Time to get spooky! Get in the Halloween spirit and turn your St. Charles home into a frightful delight for the 2017 “Best in St. Charles” Gallery of Ghoulish Homes Tour!!!


Whether you participate in this favorite annual event our not, be sure to check out the spookiest homes in the Fox Valley area beginning Friday, October 20th, through Halloween night! See the best ghoulish displays every evening at dusk until 10:00 pm. Find the Free Home Tour Guide HERE starting on opening night.



  • Preview Night | Friday, October 20th

    • Opening night and last chance for homeowners to make changes before judging.

  • Judging Night | Saturday, October 21sts

    • Best night to see the homes! Judging by contest committee begins at dusk.

  • Trick or Treat Night | Tuesday, October 31st

    • Closing night. Tour ends at 9:00 pm.


  • Eeriest Haunt

  • Big Scare - Low Budget

  • Best Rookie

  • Best Actors (1-6 ghouls)

  • Best Actors (7+ ghouls)

  • Best Youth Actors (ages 18 & under)

  • Family Fun

  • Judges’ Favorite

  • People’s Choice (Check back HERE for more details)


Register your home today! Fill out the ENTRY FORM by 5:00 pm on October 18th and submit one of these 3 ways:

  • Drop Off | Pottawatomie Community Center, 8 North Avenue, St. Charles, Illinois 60174

  • Mail | Halloween House Decorating Contest, St. Charles Park District, 8 North Avenue, St. Charles, Illinois 60174

Registration is FREE! The Halloween House Decorating Contest is open to all St. Charles residents along with those living within the St. Charles Park District’s boundaries.


Image Credit: St. Charles Park District