Halloween 2022: Spooky food & beverage-themed events in Tucson


October 19, 2022
By Addie Ibarra
By Addie Ibarra

A collection of spooky events happening throughout the month

It’s time to enjoy this gourd-geous weather with boos, pumpkins, costumes, and more.

Photo by Daisy Anderson
Photo by Daisy Anderson

We’ve rounded up the best spooky events happening throughout this month. In this list, you’ll find things to do ranging from family-friendly to pumpkin chunkin’ and raising money for a good cause.

We’ll update this list as events continue to pop up and make sure to pay attention to the dates (some of these are happening sooner than others). Also, don’t forget to check our Events Directory for more events.

Bone appetit!

 

Available all month

Zemam’s Too

119 E. Speedway Blvd.
Image provided by Zemam’s, Too!

From here until Halloween night, enjoy some Halloween injera from Zemam’s Too. Injera is an Ethiopian flatbread that pairs well with all of their savory dishes.

For more information, follow Zemam’s on Instagram

Friday, October 28 – Monday, October 31

Howl at the Museum

200 W. Alameda Street
Friday, October 28 from 6 – 9 p.m.
Image provided by Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block

The season of screams and scares is officially here! HOWL at the Museum returns to the Tucson Museum of Art. A fun-filled event where attendees can participate in a costume competition, enjoy interactive art, music, performances, drinks, bites, and experiences. The Whiskey del Bac showdown is also taking place. This is a cocktail competition judged by the audience with Tucson’s top bartenders (and non-bartenders!).

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Las Mujeres Verdes Mercado

3538 E. Ellington Place

Saturday, October 29th from 2 – 6 p.m.

Image provided by Las Mujeres Verdes

All treats and no tricks! Join Las Mujeres Verdes for their next Mercado. Shop over 35 local vendors! In the spirit of Halloween some of the vendors will be giving out candy, so bring the family!

Spooky times at Bawker Bawker Cider House

400 N. Fourth Ave.
Begins Friday, October 28
Image provided by Bawker Bawker

Take a spooky stroll down Fourth Avenue and enjoy some spooky drinks at Bawker Bawker such as their Chicken Cherry Blood Cider slushies. Take pictures in their spooky picture frame. Is this spooky enough for you?

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Spirits at the Zoo

3400 Zoo Ct.
Friday, October 28
Image provided by Reid Park Zoo

Wear your best haunt couture and fly out to Spirits At The Zoo. This event helps scare up crucial funds to assist field programs the Zoo supports to help save African elephants, lions, Chilean flamingos, and other species.

Enjoy spooky cocktails, a devilish dance party, animal encounters, haunted karaoke (it’s where everyone is really good at singing except you), and more. There will be a costume contest with winning prizes for best animal costume, most creative costume, and best couple’s costume. This is a 21+ event. 

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SAHUARITA SPOOKTACULAR

Town Government of Sahuarita, 375 W. Sahuarita Center Way
Friday, October 28
Town Government of Sahuarita

Spooktacular is creeping back to Town Hall! This spooky town celebration is sure to excite with their annual Trunk or Treat, DJ, food trucks, activities, and crafts. Be prepared to wear your costume and load up on candy.

This event is free and for all ages.

Rising of the Dead at Crooked Tooth Brewing

228 E. Sixth St.
Friday, October 28
Image provided by Desert Fish

Crooked Tooth is hosting an evening with live Desert Fish music, a costume contest with prizes, and a raffle for some custom canvas art. This is a 21+ event. 

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A Nightmare on Congress Street

Hotel Congress, 311 E. Congress St.
Friday, October 28
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The Nightmare on Congress Street, downtown Tucson’s biggest Halloween party will feature two costume contests with $2,000 in cash and prizes, live music, vendors, spooky food and drink specials, and more. This is a 21+ event.

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Halloween Weekend at The Monkey Bar

1120 S. Wilmot Rd.
Friday, October 28 – Sunday, October 30
Image provided by the Monkey Bar

The Monkey Bar will have Halloween decor and drink specials all Halloweekend. Check ’em out!

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Hallo-Wine at Sonoita Vineyards

290 Elgin Canelo Rd.
Friday, October 28 – Monday, October 31
Image provided by Sonoita Vineyards

Sonoita Vineyards has you covered with Halloween candy and wine. No reservations are required, but it is first come, first served. Come in costume and get 15% off two or more bottles.

