October Days | 2024 Info Coming Soon!

October Days | 2024 Info Coming Soon!

Save the Date for October Days
DIY Scarecrow Day • Saturday, October 5, 2024
Witches Night Out • Thursday, October 10, 2024
Pet Costume Parade • Sunday, October 13, 2024

These fall favorites return to historic downtown Long Grove in October. 

Details about each event will be updated on this page once the planning is complete.

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Get spooky with us throughout October! Whether you’re looking for a family-friendly afternoon or a ladies’ night out — there’s something brewing each week in downtown Long Grove. 

Saturday, October 5, 2024

DIY Scarecrow Day
More info coming soon!

The suburb’s biggest homage to scarecrow-making returns again to Historic Downtown Long Grove. Do It Yourself Scarecrow Day is an afternoon dedicated to harvesting charm and family fun.  Scarecrow engineers are invited to reserve a time to build their own custom scarecrow modeled after any character or idea they can create.  We encourage participants to plan ahead, gather clothing and accessories and register in advance.

Thursday, October 10, 2024

Witches Night Out
More info coming soon!

Businesses in Historic Downtown Long Grove will be open late for grown-up witches and warlocks to have fun shopping, sipping and dining! Participating businesses will have specials, discounts, give-aways and more planned for all the little pretties who attend. Witches who register in advance or at the event will be entered to win prizes donated by our merchants throughout the night.

Sunday, October 13, 2024

Pet Costume Parade
More info coming soon!

Pets throughout the region are invited to don their best Halloween duds and howl at the moon at Halloween Town’s 4th Annual Pet Costume Parade!   It’s free to watch the parade, and all dogs must remain leashed.

Thursday, October 31, 2024

Trick or Treating
More info coming soon!

Participating merchants in downtown Long Grove

Kids are invited to visit participating businesses in historic downtown Long Grove to show off their Halloween costumes and collect treats.