Weekend guide: Here are the biggest events around metro Phoenix for Oct. 28-30

Oct 28, 2022, 4:25 AM
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PHOENIX — There are a whole lot of Halloween affairs happening, while the Arizona Coyotes make their debut in a new arena.

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)
  • Orpheum Ghost Tours
    • Day: Friday and Saturday
    • Time: Varies
    • Venue: Orpheum Theatre (203 W. Adams St.)
  • Blue October
    • Day: Saturday
    • Time: 8 p.m.
    • Venue: The Van Buren (401 W. Van Buren St.)
  • Itzy
    • Day: Friday
    • Time: 7:30 p.m.
    • Venue: Arizona Financial Theatre (400 W. Washington St.)
  • Dia de Muertos
    • Day: Saturday-Sunday
    • Time: Noon to 8 p.m. Sat.; Noon to 6 p.m. Sun.
    • Venue: Desert Botanical Gardens (1201 N. Galvin Pkwy)
  • The Who
    • Day: Sunday
    • Time: 7:30 p.m.
    • Venue: Ak-Chin Pavilion (2121 N. 83rd Ave.)


  • Beer N Bones
    • Day: Friday
    • Time: 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
    • Venue: Arizona Museum of Natural History (53 N. MacDonald)
  • Midland
    • Day: Saturday
    • Time: 6:30 p.m.
    • Venue: Mesa Amphitheatre (263 N. Center St.)
  • UWU Con
    • Day: Friday-Sunday
    • Time: Noon until midnight, Fri.; 10 a.m. until midnight, Sat.; 10 a.m. until 6 p.m., Sun.
    • Venue: Commemorative Air Force Museum (2017 N. Greenfield Rd.)




  • Immersive King Tut
    • Day: Each day
    • Time: Varies
    • Venue: Lighthouse Artspace Phoenix (4301 N. Scottsdale Road)
  • Fall Festival
    • Day: Saturday
    • Time: Noon to 4 p.m.
    • Venue: Eldorado Park (2311 N. Miller Rd.)


  • Halloween Stroll
    • Day: Sunday
    • Time: 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Venue: Mill Avenue

Apache Junction

  • Halloween Event
    • Day: Saturday
    • Time: 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
    • Venue: Superstition Shadows Park (1091 W. Southern Ave.)


  • Halloween Spooktacular
    • Day: Friday
    • Time: 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
    • Venue: Dr. AJ Chandler Park (178 E. Commonwealth Ave.)

Queen Creek


  • Goosebumps Carnival
    • Day: Saturday
    • Time: 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
    • Venue: Civic Center Library (11350 W. Civic Center Rd.)

Cave Creek

  • Prickly Pear Festival
    • Day: Saturday
    • Time: 8 a.m. to noon
    • Venue: Holland Community Center (34250 N. 60th St.)


  • Halloween Carnival
    • Day: Saturday
    • Time: 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
    • Venue: Historic Downtown Buckeye

El Mirage

Fountain Hills

  • Spooky Blast
    • Day: Saturday
    • Time: 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
    • Venue: Four Peaks Park (14789 N. Del Cambre Ave.)


  • Fall Festival
    • Day: Saturday
    • Time: 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
    • Venue: Goodyear Ballpark (1933 S. Ballpark Way)


  • Trunk or Treat
    • Day: Saturday
    • Time: 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
    • Venue: Downtown Tolleson


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Weekend guide: Here are the biggest events around metro Phoenix for Oct. 28-30