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Halloween Party at AZ Hops & Vines

3450 Highway 82
Saturday, October 29
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There’s always a party happening at AZ Hops & Vines. This one’s full of wine and Halloween candy pairings, costume contests, pumpkin chunking, and karaoke.

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BEER, BIKES & BOOS! HALLOWEEN RIDE

Multiple Locations
Saturday, October 29
Image by Westbound

Take a self-guided bike ride on Halloween weekend. You can start at Pueblo Vida Brewing, Dragoon Brewing, or Westbound/Transit Cycles. Grab your Ghouls and join the fun happening at Bikes, Beers, and Boos! There will be prizes for costumes, too. This is a 21+ event.

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Deltaween at The Delta

135 S. Sixth Ave.
Saturday, October 29
Image provided by The Delta

Join The Delta for some spooky specials this Halloween. There’s no cover but costumes are a must.

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HALLOWEEN SPOOKTACULAR

Oro Valley Community & Recreation Center, 10555 N. La Canada Dr.
Saturday, October 29
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The Spooktacular is back at the Oro Valley Community & Recreation Center! This Halloween-themed event features games, crafts, and a trick-or-treat lane hosted by local businesses giving away candy.

Event and candy are free. Food trucks will be in attendance and beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic) will be available for purchase.

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Abracadabra Party at Harambe Cafe & Social Club

6464 E. Tanque Verde Rd. #150
Saturday, October 29
Image provided by Harambe Cafe & Social Club

This Halloween party will have you thinking there’s a fog machine. Wear your Halloween costume and enjoy the entertainment. There will be dinner by Still Smokin, Halloween punch, water, and light desserts provided.

Purchase your ticket here.

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Halloween Party at 1912 Brewing Company

2045 N. Forbes Blvd. #105
Saturday, October 29
Image provided by 1912 Brewing Co.

Time to boogie! Invite your friends and hang out with some brews and food. Dress up in your best costume for a 1912 costume contest.

The Taproom will be open from 12 – 9 p.m. and the party kicks off at 7 p.m.

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Costume Party at Casa Marana

8225 N. Courtney Page Way #191
Saturday, October 29
Image provided by Casa Marana Craft Beer. Wine, & Spirits

Dress to impress at Casa Marana’s Halloween Costume Party.

Dance to spooky tunes and drink some ghoulish cocktails. They will have beer pong and a shot wheel for all your party needs. Beware of the extreme fun.

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Starry Nights & Tasty Bites at The Parish

6453 N. Oracle Rd.
Saturday, October 29
Image provided by The Parish

It’d be ghoulish to not eat dinner before going out on Halloween weekend. Stop by for a spell and then eat, drink, and be scary.

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Halloween hoedown at The Maverick

6622 E. Tanque Verde Rd.
Saturday, October 29
Image provided by The Maverick

The Halloween Hoedown at The Maverick will feature live music from Billy Bones and The Skeletones. There will also be a $500 grand prize for the most original costume, $200 for the sexiest, and $200 for the scariest.

You’ll feel like a winner with the scary good drink specials.

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Edgar Allan Poe & Jazz at Pastiche Modern Eatery

3025 N. Campbell Ave. #121
Sunday, October 30
Image provided by Pastiche Modern Eatery

Join Pastiche for a fun evening of poetry and jazz with a Halloween theme. Culminating in a reading of “The Raven” by Edgar Allan Poe. Costumes are encouraged. The spookier the better!

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Free kids meals at Pita Jungle

7090 N. Oracle Rd. #128
Monday, October 31
Image provided by Pita Jungle

Pita Jungle is offering a free kids meal with the purchase of an adult entrée on Halloween. A great excuse for kids (and adults) to enjoy a healthy meal and help balance out all the sweet treats! Valid for dine-in on Monday, October 31 at participating locations.

For more information, visit pitajungle.com

SCREAM! A 90s vs 00s Halloween Dance Party

450 N. 6th Ave.
Monday, October 31

Get your costumes ready for ‘SCREAM! A 90s vs 00s Halloween Dance Party at The Royal Room with MIJITO + E_Rupt! Catering will be provided by Tita Tita, a new local Filipino street food concept.

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Addie Ibarra, native Tucsonan, is a fierce lover of adventure, travels, and food. Addie has her Masters in Legal Studies and hopes to one day apply that towards helping people (and animals) around the globe, while traveling and tasting along...

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