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Free candy, crafts and spooktacular events happening all over Arizona

Posted at 7:01 AM, Oct 24, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-24 10:01:47-04

You can get more than just free candy for Halloween! We found freebies all over the Valley, starting as soon as this weekend.


Head over to Tempe Marketplace on Friday, October 26, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., or Desert Ridge Marketplace on Saturday from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. for their Creepy Candy Crawl. Kids can trick or treat from store to store, win prizes for costumes and more!


The City of Chandler is having their Halloween Spooktacular event on Friday from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. It’s at Dr. AJ Chandler Park. There will be haunted houses, arts and crafts, and trunk or treating.

If you go:

178 East Commonwealth, Chandler, 85225


That same night, McCormick Stillman Railroad Park is hosting Halloween Movie Night.

Trick or treating and costume contests start at 4:30 p.m. and Disney/Pixar’s “Coco” will start at 6:30 p.m. at the back of the park.

If you go:

7301 East Indian Bend Road, Scottsdale, 85250


Also in Scottsdale on Friday, the Odysea Fall Festival is happening from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. There will be trick or treating, music, games, inflatables, face painting and more. It’s a free event for kids 16 and younger.

If you go:

9500 East Via de Ventura, Scottsdale, 85256


Bashas’ is celebrating at all of their stores on Halloween with a free party from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. There will be free trick or treating throughout the store, free apple cider, $1 for cookie decorating, $3 for apple dipping and $5 for cake decorating. Bashas’ has 56 stores throughout Arizona.


Changing Hands Bookstoreis hosting a Halloween party at their Phoenix location on Sunday.

They will have a mad scientist laboratory with Halloween-themed experiments, crafts, and treats, as well as a carnival with games, a costume contest, ghost crafts and more.

It’s Sunday at 1 p.m.

If you go:

300 West Camelback Road, Phoenix, 85013


Free Art Friday’s Magic and Myths is happening Friday, October 26th at the Edna Vihel Arts Center. Preschoolers and their caregivers get to create.


There are literally ways to enjoy free spooky and non-spooky events for days.

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