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7340 E. Indian Plaza, Scottsdale
Relentless Graveyard Ball featuring British turntablist Nick Warren spinning progressive house, as well as prizes for "best individual" and "best group" costumes, and an opening set by local DJs Turner & Heit. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. $15 pre-sale. Call 480-970-1112.
4747 E. Elliot Rd., Suite 2, Phoenix
Halloween Bash with prizes and giveaways, DJs, dancing, contests for the sexiest and best overall costume (with the latter offering a $500 prize), $3 "you-call-its" all night, and more. 8 p.m.-2 a.m. Free admission with costume. Call 480-893-6630 for cover.
Cherry Lounge & Pit
411 S. Mill Ave., Tempe
Horror in the Pit Halloween Party with drink specials, guest DJs, a costume contest for cash prizes, and more. 9 p.m. Call 480-298-1384 for cover.
Cien Agaves Tacos & Tequila
7228 E. 1st Ave., Scottsdale
Día de Los Muertos party and grand-opening celebration with food and drink tastings, music, contests, and more. 11 a.m. -11 p.m. Call 480-970-9002.
136 E. Washington St.
The Freaks Come Out at Night dance spectacular, featuring drum 'n' bass superstars Dylan and Tech Itch, as well as local DJ Ultra Black. 9 p.m. $15 before midnight, $20 afterwards (with discounts for those in costume or with college I.D.). Visit www.phxdnb.com.
Coconut Club Bar & Grill
414 S. Mill Ave., Tempe
Halloween blowout with drink specials, giveaways, costume contests, and DJ Sterling spinning hip-hop and Top 40. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Call 480-966-2228.
4209 N. Craftsman Ct., Scottsdale
The "From DOS 'til DAWN" Halloween Bash promises drink specials, cash prizes for the sexiest and most creative costumes, and more. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Call 480-423-3800.
Dos Gringos Trailer Park
1001 E. 8th St., Tempe
Hit up this frat-boy hangout for its annual Nightmare on Eighth Street fiesta for cheap drink specials, cash prizes for the sexiest and most creative costumes, awesome Mexican food, and more. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Call 480-968-7879.
Eli’s American Grille
7000 E. Shea Blvd., Scottsdale
Halloween Costume Party with music from The Charlene Tarango Band, a costume contest, and more. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Call 480-948-9800.
4343 W. Glendale Ave., Glendale
Pimp-n-Ho Night with costume contests, music from Heat, and more. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. $6. Call 623-937-6131.
Graham Central Station
7850 S. Priest Dr., Tempe
Halloween Party with DJs spinning in three separate clubs, drink specials, a costume contest with a $1,000 cash prize, and more. 8 p.m.-2 a.m. Call 480-496-0799 for cover.
1940 E. Camelback Rd.
Customers who dress as a Greek god or goddess will receive a complimentary appetizer and a glass of wine or beer. 5-10 p.m. Call 602-265-2990.
4139 W. Bell Rd.
Halloween Hump Day Party with DJs, a costume contest, karaoke, drink specials, a TV taping of the "Boogie at the Bay" at 9 p.m., and more. 7 p.m. -2 a.m. $6. Call 602-843-6100.
5110 E. McDowell Rd.
Punk Rock Halloween Party with a costume contest, drink specials, raffle giveaways, and music from Dr. Know, The Fed-Ups, Johnny Blood and the Transfusions, Dephinger, Stitch Hopeless and the Sea Legs, Burn the Herd, Walt Flanagan's Dog, and more. 7 p.m.-2 a.m. $5 (or $3 if dressed in costume). Call 602-225-0307.
420 S. Mill Ave., Tempe
Costume Party with music from Drop Top Entertainment and more. 9 p.m. -2 a.m. $5. Call 480-967-8188.
Marc’s Sports Grill & Nightlife
4494 W. Peoria Ave., Glendale
Fourth Annual "Nightmare on Marc's Street," featuring a costume contest with prizes for the funniest, scariest, most creative, and sexiest outfits, as well as shot and drink specials, DJs, dancing, and karaoke. 8 p.m. Call 623-842-1053 for cover.
McDuffy’s Grille Chandler
980 E. Pecos Rd., Suite 5, Chandler
Halloween Night Costume Party offering drink specials on cocktails made with Wide Eye energy drink from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m., and more. 8:30 p.m.-2 a.m. Call 480-966-8200 for cover.
15814 N. 83rd Ave., Peoria
Fifth annual Monster Bash with DJs, dancing, drink specials, and a huge costume contest with a $500 first place prize. Open until 2 a.m. $5. Call 623-334-5000.
7353 E. Indian School Rd., Scottsdale
The Skybar inside this chic Scottsdale hotel will host the "Totally 80s Halloween" affair, which boasts spin sessions from celebrity DJs Biz Markie and Cool-V, "devilishly delicious" cocktail specials, and hotel staff dressed in totally awesome '80s attire. 8 p.m.-2 a.m. Call 480-444-0549 for table or cabana reservations.