway St., Chicago, IL 60613 | 773.549.2932 | www.chicagocostume.com

Chicago Costume Presents Day of the Dead Halloween Fashion Show
Date: Wednesday, October 22, 7p.m. – 10p.m.
Price: General admission is complimentary, with cash bar

Chicago Costume is hosting its 7th annual Halloween fashion show at El Mariachi Tequila Bar. The show will take place on El Mariachi’s heated patio and will feature Day of the Dead themed costumes, body paint designs and more. Chicago Costume is the city’s go-to spot for this year’s best Halloween costumes with five seasonal locations and two year-round locations. Managers Courtland and Erin Hickey have put together an array
of costumes for their 7th consecutive fashion show, which will showcase the season’s trendiest costume wear.

 

PLYMOUTH RESTAURANT & BAR
327 S Plymouth Ct., Chicago, IL 60604 | 312. 363.1212 | www.plymouthgrill.com

Plymouth Halloween Party with Complimentary Themed Buffet
Date: Friday, October 31
Price: No cover

Dress to impress at Plymouth Restaurant & Bar’s Halloween party. Party-goers can indulge in holiday fun at the complimentary buffet serving up Swamp Dip and Cheesy Freddy Fingers. To wash down the spooky snacks, guests can enjoy drink deals including Blue Moon pints for $4.00 and Pama Pomegranate Martinis for $5.00, and The Scary Night drink special for $5.00. Costumes are encouraged!

Main level Restaurant / Bar:
Monday – Wednesday: 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. | Thursday – Friday: 11 a.m – 10 p.m. | Saturday: 4 p.m.- midnight | Sunday: Closed

Rooftop:
Monday – Saturday: 4 p.m. – midnight | Sunday: Closed

 

PORKCHOP
941 W Randolph St., Chicago, IL 60607 | 312.733.9333 | www.chicagoporkchop.com
1516 E. Harper Ct., Chicago, IL 60615 | 773.493.9333
555 S. Dearborn St., Chicago IL, 60605 | (312) 583-9333

Dia de los Puercos Halloween Party
Date: Friday, October 31
Price: No cover

Porkchop is throwing a Halloween party not to be missed, complete with a costume contest and spooky drinks. Best costume winner walks away with a $50 Porkchop gift card. Party-goers can enjoy $6 pumpkin drafts, $4 shots of Jacob’s Ghost, $4 shots of Cuervo Cinge being served by Cutty Sark shot girls. Porkchop diners can celebrate Halloween during the whole month of October. Themed cocktails for $9 include the Liquid Ghost: Marshmallow Vodka Martini; Kiss of the Devil: Cuervo Cinge Cinnamon Margarita; and the Jack O Lantern: Jack Daniel’s cocktail with Orange Juice and Grenadine. Season drafts include Southern Tier Pumking for $8, Ace Pumpkin Cider for $7, Jack-O Traveler for $6 and Revolution Oktoberfest
for $7.

RANDOLPH HOURS: Monday: 11:30 a.m. – Midnight | Tuesday – Friday: 11:30 a.m. – 2 a.m. | Saturday: 11 a.m. – 3 a.m. | Sunday: 11 a.m. – Midnight
HYDE PARK HOURS: Sunday – Wednesday: 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 a.m. | Thursday: 10:30 a.m. – 1:00 a.m. | Friday-Saturday: 10:30 a.m. – 2:00 a.m.
DEARBORN HOURS: Monday – Sunday: 10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

 

SUBURBAN EVENTS

 

BARBAKOA
1341 Butterfield Road, Downers Grove, IL 60515 | 630.852.2333 | http://www.barbakoa.com

Barbakoa Kicks Off One Year Anniversary on Halloween
Date: Friday, October 31
Price: No Cover

Barbakoa is starting its ten day anniversary celebration with a Halloween party on Friday, October 31. Party-goers can enjoy the special “La Pura Vida Menu” as well as featured cocktails such as the Purple Pisco Punch, Passion Ginger Sangria and Mojito “Classico” that are sure to infuse a taste of Latin celebration with every sip.

BAR HOURS: Sunday 11:00 a.m. – 12 a.m. | Monday – Thursday 11:30 a.m. – 12 a.m. | Friday 11:30 a.m. – 2 a.m. | Saturday 11:00 a.m. – 2 a.m.

