Phoenix events calendar: 13 things to do this week around the Valley Oct. 23-29

PHOENIX - Looking for something to do this week around the Valley?

Check out our list of the top events, concerts, festivals, and activities happening around the Valley.

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Salt River Fields Balloon Spooktacular(Oct. 27-28)

Where: Salt River Fields at Talking Stick Resort
Time: 5 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Admission: $10 - $15

ASU Homecoming Parade, Block Party & Game (Oct. 28)
Parade:
Starts at 3:45 p.m. near University Drive and Myrtle Avenue (Free)
Block Party: Starts at 3:45 p.m. and located on ASU's Tempe Campus (Free)
Game: ASU vs USC. Kick-off is at 7:45 p.m. Seats start at $45. (Not free)

Billy Moore Days: carnival, festival, parade (Oct. 26-29)
Where: Avondale, Arizona
Carnival: Oct. 26 - 29 at Deconcini Park
Festival: Oct. 27-28 along Western Avenue
Parade: Oct. 28 at 10:30 a.m. Begins at Western and Litchfield.
Carnival rides start at $1.50 a ride. An unlimited wristband is available for $25.

Gelato Festival America - Scottsdale (Oct. 27-29)
Where: Kierland Commons, 15030 N. Scottsdale Road, Phoenix
Time: Friday, 2 p.m. - 7 p.m., Saturday, 12 p.m. - 8 p.m., Sunday, 12 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Admission: $13 - $23

Gilbert Off The Street Art and Music Festival (Oct. 27 - 28)
Where: Heritage District in downtown Gilbert
Time: Friday, 4 p.m. - 9 p.m. and Saturday, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Admission: Free

Free Halloween activities at Bass Pro Shops (Oct. 27-31)
Where: 1133 N. Dobson, Mesa AZ 85201
Oct. 27: 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Oct. 28: noon to 5 p.m.
Oct. 29: noon to 5 p.m. (trick-or-treating 3 p.m. - 5 p.m.)
Oct. 30: 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Oct. 31: 4 p.m. - 8 p.m. (trick-or-treating at 5 p.m.)
*** Events include a free 4x6 photograph with Charlie Brown, Snoopy and Linus, themed games, crafts and trick-or-treating. View the official schedule for Mesa location.

Phoenix Zombie Walk (Oct. 28)
Where: Fourth Street and Jackson, downtown Phoenix
Time: 3 p.m. - 11 p.m.
Admission: $10

Harlem Globetrotters (Oct. 28)
Where: Grand Canyon University Arena, 3300 W. Camelback Road, Phoenix AZ 85017
Time: 7 p.m.
Admission: $18-$145

Gators and Ghouls at Phoenix Herpetological Society (Oct. 28)
Where: 78th Street and Dynamite Road
Time: 4 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Admission: $15 (children four and younger are free)

Dia de Los Muertos Phoenix (Oct. 29)
Where: Steele Indian School Park, Central Avenue and Indian School Road
Time: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: Free. Food and games extra.

Carefree Enchanted Pumpkin Garden (through Oct. 29)
Where: 101 Easy Street, Carefree AZ 85377
Time: Hours vary by day. View schedule
Admission: free

Arizona State Fair (through Oct. 29)
Where: Arizona State Fairgrounds, 19th Avenue and McDowell Road
Time: Open Wednesday - Sunday. Hours vary by day.
Admission: $7-$10 per person, plus food, rides and games

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