Events

Fear and Fun in Phoenix

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Apollo’s
5749 N. 7th St.
www.apollos.com
Halloween extravaganza with the "Girls that Go Bump in the Night" drag show, drink specials, a drag queen costume contest for a $100 cash prize, and more. 10 p.m. -2 a.m. Call 602-277-9373.

Axis-Radius
7340 E. Indian Plaza, Scottsdale
www.axis-radius.com
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.

Cactus Jack’s
4747 E. Elliot Rd., Suite 2, Phoenix
www.azcactusjacks.com
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.

Casey Moore’s Oyster House
850 S. Ash Ave., Tempe
Drink specials, costumed revelers, and "all your favorite spirits" await at this haunted Tempe bar. 11 a.m. -2 a.m. Call 480-968-9935.

Cherry Lounge & Pit
411 S. Mill Ave., Tempe
www.thecherryloungeaz.com
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.

Club Silver
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
www.coconutclubbargrill.com
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.

Dos Gringos
4209 N. Craftsman Ct., Scottsdale
www.dosgringosaz.com
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
www.dosgringosaz.com
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
www.elisbar.com
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.

Famous Sam’s
4343 W. Glendale Ave., Glendale
www.famoussams.net
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
www.grahamcentralstationtempe.com
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.

Great Alaskan Bush Company
2980 Grand Ave.
www.alaskanbush.net
Enjoy the beautiful and busty ladies of ABCO, as well as 2-for-1 drink specials, and more. 11 a.m. -2 a.m. $8 cover. Call 602-254-2909.

Greekfest Restaurant
1940 E. Camelback Rd.
www.thegreekfest.com
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.

Hurricane Bay
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.

J-Heads
5110 E. McDowell Rd.
www.myspace.com/jheadsbar
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.

The Loft
420 S. Mill Ave., Tempe
www.theloftaz.com
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
www.marcssportsgrillandnightlife.com
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.

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