We’ve got the lowdown on haunted houses, trick-or-treat events, family-friendly festivals and more things to do for Halloween in Phoenix.
Scottsdale Halloween Pub Crawl
Stop by your favorite Old Town bars in your favorite costume. Get some "welcome shots" when you buy a pass.
7323 E Shoeman Lane, Scottsdale
Downtown Phoenix 2nd Annual Crawloween Pub Crawl
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
Scottsdale Halloween Weekend Pub Crawl
Hop between Old Town Scottsdale bars in your best Halloween outfit.
Old Town Scottsdale
4420 North Saddlebag Trail, Scottsdale
Scottsdale Zombie Crawl
Attend this event to get a zombie survival kit. In this case, surviving a zombie apocalypse means having drink vouchers.
7323 E Shoeman Lane, Scottsdale
Slient Disco at The Churchill
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
Wicked Wild West Halloween Hootenany
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
Halloween in Fair Verona: A Romeo & Juliet Masquerade Ball
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
Spooktacular Soiree at Moxy Tempe
Party in Moxy's hip lobby with a costume contest, DJ, drinks and grub.
Moxy Phoenix Tempe
1333 S. Rural Road, Tempe
A Disgraceful Halloween at Gracie's Tax Bar
One of downtown Phoenix's best dive bars will have live local music, a haunted maze, tarot card readings and more.
Gracie's Tax Bar
711 N 7th Avenue, Phoenix
The Haunted Hollywood Hotel at The Clarendon
Dress up as your favorite dead celebrity (one whose career is dead counts too, according to The Clarendon), and enjoy a drag show.
The Clarendon Hotel and Spa
401 W Clarendon Avenue, Phoenix
SEA LIFE Arizona's Underwater Superhero Spooktacular
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
Halloween Town AZ
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
Fifth Annual Enchanted Pumpkin Garden
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
Yappy Hour Howl'oween Party
Dress your pooch in their most paw-some costumes - the most festive dressed will win a special box filled with Harry Barker treats, toys and picture frames.
Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia
4949 E. Lincoln Drive, Scottsdale
23rd Annual Pumpkins at the Peak
You've got all the Halloween festivities here, like games, crafts, and face painting, but the best part of this event is the Dancin' Dad Contest.
Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak Resort
7677 N. 16th Street, Phoenix
Halloween Block Party
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
Strange Garden at Desert Botanical Garden
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
Salt River Fields Balloon Spooktacular
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
79th Annual Buckeye Halloween Carnival
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
Family Fun Halloween Bash
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
Dunkin' for Pumpkins
Have a true Arizona Halloween in a heated pool filled with pumpkins, which you can take to make decorations and other fun activities.
McDowell Mountain Ranch Aquatic Center
15525 N Thompson Peak Parkway, Scottsdale
Halloween Stroll & Costume Contest
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
Howl-O-Ween Featuring The Big Dog Show
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
Trick-or-Treat at the Museum
Enjoy the wondrous Children's Museum of Phoenix and get your trick-or-treat on at the same time - there'll be a monster mash dance party too.
Children's Museum of Phoenix
215 N 7th Street, Phoenix
Halloween in the Hills
Fountain Hills' will close the Avenue of the Fountains, where families can enjoy games and trick-or-treating.
Avenue of the Fountains
16704 Ave of Fountains, #100 Fountain Hills
Trick or Treat Main St.
Over 20 businesses in downtown Mesa will have their doors open for young trick-or-treaters.
1 N Macdonald, Mesa
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
Sanctum of Horror
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
Ahwatukee Haunted House & Hayride
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
Mount Mayhem Haunt
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
AZ Field of Screams
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
13th Floor Haunted House
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
The Nightmare Before Christmas: In Concert Live to Film
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
BS West Halloween Show & Block Party
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
Ripple PHX Fall Carnival & Dia de los Muertos Celebration
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