Halloween Events in Scottsdale
Scottsdale Halloween Things To-Do List:
With fall arriving in the desert, Halloween is not far behind. There’s certainly plenty to do in Scottsdale during this time of year, however, Halloween tailored events will be available to the public the last week of October. Here is a list of some of the most notable Halloween events being hosted in Scottsdale this month.
OdySea Fall Festival
Over at the OdySea aquarium, there will be a fall festival held on Saturday the 26th of October. Admission is free and events will be held in the evening. There will be music, games, character meet and greets, face painting, and of course trick-or-treating! Additionally, costume contests will be held and various prizes will be given out. With a plethora of activities, this is a great Halloween event for those looking to entertain the little ones.
Spooktacular Hot Air Balloon Festival
With over 20 hot air balloons present this is sure to be one of the most scenic Halloween events in the area. Taking place on the week of October 25th and 26th, this event will be complemented by live music, food and drinks, activities for kids, and of course trick-or-treating, you and your family are sure to have a blast. This event also offers tethered balloon rides, a haunted trail, and a fireworks display as well. To cap off the evening there will also be a costume contest with an assortment of prizes being given away to participants.
Stop by the Paradise & Pacific Railroad as it is temporarily converted into a haunted park for its annual Halloween Spook-Track-ula. Admission is $5 per train ride with a $15 fast pass option designed for those who don’t want to wait in lines. The event runs an entire week from October 25th to October 31st. Additionally, the railyard will be hosting a free movie night on the 25th with special appearances from a variety of movie characters. A fantastic place for the kids, this event is family-oriented in its conception and sure to host a good time.