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by: Alyssa DeMember

The spooky season is creeping up faster than expected—but don’t be afraid of missing out on the mayhem, we’ve got you covered when it comes to Halloween-themed events in Tucson this year (2013). 


Master of Horror: The Films of John Carpenter

Looking to catch some Halloween horror flicks on the big screen? Head to the Loft to see the films of John Carpenter, the director of the Halloween series, every Wednesday night in October at 7:00. Tickets cost $9.25; $7.50 students, teachers, and military; $6.25 seniors and children 12 and under; and $5.75 for members.

The Loft Cinema

3233 E. Speedway Blvd.




Fall Pumpkin Celebration at Apple Annie’s


Explore the beautiful Apple Annie’s Produce and Pumpkins in Willcox and pick your own pumpkins from the patch. Delight in hot, crisp, apple cider donuts and spend the day with your sweetheart (or a group of friends) collecting fall produce, right off the vine or branch. The Fall Pumpkin Celebration is happening every weekend through October 26 from 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Get there early for an “All-You-Can-Eat” pancake breakfast from 8:30-10:30 a.m. Check out Apple Annie’s Orchard and pick a few apples while you’re out there as well.

Apple Annie’s Produce and Pumpkins

6405 Williams Rd.



Nightfall at Old Tucson


Experience Old Tucson in the form of a terrifying town, clad with live performances and characters dressed in sinister costumes. This event is known for its sense of terror realism and authenticity. Prepare yourself. Nightfall costs $15 per person and runs every Thursday-Saturday until the end of October.

Old Tucson

201 S. Kinney Rd.