RESTAURANT HOURS: Lunch: Monday – Friday 11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. | Brunch: Saturday – Sunday 11:00 a.m. – 3 p.m. | Dinner: Sunday – Thursday 3 p.m. – 10 p.m. | Friday – Saturday 3 p.m. – 11 p.m.

 

FAMOUS DAVE’S
704 Janes Ave, Bolingbrook, IL 60440 | 630.783.1502 | www.famousdaves.com

Famous Dave’s Pumpkin Painting Contest
Date: Saturday, October 25, Noon
Price: No cover

Famous Dave’s in Bolingbrook hosts a Halloween pumpkin painting contest on Saturday, October 25 at noon. Non-alcoholic cider drinks will provided for all participants and the top three winners will receive Famous Dave’s gift cards. Guests are encouraged to participate in the costume contest with the ultimate prize of an All-American Feast including soft drinks for 4-6 people, valued at $75.00.

Famous Dave’s Halloween Party
Date: Friday, October 31
Price: No cover

Famous Dave’s invites guests to celebrate Halloween all day. Restaurant-goers can expect a fright with scary movies playing on the big screens and costume contest with Famous Dave’s prizes. Guests can enjoy flights of beer for $5.50, while listening to the live music starting at 8:30pm.

HOURS: Monday- Sunday 11a.m. – 10 p.m.

 

CARLUCCI RESTAURANT
1801 Butterfield Road, Downers Grove, IL 60515 | 630.512.0990 | www.carluccirestaurant.com

Halloween Costume Contest and Pumpkin Martini
Date: October 31
Price: No Cover

On Halloween, Thursday October 31, a Pumpkin Martini will be on special for $5 all day long and guests sporting their Halloween costumes will be entered in a costume contest. Prizes will be given away to “Best Couple” costume and “Most Unique” costume. The “Best Couple” costume will receive $100 gift card to Carlucci and the “Most Unique” will receive a $50 Carlucci gift card.

HOURS: Monday – Thursday: 11:30 a.m. – 9:30 p.m. | Friday: 11:30 a.m. – 10:30 p.m. | Saturday: 4:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. | Sunday: 4:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

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BARBAKOA’S FIRST ANNIVERSARY: ONE YEAR OF LA PURA VIDA

Barbakoa Celebrates One-Year Anniversary With 10 Days of Excitement

Downers Grove, IL- Barbakoa is celebrating a phenomenal first year in the above-and-beyond style it has come to be known for: 10 days of parties, food specials, craft cocktails and surprise and delight. Beginning October 31 through November 9, the modern Latin restaurant and bar will host various customer focused events and anniversary menu and drink specials as a way to show their appreciation to the many customers who live “la pura vida” -the art of enjoying live to its fullest, Latin style! While further details of the 10-day celebration are yet to come, Barbakoa is kicking off the anniversary celebration with a special “La Pura Vida Menu” as well as featured cocktails such as the Purple Pisco Punch, Passion Ginger Sangria and Mojito “Classico” that are sure to infuse a taste of Latin celebration with every sip.  See full anniversary menu and drink specials below.

 

 

BARBAKOA ANNIVERSARY MENU

 

Pomegranate-Guava Guacamole $8

With smoky arbol chile and crudités

 

Yellow Tail Red Snapper $11

With yuzu-tamarind aji panka leche de tigre, roasted beets, and grapefruit

 

Steamed Lamb Barbakoa Taco $3.50

Marinated with guajillo and avocado leaves, and topped with tomatillo-borracha salsa. Served with consommé

 

Slow Roasted Pork Shank $24

Marinated with achiote, dressed in banana leaf, and served with Peruvian potatoes

 

Pumpkin Cheesecake $9

Topped with tequila whipped cream

 

BARBAKOA ANNIVERSARY DRINK SPECIALS

 

October 31

Purple Pisco Punch in a Fishbowl $19

November 1

Sangria “Passion Ginger” $8

November 2

$4 Blanche de Bruxelles Beer / Signature Bloody Mary 

November 3

$6 Mojito “Classico”

November 4

$3 Barbakoa Pale Ale

November 5

$10 Sangria Flights

November 6

$6 Margarita “Classico”

November 7

$19 Fishbowl of White or Red Sangria 

November 8

$7 Glasses of Cava

November 9

$4 Victoria 

WHERE: BARBAKOA

1341 Butterfield Road

Downers Grove, IL 60514

630.852.2333

 

WHEN: Friday, October 31 to Sunday, November 9

           

BAR HOURS: Sunday 11:00 a.m. – 12 a.m. | Monday – Thursday 11:30 a.m. – 12 a.m. | Friday 11:30 a.m. – 2 a.m. | Saturday 11:00 a.m.  – 2 a.m.

