Witches Night Out Joliet

Annual Costume Fundraiser

 

Witches Night Out Joliet is a costume fundraiser for women who want to make a difference in another woman’s life. Net proceeds raised through Witches Night Out Joliet are distributed to Will County 501 (c)(3) Recipient Agencies, that provide necessary services and support vital to the wellbeing of area women and children. Since our first year, Witches Night Out Joliet has distributed over $466,000 to our Recipient Agencies through the dedication and support of sponsors, donors, volunteers, and attending Witches. Each year Witches Night Out Joliet is able to give more to the women of Will County due to all of you. Thank you for supporting Witches Night Out Joliet!

Witches Night Out 2020 – Mini Events

Oct
1
Thu
Bewitching Hair with Bliss Hair Studio @ Bliss Hair Studio
Oct 1 – Oct 31 all-day
Bewitching Hair with Bliss Hair Studio @ Bliss Hair Studio | Shorewood | Illinois | United States

Enter to win a $100 Bliss Gift Certificate from your Stylist!
$5 for 1 Ticket
$20 for 5 Tickets
Book your appointment to style your witch hair today!

Oct
4
Sun
Witchy Sundays with On The Rocks @ On The Rocks
Oct 4 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Witchy Sundays with On The Rocks @ On The Rocks | Joliet | Illinois | United States

Join us for Witchy Sundays at OTR with fully loaded Bloodies for a Cause, Benefit Buckets, & Mimosas with a Mission! Witches Night Out will draw a winner for a special WNO Swag Bag, Split the Cauldron games, and more! This may be a curbside, patio-side, or and inside event depending on safety guidelines at the time of the event. Please check our FB event for more details.

Oct
8
Thu
MyGrain Brewing @ MyGrain Brewing
Oct 8 – Oct 31 all-day
MyGrain Brewing @ MyGrain Brewing | Joliet | Illinois | United States

MyGrain Brewery will be releasing their Witches Brew (Pilcher Pale Ale)for a limited run October 8th – 31st! Store hours vary.

Oct
9
Fri
Cemenos Pizza @ Cemenos Pizza
Oct 9 @ 11:00 am – 9:00 pm
Cemenos Pizza @ Cemenos Pizza | Joliet | Illinois | United States

$5.00 Witch-tini specials

Oct
11
Sun
Witchy Sundays with On The Rocks @ On The Rocks
Oct 11 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Witchy Sundays with On The Rocks @ On The Rocks | Joliet | Illinois | United States

Join us for Witchy Sundays at OTR with fully loaded Bloodies for a Cause, Benefit Buckets, & Mimosas with a Mission! Witches Night Out will draw a winner for a special WNO Swag Bag, Split the Cauldron games, and more! This may be a curbside, patio-side, or and inside event depending on safety guidelines at the time of the event. Please check our FB event for more details.

Oct
16
Fri
Cemenos Pizza @ Cemenos Pizza
Oct 16 @ 11:00 am – 9:00 pm
Cemenos Pizza @ Cemenos Pizza | Joliet | Illinois | United States

$5.00 Witch-tini specials

Oct
18
Sun
Witchy Sundays with On The Rocks @ On The Rocks
Oct 18 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Witchy Sundays with On The Rocks @ On The Rocks | Joliet | Illinois | United States

Join us for Witchy Sundays at OTR with fully loaded Bloodies for a Cause, Benefit Buckets, & Mimosas with a Mission! Witches Night Out will draw a winner for a special WNO Swag Bag, Split the Cauldron games, and more! This may be a curbside, patio-side, or and inside event depending on safety guidelines at the time of the event. Please check our FB event for more details.

Oct
20
Tue
Wicked Delicious Dinner with Bella Cucina – Curbside Pickup Only! @ Bella Cucina Catering
Oct 20 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Wicked Delicious Dinner with Bella Cucina - Curbside Pickup Only! @ Bella Cucina Catering | Joliet | Illinois | United States

Bella Cucina will be conjuring up a scrumptious dinner of Tuscan chicken over rice pilaf with a side of green beans. Each meal will also include a side Caesar salad and bread with butter.
Each dinner must be pre-ordered before 12:00 pm CT on Wednesday, October 19 2020.
Email BellaCucinaCatering@yahoo.com the number of meals you are ordering along with your preferred pick-up time of 4:00 pm, 4:30 pm, 5:00 pm, 5:30 pm, or 6:00 pm CT.

Oct
25
Sun
Orange Theory Fitness @ Orange Theory Fitness
Oct 25 all-day
Orange Theory Fitness @ Orange Theory Fitness | Shorewood | Illinois | United States

Orange Theory Fitness members will have the opportunity to participate in a special class to support Witches Night Out. This is an Orange Theory Fitness members only event.

