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Weekend events for Oct. 25-27

PHOENIX — Looking for something to do this weekend in the Valley? The list below offers a few options.

KTAR’s Fall Fun map

Take a look at what’s going on near you with KTAR’s Fall Fun map!

Zombie Walk

The living dead take over Heritage Square Park on Saturday. Admission is free, but no promises that someone won’t try to eat your brain!

Daniel Tosh

The Comedy Central star of “Tosh.0” brings his stand-up act to Comerica Theatre on Friday and Saturday. Tickets start at $39.50.

Balloon Spectacular

More than 25 hot air balloons will be at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick on Saturday and Sunday. Trick-or-treating and a haunted house are also featured. Entry is $10 for adults.

Arizona Jazz Festival

The Arizona Jazz Festival is welcoming some big names this year, including “Blurred Lines” singer Robin Thicke. Erykah Badu and other artists will play as well. Ticket prices vary.


Check out the creepy ghouls and zombies at the Phoenix Zoo on Friday and Saturday. The animals may be asleep, but zombies aren’t! Admission is $9 or $7 for members.

Waterfront Fine Art and Wine Festival

Enjoy a day of wine and fine art along the Scottsdale Waterfront. More than 160 artists will be present. Admission is $5.

Taste of Greek

Three days of dancing, Greek food and plenty more. Sound good? Head to the St. Haralambos Greek Orthodox Church all weekend. Entry is $3 for adults and kids 12 and under are free.

Garden Festival

Get some gardening tips and browse a rummage sale along with plenty of gardening goods at the Fall Garden Festival at Metro Tech High School on Saturday. Admission is free.

Dia de los Muertos Festival

This free festival features plenty of Day of the Dead fun, including a Spanish market, altar contest and live entertainment.


The sexy and the gruesome will take over Maya + Day and Nightclub on Saturday. A costume contest will award a $2,000 prize.

Fall Festival

Costume contests, carnival games, a haunter forest and more await attendees of Scottsdale’s Fall Festival. Admission is free.

Wild Western Festival

Relive the days of the Wild West at the Wild Western Festival at Sahuaro Ranch park this weekend. The festival will feature gunfights, pie eating and plenty of western food. Ticket prices vary.


There’s plenty of entertainment for the whole family at Autumnfest. Kids can decorate pumpkins and take hay rides while adults can enjoy a beer garden.

Flip Schultz

Check out the semi-finalist from “Last Comic Standing” all weekend at The Comedy Spot in Scottsdale.