RESTAURANT HOURS: Lunch: Monday – Friday 11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. | Brunch: Saturday – Sunday 11:00 a.m. – 3 p.m. | Dinner: Sunday – Thursday 3 p.m. – 10 p.m. | Friday – Saturday 3 p.m. – 11 p.m.

  

About Barbakoa

Barbakoa is a modern Latin bistro that brings casual fine dining with an urban vibe to the Western suburbs. The concept is the result of a partnership between Jerry Kleiner and the Buonavolanto family, who recruited award-winning Chef Dudley Nieto and MixologistAdam Seger. The restaurant is a modern interpretation of Latin cooking with roots in Central and South America, and the Spanish Caribbean, and enriched by many European influences. Just like Latin culture, Barbakoa’s menu and featured regions are continually evolving. Exquisite cuisine and authentic cocktails meet in Barbakoa’s inviting, upbeat atmosphere featuring a lively bar at the epicenter of several distinctive and colorful dining spaces.

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CHICAGO COSTUME AND EL MARIACHI PRESENT DAY OF THE DEAD HALLOWEEN FASHION SHOW

El Mariachi Tequila Bar is proud to be the official host of Chicago Costume’s 7th annual Halloween Fashion Show. The show will take place on El Mariachi’s heated patio and will feature Day of the Dead themed costumes, body paint designs and more.

 

 

Chicago Costume is the city’s go-to spot for this year’s best Halloween costumes with five seasonal locations and two year-round locations. Managers Courtland and Erin Hickey have put together an array of costumes for their 7th consecutive fashion show, which will showcase the season’s trendiest costume wear. “We are thrilled to have this year’s show at El Mariachi Tequila Bar,” said Hickey. “This year’s costumes will be Mucho Caliente!”

 

The evening’s event will be held from 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. on El Mariachi’s patio with Halloween inspired Don Julio cocktails to offer to guests. The event will be free upon entrance and there will be a cash bar throughout the night with $5 Margaritas.

 

WHEN:    Wednesday, October 22, 7 p.m. –                       10 p.m. 

 

COST:      General admission is                                         complimentary, there will be a cash bar and $5 Margaritas

 

WHERE:  EL MARIACHI TEQUILA BAR

3906 N. Broadway St.

Chicago, IL 60613

773.549.2932

About Chicago Costume:

Chicago Costume, has been outfitting Chicago in brilliant costumes since 1976, and can fully customize any costume from a one-person performance to an entire corporate event. The staff can e-mail photos of the available rental costumes and help customize a wardrobe for any event or party (chicagocostume@gmail.com). Special arrangements can be made to meet quick turnaround requests, and wide a variety of sizes are available. Contact (773) 528-1264 for questions, rentals or to find the nearest location, with six additional seasonal locations coming in October. Online shopping and photos of their costumes available at www.chicagocostume.com. All store locations will have extended business hours throughout October.

Chicago Costume Year Round Locations:

1120 West Fullerton

4247 West Montrose

 

Chicago Costume Seasonal Locations:

3641 N. Halsted

1348 N. Milwaukee

5123 N. Clark

1338 S. Halsted

2300 N. Clybourn

 

About Mariachi Group:

Mariachi Hospitality Group has evolved from what began as a 10-table restaurant in East Lakeview in 1996, founded by the family patriarch Antonio Estrada. The family currently owns and operates four unique concepts in the area: Revolucion Mexican Steakhouse, El Mariachi Restaurant and El Mariachi Tequila Bar & Grill and Tutto Fresco Trattoria. The Estrada family takes pride in their commitment to freshness, evolution, authenticity and, most importantly, family. 

SEADOG HAUNTED TOURS AT NAVY PIER

Halloween and architecture lovers are invited to experience the sights, lights and frights of Chicago this fall. Guests aboard the Seadog will discover Chicago’s architecture at nighttime while learning ghostly secrets about the Windy City. Eerie-costumed tour guides will highlight infamous incidents and supernatural occurrences from Chicago’s history, and reveal the haunting stories that plague the famous buildings along the Chicago River. This tour is suitable for all ages.

