Halloween spirit is everywhere in Phoenix! Hotels, bars, museums, theaters, and the Phoenix zoo offer various activities for all ages. Phoenix haunted houses are some of the best in Arizona. One of the most famous, Mount Mayhem Haunted House, focuses on people's phobias. A 30-acre Fear Farm is the largest haunted attraction in the city, which includes a truly scary corn maze. 13th Floor Haunted House has two terrifying haunted walkthrough attractions, while Scarizona Scaregrounds boasts four haunted houses, scarier than ever!
Pumpkin Nights #AtThePrincess (mid-September–late October 2022, unconfirmed)
The luxurious resort turns into a Halloweentown every October. Fairmont Scottsdale Princess celebrates the season with fantastic illumination and lantern-lit pathways. A haunted plaza, pumpkin patch, festive food, beverages, and fireworks will definitely get you in the Halloween spirit. No wonder Pumpkin Nights is one of Scottsdale's favorite fall festivals.
Candlelight Open Air in Phoenix Zoo (October 14–21, 2022)
Enjoy a haunted evening full of classical compositions in the most unexpected place—Phoenix Zoo. A classical concert, illuminated by candlelight, is indeed a beautiful way to celebrate Halloween. The combination of music and candle lights may seem spooky or just cozy, depending on your mood. A string quartet performs a mix of classical music by Chopin, Saint-Saëns, Mussorgsky, and Schubert. But you will also hear Halloween hits, like Michael Jackson's thriller, This Is Halloween from The Nightmare Before Christmas and Ghostbusters Theme.
Phoenix Zoo Halloween (October 26–28, 2022)
The annual Halloween celebration at Phoenix Zoo is a premier event for families in Phoenix. Howl-O-Ween, which is usually held in late October, makes visitors see the zoo in a different light. The nighttime zoo is unlike what kids usually see during the day. The atmosphere is super spooky, and there are various scary attractions, which are broken down into 1 of 3 scare levels, All activities are designed for older kids, over 8.