Halloween isn’t canceled. Here’s what’s happening in and around Tucson

Halloween isn’t canceled. Here’s what’s happening in and around Tucson
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TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - Corn mazes, pumpkin patches and haunted houses still plan to welcome guests this fall.

Below is a list of Halloween festivities. If you would like to have an event added to our list, please email desk@kold.com.

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Gigantic Halloween event in Bisbee

Bisbee is hosting a gigantic Halloween event 2 p.m.-2 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 31.

It is an event that will celebrate the spookiest night of the year and honor veterans. The event will take place in Downtown Bisbee, and is being sponsored by the Bisbee Tourism Center.


Basha’s

Arizona families across the state are invited to creep and crawl into their neighborhood Bashas' for some fun-filled holiday treats and activities on Halloween.

Bashas' annual Halloween celebration will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31, at its more than 40 supermarket locations throughout the state.

Children of all ages are invited to dress up and show off their costumes at the Halloween celebration, which will feature Bashas' members (employees) in family-friendly costumes, and fun activities for kids throughout the store, including:

  • Trick-or-treat candy stations at each grocery store department;
  • Halloween cake decorating kit ($5 for one single-layer, eight-inch cake that is frosted in one color, and comes with one cup of decorative candies, two small tubes of icing, two decorative Halloween picks, and some decorating ideas);
  • A free cookie (individually wrapped from the bakery department; and
  • Lots of photo-taking opportunities!

Family members of all ages can also take advantage of other seasonal treats that are available for purchase, including halloween candy, caramel apples, apple cider, fresh-baked pumpkin chocolate chip cookies.


Tucson Roadrunners

Tucson Roadrunners Mascot Dusty invites children 12 and under to come trick-or-treating with their parents at Roadrunners Headquarters from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31.

Roadrunners Headquarters is located at 300 West Paseo Redondo in Downtown Tucson’s El Presidio Historic District. Trick or Treaters and their parents will remain in their cars as they drive-thru while Dusty distributes full sized candy bars to the costumed characters while supplies last.

Roadrunners President Bob Hoffman and “Voice of the Roadrunners” Adrian Denny will be dressed in costume to assist Dusty in the carnival-like atmosphere.


Humane Society of Southern Arizona

The Humane Society of Southern Arizona is inviting you to kick off your Halloween weekend by supporting homeless pets. This year, you can trick-or-treat at HSSA’s drive-thru event on 4:30-6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30 at their Main Campus, 635 West Roger Rd. This is a free event and registration is not required.

The whole family is encouraged to wear costumes and attend this event, though you will not be permitted to leave your vehicle. Through the car window, kids will receive free goodie bags curated by the Humane Society of Southern Arizona’s Education department.

Those who can’t attend are still encouraged to help support the event by making a donation. A recommended donation of $20 provides bags for 10 kids.

For more information, visit //HSSAZ.org/Halloween


Hotel Congress

Hotel Congress will host two special events in light of Halloween this year.

The first on Oct. 30 at 10:30 p.m. The “Mystery Congress Theatre” will feature a special mystery movie, a midnight costume contest and a few other surprises. You can purchase a ticket for $20 through the [Hotel Congress link].

The second night of fun is on Halloween, Oct. 31. Guests can attend the “Return of the Living Game Show” at 10:30 p.m. The attendance price is also $20 and you can purchase tickets [HERE].

Hotel Congress will also offer guest a Halloween Hotel Special, where they can spend the night and get into events for free.


North Valley Baptist Church ‘Candy Drive Thru’

North Valley Baptist Church at 700 E Palisades Rd. will be having a candy drive-thru 5-7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31.

North Valley Baptist Church welcomes anyone to drive through their parking lot looking for a safe way to trick-or-treat. Visitors will be asked to remain in their cars, and roll down their windows to receive treats. Volunteers will be wearing masks and gloves while distributing candy.


Peter Piper Pizza

This year, Peter Piper Pizza is hosting a spooky celebration all month long for Halloween. When guests visit their local Peter Piper Pizza, they’ll be greeted by a spooky atmosphere including family-friendly Halloween decorations. Halloween music and movies will be playing and guests have the chance to enter their Halloween Costume Contest by taking a photo either in-restaurant or with their carryout order for the chance to win free pizza for a year or a Peter Piper Pizza gift card.

Children who wear their costumes when visiting the restaurant will receive 10 free game tokens.

