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Chocolate & Art Show

Two worlds collide at the Chocolate & Art Show, as event attendees can view artwork from some of the Valley’s best up-and-coming artists, while indulging in free chocolate samples. The show is also expected to feature body painting and live music. Prepare for an inspiring evening as you get a glimpse of Arizona’s ever-growing, creative scene. Admission tickets start at $15. For more information on this unique event, click here.



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Howl-o-Ween at the Phoenix Zoo

Monster Bash Dance Parties, Crazy Crawler Animal Encounters, Jack-O-Lantern Trails, Camel Rides, Extinct Animal Graveyards and Zombie Raves are just a few of the terrifyingly-fun activities that families can enjoy together. Be sure to research whether the excursions are “scary” or “merry,” so that you can enjoy the best and most, age-appropriate activities. Admission tickets start at $9.95; children 2 and under are free. For more information on this event, click here.



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Salt River Fields Balloon Spooktacular

The mysterious, the majestic and even the magical: you’ll find all of it at the annual Balloon Spooktacular celebration at Salt River Fields. This family-friendly event is expected to feature a firework show, live music, a pumpkin patch and a free kids zone. And at the center of this entertaining event, attendees will get to admire more than 20 majestic and towering hot air balloons, as they participate in the world’s longest continuous glow at over three hours. The best part is that hot air ballooning isn’t even exclusive to just the professionals. Tethered balloon rides and balloon candy stations can also be found around the Salt River Fields, which will allow visitors to join in on the magic as well. Admission tickets start at $10. For more information on this event, click here.



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Strange Garden at Desert Botanical Garden

A creepy and enchanting, family-friendly experience has found its new home at the Desert Botanical Garden. This fall, the garden will feature a peculiar new event that encompasses the weird and wondrous nature of desert wildlife. Along the way, attendees will encounter unusual creatures and critters, unexplainable sights and dazzling tales of our state’s strangest plants. Admission to the event is free with a paid garden admission; $24.95 for adults and $12.95 for youth. For more information on this event, click here.