2 December, 2021, 14:03

Halloween 2021: Dance parties, spooky dinners, bike rides & boos

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With Halloween around the corner, perhaps it’s a good time to celebrate the holidays with great food, craft beer, wine, bar crawls, and sweet bicycle rides.

Even though there aren’t as many festive events as years past, a few places around Tucson are giving continued life to the festivities. Keep an eye on the dates of the following events so you’re sure not to miss out.

Halloween flicks & local food trucks at Casa Film Bar

Now – Sunday, October 31
Casa Film Bar will feature more than 300 craft beer bottle and can selections and 20 draft taps. (Credit: Ty Young)

Casa Film Bar will feature more than 300 craft beer bottle and can selections and 20 draft taps. (Credit: Ty Young)

The historic video store and craft beer and wine bar have been showing a spooky Halloween-themed film every night while one of Tucson’s popular food trucks parks outside — dishing out the good stuff.

You can follow their schedule to plan your visit accordingly.

You might as well dress up, too.

For more information, visit casafilmbar.com

Halloween party and dinner at FireTruck Brewing Company

Friday, October 29

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They’ll be serving up a “haunted” dinner of gory ribs, mangled mac and cheese, smoked beans, and a roll at the original location at 4746 E. Grant Rd.

You’ll also enjoy a spooky cocktail of your choice. Some of what they’re making is a MurderRita, bloody mary, a Screaming Screwdriver, and a Headless Jack. Plus, they’ll have music, a costume contest, and more.

Tickets start at $35 per person and they must be purchased prior to Monday, October 25.

For more information, visit eventbrite.com

HOCO Halloween at Hotel Congress

Sunday, October 31
Hotel Congress

Photo courtesy of Hotel Congress on Facebook

Celebrate Halloween at one of the city’s favorite and local haunted haunts with live music and DJs, costume contests, and more. The party starts at 7:30 p.m. and there’s also going to be spooky specials at the Plaza Eats food truck.

Tickets are $15 each and are limited tickets. The tickets are $20 on the day of, so perhaps purchasing them beforehand would be a wise decision.

For more information, visit hotelcongress.com

Free meals & discounts on Halloween at Pita Jungle

Sunday, October 31
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Avocado Hummus Tostada (Photo courtesy of Pita Jungle)

Pita Jungle is offering a free kids meal with the purchase of an adult entrée on Halloween.

Also, it’s a great excuse for kids (and adults) to enjoy a healthy meal and help balance out all the sweet treats gathered from random houses in the neighborhood.

The deal is only valid on Halloween and is limited to four per table.

For more information, visit pitajungle.com 

The Devil’s Night at Surly Wench Pub

Saturday, October 30

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Halloween is back at the Surly Wench and on Halloween eve, also known as Devil’s Night, there’s going to be plenty of drinks and live dance with goth, industrial, and darkwave music from DJ stubbie.

Tickets are $5 per person.

For more information, visit Surly Wench Pub on Facebook

‘Bikes, Beers & Boos’ with Westbound, Pueblo Vida Brewing Co. & Dragoon Brewing Co. 

Sunday, October 31
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Photo courtesy of Pueblo Vida Brewing Company on Facebook

Westbound, Pueblo Vida Brewing Company, and Dragoon Brewing Company have joined forces for Bikes, Beers, and Boos from noon – 5 p.m. on Sunday, October 31.

The event is a self-guided bike trek you can take alone or with a crew, and all while sporting a Halloween costume or something a little more comfortable. Although, if you’re dressed up in spooky fashion there’s a chance you can score a prize.

Here’s how it’ll go:

You’ve got the option to start at either of the three locations, which is where you’ll get a map, beer, spooky water bottle, and great conversations about your upcoming journey or the adventure you’ve already embarked on.

Tickets are $15 per person and include all of the above.

For more information, check out our article

Hallow-Versary (10-year anniversary part) at Union Public House

Friday, October 29 – Sunday, October 31

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Union is turning 10 this year and they want everyone to celebrate with ’em. The Hallow-versary Party will last all weekend long, starting on Friday with live music by Ashley Wineland from 7 – 10 p.m. and Big Brother Beats spins until 2 a.m.

On Saturday, Ritmo de Sanchez performs from 7 – 10 p.m. and DJ Tony T will bust out the jams until 2 a.m. Finally, on Sunday, Neon Prophet will be live from 7 – 10 p.m. and then Night Big Brother Beats takes over until 2 a.m.

Inside Union, there’s going to be Costume Karaoke, a costume contest, a photo booth, and drink specials on Sunday.

For more information, visit uniontucson.com.

4th Annual Halloween Bar Crawl (multiple locations)

Saturday, October 30 

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This event is literally a crawl because you’ll be making your way from different bars around downtown. Tickets are $25 per person and include drink specials, two free drinks or shots, a costume contest, and more.

Participating bars include Funky Monk, Cobra Arcade Bar, The Hut, John Henry’s, Mr. Head’s Art Gallery and Bar, and O’Malleys.

For more information, visit the Halloween Bar Crawl’s Facebook event page.

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