Lemontster Days 2019
Celebrating Halloween Lemont-Style
Lemontster Days - Full Event Info!
September 26: 8th Annual Autumn Craft Beer Tasting
Gelsosomo's Pizzeria & Pub, 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Sponsored by Rotary Club of Lemont-Homer Glen. Learn more about different seasonal beer styles from award winning home brewer Scott Pointon; $30 per person. For more information, call (815) 370-4942. Proceeds to benefit the Lemont community. Includes food. Age 21 and over.
October 5: Lemont Park District Fall FestLemont Park District Centennial Park: 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
This FREE event will feature LIVE music from Whiskey & Harmony, acoustic set, a scarecrow building contest, kids zone, amazing kiddie straw maze, snacks, hayrides and more! This event is brought to you by CITGO, Kids Plus Pediatric Dentisty, Gelsosomo’s Pizzeria & Pub, Lemont Bank & Trust, and Chiro One, Medulla, LLC. For more information call (630) 257-6787 or visit www.lemontparkdistrict.org
October 6: LAHS Haunted History Bus Tour
Starting at Lemont Historical Society Museum, 306 Lemont Street: 1:00 p.m.
Join us for Lemont's Haunted History Bus Tour. We will be sharing spooky stories of Lemont's haunted history and making some stops where you can use our dousing rods and EVP readers. Tours are for 21+ years or older, BYOB. For more information, contact the Historical Society at (630) 257-2972.
October 11: LAHS Scary Silent Movie Night
Lemont Historical Society Museum, 306 Lemont Street: 7:00 p.m. | Doors Open at 6:30 p.m.
Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Movie starts at 7:00 p.m. Classic Silent Horror Films. Free admission. Food will be offered. For more information, contact the Historical Society at (630) 257-2972.
October 12: Witches Walk
Historic Downtown Lemont: 5:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.
Get dressed up and join us for drinks, cackles, and treats on our annual "spirits" walk in downtown Lemont. After the walk you can invite your favorite Warlock for the Witches Ball at the VFW Hall - with food, drink, live music and dancing. Details and registration information at www.myHCBA.com or call (630) 257-5997. Event sponsored by the Heritage Corridor Business Alliance and Lemont Park Foundation.
October 15: "History of St. James at Sag Bridge Cemetery"
Lemont Historical Society Museum, 306 Lemont Street: 7:00 p.m.
Presented by Deacon John Wilkinson.
October 20: Lemont Township Scarecrow Fest
Lemont Township Community Center: 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Free family fun, hayride, bonfire, etc. For more information, contact Lemont Township at (630) 257-2522.
October 25: Lemont Historical Society Presents "Hocus Pocus Movie Night"
Lemont Historical Society Museum: 7:00 p.m. | Doors Open at 6:30 p.m.
306 Lemont Street. Come see the Old Stone Church magically transform into Salem and watch the Halloween cult classic Hocus Pocus. The 1993 Disney hit is fun for all ages! Enjoy Hocus Pocus themed treats and even an appearance by everyone's favorite worst witch - Winifred Sanderson! Admittance is $5.00 for adults and $2.00 for children. "Let Us Put a Spell on You" on 10/25 at 7:00 p.m. For more information, call (630) 257-2972.
October 25 & 26: Haunted Canal Hay Ride
Starts at Lemont Safety Village, 55 Stephen Street
6:00 p.m. Friday | *5:00 p.m. Saturday (*Less Scary Version Saturday 5:00 to 6:30 p.m.)
Last Ride Loads at 9:30 p.m. Both Nights
Fundraiser benefiting Hope & Friendship Foundation and School District 113a Foundation. Hay rides chauffeured by the Lemont Tractor Club. Lemont has long been known as a place of ghosts, spirits and hair raising brushes with after life as part of its history... and present... on October 25 and 26 we will visit where we have found them to dwell. Your visit ride options: Tickets are sold per date and only valid for that date - limited number of riders/victims per night. Time of Departure: Friday, 6 - 9:30 p.m.; Saturday *5 - 9:30 p.m. (5 to 6:30 p.m. Less Scary). Last ride departs at 9:30 p.m. Your Ticket to Ride: $10 donation or VIP $20 (Float to the front of the line). Purchase tickets online at www.sd113afoundation.org or at Nail Inn, 47 Stephen Street, Monday - Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. More information at www.hopeandfriendshipfoundation.com.
October 26: Village of Lemont's Halloween Hoedown
Historic Downtown Lemont: 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
12:30 p.m. Line-Up at Legion Park
FREE Event. Line-Up at Legion Park for our annual Costume Contest & Parade followed by Trick or Treating at participating downtown stores and all the miniature houses at Safety Village! Halloween jumpie at Budnik Plaza! Haywagon Rides! Take some Frightening Photos with our fun backdrop! Fun Children's Activities! Lemont Park District joins in the fun with a "Halloween Hoops" Contest.
October 31: Trick-or-Treat
Village Trick-or-Treat hours are 3:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Turn your porch lights on if you welcome trick-or-treaters.
October 31: Trick-or-Treat at the Library
Lemont Public Library: 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
It wouldn't be Halloween without a stop at the Library! Popular book characters such as Harry Potter, Mother Goose, Little Red Riding Hood & more will be giving away treats!
THROUGHOUT OCTOBER . . .
|October 1 to 31: "Treat or Treat for the Lemont Food Pantries Ongoing throughout October
FILL THE PAPER BAGS / FILL THE PANTRY SHELVES
Fill the bags with goodies (much needed items) that will fill the shelves of our Lemont Food Pantries! Drop off donations to the Lemont Township Office at 1115 Warner Avenue. For more information on applying for or donating to our Lemont Food Pantries, please contact Lemont Township. Please call (630) 257-2522, Ext. 13 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
October 5 to 21: "Trail of Scarecrows" Competition! | Ongoing Throughout October
Theme: Games | VOTE For Your Favorite Scarecrow
September 14: Stake pick-ups at Lemont Township Community Center.
October 5: Drop off participating scarecrows to the Township Center. Everyone is invited to participate in voting through October 21. Winners to be displayed at this year's Halloween Hoedown on October 26 at Safety Village. For more information, contact Lemont Township at (630) 257-2522.
Lemont Park District's "Lemontster Manor" Home Decorating Contest
The Lemont Park District invites you to join in on some ghoulishly good fun...
decorate your Lemont residence for Halloween! Great prizes will be awarded.
- Registration is FREE and must be completed by October 28 at the Lemont Park District.
- For a registration form, please visit www.lemontparkdistrict.org.
- Decorations must be up by October 28.
- Winners will be announced on Halloween day (October 31) on social media and Lemont Patch.