Monday, October 19, 2015

October Fun Abounds In Rosemont

Whether you like your fall scary, sweet, philanthropic, or full of multicultural foodie fun, Rosemont's got you covered. 

October Events are in Full Swing this Season 
with A-List Comedians, New Offerings And Halloween Scares 
at MB Financial Park’s Restaurants and Attractions

MB Financial Park at Rosemont’s restaurants and attractions will offer specials throughout the month of October. Celebrate the season with authentic German food, beer and entertainment at Hofbräuhaus Chicago’s Oktoberfest through October 31. For the thrill seekers in the family, nothing will make spines tingle and palms sweat more than the Disturbia: Screams in the Park haunted house which will spook everyone now through November 1. 

Hofbräuhaus Chicago, the first and only German micro-brewery, beer hall and restaurant in the Chicago area, is celebrating Oktoberfest now through Oct. 31. Festivities include authentic Bavarian entertainment, stein holding competitions, celebrity keg tapping ceremonies and freshly brewed “Oktoberfestbier” which utilizes the recipes and techniques from the original Hofbräuhaus in Munich, Germany.

Limited-time Oktoberfest specials, changing daily, are offered Monday-Friday from 4 p.m. – 10 p.m. Specials include HB Bier Gulasch, an Oktoberfest Roulade and Brew Master Chicken Schnitzel. In addition to the Oktoberfest daily specials, Hofbräuhaus Chicago offers traditional cinnamon sugar roasted nuts Thursday-Sunday evenings during Oktoberfest. For more information or reservations, call 847.671.BREW (2739).

Disturbia: Screams in the Park: Only the bravest should dare to enter Disturbia: Screams in the Park in Rosemont, located in the basement level of the parking garage at MB Financial Park at Rosemont.  There are terrors every step of the way in this immersive haunted house experience, where guests become part of an interactive world of horror, complete with an industry-unique entry that sucks guests into the haunt—whether they are ready or not.  Disturbia: Screams in the Park will remain open from 7 p.m. – 12 a.m. through Saturday, Nov. 1. 

Disturbia: Screams in the Park is an indoor environment that operates rain or shine. General admission tickets are $25.  VIP tickets, which allow ticketholders to skip the line from immediate entrance to the haunted house, are also available for $35. A minimum age of 13 is recommended and parental discretion is advised.  Tickets are available for purchase online or on site.  For more information, including haunted house hours, and tickets visit 

Adobe Gila’s Margarita Fajita Cantina will host a pre-Halloween event Thursday, Oct. 30 for those working in the service industry Oct. 31. Festivities include a costume contest with a cash prize for the winner. The celebrations will continue on Oct. 31 with Halloween drink specials, costume contests and more fun that is sure to get everyone in the Halloween spirit. For more information, call 847.233.0080.

Award-winning Fogo de Chão, the authentic Southern Brazilian steakhouse, opened its newest addition, Bar Fogo this month. Guests can now enjoy unique Brazilian-inspired appetizers and delicious small plates, including Picanha Sirloin Sliders and Warm Hearts of Palm, with specialty cocktails and carefully selected wines. For reservations or more information call 847.678.7200 or visit

Kings Bowl will be the home to “Stars and Strikes,” a special benefit for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation hosted by 103.5FM’s ‘Fred and Angie in the Morning’ October 23 at 7 p.m. Guests can enjoy the evening with cocktails, raffles, silent auctions alongside celebrities bowling for a cause. Patrons can sponsor a lane for $1,500 and bring a team of six to bowl with a celebrity guest. VIP tickets are available $100 and spectator tickets are available for $35. VIP tickets give ticket-holders lane access along with drinks, appetizers and an invitation to a VIP cocktail reception. Spectator tickets include appetizers and two drink coupons.

Kings will also be celebrating Halloween with plenty of entertainment options from Oct. 27 through Nov. 2. Festivities include cash prize costume contests for both children and adults, a variety of food and drink specials, live DJs and NFL game-day specials. For more information call 847.233.0099 or visit

Muvico Theaters plans to instill classic Halloween fear in moviegoers this October. Guests can return to the small town of Haddonfield, Illinois to experience the cult classic Halloween” Oct. 30 at 7:30 p.m. and Oct. 31 at 11:30 p.m. Muvico will also celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the original “Saw” film with showings from Oct. 31 through Nov. 6.

Guests looking for even more chills and thrills can purchase tickets to Muvico’s Haunted House Double Feature Oct. 17, 18, 24 or 25. The $26 ticket includes admission to “The Exorcist “(playing Oct. 17 and 18) or “Texas Chainsaw Massacre” (playing Oct. 24 and 25) and admission to Disturbia: Screams in the Park haunted house. For more information, show times, and tickets call (847) 447-1040 or visit  

Park Tavern will be celebrating Halloween festivities on October 31 at 9 p.m. Plenty of “shocktails,” a live DJ and late night kitchen will be offered to partygoers for an evening of friends, food and fun. VIP Tables can be reserved for a minimum of four people. Park Tavern will also be having a costume contest with prizes for winners. For more information, or to reserve seats or VIP Tables call, (847) 349-5151 or visit

This October, prepare to roar with laughter at Zanies Comedy Club. Saturday, Oct. 18, guests can enjoy a side-splitting show from “The Chelsea Lately Show” regular and “Last Comic Standing” semifinalist, Fortune Feimster. Monday, Oct. 20, “Last Comic Standing” star Doug Benson comes to the Zanies stage. His sketches landed him a reoccurring spot on Comedy Central’s “@midnight.” Wil Anderson’s award winning show “GoodWil” comes to Zanies Saturday, Oct. 25. For reservations or more information, call 847-813-0484.


About The Village of Rosemont, Illinois: Rosemont, Illinois, Chicagoland’s business and entertainment suburb, is conveniently located five minutes from O’Hare Airport and twenty minutes from Chicago’s downtown. Rosemont is home to the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, a wide variety of hotel and dining options, the Allstate Arena, the Akoo Theatre at Rosemont, and a host of entertainment and retail venues. Rosemont continues to grow and evolve based on the new vision of Mayor Bradley A. Stephens. MB Financial Park at Rosemont features an array of great dining and entertainment options. For more information, visit

About The MB Financial Park at Rosemont: MB Financial Park at Rosemont is a 200,000 square-foot entertainment and dining complex whose 10 venues offer upscale international cuisine, live music and comedy, state-of-the-art film, bowling and more. Conveniently located near O’Hare International Airport, MB Financial Park at Rosemont is easily accessible from Chicago as well as the suburbs. The address is 5501 Park Place, a new looping street situated west of River Road between Bryn Mawr and Balmoral Avenues.  A 20-minute drive from Chicago’s Loop, MB Financial Park at Rosemont is walking distance from the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, the CTA Blue Line Rosemont station and Rosemont Theatre. Convenient parking is available. For more information visit

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