Halloween House Decorating Contest

Halloween House Decorating Contest and Tour

Decorate your home for Halloween, or just sit back and enjoy a tour of Schaumburg's finest Halloween homes.

For more information, call 847/490-7020.


Decorate your home to be the scariest in Schaumburg. Houses may be decorated anytime prior to Oct. 28. The first 10 houses entered will be judged. Your house must be within Schaumburg Park District boundaries. Judging will take place the evening of Oct. 28. Winning entrants will be listed on the Schaumburg Park District cable channel, featured on www.parkfun.com, and receive a Park District gift card and yard sign.

The criteria that will be judged is:

  • Originality: Unique design and creative use of lights and decorations
  • Arrangement: Display and placement of decorations
  • Theme: Storyline or scene
  • Overall: Overall presentation

Entry forms are accepted until 9 p.m., Oct. 25 at the Community Recreation Center.

Halloween House Entry Form (PDF)


October 28, 2013 · 6 to 8:30PM · Meet at the Community Recreation Center

Travel around Schaumburg seeing sights and frights! The tour will visit and judge about 10 houses. Halloween House Decorating Contest participants cannot participate in the judging, but may join the tour. Meet in the north entrance lobby of the Community Recreation Center. The bus leaves at 6PM. Pre-registration is required by 9PM on Oct. 27 or until seats are full. This tour fills up quickly so reserve your spot today!

Tour is for all ages.

Resident cost is $8. Non-resident cost is $12.

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