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4209 North Craftsman Court, Scottsdale
Craftsman Court Massacre with a costume contest for prizes. 9 p.m. No cover. Call 602-739-0317.
Dos Gringos Trailer Park
1001 East Eighth Street, Tempe
Nightmare on 8th Street with costume contests offering $200 cash prizes each for the best and sexiest costumes. 9 p.m. No cover. Call 480-968-7879.
Drift Polynesian Restaurant & Tiki Lounge
4341 North 75th Street, Scottsdale
Pirates 'n Wenches Extravaganza benefiting HomeBase Youth Services offering a raffle with the grand prize of a trip for two to Las Vegas, costume contest for prizes, and drink specials. Donate a new bra or belt and your first drink is free. 9 p.m. $5. Call 480-949-8454.
George & Dragon Restaurant
4240 North Central Avenue
Costume contest for cash prizes ($150 for first, $100 for second, $50 for third). 9 p.m. No cover. Call 602-241-0018.
2610 West Baseline Road, Mesa
Halloween Masquerade with The Elegy Machine and four other bands, as well as "the cheapest drinks in town." 9 p.m. $5. Call 480-820-7117.
13825 North 32nd Street
Acoustic open mic with free sandwiches, $2.50 Southern Comfort, and $3 Guinness pints. 9 p.m. No cover. Call 602-992-1007.
La Roca Bar
4129 North Seventh Avenue
"Scaraoke Halloween" celebration with drink specials, giveaways, and a costume contest with prizes for best dressed, sexiest costume, and most original. 9 p.m. Call 602-248-8559.
407 East Roosevelt Street
Halloween bash with The God Awfuls, House of the Wolf, Sigma, and more. 7 p.m. $5. Call 602-462-5516.
The Owl's Nest Saloon
501 South Mill Avenue, Tempe
Costume contest for gift certificates ($250 for first, $100 for second, and $50 for third) with DJ Slippe spinning Top 40 and hip-hop. 10 p.m. $5. Call 480-967-3060.
Pattie's 1st Ave. Lounge
7220 East First Avenue, Scottsdale
Get your groove on with a costume contest for prizes, and drink specials, while DJ Alvarez spins hip-hop and Top 40. 8 p.m. No cover. Call 480-990-0103.
3102 North Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale
The Daddy Horror Picture Show offering costume contests, beer and drink specials, a DJ, and dancing. 21 and over. 9 p.m. $2. Call 480-970-6556.
Tranzylvania (inside Palazzo)
710 North Central Avenue
Vamp out at the Drop Dead Sexy Halloween Party with DJs spinning dark industrial and trance, as well as a grand-prize drawing for accommodations for 10 at the Red Garter Bed and Bakery in Williams, Arizona. 10 p.m. $7. Call 602-229-1150.
2915 North 68th Street, Scottsdale
Halloween costume contest with cash prizes, dirt-cheap drinks, and music from the joint's world-famous jukebox. 8 p.m. No cover. Call 480-947-8723.
801 North Arizona Avenue, Chandler
Haunted Homecoming with costume contests, prizes and giveaways, drag shows, and more. Runs until 2 a.m. $2. Call 480-857-3088.