  • Class will be open to 27 members – please contact the studio to register!
  • Each member will make a $25 donation to be registered for the class.
  • All proceeds go to Witches Night Out

 

Witchy Sundays with On The Rocks @ On The Rocks
Oct 25 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Witchy Sundays with On The Rocks @ On The Rocks | Joliet | Illinois | United States

Join us for Witchy Sundays at OTR with fully loaded Bloodies for a Cause, Benefit Buckets, & Mimosas with a Mission! Witches Night Out will draw a winner for a special WNO Swag Bag, Split the Cauldron games, and more! This may be a curbside, patio-side, or and inside event depending on safety guidelines at the time of the event. Please check our FB event for more details.

Oct
29
Thu
Flourish Juice Company @ Flourish Juice Company
Oct 29 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Flourish Juice Company @ Flourish Juice Company | Joliet | Illinois | United States

Stop by Flourish Juice on Thursday and Friday to recharge yourself with one of their special Witchy smoothies! 10% of the proceeds from your purchase will go to support Witches Night Out!

The Dock at Inwood @ The Dock at Inwood
Oct 29 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
The Dock at Inwood @ The Dock at Inwood | Joliet | Illinois | United States

Step out in your finest Witch attire or show them your Beatrix Magical & Marvelous Missions app on Thursday and Friday to scare up $8.00 margaritas. Be sure to check out the special Witches Night Out margarita – it’s hauntingly good! Need to quell the hungry dragon? 10% of your food proceeds will also go to support Witches Night Out!

Oct
30
Fri
Flourish Juice Company @ Flourish Juice Company
Oct 30 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Flourish Juice Company @ Flourish Juice Company | Joliet | Illinois | United States

Stop by Flourish Juice on Thursday and Friday to recharge yourself with one of their special Witchy smoothies! 10% of the proceeds from your purchase will go to support Witches Night Out!

The Dock at Inwood @ The Dock at Inwood
Oct 30 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
The Dock at Inwood @ The Dock at Inwood | Joliet | Illinois | United States

Step out in your finest Witch attire or show them your Beatrix Magical & Marvelous Missions app on Thursday and Friday to scare up $8.00 margaritas. Be sure to check out the special Witches Night Out margarita – it’s hauntingly good! Need to quell the hungry dragon? 10% of your food proceeds will also go to support Witches Night Out!

A portion of proceeds from these events will support Witches Night Out

To our Witches:

After trying every incantation and much consideration, we have made the difficult decision to cancel the 11th annual Witches Night Out in Joliet. The health and safety of our witches, mystics, artisans, volunteers, along with the reputation of Witches Night Out is our primary concern since the crystal ball is foggy on how this virus will be impacting our lives this Fall. We will be bringing you some great online witchy fun through our Facebook page, Instagram, Twitter and on our website so make sure you are followed on your favorite social media platforms to catch the latest information and fun!

We love the enchanted atmosphere of our witches coming together to raise funds for our Recipient Agencies. Support is more important than ever for our 2020 Recipient Agencies: CASA of River Valley, Guardian Angel Community Services, and Stepping Stones Treatment and Recovery Center.

It has been a difficult year for everyone, and our Recipient Agencies are no exception. Please consider making a donation equal to what you would have paid for admission. Please click HERE to make your donation today and THANK YOU!

We appreciate your love and support of our Recipient Agencies through our annual Witches Night Out event and thank you for your support and understanding. We wish you all good health and to see you in
2021!

Thank you,
The Witches of Witches Night Out

Witches Night Out 2021 – The Details

Who Should Attend?

Witches Night Out Joliet is for those who want a spooktacularly fun night out while supporting their community. Join the hauntingly good fun and make a positive difference in another woman’s life. While Witches Night Out is primarily a women’s event, Warlocks and Ghouls are welcome with an admission ticket. Witch wear is encouraged, but not required.

What Is WNO?

Witches Night Out Joliet is a costume fundraiser for women who want to make a difference in another woman’s life through support for Will County 501(c)(3) Recipient Agencies serving area women and children to secure their independence, regain their dignity, and become self-sufficient.

Where?

Witches Night Out Joliet will be held at:

The Jacob Henry Mansion
20 S Eastern Ave
Joliet, IL 60433

When?

Witches Night Out Joliet 2021 will be held:

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 4:00 pm – 9:30 pm CT
Thursday, October 14, 2021 4:00 pm – 9:30 pm CT

Admission

Tickets for Witches Night Out Joliet will be available on September 1, 2021! Tickets sell faster than the flick of a wand, so be here early to make sure your ticket is still available!

