Weekend guide: Here are the biggest events around metro Phoenix for Oct. 21-23

Oct 21, 2022, 4:05 AM
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PHOENIX — Lil Nas X and Panic! At The Disco come to town while the Valley will be spoiled with a host of Halloween-themed gatherings.

Here are some of the biggest events around metro Phoenix this weekend.


  • Arizona State Fair
    • Day: Friday through Sunday
    • Time: Varies
    • Venue: Arizona State Fairgrounds (1826 W. McDowell Road)
  • AZ Jazz Fest
    • Day: Friday through Sunday
    • Time: All day
    • Venue: High Street (5415 E. High St.)
  • Cinderella
    • Day: Friday through Sunday
    • Time: 7 p.m.
    • Venue: Symphony Hall (2835 E. Washington St.)
  • Strange Garden
    • Day: Friday and Saturday
    • Time: 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
    • Venue: Desert Botanical Garden (1201 N. Galvin Pkwy)
  • Lil Nas X
    • Day: Friday
    • Time: 8 p.m.
    • Venue: Arizona Financial Theatre (400 W. Washington St.)
  • Pancho Barraza
    • Day: Friday
    • Time: 8:30 p.m.
    • Venue: Celebrity Theatre (440 N. 32nd St.)


  • Dia de los Muertos
    • Day: Saturday
    • Time: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Venue: Mesa Arts Center (1 E. Main St.)


  • Glow Run
    • Day: Friday
    • Time: 6 p.m.
    • Venue: Freestone Park (1045 E. Juniper Rd.)


  • Ghosts and Goodies
    • Day: Sunday
    • Time: 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
    • Venue: Westgate (6770 N. Sunset Blvd.)


  • Immersive King Tut
    • Day: Each day
    • Time: Varies
    • Venue: Lighthouse Artspace Phoenix (4301 N. Scottsdale Road)
  • Salt and Lime Fiesta
    • Day: Saturday and Sunday
    • Time: All day
    • Venue: Salt River Fields (7555 N. Pima Rd.)


  • Oklahoma!
    • Day: Each day
    • Time: Varies
    • Venue: ASU Gammage (1200 S. Forest Ave.)


  • Halloween Monster Bash
    • Day: Saturday
    • Time: 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
    • Venue: Peoria Sports Complex (16101 N. 83rd Ave.)

Apache Junction

  • Mud Run
    • Day: Saturday
    • Time: All day
    • Venue: Rodeo grounds (1590 E. Lost Dutchman Blvd.)


Queen Creek

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Weekend guide: Here are the biggest events around metro Phoenix for Oct. 21-23