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Freaky Deaky



Age Restrictions

Freaky Deaky Halloween Festival is an 17+ festival. Everyone will be required to show a government issued ID upon entry.

Festival Dates & Hours

Friday, October 28th, 2016 – 2:00 PM
Saturday, October 29th, 2016 – 2:00 PM
Sunday, October 30th, 2016 – 2:00 PM


Friday Oct. 28th:  1:00PM – 10:00PM

Saturday Oct. 29th: 1:00PM – 10:00PM

Sunday Oct. 30th: 1:00PM – 8:30PM

Re-Entry Policy

There will be NO RE-ENTRY into the Freaky Deaky Halloween Festival.


There will be ATMs on the festival grounds.


Parking will be available on-site for $20 per day or $45 for 3-day.  These will be available for purchase upon arrival at the festival, cash only.


Tickets are sold through Front Gate Tickets. We are not responsible for secondary ticket sellers, so we advise purchasing only through We are not responsible for lost or stolen tickets. For more information on purchasing tickets and General Admission ticket amenities please head to the Buy Tickets Page.

If you are having ticketing issues please contact: Front Gate customer service HERE for order related issues (billing, not receiving confirmation email, address change, etc).

Here are the best routes for all ticketing related issues:

1) 888-512-SHOW
^ Front Gate Ticketing Call Center. Staffed 9am-9pm CT, MondaySaturday. Best method for anyone needing to alter or adjust their order, you’ll need the order number and the CC used to purchase to verify info prior to any changes being made.
^ Fastest method for direct questions that don’t require order changes or anything that would need customer verification to process.

^ General support site that will link out to the FAQ, Freaky Deaky Website, questions can be asked, etc.

Wristbands begin shipping in early October!  If you need to update your address on an order already placed, you have until 9.27 to do so.  Tracking numbers will be sent once your package is shipped.  If you need to update your shipping address, contact Front Gate Tickets at 888-512-SHOW.

Lineup Subject to Change. All Sales are final. Rain or Shine, but if a storm approaches with dangerous conditions such as high winds, thunder, lightening, tornado, etc., your safety is our priority and we will take necessary precautions with no refunds.



Lockers with Cell Charging

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 able to leave your items in the locker overnight.

BONUS: Cell phone charging is included with each locker!

CLICK HERE for more information and to secure your locker!

Alcoholic Beverages

Alcoholic beverages will be served to those with government issued photo IDs. You must present your ID to a festival employee to get a 21+ wristband.


If you’re from Chicago, you understand this weather. Freaky Deaky Halloween Festival will take place, rain or shine. All advertised artists are confirmed to perform, but sometimes the weather does not permit travel to Chicago. In this instance, acts are subject to change without notice. For the most up to date information, check out

Entry & Security

Everyone entering the festival grounds will be searched upon entry. You will need to empty your pockets, and have all your items examined. If you have a backpack or purse, security will examine that as well. Narcotics officers will be working inside and outside of the festival grounds. All narcotic laws will be strictly enforced.  We reserve the right to refuse entry to anyone. Shoes my be taken off for search.

These Items are Prohibited

Alcohol, drugs or drug paraphernalia, Large chains, Massagers, Laser pointers, glowsticks, LED gloves, Spiked jewelry, Outside food or beverages, Open or refillable E-Cigs or vaporizers, flag poles or totems, coolers, lawnchairs, tents, Frisbees, large umbrellas, unsealed tampons, bota bags, stickers, poi instruments, stuffed animals/dolls, professional cameras, GoPros, audio/video recording equipment, open cigarettes, any illegal substance, marker pens, unauthorized solicitations, sampling or flyers of any kind, dust masks, musical instruments including whistles, cans/bottles/glass, animals (except service animals), pacifiers, spray paint or aerosol cans of any kind, weapons of any kind, unsealed eye drop containers, unopened over the counter medications, unopened bottle of vitamins, any other items deemed as posing a threat to the safe enjoyment of the concert by management, and bad attitudes.

These Items are Allowed

Sealed cigarette packs, Digital phone, point and shoot cameras, disposable cameras, fanny packs, empty camelbaks (you will be required to remove the pouch for inspection prior to entry), purses, European carry-alls, and average school-sized backpacks (keep in mind the more stuff you bring, the longer everyone will wait in line), blankets, hoolahoops, flags, sunglasses, hats, lighters, sun block, lip gloss, binoculars, and positive attitudes.

Shoes may be taken off for search and ALL items and bags will be searched upon entry.

Zero Tolerance For Drug Use and Possession

Possessing or using any illegal substances outside or inside of the venue will not be tolerated. Narcotics officers, security, and staff will be working in and around the venue enforcing all drug-related laws. Violators in possession of illegal substances will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. If you’re appear to be intoxicated at the entrance of the festival, security will not allow you to enter the venue. Event personal reserves the right to refuse entry to anyone.

Please come with good vibes and be prepared to have an unforgettable experience.

Every attendee, including members of the media, vendors, and guests, must be prepared to be searched prior to entering the event. By purchasing a ticket, you agree to submit to a extensive search, including a full pat down, emptying pockets and bags, having your items examined and possibly removing your shoes. Narcotics officers and police will be working inside and outside of the event.

We reserve the right to refuse entry to anyone.

Safety, Medical & Hydration

The safety of every fan, artist, and staff member is our top priority. Professional medical staff and security will be present throughout the duration of the event. If you, a friend, or another attendee need any assistance, please look for for Medical tents or seek out a staff member.

Weather in Chicago can be tricky, but when you’re moving and dancing for many hours, staying hydrated is absolutely necessary. There are free water fountains located throughout the festival grounds.  Please remember to drink water in intervals throughout the day and take period breaks, especially in hot weather.

The Freaky Deaky Halloween Festival CELEBRATE SAFE team will also be present at the fest.  This team of your peers is solely dedicated to the safety, wellness and memorable experience of every attendee.  They will have a direct line to medical and safety staff and will have Free Water Bottles for anyone that needs it.  They will be brightly marked and visible.  Please do not hesitate to approach them if you see someone who is in need of attention. We encourage everyone to take care of themselves and learn more about this program HERE.

We’re all responsible for everyone’s well-being.  Don’t forget to give back to the community and take care of one another.

Viewing Area

Special designated platforms are reserved for people with disabilities throughout the venue.  Companion seating will be available at designated platform locations.  Please note, companion seating is limited and will be available at a first-come, first-served basis.

Entrance & Egress

Special designated lanes for entrance and egress will be available at the festival.  Special designated lanes will be clearly identified for the convenience of our disabled patrons.

Costume Guidelines

Festival and Halloween Costumes are encouraged, however please make sure your outfit abides by Freaky Deaky’s rules and regulations:

1.      No realistic looking weapons or weapon accessories of any kind including knives, guns, swords, axes, etc. 

2.      Costume must be able to be taken off if deemed necessary for a proper search, including masks, hats, shoes etc.

3.      If your costume needs batteries, you will not be able to wear anything that requires more power than AA batteries.

4.     No Police, S.W.A.T. or public safety costumes allowed

4.      Absolutely no dust or gas masks of any kind even if they are part of a costume.  These will not be allowed.

**Freaky Deaky reserves the right to deny entry to anyone in a costume we deem is not within our policy guidelines