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Best Halloween Events Phoenix 2017

If you’re looking to find the best Halloween events in Phoenix, search no more! We’ve compiled a list of the top spots for Halloween activities, games, costume contests and trick-or-treating here in the Phoenix area.

When: October 26-27; 6-10:30 PM.
Where: 455 North Galvin Parkway, Phoenix, AZ (Phoenix Zoo)
Cost: $12.95 per person (General)/$9.95 per person (Members)
Description: “Howl-O-Ween includes activities and experiences for the whole family. 
Looking for scary tricks? SCARY activities are for guests eight years and older who like a good scare (e.g. Zombie Laser Tag, Haunted House)! Sweet treats more your style? MERRY activities are appropriate for all ages (e.g. Fantasy Meet & Greets, Video Arcade Adventure.” (Click link for full list of “Scary” and “Merry” activities)


Strange Garden
When: October 26-27; 5:30-9:00 PM.
Where: 1201 N. Galvin Parkway, Phoenix, AZ (Desert Botanical Garden)
Cost: Free with paid Garden admission (Adult $24.95, Youth $12.95) or Membership
Description: “Join us at Strange Garden and encounter weird sights, fun tricks and enchanting creatures. Look out for our Mad Botanists as they dazzle you with tales of fascinating and peculiar plants. Dance ‘til you drop with groovy ghouls at the spooktacular Monster Bash.”


Trick-or-Treat Main Street
When: October 31st; 11am to 2pm
Where: E Main St, Mesa, AZ (Begin at Southeast corner of Center and Main Street by the Mesa Arts Center)
: “Get ready for a spooktacular time at Downtown Mesa’s fourth annual Trick-or-Treat Main Street Monday, October 31st from 11am to 2pm. Trick-or-Treat Main Street is a fun and safe family event where kids will get to trick-or-treat at over 25 downtown Mesa businesses.”

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Things to Do for Halloween in Phoenix 2017

Halloween Pancake Run
When: TBA
Where: 2757 E. Guadalupe Rd. Gilbert, AZ (Gilbert Riparian Preserve)
Cost: $25-30 for 5K or 10K, Students $20
Description: “Enjoy the beautiful fall weather with a pancake breakfast and morning run through the natural habitat of the Gilbert Riparian Preserve. All proceeds go to the Gilbert High School orchestra & student expenses. Runners & guests are invited to wear a costume in celebration of Halloween.”

Salt River Fields Balloon Spooktacular
When: October 26-27; 5pm-10pm
7555 N. Pima Road, Scottsdale, AZ (Salt River Fields at Talking Stick)
Adult General Admission $15/Children $10
Description: “Over 20 Hot Air Balloons on display and passing out 4,000 pounds of candy for trick-or-treaters, live music, food and beverage, a FREE Kids Zone, vendor market, tethered balloon rides, a FREE Haunted Trail, fireworks and much more.”

Halloween Spooktacular
When: October 26, 2017; 5:30-8:30 PM
Where: 3 S Arizona Ave, Chandler, AZ (Chandler Park)
Description: “We’re inviting all ghosts, goblins, ghouls, creatures, characters, and superheroes to join us for an evening of safe family fun! There will be food, games, arts & crafts, costume contests, souvenir photos, and a Haunted House!”

Salt River Fields Balloon SpooktacularWhen: October 27; 5 PM-9 PM
5500 S Mill Ave, Tempe, AZ (Kiwanis Park)
Description: “Your family will have a bewitching good time at this FREE event featuring carnival games, live entertainment, face painting, food booths, train rides, inflatables, a toddler play area and more! Be sure to dress up and participate in the annual Halloween costume contest for your chance of winning fabulous prizes.”