Dirty South: Hillbilly Zombie Apocalypse at Rockit
Bust out the jorts and mesh caps as you chase pumpkin beers with apple cinnamon Jameson shots at this Halloween party.
Southern supper: Food specials include buttermilk fried chicken, cornmeal-dusted catfish, and banana bourbon bread pudding.
Sat 5p-1:30a. Rockit Bar & Grill, 22 W. Hubbard St., River North (312-645-6000). No cover.
Nearby: Paris Club; Hubbard Inn; Siena Tavern
Terror Tour: Haunted Bar Crawl
Stop by the haunted sites of the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre and Eastland Disaster as you crawl to bars by BYOB bus.
Story time: Hear more ghost stories at each bar, followed by a pizza party at Fireside Lounge.
Tonight 6p. Meet at Fado Irish Pub, 100 W. Grand Ave., River North (773-340-1358). $49 here.
Hemingway’s Ghost: The Haunted Inn at Hubbard Inn
The chic River North restaurant transforms into The Haunted Inn with a specialty prix fixe harvest dinner and a formal party.
High class: Bottle service in private suites includes a carafe of The Haunted Inn’s signature punch.
Sat 9p-midnight. Hubbard Inn, 110 W. Hubbard St., River North (312-222-1331). $25 GA here; VIP $125-495 here.
Nearby: Untitled; Hoyt's; Public House
Taco Time: Halloween Costume Party at High Noon Saloon
Specialty zombie tacos (smoked pork shoulder, red pepper, and salsa negra) are the ultimate Halloween treat.
On the catwalk: $3 Fireball shots will get you in the mood to enter the costume contest to win $150 from Doc Martens.
Sat 9p. High Noon Saloon, 1560 N. Milwaukee Ave., Bucktown (773-227-9339). No cover.
Nearby: Trenchermen; Chop Shop; Double Door