 

 

All prices are per person and do not yet include taxes and other fees. Dates and times are subject to change. Photos and further details are available upon request.  

 

WHEN: 

Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings from Sunday, October 5 through Halloween, Friday, October 31, 2014. Seadog Haunted Tours run for approximately one hour and depart at 6:15 p.m. from Navy Pier. Additional tours depart at 8:15 p.m. every Saturday in October.

 

COST:

Adults from $34.95*

Children from $18.95*

*Price does not include taxes and feed and is subject to change. 

 

SPECIAL OFFER:

This fall, Entertainment Cruises offers guests 15% off their Seadog Haunted Tour order, through October 1. Guests can use promo code BLAST15.

Restrictions: Not to be combined with other offers. Certain restrictions apply. Subject to availability. Limit one discount per order.

 

RESERVE:

Walk-ups are welcome; reservations can also be made online at  www.seadogcruises.com/Chicago/chicago-haunted-tours or by calling 888.636.7737.

 

General Information

Odyssey Cruises, Spirit of Chicago, Mystic Blue Cruises, Seadog Cruises and Elite Cruises are part of Chicago-based Entertainment Cruises.

 

The Spirit of Chicago, Seadog, and The Odyssey received the Trip Advisor 2014 Excellence Award

 

The Odyssey received Illinois Meetings + Events magazine’s 2013 readers’ choice Best of Award.

 

The Spirit of Chicago and The Odyssey received a 2014 Editor’s Choice for Best in Boats from Chicago Traveler.

 

Entertainment Cruises’ fleet was voted as a “Best of Knot Weddings” for 2012, 2013 and 2014.

 

The Spirit of Chicago received Chicago Parent’s Best Places to Flirt in the Best Places for Chicago Parents in 2013.

 

Seadog Cruises received top ratings and a Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor in 2012 and 2013.

 

Odyssey was named the “Best Cruise Line in Chicago” by Destination Guide in 2012.

 

Seadog Extreme was awarded the “Best Kid-Friendly Thrill” by Time Out Chicago KIDS in 2012.

 

Entertainment Cruises received the Silver Award from NTA’s Courier Magazine in the “Favorite Sightseeing Cruise Line” category in 2012.

 

Odyssey was named a 2012 Top Rated Restaurant & received a certificate of recognition from Restaurant.com.

 

Odyssey was recognized for having a 4 out of 5 stars from Yelp & received the “People Love Us” award in 2012.

 

The Odyssey was named the Best of Boats/Charters/Cruises by the Illinois Meetings + Events Magazine in 2011 and 2012.

 

Odyssey was named a “Concierge Favorite” by Concierge Preferred in 2011.

 

About The Chicago Elite

The Elite is Chicago’s most innovative dining and entertainment experience. The private charter yacht is available as a private event space for parties of up to 150 guests. Featuring two interior salons, an expansive bar and lounge on main deck and a finely appointed dining room on second deck. Top deck features a contemporary roof top style outside lounge with unparalleled waterfront views of Chicago’s award winning skyline and architecture. Chicago Elite offers a completely customizable event on a private yacht for a meeting, wedding or unique gathering. For more information, visitwww.eliteprivateyachts.com.

 

About The Odyssey

The Odyssey’s 749-passenger ship, the largest cruise vessel to ply the waters of Lake Michigan, is unrivaled in luxury and recipient of Concierge Favorite and Best of The Knot awards in 2012.  The Odyssey, at 200-ft. long and 55-ft. high, is equipped with three climate controlled decks, an outdoor observation deck, three indoor bars, dance floors, and exceptional skyline views from bow to stern.  Odyssey’s distinguished service and experiences cater to all tastes and senses. For more information, visitwww.odysseycruises.com.

 

About Spirit of Chicago

Spirit of Chicago’s festive, four-story ship has been creating high-energy fun from beginning to end as it cruises along Chicago’s lakefront. The 192-ft. ship sails year-round and features a vibrant interior of three climate-controlled dining decks with new bars and dance floors and panoramic windows.  For more information, visitwww.spiritofchicago.com.

