July 20, 2016 — FREAKY DEAKY – The Largest Halloween Event in the Midwest – returns for its eighth year to the expansive Toyota Park this Halloween weekend on October 28 – 30, 2016.Featuring a chilling and thrilling experience with 50+ artists spanning a wide variety of genres, Freaky Deaky 2016 promises to bring the freak out of everyone this October.
A limited number of pre-sale tickets are now on sale at the lowest available price, courtesy of React Presents! Don’t wait to cash in on the savings, and head over to freakydeakyhalloween.comto secure your passes before they sell out.
In the meantime, fans can transport themselves back to last year’s spooktacular Halloween and all its festivities and frights with Freaky Deaky’s 2015 Official Aftermovie. From towering views of a decked out Toyota Park, to glimpses of the mayhem inside the tented stages, every ghastly moment can be experienced once more in anticipation of this year’s celebration. Click below to watch.Last year, Freaky Deaky expanded to three full days of festivities for the very first time, with headliners BASSNECTAR, CARNAGE, PRETTY LIGHTS, ARMIN VAN BUUREN, 2 CHAINZ and more drawing in crowds by the thousands. The atmosphere surrounding Toyota Park was unmatched in its inclusivity and powerful visual spectacle. In addition to three epic stages which showcased their own unique, eye-popping designs, festival goers were greeted by droves of costumed performers, artful pyrotechnics, and a wide assortment of devilish food and drink vendors.
“Freaky Deaky’s new home was full of crazy costumes and big beats. The grounds had three stages, each with its own spooky name and design [from] spider webs and smoke machines at The Crypt stage to a bizarre carnival setup at The Big Top.” — Chicagoist“The expanded footprint leads toward a more immersive all-day experience, complete with carnival rides and detailed stage backdrops highlighting both the lighthearted and more sinister elements of Halloween.” — Consequence of Sound
“From clowns on four-foot stilts to literal “ghost” producers, Toyota Park’s crowd was a wash of color, masks, make-up and fake teeth. From start to finish, Freaky Deaky was an immense, visual spectacle.” — Your EDM
“Freaky Deaky from start to finish was a visual spectacle and the music keep the crowd immersed.”
— Chicago Music
“Freaky Deaky’s aesthetic was unforgettable and the Chicago mood is always unique. This festival is truly superb.” — Benny Benassi
“The variation of acts on the lineup was pretty awesome, and all the stages looked great with state of the art production!” — Super8 & Tab
About Freaky Deaky:
Ever since this dark and twisted adventure was founded in 2008 by React Presents, Freaky Deaky continues to grow bigger, better, and a little spookier every year, transforming into the freakiest costume party in the Chicagoland area. In 2011, the single day event expanded into Detroit with over 5,500 people in attendance. In 2012, Freaky Deaky expanded to two days, which attracted over 9,000 attendees, making it the largest Halloween event in the Midwest. Offering a diverse range of world class artists, past performers include MSTRKRFT, Chromeo, Wolfgang Gartner, Laidback Luke, Dada Life, GRiZ, Claude VonStroke, Flux Pavilion, Nervo, Knife Party, Danny Brown, Tommy Trash, A-trak, Araabmuzik, Kill the Noise, Tchami, Bloody Beetroots, Crystal Castles, Boys Noize, TOKiMONSTA, and more.