Children of Chaos Halloween Bus

"Chaos often breeds life, when order breeds habit." -Henry B. Adams

We Love You Trashcan Joe!

Every year since 2004, the Children of Chaos have been extremely lucky to have Trashcan Joe join us on the Chaos Halloween Bus. Their music is fabulous, we often sing along … Continue reading

November 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

2015: The Looking Glassholes – Chaos Halloween Bus

Halloween day 2015 began with a deluge: 2.2 inches of rain fell in Portland. An Urban Flood Advisory was issued by the National Weather Service and a twitter user recorded a … Continue reading

November 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

Chaos Bus Profile: Diane Stief

Diane Stief has a passion for creating imaginative, thoughtful Halloween costumes with authentic details and perfect accessories. Diane’s grandmother was a seamstress and milliner who left her granddaughter a pedal Singer sewing machine, furs, fabrics, … Continue reading

November 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

2012 Dia de los Muertos – Day of the Dead – Chaos Halloween Bus

This year the Dia de los Muertos Chaos Halloween Bus was all about fabulous make up and costumes. Everyone was inspired and wonderfully creative! We met at Holman’s Bar on SE … Continue reading

July 2, 2013 · 1 Comment

2011 Red Devils – Chaos Halloween Bus

This was a brilliant year for the Chaos Bus! Nothing like Devils to bring out the dark, playful side in all of us! We met at Holman’s Bar on 28th and … Continue reading

June 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

2010 Illuminated Spectres – Chaos Halloween Bus

Inventive, elegant, glowing, white costumes made this a spectacular year for the Illuminated Spectres of the Chaos Bus. We met at Mother’s Velvet Lounge again, where brilliant owner/chef/ hostess Lisa Schroeder served us … Continue reading

June 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

2009 Dogs and Cats – Chaos Halloween Bus

Dogs and Cats proved to be a wonderfully interactive, fun theme for the 2009 Chaos Halloween Bus. The Children of Chaos started the evening at Mother’s Velvet Lounge (“It’s all about … Continue reading

May 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

2008 Brides – Chaos Halloween Bus

The ever so lovely, yet horrifying, Children of Chaos Brides met at Mother’s Velvet Lounge (409 SW Second) owned by the glamourous Lisa Schroeder and Rob Sample. Lisa is head … Continue reading

May 7, 2013 · 1 Comment

2007 Bugs – Chaos Halloween Bus

The creepy, crawly Children of Chaos Bugs gathered at Santa Fe restaurant (easy place for a big group to meet) for cocktails and Mexican food and then we processed along … Continue reading

April 23, 2013 · 3 Comments

2006 Clowns – Chaos Halloween Bus

Even though more than a few people were unenthusiastic about Clowns (“Too creepy!”), the Children of Chaos rose to the occasion with outstanding, creative costumes and imaginative personas. The Halloween Bus was filled with … Continue reading

April 9, 2013 · 1 Comment

2004 The Birds – Chaos Halloween Bus

The Birds Halloween Bus was a crazy fun evening! The costumes were varied, fabulous and hilariously interactive. For our first stop, Marilyn Zornado and Melissa Mitchell arranged for the Children of … Continue reading

March 26, 2013 · 2 Comments

2003 Bedlam – Chaos Halloween Bus

This was an exciting year for the escapees from Bedlam! We started with a wild parade along NW 23rd Avenue and then back up 21st Avenue. Everyone loved interacting with … Continue reading

March 12, 2013 · Leave a comment
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