The ticket price is $30.00 + $3.39 processing fee. Tickets will not be available for sale at the door, are not transferable between nights, and are valid only for single use on the date stated on the ticket. All persons, regardless of age, will need their own ticket – no one will be admitted without a ticket.

Additional Reminders

Witches Night Out is intended for adults over the age of 21. We do not recommend bringing children of any age. If you choose to bring children, you do so at your own risk and are solely responsible for them. Due to safety concerns, no strollers are allowed on the event grounds.

We recommend not wearing a coat if at all possible. There will be a coat room; however, it is not in a convenient place and is not monitored.

Food, non-alcoholic beverages, and libations (alcohol) are served at this event. IDs will be checked for all alcoholic beverages. Credit & debit cards will be accepted at the bars and food stations.

 

Parking

Due to neighborhood residential only parking surrounding the Jacob Henry Mansion , we strongly suggest using a ride-share, carpool, or taxi.

Designated secured parking lots will be available during the event for a $10.00 parking fee. Free shuttle service will run between these parking lots and the Jacob Henry Mansion. More details and maps of the parking areas are available in the Directions section.

Witches Night Out 2021 Event Guide

Map of the event grounds - click to enlarge

Witches Night Out Joliet 2021 Event Guide

Stop By For A Spell!

 

  • Did your little gremlin break your favorite Witches Night Out umbrella? Did your feisty familiar knock your Witches Night Out wine glass to the ground? Need an extra shopping bag to transport your goodies? Have to have a special edition 11th annual Witches Night Out shot glass? Stop by the Merch tent to pick up all your favorite Witches Night Out souvenirs!!
  • Enjoy Libations & Nibbles at Toad’s Taverns, the Witches Cauldron, the Poison Apple, and the Martini Bar in the Gathering Room, Courtyard Tents, and the Mansion.
  • Park your broom while you dance the night away with our DJs in the Gathering Room and on the Carriage House Patio.
  • Pose for your professional Commemorative Photo in front the unique event back drop in the Gazebo. ($10.00 per print)
  • Have your fortune told by the Mystics in the Carriage House. (Mystics are independent vendors whose prices and accepted payment forms will vary)

7:00 pm Show off your creative side in the Costume Contest (Adults 21+ only) in the Church. Trophies and prizes will be awarded for Best Hat, Most Wicked, Most Creative, and Best Group (3 or more) each night.

9:00 pm Join us in the Gathering Room as we Split the Cauldron, pull witchy winners of the coveted Raffle Baskets*+, and pull a witchy winner of the mesmerizing Door Prize+ each evening.

* The Raffle Basket ticket entry will close at 8:30 pm each evening.
+ Winning Witches will receive a confirmation text message confirming they have won.

Our Impact

Amazing Generosity

Each year Witches Night Out Joliet Joliet is able to increase our total donation to our Will County 501(c)(3) Recipient Agencies providing vital support and services to area women and children through your support and generosity. Without you, our amazing donors, attendees, and sponsors, none of this would be possible, and we thank you! Let’s keep the magic flowing with an amazing 2020 Witches Night Out!

Annual Proceeds

Annual Net Proceeds Donated Back to our 501(c)(3) Recipient Agencies

2010 – $14,000
2011 – $18,000
2012 – $22,500
2013 – $24,000
2014 – $28,000
2015 – $39,000
2016 – $40,500
2017 – $55,000
2018 – $90,000
2019 – $137,000

Jacob Henry Mansion & Estate

Map & Directions

Broomshare Directions

For the safety of all our Witches, please get dropped off / picked up at our designated Broomshare location: 208 E Washington Avenue.

 

Carriage Parking Directions

If you do not have a coachman to drive you to the event, park your brooms or charmed carriages in one of our supervised lots.
Easy access from West Jefferson St.: follow the enchanted information signs to the designated Witches Night Out supervised parking lots.
Supervised vehicle and broom parking are $10.00 CASH per broom, vacuum, or your bewitched carriage of choice – $$ due at the parking lot entrance.
No dragons, but shuttles will be provided to / from the designated parking lots to the Jacob Henry Mansion from 3:30 pm to 10:00 pm.

Rideshare Pickup & Drop Off

210 E. Washington St Joliet IL 60433

Jacob Henry Mansion & Estate

Rideshare Pickup & Drop Off

Click here to for rideshare pickup and dropoff location

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Thank You For A Wickedly Good Time in 2019!

We Can't Wait to See You in 2021!

Who We Are

Witches Night Out Joliet is comprised of 30+ working and retired professional women from all walks of life who want to make a difference for women who are in need of assistance.

Contact WNO Joliet

Events For A Cause, Inc

Events for a Cause, Inc. is the 501(c)(3) organization that provides oversight to and management of Witches Night Out Joliet.

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