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Dos Gringos 4209 North Craftsman Court, Scottsdale Habla español? You might just have to if you attend this weekend-long costume bash, where costume contest will be held and the winner gets a cruise to Mexico for two. All beers are $3. Full menu until 2 a.m. Saturday, October 30, and Sunday, October 31, 5 p.m. to 2 a.m. No cover. Call 480-423-3800.
Dos Gringos Trailer Park 1001 East Eighth Street, Tempe This "Trailer Park of Horrors" will be the site of costume contest with a trip to Mexico for two up for grabs. Drink specials are $2 Coronas, $3 Gringoritas, and $3 Donkey Punch. Full menu until 2 a.m. Saturday, October 30, and Sunday, October 31, 5 p.m. to 2 a.m. No cover. 480-968-7879.
Drift Polynesian Restaurant & Tiki Lounge 4341 North 75th Street, Scottsdale Second annual Pirate n' Wench Extravaganza, costume contest at midnight. (winner gets $2,500 RejuvaLift makeover). 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Party is free, but donations of clothing and canned goods are appreciated. Call 480-949-8454.
Driver’s Sports Grill 14175 West Indian School, Goodyear Sixth annual Halloween bash, with karaoke, costume constest and prizes. 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. Call 623-536-8571
Dubliner Irish Pub & Restaurant 3841 East Thunderbird Road Costume party with costume contest at 10 p.m. Participants must go on stage and describe the alternate identity to the audience, who decides the winner (first place gets $100). Live music from Traveller. Runs until 2 a.m. Call 602-867-0984 for cover.
Dwntwn Club 702 North Central Costume party with drink specials. 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. Call 602-258-8343 for cover.
Earl's Tin Palace 15784 North Pima Road, Scottsdale Halloween party with reverse happy hour from 10:30 p.m. to 2 a.m. Call 480-607-1941.
Eddie Matney's 2398 East Camelback Road Halloween Costume Party in the bar. Live entertainment from Delphine Cortez and Joel Robin, prize giveaways, and lots of drink specials. 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. No cover. Call 602-957-3214.
Emerald Lounge 1514 North Seventh Avenue Come dressed as your favorite smutty character for the Smut Muffin CD release party with special guest Meat Whistle. 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. Call 602-256-9705 for cover.
Encounters 3037 West Clarendon Avenue Halloween party with the second round of the cash prize costume contest and a DJ spinning the latest tunes. 8 p.m. Club memberships are $35 for single men, $30 for couples, and free for single ladies. Call 602-230-9680.
Famous Sam's 940 North Alma School Road, Chandler Monster mash with costume contests, a horror house, live music and dancing. 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. No cover. Call 480-812-1177.
Famous Sam's 2860 East Main Street, Mesa Halloween contest (with a grand prize of a three-day, two-night vacation package) and Scaryoke. Runs until 2 a.m. No cover. Call 480-924-1305.
Fat Cats 915 Grand Avenue Costume competition with $50 first prize. Drink specials like $1 Poison Shots. 9 p.m. to close. No cover. Call 602-252-0988.
Fibber Magee's 1989 West Elliot Road, Chandler Costume party with live music from the Keltic Cowboys, $4 Guinness pints, $3 Smithwicks and Harp pints, costume contest, prizes and giveaways. 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Call 480-722-9434.
First Round Draft Sports Grill 1520 West Warner, Gilbert Hey sporto, try to win this tavern's costume contest ($100 for first place, $50 for second place, $25 gift certificate for third) decided at midnight, or the pumpkin carving contest ($25 for first place, $15 for second place, $10 gift certificate for third). Drink specials include $2 Bloody Marys and $2 Bloody Brains Shot. Karaoke is also at 9 p.m. Call 480-497-2445.
Flip Flops Island Grill House 222 University Drive, Tempe Buccaneer Bash with a pirate theme, costume contest with $1,200 total in cash prizes for categories for most creative, sexiest and best overall. Detroit's DJ Dr. Chill spins, with $2 drink specials. 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Call 480-967-7744.
Fuel Motorsport Café 2827 East Bell Road Halloween Party. 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. No cover. Call 602-788-0500.
George & Dragon Restaurant 4230 South 48th Street Costume contest with cash prizes ($150 for first place, $100 for second place, and $50 for third). Drink specials all night long. 7 p.m. to 2 a.m. No cover. Call 602-470-0018
Graham Central Station 7850 South Priest Drive, Tempe Halloween festivities include $1,500, winner-take-all costume contest (chosen on audience applause) 25-cent well, wine and, longnecks from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. No cover with costume before 8:30 p.m., open until 2 a.m. Call 480-496-4336.
Hollywood Alley 2610 West Baseline Road, Mesa Get that adrenaline going for the Metal Monsters Moshfest 2004/CD release party for 454, with Rebirth, Trench and Slip Mickey. Special guest appearances and giveaways. $5 cover. Call 480-820-7117.
Icehouse 429 West Jackson Street Masquerade Entertainment presents Halloween 2004, a gigantic festival and indoor dance party, with performances by Pat Hodges, DJ Mike Duretto, Liquid 360, and many local performers. Hosted by Phaedra the Latin Pheline. Costume contest with the chance to strut your stuff on a 50-foot-long lighted runway for cash prizes, and a massive light show. Time TBA. Tickets are $15 presale, $20 at the door. Call 602-257-8929.
Iguana Mack's 1371 North Alma School, Chandler Third annual Halloween Bash, costume contest with cash prizes, $2 Sols, $3.50 Witches Brew, $3.50 Cuervo Gold Margaritas. 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. No cover if wearing costume. Call 480-899-6735.
Indiana Jean's Haunted Bar 3593 West Northern Sounds like the place to be on Halloween! Costume party, food drink specials ($1 Schnapps shots and free finger foods). 7:30 p.m. to 2 a.m. No cover. Call 602-841-6411.