Just because it's summer does not mean we stop celebrating horror. Here's some cool events in and around the Chicago area for June.
Sin Tutulo - Free Admission. Two Brothers Roundhouse - June 9th - www.auroraartbar.com - 21+ Illustrators, Painters, Phorgraphers, Sculptures and more. June 9th's Art Show is the grande finale of the 5th season of Aurora's First Fridays.
Alternative Comic Expo - Weekend long celebration of Independant artists. Workshops, Exhibitions, Artists - Cake is dedicated to fostering community among independant artists, small presses, publishers and readers.
Part of Transworld Trade Show Convention and Netherworlds Haunted House this convention features haunted house grade vendors, workshops and seminars. Pre-party includes Touring several Haunted Attractions. Known for the Body Art Fashion Show Satuday Evening.
Escape Dr Death in an all new Escape Room at Massacre Haunted House. Opens June 16th. - 299 Montgomery Road Montgomery IL - www.escapethemassacre.com
Father's Day Zombie Apocolypse. June 16th & 17th - Basement of the Dead Haunted House - 42 W Montgomery Aurora - www.basementofthedead.com
Chicago Zombie March - June 24th - Free Event. Dress up like a Zombie and shamble downtown. Meets at 3:30 at the Bean in Millenium Park
Girrrl Power Dance Party - June 12th - Beauty Bar Dance to all your favorites - Spice Girls to Riot Girl to Beyonce to everything in betwee 1444 W Chicago - $5 - 21+ - www.beautybar.com
Wonder Woman Day - June 3rd - Amazing Fantasy Books & Comics 20505 S Lagrange Frankfort - FREE Comics While supplies last - www.afbooks.com
Wonder Woman Day - Challengers Comics - June 3rd - 11am - 5pm 1845 N Western - Free Event. Celebrate Wonder Woman's 75th Birthday with costume contest , treats and artists. www.challengerscomics.com
DC Day - Women of DC Comics - June 3rd - Hall of Heroes Super Hero Museum June 3rd - 58005 County Road 105 Elkhart Indiana - www.hallofheroesmuseum.com/events Another Free Event including an 8.0 Copy of Wonder Woman's First Comic Book (1942), Batgirl's 50th Anniversary & 25th Anniversary of Batman Annimated and debut of Harley Quinn. See the Batmobile. Cosplay - Comics and Toy Dealers.
Horror & SciFi Prop Preservation - Super Hero Prop Exhibit to celebrate the opening of Wonder Woman. Hollywood Palms - June 2nd & 3rd - 352 S Route 59 Naperville. - www.hollywoodpalmscinema.com
Bloody Reads #18 - Montly Book Club - June 4th. 9-11pm - Clive Barker's Books of Blood Bucket O' Blood Record Store - 3182 N Elston Avenue. - Potluck - www.bucketoblood.com
Road To Warped Tour W/ Red Light Complainance, Oppressed Affliction & Glory Days June 22nd - House of Blues 329 N Dearborn - 6pm - 17+ - tickets $10 - www.houseofblues.com/chicago
Tribute to Lollapalooza - June 23rd Metallica, NIN, RATM, Eminem, Korn, Soundgarden, Incubus, Ice Cube, Twenty One Pilots, Wheezer Tribues & More! Big Shots - 391 US Hwy 6 Valpo. $5 Donation benefits Ronald McDonald House - 2pm to Midnight - All Ages Show www.bigshotsmusicvenue.com
Krank Daddies W/Franks & Deans, Royal Sons of a Guns - June 30th - Reggies 2105 S State St. - 21+ - tickets $10 - www.reggieslive.com
10 Years w/Black Map & ADD - June 10th - The Forge 22 W Cass Joliet - All Ages - Tickets $20 - www.theforgelive.com
Two Brothers Ale Fest - June 2nd & 3rd - Rivers Edge Park Aurora X Ambassadors, St Motel , Blind Pilot, Knox Hamilton, Savoir Adoie Beer Garden / Aracade Tent / Great Food 360 N Broadway - 21+ - General Weekend Ticket $50 - www.twobrothersbrewing.com
Night Train & Middle Raged - Guns N Roses / Priest, Maiden, Metallica, Slayer Tributes June 3rd - Jennys Mokena 10160 W 191st Street - 21+ - www.jennyssouthsidetap.com
The Living Deads - June 2nd - Subterranean 2011 W North Avenue - 21+ - Tickets $8. - www.subt.net
Haunted America Conference - Alton IL - June 23-24 America's Original - and Longest Running Ghost Conference. Speakers, Vendors, After Hour Activities in Haunted Alton IL. Hosted by Troy Taylor Best Western Premier Hotel - 3559 College Avenue Alton IL - $50 General Weekend Pass - www.americanspookshows.com