Are you looking for Halloween events to do this weekend? Check out our list:
Friday, October 26, 2012
Friday, Oct 26 6:30p to 10:30p
At The Phoenix Zoo,Phoenix,AZ
Price: $8, $6 for members
Phone: (602) 273-1341
The Phoenix Zoo will become home to such spooky Halloween creatures as zombies, witches and vampires. Creep through the Fields of Fear if you dare, or test your luck against the creepy clowns of the Monster Midway. Feeling really brave? Then you might want to try the Maze of the Mind. There will be a DJ and other haunted activities. This event is recommended for ages 8 and older.
Pumpkins at the Peak
Friday, Oct 26 5:00p to 7:00p
At Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak Resort,Phoenix,AZ
A spooky fall carnival offers attendes live music and more than 20 booths with crafts, snacks and such games and activities as a ring toss and fortune-telling. Children are encouraged to dress in costume. Canned-food donations benefit St. Mary’s Food Bank.
Halloween at the Historic (Haunted) San Carlos Hotel
Friday, Oct 26 6:00p toSaturday, Oct 27 2:00a
At Ghost Lounge at the historic Hotel San Carlos,Phoenix,AZ
The Ghost Lounge in the Hotel San Carlos offers three nights of haunted Halloween fun. Doors open at 6 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 26, Saturday, Oct. 27 and Wednesday, Oct. 31. Music, tours of the hotel, tarot card readers and spooky happenings are featured for a $10 cover charge. Some attractions require an additional charge.
Arizona Jazz Festival
Saturday, October 27, 2012
Saturday, Oct 27 2:00p to 11:00p
At Heritage and Science Park,Phoenix,AZ
Scare bystanders with terrifying make-up and eerie zombie groans at this fourth annual event. More than 5,000 “zombies” are expected to participate in this year’s walk, which also features a beer garden, fortune tellers, make-up artists, food vendors and more after the walk at Heritage & Science Park
Halloween at CityScape
Saturday, Oct 27 2:00p
On Saturday, Oct. 27, get free parking at CityScape’s two underground garages when you come dressed like a zombie. Visit Lucky Strike for $2 Bud Light drafts and $4 Grateful Dead drinks. Blue Hound Kitchen and Cocktails offers $5 Stumblebum’s Downfall cocktails. At the Un-dead Party at Copper Blues, doors open at 4 p.m. and a band begins at 8:30, and you can get 15 percent off your drink tab if you’re dressed like a zombie. From Oct. 27-31, the Strand Urban Italian offers happy-hour prices from 2 p.m. to close when you mention Halloween happy hour. On Halloween, most CityScape tenants offer giveaways and hand out candy from about 10 a.m. to close. At 7 p.m., Lustre Bar at Hotel Palomar features DJ music, drink specials and a costume contest with the winner announced at 11 p.m. At Copper Blues, registration begins at 8 p.m. for a costume contest in such categories as most original, scariest and sexiest; winners will be announced at 10. Nineball performs live music from 8 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Drink specials include $4 vampire-blood Jell-O shooters.
Arizona Animal Welfare League & SPCA HAAWL-o-ween Fun
Saturday, Oct 27 11:00a to 1:00p
At Arizona Animal Welfare League & SPCA,Phoenix,AZ
Price: $15 adoption fees for cats; $50 fees for kittens; 25 percent off fees for dogs and puppies
Phone: 602-273-6852 ext 116
The state’s largest no-kill animal shelter is celebrating Halloween with free activities, contests, games, prizes, and trick-or-treating. Adoption specials from Oct. 27-31 include: $15 adoption fees for cats older than six months and $50 for kittens; 25 percent off the normal adoption fee for puppies and adult dogs with a free dog costume while supplies last. All animals will be spayed or neutered and microchipped with up-to-date vaccinations.
Sunday, October 28, 2012
DIA de los Muertos Festival/PHX
Price: Free admission
Phone: (480) 751-5569
Day of the Dead celebration honors Hispanic tradition with music, food trucks and activities. A variety of performers will perform, including Aztec Dancers, Las Calaquitas, El Paseo, La Mascarada, Las Coronas, and Metalachi, the world’s first and only heavy-metal mariachi band. Mask-making workshops are held and participants can march in a procession with 8-foot-tall animated puppets. Presented by the CALA Alliance with activities programmed by the Cultural Coalition.
Haunted Hayride at South Mountain Park
Sunday, Oct 28 6:00p to 9:00p
At South Mountain Park/Preserve,Phoenix,AZ
This family event features a spooky ride on a horse-drawn wagon through Box Canyon, beginning in the parking lot of the South Mountain Activities Complex. A kids area offers pony rides and free games. Snacks available for purchase.
Sunday, Oct 28 6:00p
At Fear Farm,Phoenix,AZ
Price: $25 for all five haunts, $8 for corn maze, $30 for haunts and maze, $10 to add fast-track bracelet, $2 bucking cow train, $2 online coupon available
Phone: (623) 826-5632
This 26-acre scare park features such haunted attractions as Chainsaw Mayhem, Sector 13, Condemned, Annihilation and Twizted Toy Factory. New this year are helicopter rides and Club Undead with DJ music, dancing and a drink bar for those younger than 21. A 6-acre corn maze and a bucking cow train are available for families. A vendor also offers a bungee trampoline and mechanical bull, and food is on-site. Visit website for special offers.
13th Floor Haunted House and Zombieland Haunted House
Sunday, Oct 28 7:00p to 10:00p
At 13th Floor Haunted House,Phoenix,AZ
Price: $25 General Admission, $35 VIP Fast Pass
Phone: (602) 456-2250
Ever noticed how many buildings are missing the 13th floor? Now you’ll know why. Prepare to be scared with two epic haunted attractions for one price in 60,000 square feet of terrifying twists and turns. 13th Floor Haunted House and the new Zombieland were created by nationally recognized and award-winning haunted-house designers. You’ll feel like you get your money’s worth because it takes 45 minutes to an hour to get through both attractions. And it’s up to parents’ discretion, but attractions are not recommended for children younger than 12.