We’ve got the lowdown on haunted houses, trick-or-treat events, family-friendly festivals and more things to do for Halloween in Phoenix.
Drink your way through downtown Phoenix while wearing your spookiest costume at spots like The Churchill, Paz Cantina and Stardust Pinbar.
705 N. 1st Street, Phoenix
Get your groove on at The Churchill, where they'll be passing out headphones for a silent disco. Food and drinks galore while you dance the night away too.
901 N. 1st Street, Phoenix
Even though Halloween's on a Thursday this year, you can still party. Lustre Rooftop Bar is throwing down with food and drink samples, a costume contest, a DJ and more.
Lustre Rooftop Bar (in the Hotel Palomar)
2 E. Jefferson Street, Phoenix
But, soft! what party through yonder window breaks? Crescent Ballroom is transforming into the home of the Capulets and Montagues for Halloween, complete with two rival dance floors. Get extra points if you rock some Shakespearean dress.
308 2nd Avenue, Phoenix
Dress up as your favorite superhero and check out all kinds of sea life, as well as interactive superhero pods.
SEA LIFE Arizona
5000 S. Arizona Mills Circle, Ste. 135, Tempe
Arts, crafts, pumpkins, rides, and games await you and your family at Halloween Town. Added perk: it's location gives you a chance to do some bargain shopping too.
Phoenix Premium Outlets
4976 Premium Outlets Way, Chandler
the Town of Carefree creates a whole world of pumpkin people, thanks to sculptor Ray Villafane. Enjoy the figures and listen to music, play games, and shop.
Carefree Desert Gardens
101 Easy Street, Carefree
You've got all your Halloween party perks here - pumpkin carving, face painting, and so on - plus a Halloween slime station. Not to mention a little shopping on the side.
16215 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale
The beauty of the Desert Botanical Garden gets taken over by pumpkin vignettes, enchanting creatures, and groovy ghouls.
Desert Botanical Garden
1201 N. Galvin Parkway, Phoenix
Watch the night sky light up with more than 20 hot air balloons, all glowing in the dark while you play games, wander through the pumpkin patch, and more. Feeling adventurous? Take stroll through the Spook Trail.
Salt River Fields at Talking Stick
7555 N. Pima Road, Scottsdale
One of Phoenix's best-known Halloween events for families. Get a glimpse of all sorts of creatures at the zoo - real and imaginary.
455 N. Galvin Parkway, Phoenix
Buckeye's Halloween fest features carnival games, bingo, krazy cars, cake walk, petting zoo, pony rides and more.
Earl Edgar Complex
500 S. Miller Road, Buckeye
Tempe's Kiwanis Park transforms into a spooky carnival, full of food, games and bounce houses.
5500 South Mill Avenue, Tempe
Have your little ones dress in their best costumes to trick or treat around the OdySea Aquarium, play games and more.
9500 E. Via de Ventura, Scottsdale
Stroll through downtown Tempe with the family, showing off your best costumes and trying out some crafts, games, or trick-or-treating.
Hayden Square Amphitheater
404 South Mill Avenye, Tempe
Save your "awws" for this event - a canine costumed Sunday funday in the park. Doggos of all shapes and sizes will be spread throughout the park in their best outfits.
Margaret T. Hance Park
67 W. Culver Street, Phoenix
Select days September-November
Fear Farm is the largest outdoor haunted attraction in Greater Phoenix, with 30 acres of pure terror, 6 indoor/outdoor haunted attractions and, for the faint of heart, a 10 acre corn maze.
2209 N. 99th Avenue, Phoenix
September 27-28, October 4-5, 11-13, 18-20, 24-27, 29-31, November 1-2
For years, Sanctum of Horror has been scaring Phoenix with breathtaking makeup and incredible detail that will surely frighten the soul. Not only will you be terrified, but be immersed in the Sanctum’s world. Will you have what it takes to enter?
Superstition Springs Center
6555 East Southern Avenue, Mesa
Enter a world of thrills, chills and terror. Visitors will enjoy a haunted hayride through the park and encounters with various creatures of the night. And just as you thought it was safe, more fear awaits you as you are dropped off at the front of an eerie haunted house. Sweeten up your scary night with free candy.
Ahwatukee Community Swim, Tennis & Event Center
4700 E. Warner Road, Phoenix
October 25-27 and 30-31
Step onto the haunted grounds of Mount Mayhem, a family-run Halloween display, for a thrilling encounter with creatures of the dusk. As the story goes, an epidemic horde of mental patients was left roaming around in the night and their Enfermedad has been incubating to let itself loose.
1740 E. Purdue Avenue, Phoenix
Fridays and Saturdays in October, and October 31
Do you have what it takes to enter the corn field planted over an old forgotten cemetery, where the dead now seek revenge on anyone trespassing on their grounds? Have a screaming good time with your friends and family in this haunted corn maze at Tolmachoff Farms.
5726 N. 75th Avenue, Glendale
Select days throughout October
Tour two haunted houses and fight off zombies on a zombie paintball course. Attempt the chainsaw gauntlet to see how fast you can escape! The Scaregrounds also features different nightly entertainment, live bands, DJs, and the Beer and Wine Cemetery where “spirits” come to life.
1901 N. Alma School Road, Mesa
Select days throughout September, October, November
Created by nationally-recognized and award-winning haunted house designers, the 13th Floor will transport you to new levels of horror. Prepare to be terrified by two epic haunted attraction walkthroughs for one all-inclusive price. The 13th Floor is an intense, graphic, theatrical show that will take you on a gut wrenching ride of visceral thrills and psychological horror.
13th Floor Phoenix
2814 W. Bell Road, Phoenix
October 11-13; October 15-20; October 22-27; October 29-November 3; November 5-9
See the demon barber of Fleet Street in Stephen Sondheim's classic musical, performed by the Arizona Broadway Theatre. Maybe have a meat pie.
Arizona Broadway Theatre
7701 W. Paradise Lane, Peoria
October 31-November 3
Tim Burton's classic animated film gets a resounding accompaniment by the Phoenix Symphony. Dress up and enjoy the movie while listening to the music live.
1 N. 1st St., Ste. 200, Phoenix
An outdoor production with five bars, live performances and a costume contest makes this one of the premiere LGBTQ+ Halloween events.
7125 E. Fifth Avenue, Scottsdale
October 31-November 2
This annual Halloween bash transforms the parking lot at Stacy's @ Melrose into a full-size carnival, complete with games, prizes, food, drinks, contests and sideshow entertainment.
Stacy's @ Melrose
4343 N. Seventh Avenue, Phoenix