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Night of 1000 Jack-o'-Lanterns

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Wed, Oct 11 – Sun, Oct 22, 2023

1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, IL 60022

Night of 1,000 Jack-o’-Lanterns, featuring a display of artist-carved pumpkins at the Chicago Botanic Garden, returns for 10 nights in advance of Halloween.

More than 1,000 hand-carved pumpkins—some as large as 150 pounds—will light up the night at Chicago Botanic Garden's Halloween event. Night of 1,000 Jack-o’-Lanterns takes advantage of the Garden's glorious fall setting, and features only real pumpkins. On a paved path, the evening takes on a festive air, with costumed entertainers and live carving demos, along with seasonal light fare and drinks for purchase. It's an unforgettable experience not to be missed!

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