Halloween Activities this Weekend in Deerfield

Halloween Hoopla

Deerfield Park District Halloween Hoopla

Halloween Hoopla returns to Jewett Park Community Center, on Friday, October 25 and Saturday, October 26 with new activities, including an inflatable haunted house and hayride. Get more information here.

DBR Chamber Downtown Deerfield Trick-or-Treat

Residents are invited to the “Downtown Deerfield Trick-or-Treat” on Saturday, October 26 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Downtown merchants in Deerfield with orange pumpkin signs in their windows welcome children to trick-or-treat in their stores. View a list of participating merchants here.

West Deerfield Township Halloween Party

Families with children with special needs or children who would enjoy a more relaxed Halloween event are invited to join for snacks, games and pumpkins on Saturday, October 26 from 1-3 p.m. at Deerfield Village Hall.

Village of Deerfield Halloween Information

Trick or treating

Trick-or-Treat Hours

The Village of Deerfield will have Trick-or-Treat hours on Thursday, October 31 from 3:30-7 p.m. As a reminder, help Deerfield-area children stay safe this Halloween with the following tips: 

  • drive cautiously
  • make sure children are accompanied by adults
  • look both ways before crossing the street
  • instruct children to travel only in familiar, well-lit areas
  • wear bright-colored or reflective costumes in the dark

For more Halloween safety tips, visit the National Safety Council's website.

Leftover Halloween Candy Collection

The Deerfield Police Department will be collecting leftover Halloween candy from November 1 through November 8. There will be a box in the Deerfield Police Department lobby, open 24/7, for donations.

Candy will be donated to a number of charitable organizations including Operation North Pole, NICASA, Mercy Home for Boys and Girls, The Veteran’s Closet and North Chicago Community Partners.

Pumpkin Disposal

Waste Management is now accepting pumpkins in with regular yard waste pickup. Remove all candles and other non-organic materials from pumpkins first.

Yard waste collection runs through December 15 and takes place on your regular garbage pickup day. Yard waste must be placed in a 30-gallon paper bag and placed at the curb with a yard waste sticker affixed for collection. Get more information here or by contacting the Village's Finance Department at 847.945.5000.

Police Department Blood Drive - November 1

Blood Drive

Join the Deerfield Police Department and Deerfield-Bannockburn Fire Protection District for a blood drive on Friday, November 1 from noon to 6:00 p.m. at Deerfield Village Hall.

To thank those giving blood, Chicagoland Papa John's locations are offering 50% off online pizzas with a code presented to donors.

Appointments are preferred, but walk-ins are welcome. To schedule an appointment, visit Vitalant's website or contact them at 877.258.4825.

Save the Date: Give Where You Live - November 11

Give Where You Live

Save the date for the Village's bi-annual "Day of Service" benefiting veterans, Give Where You Live - Deerfield! The event is taking place on Monday, November 11 from noon-2 p.m. at Deerfield Village Hall. 

Volunteers will come together to make no-sew fleece blankets, assemble care packages and write letters of thanks and encouragement to veterans. Donations for the event are being accepted at the Police Department and Village Hall lobbies. Get more information here

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