Guests can brew their own beverages at the Potion Bar and sink their teeth into these specialty menu items:

  • Jack-O'-Lantern Pepperoni Pizza
  • Spiderweb Crunch Desserts
  • Halloween Meal Deal: Large Jack-O'-Lantern Pepperoni Pizza + Large Spiderweb Crunch Dessert
  • Create-Your-Own Potion Float

Guests more comfortable haunting from home can order carryout or a select Halloween menu, available through their 3rd party delivery partners, where available.


Trick-or-treat vanilla cone giveaway

QuikTrip is returning its Halloween freebie, giving away a free vanilla cone to trick-or-treaters ages 12 and under on Halloween night.

Children must be dressed in costume and trick-or-treat inside any QT between 4-10 p.m. to receive the free snackle at all QuikTrip stores.


Scary Good Sisterhood Drive-Thru Halloween

Event set for 6-8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30.

Attendees will drive through five different stations, each with their own theme and interactive fun. These stations include Cookies and Costumes, 'SHE’roes, Pumpkin PATCH, Women of Importance, and Membership Mash.

To ensure everyone’s safety, no one will be allowed out of their vehicles, but everyone is encouraged to dress up in costumes, roll down their windows, and enjoy the Girl Scout ride! Registration is not required.


Dickey’s BBQ

On Halloween, Dickey’s invites parents to bring in their kids for a special treat. All kids, ages 12 and younger, who visit Dickey’s in their Halloween costume on Saturday, Oct. 31 will eat for free at participating Dickey’s locations.

Dickey’s is also offering $5 off a Family Pack order of $25 or more on Oct. 31. To redeem this special offer, simply order curbside pickup or carryout on the Dickey’s App or online at dickeys.com and use the code “SCARYSAVINGS” during checkout.


Haunted Cave Tours through Colossal Cave, in the DARK

Visit the spirits from Colossal Cave’s past.

Tours after 5 p.m. on Oct. 30 and 31. No children under 5 allowed.

Click HERE for info.


Halloween Car Parade

4-5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31 at Desert Skies United Methodist Church; 3255 Houghton Road.

Drive up in your decorated car and Halloween costumes, as you travel in your car through the parking lot.

Enjoy the decorations, meet Witchie Pooh for your “Good Fortune Promise Card.” With a

Car & Costume judging. There might be a treat or two as you wave “good-bye”.

All safety protocols, sanitizing & social distancing will be maintained through this event.


The Breaking Point

You can book a group of friends online starting at $25 per person. The Breaking Point offers a rage room, axe throwing, escape rooms and splatter rooms. It’s kind of perfect for the month of October. Follow [this link] to check prices and book a group of friends.


Halloween Drive-Thru-A-Palooza

Saturday, Oct. 31 from 4:30-7 p.m. at the Northminster Presbyterian Church; 2450 E. Fort Lowell Rd. and Tucson Boulevard.

Get dressed up and come celebrate 15 years of safe treating at Northminster Church! No tricks, all treats! Bring the whole family for this DRIVE-THRU ONLY event! You’ll make one stop to receive a goodie-filled bag for each child in your vehicle. Let’s keep each other healthy, please wear a mask.


Wild Dogs Trunk or Treat

Event set for 6-9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31.

1st annual trunk or treat for the kids is free with limited hotdogs and sonoran dogs. Free face painting 7-9 p.m. candy (trunk or treat) and much more on 116 S Kolb Rd.


Carve-Con 2020

Fright-Vision introduces Carve-Con 2020- a free, spooky, family-friendly virtual Halloween event. Every Friday in October will feature a different set of Halloween-related activities. Simply visit http://www.frightvisionbooks.com.

Join FrightVision as they take Freaky Fridays in October to another level with CarveCon!

• October 30th: The grand finale will have the top stories from the writing contest for kids, read by some amazing published authors, including Dan Poblocki, Lorien Lawrence, Lindsay Currie, Ronald L Smith, Michael Northrop and so on.

To further get the kids engaged and involved, Crantz is hosting a Spooky Writing Contest.

Kids ages 8-12 can submit their spookiest stories of 1,000 words or less. The winning stories will be read aloud by some top authors.

To learn more about Carve-Con 2020, click [HERE].


Drive-Thru Sage Desert Assisted Living Trunk or Treat

Friday, Oct. 31 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at 2365 W. Orange Grove Road.


Buckelew Farms

Open through Saturday, Oct. 31.


Ghost hunting and ghost tours 90 min to 2 hours long in Downtown Tucson.


Apple Annie’s

Through Oct. 31 from 9 a.m. with the last entry at 4 p.m. every day.

Available late through October.


Marana Pumpkin Patch

Open through Saturday, Oct. 31.


Open through Sunday, Nov. 1. Guests are asked to purchase tickets in advance.

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