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Where can I buy dry ice? (western suburbs)

Looking for some dry ice for our Halloween party. Any idea where I can get some? Just saw a special on this on the History channel, and apparently there are a ton of places to pick some up, but I've never ran into at any retail establishment.

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meijer has or had it at one time, i bought from them in the past


theres a number of places to get it in bloomingdale
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You can also try the Ice companies....Polar, Harris, Home City, Lang

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That was quick, thanks folks!!

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So, anyone have any tips on using said dry ice in cool effects for a Halloween party?

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Bowl of water and drop chunks in from time to time. Probably should use a metal bowl as well, not sure if a plastic one will crack.

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Here's the place: http://www.continentalcarbonic.com/index.php

Guess one of my guys here has bought from them before. Called them up, open from 8 am to 3pm this Saturday, 30lbs of dry ice costs roughly $20.

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Make sure you bring a cooler when you pick it up

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Make sure you bring a cooler when you pick it up
And gloves....haha. Thanks.

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Here's the place: http://www.continentalcarbonic.com/index.php

Guess one of my guys here has bought from them before. Called them up, open from 8 am to 3pm this Saturday, 30lbs of dry ice costs roughly $20.
That's where we buy all of our dry ice from for testing purposes for work, and we typically buy several hundred pounds of it at once.

If you put that anywhere near reachable areas make sure you've got a way to have everyone know not to be picking it up. Safety concerns and all.

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We had a halloween party last year for the kids in the neighborhood. we bought an extra large cauldren, and a med or large one. We put some water in the extra large one, and added dry ice, then made a stand out of foil for the smaller cauldren to hold the punch. It looked like the punch was brewing and the kids LOVED it.

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