Fear and Fun in Phoenix

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The Waterfront Grill
1949 W. Ray Rd., Suite 11, Chandler
Halloween costume party with prizes, a DJ, and more. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Call 480-732-0929.

Yucca Tap Room
29 W. Southern Ave., Tempe
Costume Party with prizes, giveaways, drink specials, and music from The Necronauts, Stereotyperider, Colorstore, Kirkwood-Dellinger, and The Desperate Hours. 8 p.m.-2 a.m. Call 480-967-4777.



Desert Botanical Garden
1201 N. Galvin Pkwy.
Día de los Muertos celebration with mariachis, Ballet Folklorico, arts and crafts, food, pastries, vendors and artisans, marigold plantings, and more. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Also runs Saturday, Oct. 27. $10 ($9 for seniors, $5 for students, and $4 for children). Call 480-941-1225.

Four Peaks Brewing Company
1340 E. 8th St., Suite 104, Tempe
The ninth annual pumpkin-carving contest features plenty of pints of Pumpkin Porter, prizes, and more. 6-10 p.m. Call 480-303-9967.

Mystery Mansion Dinner Theatre
2200 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale
The interactive "comedy mystery dinner theater" will stage Murder at Magic Manor for those looking for thrills, chills, and kills. 5 p.m. $49 per person (includes dinner). Call 480-994-1520.

Papago Park
625 N. Galvin Pkwy.
Women Living With Purpose stage "Urban Arts in the Park: All Hallows Eve," featuring live graffiti and other art displays, DJs rocking the record decks, organic food, witches brew and other drinks, activity areas for kids, and more. 1 p.m. Contact [email protected].

Trunk Space
1506 Grand Ave.
A special Halloween edition of Dr. Sketchy's life drawing workshop will be presented. 7 p.m. $7. Call 602-256-6006.


La Perla Café
5912 W. Glendale Ave., Glendale
Halloween Costume Party and Ladies Night with live music, DJs, promo giveaways, and more. 8 p.m. -2 a.m. Call 623-939-7561.

Martini Ranch & Shaker Room
7295 E. Stetson Dr., Scottsdale
"Monsters of the Industry" party with music from Metalhead, and more. 8 p.m. -2 a.m. $5. Call 480-970-0500.

Modified Arts
407 E. Roosevelt St.
Local rockers 42 Eternal will hold its CD-release show and Halloween party with support from Fetch, Sweet Sin, Record Life, and Click 60. 6:30 p.m. $6 in advance, $8 at the door. Call 602-462-5516.

SIX Lounge & Restaurant
7316 E. Stetson Dr., Scottsdale
Masquerade Dance Party featuring costume contests, appetizers, music from DJ Jon Citron, and drink specials. 6-10 p.m. $15 in advance, $20 at the door. Visit



Burton Barr Central Library
1221 N. Central Ave.
The @Central Gallery unveils its annual Día de los Muertos exhibition, with custom-made artistic altars ranging from traditional to nontraditional works created by Valley artists. Runs through Nov. 9. 9 a.m. -9 p.m. Call 602-262-4636.


The Clubhouse Music Venue
1320 E. Broadway Rd., Tempe
Latin-themed ska superstars Voodoo Glow Skulls celebrate Día de Los Muertos with a Valley show. Left Alone, Bizcasfri, Sigma, and Downplay open the show. 6:30 p.m. $12. Call 480-968-3238.



Sub-Culture Cafe
227 E. Baseline Rd. Tempe
Black Coffee Halloween Party with DJs Æternum and Darksouldealer spinning industrial, gothic, and darkwave tracks. 8 p.m. Call 480-481-7827 for cover.

Trunk Space
1506 Grand Ave.
Get your gourds ready for a night of pumpkin carving at the Grand Avenue art gallery. 7 p.m. Call 602-256-6006.


Chasers Bar & Nightclub
8005 E. Roosevelt St., Scottsdale
AZ's Underground Hip-Hop Showcase with a slew of local hip-hop acts performing. 8 p.m.-2 a.m. $8. Call 480-945-4985.

4282 N. Drinkwater Blvd., Scottsdale
Shine Tuesdays presents a Halloween edition of the weekly club night with residents Senbad and DJ Tranzit spinning house along with guest Eric Prydz and others. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Call 480-970-3325 for cover.

Q Lounge
8501 N. 27th Ave.
Pitch Black Halloween event featuring costume contests for the best male and female (with $100 prizes for each), hourly shot specials, and more. 9 p.m. -2 a.m. Call 602-995-5982 for cover.



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Benjamin Leatherman is a staff writer at Phoenix New Times. He covers local nightlife, music, culture, geekery, and fringe pursuits.