Oct 5, 2012 1:44 PM by Ian Cross
TUCSON - Below you will find a list of major events happening around Southern Arizona for Halloween and Dia de Los Muertos this year. If you have an event you'd like listed, send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org, or fill out the form on the News 4 Tucson Community Calendar.
Also, check out these haunted getaways around Arizona profiled on News 4 Tucson 4 p.m.!
-The Slaughter House: http://www.slaughterhousetucson.com/
The Slaughterhouse returns for its seventh year in Tucson, bringing a professional Haunted House to West Grant Road. The Slaughter House has been voted the top Haunted House in Tucson for several years, and recently voted as a Top Ten Haunted House in the U.S., according to the Slaughter House website. In addition to daily scares, there are several Ghost Hunts and other special events this month.
-Nightfall at OId Tucson: http://www.nightfallaz.com/
Nighfall returns for its 22nd year, bringing three live shows, three disturbing haunts, and the "Demon's Den," to Old Tucson Studios. The iconic Halloween event runs through October 28 and features a number of discounted days and offers.
-Night Terrorz: https://www.facebook.com/ScaredStiffEntertainment
The building formally occupied by the now-closed Bum Steer has been converted into a new haunted house, featuring a haunted maze based on "a nightmarish story about early 20th Century twins!" Scared Stiff Entertainment is holding a Grand Opening for this new haunt spot on October 5, and Night Terrorz will run through the first week in November.
-Buckelew Farm Pumpkin Festival, Corn Maze, and "Terror in the Corn": http://www.buckelewfarm.com/
In addition to the 24th annual Pumpkin Festival and Corn Maze at Buckelew Farm, Terror in the Corn elevates the farm's corn maze "to the next level in the world of horror." Terror in the Corn takes place on Friday and Saturday night for the last four weekend in October, and the Pumpkin Festival takes place on Sundays in October.
-HalloWEEn at the Mini-Time Machine: http://www.theminitimemachine.org/halloween/
Tucson's Museum of Miniature's haw brought back "HalloWEEn." The museum will be decotrated for Halloween all month long with haunting miniatures, a ghostly gallery guide, and Halloween-themed Kids Create projects.
-2012 Fall Festival at Agua Linda Farms: http://www.agualindafarm.net/id2.html
The annual festival in Amado, Arizona features hay rides, pony rides, pumpkin-picking, a kid-friendly maze, a petting zoo, a bounce house, and more.
-The 7th Annual Tucson Zombie Walk: http://www.tucsonzombies.com/
The Tucson Zombie walk, now in its 7th un-dead year, and this year's theme is celebrating the Mayan calendar's prediction of the end of the world with a Zombie Apocalypse. The downtown event features a costume contest, a variety show, dance party, and of course, the Zombie Walk, which goes from the MLK Building at 55 North 5th Ave. to the 2nd Saturday Downtown Stage at Scott Avenue, north of Broadway. Funds raised will go to the Tucson Community Food Bank.
-The Haunted Ruins at The Valley of the Moon: http://www.tucsonvalleyofthemoon.com/index.cfm
The unique fantasy attraction built in the 1920s is presenting its 89th year of Halloween fun this month. "The Dark Lord is coming and only Van Helsing can save the world from being overrun by monsters. "
-Night of Fright at the Pima Air and Space Museum: http://pimaair.org/events.php
On October 27, the museum's Flight Central Hangar will be the site for a fun-filled Halloween event features old-fashioned carnival games, and custome contest and more.
-Zombies in the Desert
All are welcomed by the City of Tucson Parks and Recreation and Pima Community College, in attending the Zombies in the Desert event on October 27 for some Halloween Fun.
This event will be from 4-7 p.m. at the William Clements Center, 8155 E. Poinciana Dr.
There is a cost of $3 per person; however children under one year are free. In addition, children under the age of 12 are to be present with an adult.
The fee to enter covers admission wristband, haunted house, hay ride, entertainment, carnival games, storytelling, art projects, and costume contest. There will be food for purchase.
For more information on this event call (520) 791-5787.
-"Truck or Treat" at St. Ambrose
Location: St.Ambrose Catholic Church, 300 S. Tucson Blvd. Tucson, AZ 85716
Start Time: 5:00 PM
End Time: 9:00 PM
Description: FREE - Park in our parking lot, decorate your truck and hand out candy, Or bring your kids out to get FREE CANDY