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Lost and Found
Posted on October 31, 2016

This year we’ve teamed up with Crowd Find to streamline the Lost and Found process. Please visit the Lost and Found page HERE to see all found items. If it’s not listed on that page, unfortunately we do not have it. Although if you don’t see your lost item, please check back later in the […]

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Freaky Foods!
Posted on October 26, 2016

In addition to the normal carnival food, this year we’ve enlisted a few Chicago staples, some forward thinking food trucks and tried to cover all bases for you veggies and vegans. For you Freaks taking advantage of our Cashless system we’ve noted the food vendors below that will be accepting Cashless payments. Mouth watering yet? […]

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Tune In to Our Facebook Live!
Posted on October 24, 2016

Stuck across the globe with no means of getting to Freaky Deaky 2016? We got your back! Like and stay tuned to our facebook page all weekend long as we’ll be going LIVE with behind-the-scenes footage, interviews with your favorite artists and all kinds of Halloween weekend shenanigans.

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Top Ten Tips!
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The fest is this weekend, so we like to provide you our TOP TEN TIPS which outline our best advice to festival attendees to have the smoothest and the most memorable Halloween Weekend of your life. This is your weekend, don’t sell yourself short by being ill-prepared! Read below and become a pro! 1. WILL […]

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Will Call Open Early!
Posted on October 19, 2016

In an effort to make your Freaky Deaky weekend as smooth as possible, we’re opening Will Call the entire week leading up to the fest! So take advantage and avoid lines at Will Call at the front gates! Anyone that needs to go to Will Call or the Guestlist Booth to pick up your wristband […]

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Download the App!
Posted on October 20, 2016

The Freaky Deaky app is your direct line to the organizers for the most up-to-date announcements, schedule changes and tips to make your weekend as smooth and worry-free as possible. It contains a handy map and you can make your own schedule with reminders so you don’t miss a beat. FREE for iPhone and Andoid! […]

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Map Released!
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Click the image below to explore your 2016 Fest ground map! Important items to note are Water Refill Station, Celebrate Safe tent, the Official Merch booth and of course the food and beverage tents! Click below to enlarge.  

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Getting There!
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Almost time to get Freaky! We wanted to make a post with all your options for getting to the festival. So here goes…see you at the fest! ALL SHUTTLES: Buses will run continuously throughout the day every 30 minutes or so starting at 1pm with the last shuttle leaving Toyota Park back to the city […]

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Afterparties Announced!
Posted on October 18, 2016

October 18, 2016 — FREAKY DEAKY is thrilled to announce this year’s Official After Parties! Halloween is one of the biggest weekends of the year, and you can keep the party going once the festival ends with a number of after parties happening at the finest clubs and venues in Chicago! Check out a list […]

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Visit Halloween Hallway for Your Costume!
Posted on October 21, 2016

We’ve teamed up with Halloween Hallway as our costume partner for all your costume needs! With seven locations across Chicago they will be the most convenient destination. And with huge inventories you won’t have to make two trips to put together your look due to items being sold out! Visit their website for more info! […]

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Don’t Sleep On: Team EZY
Posted on October 12, 2016

This week’s edition of the “Don’t Sleep On” series comes as the very last feature on upcoming acts to catch at Freaky Deaky before Halloween weekend. To end with a bang, we’ve decided to highlight the epic and quickly expanding timeline of Los Angeles native and master of production diversity, TEAM EZY! After growing up […]

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Figure Premiers New Halloween Mixtape
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In anticipation of his debut Freaky Deaky performance, FIGURE created a brand-new Halloween mixtape to prep all you freaks for the Halloween season! Tune in and grab a free download of The Gravest Hits Mix below, and get ready for Figure’s spooktacular performance on Friday, October 28th! “Over the past 7 or so years, I […]

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Last chance for Delivery is Oct. 15th
Posted on October 6, 2016

Just a quick heads up fellow freaks! The last day to order your passes and have them delivered to you is October 15th! After October 15th the only option for fulfillment will be Will Call. So avoid the lines at Will Call and get those orders in ASAP! You’ve been warned..

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Lockers with Cell Charging
Posted on October 5, 2016

We’re teaming up with Entertainment Lockers so your crew can dance hands free! When you reserve a locker online, you will receive an email 24 hours before the fest containing your locker location, locker number, and lock combination so you can simply find and use your locker. If you rent a multi-day locker you’ll be […]

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Don’t Sleep On: Gryffin
Posted on October 4, 2016

We continue our weekly “Don’t Sleep On” series today with an installment dedicated to one of the most celebrated up and comers in electronic dance music circuit, GRYFFIN! With less than two years of experience in the scene, Gryffin’s rapid rise to fame and recognition is a truly inspiring one. He began his musical journey […]

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Don’t Sleep On: Bleep Bloop
Posted on September 26, 2016

