Questions regarding Scream Scene can be directed to Claudia at or call the Skokie Park District at (847) 674-1500.


If you want to help scare the wits out of people, be a Scream Scene volunteer.

Download the volunteer and waiver form.

About Scream Scene

Scream Scene is a seasonal haunted house held every October in Skokie. Each haunting season features new characters, sets and scenes making each new year more frightening than the last.

Skokie Water Playground, abandoned for the season, becomes host to the most frightening experience in Skokie. With it's chainsaw maniacs and insane clown maze, Scream Scene has been terrifying visitors since 1997.

Parental discretion advised: Not recommended for children under 10 years old!