Every October the Phoenix area goes into Halloween
mode, and there's no holding back! In this listing you'll find all the shows, festivals, community events, adult parties, costume parties and other activities that are Halloween-related. These are arranged primarily in date order. Of course, there are other ways to celebrate Halloween, and you'll find those here:
And there's more to celebrating Halloween in Phoenix, like costume stores, photo galleries and more: Everything You Need to Know About Greater Phoenix Halloween
I update this list frequently, so check back often!
All dates, times, prices and offerings are subject to change without notice.
Courtesy Keen Halloween
A classic Halloween, helping you get more out of your crafting, trick-or-treating, and costume parties. Halloween-based workshops, entertainment, and a cool Monster Marketplace to help get you ready and inspired. Costumes are encouraged. Advance weekend tickets $15.30 or $20 at the door. Advance Saturday or Sunday single day tickets $9.18 or $13 at the door. Children 12 and under free. Parking is free.
Sano Fitness Studio, inside Metrocenter Mall
In 2013: Saturday, September 28 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sunday, September 29 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
© Judy Hedding
Experience an 18-hole miniature golf course that has undergone a terrifying transformation! Evenings. Closes midnight on Fridays and Saturdays, 10 p.m. all other nights. $6.25 per child or senior; $7.25 per adult (plus tax).See a picture of Spooktacular Golf.Golfland, Mesa
In 2013: October 1 - November 2
Vendors, art galleries, food trucks, fire-eaters, stilt walkers, jugglers and plenty of Zombies to entertain you. Contests, raffles and prizes. Held in conjunction with First Friday
. This is a free event but please bring canned food or cash for donations for St. Mary's Food Bank.
Revolver Records, 918 N. 2nd Street, Phoenix
In 2013: Friday, October 4 starting at 5 p.m.
Courtesy Phoenix Ghost Tours
A guided walking tour of downtown Phoenix with stories of the downtown's history, the death and mayhem that has occurred here, and a peek into the para-normal activities for which some locations are (in)famous. The tours are for entertainment purposes only. Phoenix Ghost Tours has the exclusive permission to enter the Westward Ho. Tickets are $18 per adult, $15 per minor. Halloween night $30 per person. Reservations are required and all tours must be prepaid; tour are limited to 20 people.
200 W Adams St, Phoenix
In 2013: October 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19, 25, 26, 31, November 1, 2
Produced by Arizona Curriculum Theater, PoeFest is a month-long celebration of the works of Edgar Allan Poe. The actors perform the works of Edgar Allan Poe in character as inmates from a 19th Century asylum for the criminally insane. Poe's stories rotate nightly and include Annabel Lee, The Raven, The Cask of Amontillado, The Black Cat, The Tell-Tale Heart, and more. New for 2013 Mary Shelley's Dream has been added. PoeFest is most suitable for ages 8 and older. Tickets $20 General; $15 for Students, Seniors, Military.
Ghost Lounge of the Hotel San Carlos (202 North Central Ave, Phoenix)
In 2013: October 4 - 26, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m.
© Sprinkles Cupcakes
Ghosts, goblins and monsters of all ages will love the Sprinkles Halloween BOO Box! Vanilla Milk Chocolate, Red Velvet, Black and White and Caramel Apple cupcakes adorned with Sprinkles ghost and BOO sugar decorations. Sealed with a BOO Spooky Cupcakes sticker.
Sprinkles Cupcakes, 4501 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale
In 2013: Available October 4 - 31
© Theater Works
Witches, vampires and goblins will have a spooktacularly good time. The lights are off and the stage is set as audiences follow Denny, Kenny and Penny as they encounter witches, a sad ghost, and a sparkling vampire on Halloween night. Done entirely in black light the puppets, stage and YOU glow in the dark. Best for children ages 3 and up. Each performance features an interactive talk back session.See a picture of Halloween Blacklight Puppetry.Peoria Center for the Performing Arts
, Black Box Theater
In 2013: October 5 - 26
© Great Arizona Puppet Theater
© Scorpius Dance Theatre
By Scorpius Dance Theatre. A young woman searches for her lost love only to find he has been lured into a band of bloodsuckers. Frightened yet fascinated, the girl struggles to avoid becoming part of their underworld when she becomes infatuated with the king vampire. A story with passion, lust, and jealousy, A Vampire Tale is an intense spectacle of dark debauchery. The production features dark and sexy drama, quirky and comedic episodes, and visually stunning aerial feats. New twists and turns this year include an interactive beginning with audience participation, additional choreography, and additional aerial performances. Tickets start at $25 (plus fees). Vamp Passes (front row seat, signed program) are $15 extra. Save $5 per ticket when you attend the show in a vampire costume (at door discount only).Phoenix Theatre
In 2013: October 10 - 19