Pumpkin Painting Party-October 22nd
This open-studio pumpkin-painting event allows families to decorate their own pumpkins with a variety of paints and tools while enjoying snacks, drinks and music! Bring your own pumpkin and have some family fun. Costumes are highly encouraged!
Details: 2:30 pm Saturday, October 22nd. The Brush Bar, 4165 N. Craftsman Court, Scottsdale. $25 per seat, registration is required. 480-947-8700, thebrushbar.com.
Orpheum Theatre Ghost Tours-October 22nd-30th
Just in time for Halloween, the 60-minute tour of the Orpheum Theatre will feature stories of ghostly people who still “visit” the theater, even after their deaths. The tour, which will include historically accurate facts about the theater, is hosted and sponsored by Phoenix Ghost Tours and The Friends of the Orpheum Theatre.
Details: 6, 6:30, 7, 7:30, 8, 8:30 pm Saturday and Sunday, October 22nd-23rd and Sunday, October 30th. Orpheum Theatre, 203 W. Adams St., Phoenix. $25. phoenixconventioncenter.com.
Pumpkins At the Peak-October 28th
The Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak is sponsoring the 20th annual Halloween celebration that is scheduled to include ring toss and bowling games in addition to activities like crafts, face painting and fortune telling. Have fun with the family while also giving back to the community by bringing canned food items to support St. Mary’s Food Bank.
Details: 5-7 pm Friday, October 28th. Hole-in-the-Wall’s River Ranch, 7677 N. 16th St., Phoenix. $5 per person or donation of 3 cans of food. 602-997-2626, squawpeakhilton.com.
Pinnacle Concert Series: Phantom Night-October 28th
The whole family is welcome for an evening of classic Halloween-themed music. Enjoy songs from “The Phantom of the Opera” performed by Adrienne Goglia and Drake Sherman and other spooky selections by Valerie Perkins and Mark Leal. A display of carved Jack O’ Lanterns will help put the audience in a festive Halloween mood!
Details: 7 pm Friday, October 28th. Pinnacle Presbyterian Church, 25150 N. Pima Road, Scottsdale. Free, donations are accepted. 480-585-9448, pinnacleconcerts.com.
Cave Creek Wicked-October 29th
Cave Creek Wicked is an amazing combination of a costume contest and a pub crawl! Billed as the state’s only all-day, all-night Halloween event, Cave Creek Wicked features family-friendly daytime activities as well as nighttime stops to at least five local bars. Party buses will be provided to transport revelers to the various pubs.
Details: Saturday, October 29th. Pub crawl starts at 7 pm. cavecreekmerchants.com.