This Weekend on Goose Island: Jack’s Pumpkin Nights

Not Free but Fun!  Come check out the newest interactive Pop-Up Experience to hit Chicago, Jack’s Pumpkin Pop-Up, which is located on over 2 acres in Goose Island. For one month only, join in for a larger than life, outdoor, multi-sensory adventure in the heart of Chicago. Spend an autumn night outside making memories without having to travel to the Suburbs while you get lost in Chicago’s largest corn maze!

Jack’s Pumpkin Nights features Chicago’s largest corn maze featuring a hidden bar, pumpkin carving, games for all ages, a brilliant light display and nightly entertainment. Get the perfect autumn ‘gram at dozens of photo ops, snack on delicious treats and sip seasonal brews while you embrace the sweater weather. It’s the most expansive, fall-ified beer and cider garden for city dwellers that you won’t want to miss.  Jack’s Pumpkin Nights will offer fun fall experiences for kids and adults alike to capture fall memories, so grab your tickets today at!


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Whether you’re seeking a striking nighttime lights display, an outdoor pumpkin-themed party with dozens of fall themed instagramable memories or a one of a kind corn maze, there’s an experience here for everyone! We are open nightly rain or Shine!  $20 general admission  ($17.50 each is you buy 2 on Groupon). #WeLovePumpkins

The Elston Avenue corridor is getting a corn maze with a hidden pop-up beer garden, three bars, food and drink and more. Jack’s Pumpkin Nights, from the people behind Christmas pop-up bar Frosty’s, will open October 5 on a two-acre plot at 1467 N. Elston Avenue.  Its website promises “Chicago’s largest corn maze” in addition to the bars and food, plus carnival games and other entertainment. Tickets are on sale now via Tock and the pop-up will run until November 4.


What: Come on out to enjoy the corn maze and pumpkin lights displays at Jack’s Pumpkin Nights Pop-Up featuring a hidden bar, pumpkin carving, games for all ages, a brilliant light display and nightly entertainment.
When: Open until November 4.
Where: 1467 North Elston Ave, Chicago.


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What should I wear?

Come decked out in your favorite fall attire for capturing memories with larger than life figures and unforgettable autumnal backdrops and photo-ops! Costumes are also encouraged to celebrate the season, but please keep those weapons at home! Please note Jack’s is 100% outdoor event so dress in layers and according to the weather.

Is alcohol available for purchase outside of the drink packages?

Absolutely! We love to bring on the party! Jack’s has full service bars serving seasonal cocktails, hard ciders, beer, wine and your favorite non-alcoholic beverages available for purchase anytime from open to close.

Are Pets Allowed?

We love Pets! Unfortunately, at this time, we can only allow certified service animals on a leash.

I have a hay/straw allergy. Does Jack’s Pumpkin Nights use hay/straw?

Yes Jack’s Pumpkin Nights is an 100 percent outdoors. We use a large amount of hay and straw to bring Jack’s Pumpkin Nights to life! If you have a hay or straw allergy we strongly suggest you consider our immersive environment before purchasing your tickets.



Will tickets be sold at the door?

We highly encourage you to purchase your tickets in advance online. Tickets will be sold at the door but drink packages will not be available for purchase. Additionally ticket prices at the door will be higher than pre-purchased tickets online.

What is your weather policy?

We are open! Come rain or shine. Jacks is a 100% outdoor experience and we will be here waiting for you to celebrate! If you elect not to attend, your tickets and/or package(s) are neither refundable nor exchangeable. Remember life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass, it’s about learning to dance in the rain!

Do I need to buy a ticket for my child?

At Jacks’s children 2 years and under get in for free. Every guest 2 and over requires an individual ticket or package to enter. Please note ticket prices at the door will be higher than pre-purchased tickets online. Additionally, while Jack’s is fun for all ages prior to 7pm, please keep in mind after 7pm the festivities turn BOO-zy so we recommend families come out during our earlier hours but children are welcome to stay throughout the event.

Can I smoke?

No. This is a non-smoking and non-vaping event.

I’m coming with a group. Should we buy our tickets together or separately?

The ticket and package prices are the same price, there is no additional discounts, so if all your guest in your group are not arriving at the same time we highly suggest each individual person purchases their ticket or package separately. Please note during your check in process at the front door if tickets were purchased under one name for your group the person whose name is on the reservation must be present with a valid ID before anyone from the group can enter.

Is there parking?

Yes! There is a plethora of free street parking surrounding Jack’s Pumpkin Nights that is available on a first come first serve basis…this is Chicago you know! Additionally, there is valet parking. Price varies by night at the discretion of the valet company.

Is Jack’s Pumpkin Nights Scary?

No, Jack’s is fun for all ages! Our unique pop up experience includes fall and Halloween themed elements, such as giant pumpkins, skeletons, spiders and scarecrows to name a few. Jack’s is not a scary environment and you won’t find frights, gore, surprises or shocks here!

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