This week’s “Don’t Sleep On” series is dedicated to BLEEP BLOOP, one of bass music’s most innovative and celebrated creators among the underground and mainstream sectors alike. In honor of his Freaky Deaky debut on Saturday, October 29, we invite attendees and fans to learn more about this one of a kind producer and his […]

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Go Cashless!
Posted on September 23, 2016

We’re happy to announce you can now Go Cashless to Freaky Deaky 2016! Here’s how it works: When you register your wristband, you’ll have the option to connect the RFID chip in your wristband to a credit card of your choice. You will also be prompted to choose a PIN number that you will enter […]

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No Online fees Tickets at Concord Music Hall
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We happy to announce for all you Freaks in the Chicagoland area, you can now grab hard tickets without the online fees! You will need to exchange your hard ticket for a wristband at the festival Will Call. They are being sold out of the Concord Music Hall box office. Here’s the info: CASH ONLY. […]

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Costume Contest
Posted on September 20, 2016

We couldn’t throw a Halloween festival without a Costume Contest right?! Four lucky winners will receive Weekend Passes and Official Freaky Deaky Merch! The contest starts on Tuesday September 20th and ends Monday October 17th…time to think about your Freaky Deaky outfit, rally your friends and win! This year we’re allowing participants to enter one […]

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Don’t Sleep On: San Holo
Posted on September 19, 2016

As Freaky Deaky’s Halloween installment grows nearer, we dedicate this week’s “Don’t Sleep On” series to Dutch future bass extraordinaire SAN HOLO. His expertly refined production style and instantly recognizable sound has allowed San Holo to quickly rise through the dance music ranks and dip his feet in nearly every major label currently in operation. […]

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Chalk Mural Contest! Win a 5-Pack of Passes
Posted on September 13, 2016

The summer has ended, school is back and that’s a bummer. But at least it gives us a chance to give away a 5-PACK of weekend passes to Freaky Deaky! With school back for the fall, we want to see some Freaky Deaky art on your campus. Whomever makes the best mural wins! Grab 4 […]

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Don’t Sleep On: Metro Boomin
Posted on September 12, 2016

In anticipation of Freaky Deaky 2016, this week’s “Don’t Sleep On” series continues with a feature dedicated to Atlanta-born producer METRO BOOMIN. With humble beginnings and a relentlessly dedicated approach to beat production, Metro’s rise to stardom has come at an explosive rate ever since he first began to work with some of hip hop’s […]

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Calling All DJs and Emcees! Play the fest!
Posted on September 1, 2016


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The Crypt Stage feat. Dubfire:Live HYBRID + more
Posted on August 24, 2016

On Saturday, October 29, the Crypt Stage will be hosted by an all-inclusive blend of artists from far across the electronic music spectrum, transforming the stage into a nonstop exploration of some of the wildest and most diverse styles of the weekend. Ending the evening with a closing set is Iranian producer Dubfire’s specially curated Live: HYBRID performance! Fans […]

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Layaway Now Available!
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We don’t want to be the only festival you go to, we just want to be the FREAKIEST festival you go to.  With that in mind, we’re offering a layaway plan so you can spread out your payments and see live music all year long.  Here’s how it works If purchased before Sept 15th, on […]

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The Crypt Stage: Jamie Jones, Guy Gerber and more
Posted on August 17, 2016

On Sunday, October 30, the event’s final day, the Crypt Stage will be occupied by some of the most prolific names in techno and deep house to provide underground aficionados with their very own sanctuary for the day. Closing out with a headlining set is Hot Creations label co-head and undisputed pioneer of the genre, […]

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Freakout Fridays! Win Tickets
Posted on August 16, 2016

We’re all about the party and getting people together one way or another.  If that means giving away a pair of tickets every Friday on our official React Presents Snapchat account then that’s what we’re going to do.  Every Friday we’ll snap a different way to win weekend passes for Freaky Deaky 2016. With your […]

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The Crypt Stage feat. Bro Safari, Figure and more
Posted on August 9, 2016

Throughout Halloween weekend, the Crypt Stage at Freaky Deaky will be transformed each night to highlight a diverse scope of dance music’s most noteworthy contributors. Take a break from the tents to visit this intimate, enclosed stage located inside a sinister Crypt. On Friday, October 28, the stage will be headlined by none other than […]

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Preferred Hotel Rates + Shuttles!
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Got your ticket? Check. Costume? Check. Now it’s time to call your fellow Freaks and book a hotel room! We have a two great and inexpensive options for you this year. Check them out below and see which one is best for you. COURTYARD CHICAGO MIDWAY AIRPORT 4.2 mi. to festival grounds! This hotel features […]

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2016 Official Lineup Announce Trailer
Posted on August 3, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 3, 2016 — FREAKY DEAKY – The Largest Halloween Event in the Midwest – is thrilled to announce the complete artist lineup for its eighth anniversary! The 3-day festival returns to the expansive Toyota Park just outside of downtown Chicago in Bridgeview, Illinois over Halloween weekend. Featuring 50+ artists spanning multiple […]

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