Looking for a way to get into the fall spirit? Check out these family-friendly Halloween-themed events around the Valley.
Boo at the Phoenix Zoo! | October 19th - 20th - 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Explore the Phoenix Zoo in your costume, watch the animals compete in the Pumpkin Stomp and Chomp and enjoy some Halloween-themed crafts. More info: Phoenix Zoo website
Science, technology behind Ghosts hunting | Oct. 19, 3 - 4:30 p.m.
Ghosts of Arizona, a paranormal group, discuss and show the science and technology behind their haunting investigations at the Glendale Public Library. More info: Library events
Freeman Farms | Every Saturday, Sunday in Oct. 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Enjoy the cooler temperatures at Freeman Farms. Also enjoy a U-pick pumpkin patch, corn maze, hay rides and face painting. Fees apply. More info: Freeman Farms website
Charming Pony Parties Fall Festival, Pumpkin | Oct. 19 & 20, 26 & 27
Enjoy a pumpkin patch, pony rides, pumpkin decorating, pumpkin carriage rides, venture through a hay maze and enjoy a petting zoo. More info: Charming Pony Parties Website
Howl-O-Ween at the Phoenix Zoo! | Oct. 25 & 26, 6:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
It's the sacriest and wildest night of the year at the Phoenix Zoo. Encounter zombies, witches and vampires around every corner. More info: Phoenix Zoo website
Celebrate Hallowe'en 1930s style | Runs through Oct. 31
From the costumes to the decorations to the party games, how was Halloween celebrated in the 1930s? This interactive tour takes you on a festive journey through time. More info: Library events
Zombie Larp III | Oct. 26, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Zombies have attacked the Glendale Public Library. Help fend them off in this life-action role-play NERF gun battle. Registration opens Oct. 12. Space is limited. More info: Library events
Vertuccio Farms Fall Festival | Runs through Nov. 3rd
Enjoy a massive 7-acre corn maze, Giant Tube slide, pumpkin patch, farm animals, bounce house and a Spide Web Rope climb at this year's Festival. Fee: $8. More info: Vertuccio Farms website
BOO! A Halloween Spootacular puppert show | Show opens Oct. 12
Join Denny, Kenny and Penny as they encounter witches, ghosts and a sparkling vampire in this family-friendly puppet show. Tickets: $6 Tickets and info: Theater Works website