We’ve got the lowdown on haunted houses, trick-or-treat events, family-friendly festivals and more things to do for Halloween in Phoenix.


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Scottsdale Halloween Pub Crawl

October 25

Stop by your favorite Old Town bars in your favorite costume. Get some "welcome shots" when you buy a pass. 

Three Wisemen
7323 E Shoeman Lane, Scottsdale


Downtown Phoenix 2nd Annual Crawloween Pub Crawl

October 26

Drink your way through downtown Phoenix while wearing your spookiest costume at spots like The Churchill, Paz Cantina and Stardust Pinbar. 

Downtown Phoenix
705 N. 1st Street, Phoenix


Scottsdale Halloween Weekend Pub Crawl

October 26

Hop between Old Town Scottsdale bars in your best Halloween outfit. 

Old Town Scottsdale
4420 North Saddlebag Trail, Scottsdale


Scottsdale Zombie Crawl

October 26

Attend this event to get a zombie survival kit. In this case, surviving a zombie apocalypse means having drink vouchers. 

Three Wisemen
7323 E Shoeman Lane, Scottsdale


Slient Disco at The Churchill

October 31


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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. 

The Churchill
901 N. 1st Street, Phoenix


Wicked Wild West Halloween Hootenany

October 31


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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

October 31


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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. 

Crescent Ballroom
308 2nd Avenue, Phoenix


Spooktacular Soiree at Moxy Tempe

October 31

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

October 31


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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

November 1

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


Family Friendly Events


SEA LIFE Arizona's Underwater Superhero Spooktacular

October 4-31

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

October 10-31


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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

October 19-27


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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

October 23

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

October 25

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

October 25

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. 

The Promenade
16215 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale


Strange Garden at Desert Botanical Garden

October 25-26


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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

October 25-26


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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



October 25-26


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One of Phoenix's best-known Halloween events for families. Get a glimpse of all sorts of creatures at the zoo - real and imaginary. 

Phoenix Zoo
455 N. Galvin Parkway, Phoenix


79th Annual Buckeye Halloween Carnival

October 26

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


Family Halloween Carnival at Kiwanis Park

October 26


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Tempe's Kiwanis Park transforms into a spooky carnival, full of food, games and bounce houses. 

Kiwanis Park
5500 South Mill Avenue, Tempe


Family Fun Halloween Bash

October 27


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Have your little ones dress in their best costumes to trick or treat around the OdySea Aquarium, play games and more. 

OdySea Aquarium
9500 E. Via de Ventura, Scottsdale


Dunkin' for Pumpkins

October 27

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

October 27

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

October 27


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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

October 31

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

October 31

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.

October 31

Over 20 businesses in downtown Mesa will have their doors open for young trick-or-treaters.

Downtown Mesa
1 N Macdonald, Mesa


Haunted Houses


Fear Farm

Select days September-November


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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. 

Fear Farm
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


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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

 October 25-27

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


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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.

Mount Mayhem
1740 E. Purdue Avenue, Phoenix


AZ Field of Screams

 Fridays and Saturdays in October, and October 31


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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.

Tolmachoff Farms
5726 N. 75th Avenue, Glendale


Scarizona Scaregrounds

Select days throughout October


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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.

Scarizona Scaregrounds
1901 N. Alma School Road, Mesa


13th Floor Haunted House

 Select days throughout September, October, November


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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





Sweeney Todd

October 11-13; October 15-20; October 22-27; October 29-November 3; November 5-9


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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


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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. 

Symphony Hall
1 N. 1st St., Ste. 200, Phoenix





BS West Halloween Show & Block Party

October 26


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An outdoor production with five bars, live performances and a costume contest makes this one of the premiere LGBTQ+ Halloween events. 

BS West
7125 E. Fifth Avenue, Scottsdale


Ripple PHX Fall Carnival & Dia de los Muertos Celebration

October 31-November 2


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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