The Rogue Bar
423 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale
Punk rock from Glass Heroes, Kid Dynamite and the Blast, Fat Gray Cat, and Hi Lo Fi. 8 p.m., $5. Call 480-947-3580.
The Sail Inn at Cactus Jack's
4747 E. Elliott Road
Halloween Costume Ball, where a contest will decide the outfits, the bar offers drink specials, and the stage hosts music from Back Porch Pickers, Skunk Creek Railroad, Robby Roberson Quartet, and The House Rockers. 5 p.m., $6. Call 480-753-4733.
Sandbar Mexican Grill
21001 N. Tatum Blvd.
7200 W. Ray Rd., Chandler
Party animals will be in abundance during the Safari Halloween parties at either Sandbar, each of which will feature $3 eyeball Jell-O shots, $4 pumpkin beers, $5 black salt muert-a-ritas, and other libations. Both run until 2 a.m. Call 480-585-5900 or 480-961-1700.
500 W. Southern Ave., Mesa
Halloween bash with karaoke and a costume contest that features a total of $150 in cash prizes for the top three winners. 9 p.m., free. Call 480-969-5373.
2801 N. Central Ave.
Deep house, dope grooves, and world beats will be on tap during Sochu's Halloween costume party featuring DJs David Sabat, Joseph Mercado, WF Rani G., and Freedom. 8 p.m. Call 602-340-9777.
Stacy's @ Melrose
4343 N. 7th Ave.
Halloween party with costume contest and spins from DJ Crash Attack and DJ Cullen Daniel. 8 p.m., free. Call 602-264-1700.
2 E. Jefferson St.
660 W. Warner Rd., Tempe
Food and drink specials will be available and the Tilted Kilt girls will be dressed in costume during Halloweekend-long celebration at both locations. Opens at 11 a.m. Call 602-293-3888 or 480-592-0102.
9201 N 29th Ave.
Halloween Costume Party with penny premium drinks and beers from 9 p.m. to 1 p.m., a contest offering separate $150 prizes for the sexiest and best ensembles, live music with Mike Mercier, and more. 8 p.m.; $30 for ladies, $40 for guys. Call 602-997-2323.
7295 E. Stetson Dr., Scottsdale
DJ Hazardous and his fellow ragers in the Party Time Crew will transform the 100 Proof Lounge into a fantastical dance wonderland on Thursday, October 30, during Freaks and Beats, which will feature an EDM soundtrack, bottle service, go-go dancers, and other treats. 9 p.m., free. Call 480-970-0500.
Whiskey Rose Bar & Grill
6751 N. Sunset Blvd., Glendale
Nightmare at Westgate party with different drink specials hourly, DJs, and a costume contest with $1,000 in cash and prizes. 6 p.m., free. Call 623-877-7673.
Wild Game Sports Grill
2545 E. Thomas Road
Halloween Party with a DJ and dancing, prizes and giveaways, and a costume contest for cash. 9 p.m. Call 602-955-1142.
Yucca Tap Room
29 W. Southern Ave., Tempe
The Punk Rock Halloween Bash on Saturday, November 1, will feature headlining performances by the UK's English Dogs and Mass Terror from L.A., as well as a slew of local bands offering homages to legendary bands. To wit: Rotten Youth will cover the Sex Pistols, Cockswain will pay tribute to the Pogues, We Might Be Wasted will play Dead Kennedys songs, and members of The Revenge will perform the music of Avail. No Paradigm and The Galoshes are also scheduled to appear. 8 p.m., free. Call 480-967-4777.
4301 N. 7th Ave. www.facebook.com/thezoan
Halloween bash with live entertainment from 7 p.m., a DJ and dancing starting at 9 p.m., and costume contests at 9 p.m. and midnight. Open until 2 a.m.; $5 until 9 p.m., no cover afterwards. Call 602-265-3233.