It's time to enjoy this gourd-geous weather with boos, pumpkins, costumes, and more.
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.
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.
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!).
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!
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Monkey Bar will have Halloween decor and drink specials all Halloweekend. Check 'em out!
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.
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.
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.
Join The Delta for some spooky specials this Halloween. There’s no cover but costumes are a must.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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...