 

About Mystic Blue

Featuring a contemporary décor with sleek, silvery-blue interiors, Mystic Blue boasts an outdoor lounge with modern furniture, and three enclosed decks with the largest picture windows of any dinner boat on Lake Michigan. From parties of two to 600, Mystic Blue is the place for cool music, delicious food and drinks, top-notch service and unbeatable views from every table. For more information, visit www.mysticbluecruises.com.

 

About Seadog

One of the most popular attractions at Navy Pier, Seadog has thrilled over 1,000,000 people. Seadog offers three turbo-charged excursions from a 30-minute Speedboat Lake Tour, a 75-minute Lake and River Architectural Tour, and the most horse-powered vessel on the water, a 30-minute Extreme Thrill Ride. Dogs cruise free (based on availability). Seadog operates April – October, weather permitting. For more information, visitwww.seadogcruises.com.

 

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CHICAGO COSTUME ANNOUNCES FALL 2014 HOT COSTUMES

This Halloween season, Chicagoans can choose from a variety of costumes, new, one of a kind creations and vintage, perfectly customized for any festivity. From trick-or-treaters to partygoers, Chicago Costume will transform looks from head to toe with costumes, masks, wigs and specialty makeup.

Chicago Costume Store Front

 

Costume King of Chicago, Courtland Hickey previews the hot costumes for 2014, with years of experience to back him. “This year we have a variety of new costumes coming into play, including, Adults and kids princesses from Frozen, ladies my little pony and care bears, Cosplay Superhero, Pharrell’s hat, Orange is the new Black, and most recently Joan Rivers and Mrs. Doubtfire inspired costumes.”

Chicago Costume prides itself on its huge selection of costumes and accessories for women, men and children. Costumes for purchase range from $20 – $150, while rentals range from $65 – $150 (with an additional $100 refundable deposit). Chicago Costume carries unique costume brands and products not found at any other, including makeup and have an abnormally large selection of masquerade style masks, and deluxe costumes for kids and adults.

Chicago Costume has been outfitting Chicago in brilliant costumes since 1976, and can fully customize any costume from a one-person performance to an entire corporate event. The staff can e-mail photos of the available rental costumes and help customize a wardrobe for any event or party (chicagocostume@gmail.com).

Power Ranger CostumeSpecial arrangements can be made to meet quick turnaround requests, and a wide variety of sizes are available. Contact 773.528.1264 for questions, rentals or to find the nearest location, with five additional seasonal locations coming in October. Online shopping and photos of costumes are available at www.chicagocostume.com. All store locations will have extended business hours throughout October.

Stay tuned for upcoming Chicago Costume happenings this October, including the annual pumpkin-carving contest for kids of all ages and the much-anticipated Fashion Show event.

CHICAGO COSTUME YEAR ROUND LOCATIONS:

www.chicagocostume.com (full selection of sales and rentals)

1120 W. Fullerton Ave. (773) 528-1264

4727 W. Montrose Ave. (773) 282-1264

CHICAGO COSTUME SEASONAL LOCATIONS:

Andersonville

Boystown

Downtown Chicago

Lincoln Park

Wicker Park

Chicago Costume Announces Final Ten Locations This Halloween

This Halloween season, Chicagoans have TEN Chicago Costume locations at which they can find their perfectly customized get-up for any festivity.  From Bucktown to Logan Square, trick-or-treaters and party-goers can choose from a vast array of costumes including gangsters, Super Mario Brothers, Renaissance royalty, Harry Potter and more.  Simple masks or intricate wardrobes will transform men, women and children from head to toe.

General Manager Courtland Hickey has been getting calls to reserve his most coveted rentals for weeks – Batman, Elvis, gangsters and the giant gorilla are always the first to go.  But this year he predicts that Avatar, the ‘80s, Michael Jackson and Shrek-inspired costumes will be the most popular, as well as the white-hot, officially licensed Lady Gaga and Jersey Shore costumes.  Because of the resurgence of Alice in Wonderland, White Rabbit, Mad Hatter and Alice costumes will be flying off the shelves, as well.  Offerings include several different Mad Hatter hats ranging from $20 to a hand-made $90 hat with a peacock feather.

Chicago Costume offerings range from a 50-cent clown nose to a $500 custom corseted female pirate costume.  The selection is endless – Chicago Costume has the largest collection of masquerade masks in the city. Prices for costumes to purchase range from $20 to $150 and rentals range from $65 to $125 (with a completely refundable $100 deposit).

