ChicagoVampire.com was created in 2009 as True Blood and the Twilight film series reinvigorated the genre. Over the years it evolved to include anything vampire-related in the Chicagoland area. In 2015, along with ChicagoZombie.com, ChicagoVampire.com was combined with ChicagoHorror.com to give horror fans in Chicago a more centralized place to find news and upcoming events.
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5th Annual Zombies vs. Vampires Pub Crawl, Oct. 22 (9/21/2016) - Join us on October 22, 2016 at 2 p.m. for your chance to win a $500 cash prize along with other great prizes. Come dressed as your best Zombie or Vampire and celebrate Halloween with 1000’s of awesome party-goers. This event takes place in Chicago’s Wicker Park neighborhood. For a discounted ticket price use the... Read more » 4th Annual Zombies vs. Vampires Halloween Pub Crawl (9/23/2015) - Chicago’s 4th annual Zombies Vs. Vampires Halloween Pub Crawl takes place on October 24, 2014 starting at 2 pm. Save $10 during checkout by entering the promo code: CH2015 Purchase tickets at www.CostumeCrawls.com Admission includes: Chance to win a $500 cash prize for best costume Bloody-red tickets for the chance to win great prizes Custom... Read more » Chicago Horror Author Laura L. Enright Signing at Printers Row (6/5/2015) - Local author Laura L. Enright will be featured at the Rook Creek Books tent (tent BB near the intersection of Dearborn and Polk) from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. June 6 during the Printers Row Literary Fest. She’ll be selling and signing copies of her books including “Vampires’ Most Wanted: The Top Ten Book of Bloodthirsty Biters,... Read more » A GIRL WALKS HOME ALONE at the Gene Siskel Film Center (1/7/2015) - This spookily sumptuous neo-noir shot in velvety black-and-white is the American indie discovery of the year, possibly of the decade. Iranian American director Amirpour, a former rock band diva, emerges from the shadows a full-blown cinema auteur with a cryptic vampire tale set in a dusty ghost town somewhere left of Spaghetti Western territory and... Read more » Creatures of the Night, Evening 2, with Martin V. Riccardo (9/26/2014) - Creatures of the Night, a presentation by author and vampire subject expert Martin V. Riccardo, FREE at the Riverside Public Library on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 7:00 pm. 1 Burling Rd., Great Room in Riverside, Illinois.
Creatures of the Night, Evening 1, with Martin V. Riccardo (9/26/2014) - Creatures of the Night, a presentation by author and vampire subject expert Martin V. Riccardo, FREE at the Romeoville Branch Library on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 6:00 pm. 201 W. Normantown Rd., Meeting Room A, Romeoville, Illinois.
To Touch the Sun by Laura L. Enright (4/1/2014) - To Touch the Sun, the new novel by Laura L. Enright, was released Feb. 25 through Dagda Publishing. The novel, set in Chicago, is the first in Enright’s Sentient/Feral Vampire Series set in Chicago and is available on Amazon in paperback and Kindle format. 1916: France, World War I Narain Khan was 25 when he […] Just in Time For Holidays: Afternoon Tea…and a Coven of Vampires Hit Streeterville (12/12/2013) - The folks at farm-to-table hot-spot Local Root (601 North McClurg Court) bring their mission of locally-sourced freshness one step further with a bit of a macabre touch, hosting a book signing by new, locally-grown, vampire-sleuthing author Jilly Langlan, as part of Local Root’s just-launched Afternoon Tea, available through December 31. Jilly’s suspenseful debut novel, A Mile of Mayhem, […] Etude: The Vampire Musical – Playing at the Des Plaines Theatre Through Nov. 3 (10/23/2013) - 150 years ago in the secluded mountains of France there lived a legendary and reclusive pianist and composer, a talent so prodigious that leading musicians, poets and philosophers traveled far and wide to study with this master. His name was Alkan. Everything about his existence is shrouded in mystery, including his “accidental” death in 1888. […] 2nd Annual Zombies vs. Vampires Pub Crawl, October 26th (10/4/2013) - CostumeCrawls.com is proud to present the 2nd Annual Zombies Vs. Vampires Pub Crawl. Join in the Halloween fun on October 26, 2013 by dressing up in your best Zombie or Vampire costume. At 2:00 PM they will unleash hundreds of Chicago’s gored up Zombies and Vampires to wreak havoc on the Wicker Park bar scene. […] FREE Fangoria Screening of Fright Night 2 (9/3/2013) - Get ready to sink your teeth into some Halloween season movie fun, as FANGORIA will be hosting free advance screenings of the bloody unrated sequel FRIGHT NIGHT 2 in New York City, Chicago and Austin, TX throughout September! Directed by Eduardo Rodriguez (CURANDERO, FEAR ITSELF) and written by Matt Venne (BAG OF BONES, MASTERS OF HORROR, WHITE […] VAMPIRE LORE at the STDL, October 30 (8/13/2013) - VAMPIRE LORE Event Type: Readers Program Date: 10/30/2013 Start Time: 7:00 PM End Time: 8:00 PM Library: STDL – Central Library Location: Rasmussen South Description: Vampires: Creatures of the Night – a slide presentation for all ages by Martin V. Riccardo. This slide lecture presentation explores the mysteries of the vampire in legend, fantasy, and […]