To get into the spirit of spooky szn 2021, reserve your spot at one of Phoenix’s hottest Halloween parties or laidback themed tasting events.
W Scottsdale Yelloween and Forbidden Island Party
W Scottsdale is set to go all out for Halloween with themed activations starting with the Rabbit Hole at Cottontail Lounge on Thursday, Oct. 28. Then, in partnership with Veuve Clicquot, W Scottsdale is swapping cauldrons for bubbles in the outdoor Yelloween party featuring a DJ, bubbly (of course!), Halloween-themed bites and spooky décor on the WET Deck. (Open exclusively to hotel guests.) The highly anticipated Forbidden Island Party is set for Saturday, Oct. 30, 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. The haunted and sultry atmosphere will be the perfect setting to show off your costume and dance to the beats of the hotel’s resident DJ. Wristband tickets will be available from $50 and sold at the door to hotel guests and on a first-come, first-served basis. To learn more, visit www.marriott.com.
The Wicked Tale Experience
The LLUX Group hosts its annual Halloween event, this year taking place at The Hideaway in Scottsdale, starting at 9 p.m. on Oct. 30. The private hangar has been transformed into a luxurious event space, creating the ideal spot for The Wicked Tale Experience. Tickets include an open bar, VIP shuttle service, a high-end concert production with performances by Mr. New York, Christian and more. The Wicked Tale Experience tickets start at $175 and can be purchased here.
Halloween Hauntquarters at LUSTRE Rooftop Bar
Come for the treats and stay for the tricks as LUSTRE Rooftop Bar as the Kimpton Hotel Palomar Phoenix transforms into Halloween Hauntquarters on Saturday, Oct. 30, from 7 to 11 p.m. The Zombie Paradise-themed event will include a DJ performance, spirits from the Beam Suntory collection, a costume contest with prizes and more. Guests staying the night will be treated to two tickets to the event, a spin of the wheel of treats and tricks upon check-in and late check out on Sunday, Oct. 31. Event tickets are $25 per person; room stays starting at $249. To learn more, visit www.hotelpalomar-phoenix.com.
11th Annual Nightmare on Princess Drive at Fairmont Scottsdale Princess
On Oct. 30 and Oct. 31, make a reservation at The Plaza Bar at Fairmont Scottsdale Princess for a night of glamourous Hollywood horror during the resort’s 11th Annual Nightmare on Princess Drive. Specialty cocktails, a DJ with dancing and the ever-popular costume contest will set the stage for a night of fun for those 21-and-older. VIP table service is available, too.
Lylo Swim Club
Enjoy a spooky splash at Lylo Swim Club this Halloween night, from 6 to 10 p.m. Take in festive décor, a Creepy Pumpkin Punch featured cocktail and music from DJ HNDSM Boiz. Dress your best for the costume contest (judged by the Season 3 cast of “Love Island”!), as you could win a one-night stay at Rise Uptown, a daybed at Lylo or a gift card for Lylo or Don Woods’ Say When rooftop bar. Tickets are $20 and include access to Lylo’s dining and pool areas for the evening. To make a night of it, snag a room for $99 with promo code SPOOKY. To learn more, visit riseuptownhotel.com.
Tricks and Treats Pairing Party at LDV Winery
LDV Winery in Scottsdale is getting into the spirit with its Tricks and Treats pairing party on Halloween from noon to 6 p.m. Guests will enjoy exclusive wine and Halloween candy pairing flights (think a red blend with Butterfingers!) for $15, plus tax and gratuity. Those who come in costume will be entered into a raffle to win a special prize. To learn more, visit ldvwinery.com.
“The Rocky Horror Picture Show” Dinner at Match Market & Bar
On Friday, Oct. 29, from 7 to 9 p.m., Match Market & Bar in Phoenix hosts an interactive dining experience inspired by “The Rocky Horror Picture Show.” Just in time for Halloween, this four-course dinner features the likes of a delicious Bloody Orange salad and a Rocky Road ice cream sandwich for dessert. Cost is $59 per person, plus tax and gratuity. Price includes four-course menu; cocktails, wine and Champagne are available for purchase. Diners are encouraged to dress for the occasion as there will be a costume contest. Tickets can be purchased here. To learn more, visit www.matchphx.com.
HULA’s Modern Tiki
With the spooktacular HULA-ween cocktails from HULA’S Modern Tiki, every sip is a party! Available now through Oct. 31 at all three HULA’S locations in Uptown Phoenix, Old Town Scottsdale and High Street, enjoy a Pumpkintini with pumpkin and coffee flavor, a shot of Smashing Pumpkin the fruity Black Magic and more. To learn more, visit www.hulasmoderntiki.com.
Three-Day Blowout at Luckys Indoor Outdoor
Luckys Indoor Outdoor is celebrating its first Halloween with a Three-Day Blowout from Friday through Sunday featuring live bands and DJs all weekend long, with each band performing from 7 to 10 p.m. and the DJs taking over from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. Guests can sip on festive cocktails–like a Pumpkin Spice Old Fashioned–and are invited to dress in costume. To learn more, visit www.luckysphx.com.
Disco Brunch at Kähvi Coffee + Cafe
Kähvi Coffee + Cafe will be transforming into a Tulum-inspired beach club with its new Disco Brunch event series starting on Saturday, Oct. 30, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. For the Halloween version of the event, guests are encouraged to dress up and enjoy brunch menu items while dancing the afternoon away to beats by DJ Kim E Fresh. Enjoy special drinks, happy hour specials and one person will be awarded “best costume” with a prize at stake. To learn more, visit www.drinkkahvi.com.
The 2021 Cannaval Halloween
The 2021 Cannaval Halloween Costume Ball takes over Clarendon Hotel and Spa in Central Phoenix on Oct. 30 from 8 p.m. to midnight. Get your full access pass and enjoy entertainment throughout the property, including the Skydeck, Oasis Pool and Feugo Bistro lounge, restaurant and patio. Dance the night away with DJs and violinist Johnathan “JLevy” Levingston, while entertained by fire eaters, stilt walkers and dancers. Come dressed to impress as the costume contest has some great prizes up for grabs. Cannabis consumption is allowed in designated areas. Attendees can purchase a $30 evening per person membership pass at www.eventhi.io.
Tavern of Terror at The Phoenician Tavern
The Phoenician Tavern celebrates Halloween with its Tavern of Terror party on Friday, Oct. 29, from 8:30 to 11 p.m. The event will feature dueling pianos, a photo booth, a complimentary welcome Bloody Cocktail, Eye-Popping Popcorn Bar and a contest for the Scariest and the Most Creative costumes. Admission is $25 per person (no age requirement). To learn more, visit www.thephoenician.com.
Halloween at Maple & Ash
Grab your costume and celebrate Halloween at Maple & Ash in Scottsdale. Enjoy a DJ, costume contest and featured Halloween cocktails. The party takes place Saturday, Oct. 30, and Sunday, Oct. 31, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. To learn more, visit mapleandash.com.
Freak Show Halloween Party at The Hot Chick
The Hot Chick is bringing all things spooky to Old Town Scottsdale with the Freak Show Halloween party Saturday, Oct. 30, complete with dancers, fire performers and evil clowns. Get into character and transport to a Freak Show carnival where you can sip on festive $5 cocktails. Catch your favorite DJs spinning all night including appearances by M2, Nicasio, Frietz and Madd Rich. Guests can reserve a table by calling 480.255.7733. For more information, visit www.thehotchickaz.com.