Chicago Costume, which has been outfitting Chicago in brilliant costumes since 1976, can fully customize any costumes from a one-person performance to an entire corporate event.  Their staff can e-mail photos of the available rental costumes and help customize a wardrobe for any event or party (chicagocostume@gmail.com).  Special arrangements can be made to meet quick turnaround requests, and wide a variety of sizes are available. 

CHICAGO COSTUME LOCATIONS:

www.chicagocostume.com

Chicago Costume Year Round Locations
(full selection of sales and rentals):
1120 W. Fullerton Ave., (773) 528-1264
HOURS: Monday-Saturday 10:00am – 6:00pm, Sunday 12:00pm – 5:00pm

4727 W. Montrose Ave., (773) 282-1264
HOURS: Monday-Saturday 10:00am – 6:00pm

2010 Season Locations:
2184 N. Elston Ave., (773) 489-1264
HOURS: Monday-Saturday 11:00am – 6:00pm 

219 W. Chicago Ave., (312) 440-1264
HOURS: Monday-Saturday 11:00am – 7:00pm

3254 N. Lincoln Ave., (773) 529-1264
HOURS: Monday-Saturday 11:00am – 7:00pm, Sunday 12:00pm – 6:00pm

5228 N. Clark St., (773) 506-1264
HOURS: Monday-Saturday 12:00pm – 8:00pm 

659 W. Diversey Pkwy., (773) 975-1264
HOURS: Monday-Saturday 11:00am – 7:00pm, Sunday 12:00pm – 6:00pm 

 1240 S. Halsted St., (312) 666-1264
HOURS: Monday-Saturday 11:00am – 7:00pm, Sunday 12:00pm – 5:00pm

175 W. Washington St., (312) 658-1264
HOURS: Monday-Saturday 10:00am – 6:00pm, Sunday 12:00pm – 5:00pm 

1530 E. 53rd St., (312) 288-1264
HOURS: Monday-Saturday 10:00am – 6:00pm

Please note that store hours will be extended from October 1-31.  Call each location for specific details.

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Chicago Costume Announces 10 Chicago Locations This Halloween

This Halloween season, Chicagoans have TEN Chicago Costume locations at which they can find their perfectly customized get-up for any festivity.  From Bucktown to Logan Square, trick-or-treaters and party-goers can choose from a vast array of costumes including gangsters, Super Mario Brothers, Renaissance royalty, Harry Potter and more.  Simple masks or intricate wardrobes will transform men, women and children from head to toe.
 
General Manager Courtland Hickey has been getting calls to reserve his most coveted rentals for weeks – Batman, Elvis, gangsters and the giant gorilla are always the first to go.  But this year he predicts that Avatar, the ‘80s, Michael Jackson and Shrek-inspired costumes will be the most popular, as well as the white-hot, officially licensed Lady Gaga and Jersey Shore costumes.  Because of the resurgence of Alice in Wonderland, White Rabbit, Mad Hatter and Alice costumes will be flying off the shelves, as well.  Offerings include several different Mad Hatter hats ranging from $20 to a hand-made $90 hat with a peacock feather.
 
Chicago Costume offerings range from a 50-cent clown nose to a $500 custom corseted female pirate costume.  The selection is endless – Chicago Costume has the largest collection of masquerade masks in the city. Prices for costumes to purchase range from $20 – $150 and rentals range from $65 to $125 (with a completely refundable $100 deposit).
 
Chicago Costume, which has been outfitting Chicago in brilliant costumes since 1976, can fully customize any costumes from a one-person performance to an entire corporate event.  Their staff can e-mail photos of the available rental costumes and help customize a wardrobe for any event or party (chicagocostume@gmail.com).  Special arrangements can be made to meet quick turnaround requests, and wide a variety of sizes are available.
 
CHICAGO COSTUME LOCATIONS:
(773) 528-1264
www.chicagocostume.com

Chicago Costume Year Round Locations:
1120 W. Fullerton Ave and 4727 W. Montrose open all year, full selection of sales and rentals

 2010 Season Locations:
Bucktown – 2184 N Elston
 
Opening September 1:
Andersonville – 5228 N Clark Street
Lakeview – 3254 N Lincoln Ave
River North – 219 W Chicago Ave
UIC – 1240 South Halsted

Four more locations coming soon.  Hours will be announced at www.chicagocostume.com

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