Halloween is just around the corner. Get ready for the spookiest holiday of the year with our top five picks of things to do this weekend around Hinsdale. For a complete listing of events, visit hinsdale.suntimes.com/calendar.
1. Haunted Treasure Hunt, 8 p.m. Friday
Use a list of clues to search for hidden treats. After the hunt, there will be s'mores, refreshments and ghost stories. Baseball Fields, 500 Midway Drive, Willowbrook. Call 630-323-8215. $5-$20.
2. Fall Family Fest, 11 a.m. Saturday
This family fun event will kick off with a costume parade that departs from Hinsdale Middle School East Field. Participants will parade with an escort to Burlington Park, where they will be met with fun fall festival activities including pumpkin decorating, inflatables, entertainment and carnival games. The day will end with trick-or-treating downtown. Burlington Park, 30 E. Chicago Ave., Hinsdale. Call 630-323-3952.
3. Family Oktoberfest, 4 p.m. Saturday
Find a little touch of Bavaria as well as a bit of spooky Halloween fun at an autumn celebration for kids and parents alike, featuring bobbing for apples, face painting, wine and beer tasting, live entertainment, a haunted house and more. Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 203 S. Kensington Ave., La Grange. $20 family admission.
Join in for an afternoon of fun with carnival games, a pumpkin patch, hay rides, a costume contest and more. York Center Park District, 1609 S. Luther Ave., Lombard. Free.