TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) – As the fall season begins, so does our excitement for these upcoming events in Tucson and southern Arizona for Halloween.
Aqua Pumpkin Patch
On October 15th, the Edith Ball Adaptive Recreation Center will offer music and refreshments at their pool, as well as a pumpkin patch. It’s free but the event is limited.
Boo at the Zoo
The popular family event at the Reid Park Zoo invites kids to go trick-or-treating at this fun place. Starting on October 21, tickets will be available and organized for smooth flow into the event.
A new development from Tucson’s ‘Slaughterhouse’ family is the Glowing Pumpkins.
Families are invited to view the festive lights coming from over 5,000 hand-carved pumpkins throughout the month of October on Wednesdays through Sundays.
Halloween at Tucson Premium Outlets
From October 29 to October 31, the Tucson Premium Outlets will have a box of pictures and candy to give away to guests.
Halloween in the wild
The International Wildlife Museum will host a festival of games, bounce houses and tricks on October 22. Costumes are encouraged and museum members can enter for free.
Harvest Moon Culture Festival
The first annual Harvest Moon Cultural Festival is making its debut at Old Town Artisans on October 23, for an evening of food, music and art.
Returning for the first time since 2019, the first weekend of Nightfall saw huge numbers as families walked through Old Tucson. The event takes place throughout the month and ticket prices vary.
Phantom of the Opera at Fox Tucson Theatre
The Fox Tucson Theater will be showing the 1925 film Phantom of the Opera, and this screening will include a live organ performance. VIP and general admission tickets are available. The exam starts on October 30.
Rated the #1 Haunted House in the United States, the Slaughterhouse returns year after year. It is open Thursday through Sunday and will remain open through Halloween night.
The Flandrau Science Center will hold a science fair for the end of Halloween with arts & crafts and a laser show. Costumes are encouraged and anyone with a costume will be entered into a special drawing.
Fear of Wheat
Voted as one of Tucson’s hottest attractions, the public can participate in a few activities like a zombie shootout and an escape room every late October.
Trunk or Treat w/ Tucson’s Best Martial Arts
Families are invited to a local Halloween party hosted by Tucson’s Best Martial Arts. There will be a costume contest, candy raffle and decorated cars for the spooky season. Space is limited and the party starts on October 28 from 6pm to 8pm
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