Halloween and Dia de los Muertos are coming up fast and things are getting spooky! Here are some more outings and events happening in and around Tucson during the last two weeks of the month.
Grapes to Glass Art & Wine Festival
Join us at Maynards Market & KItchen for our 4th annual Grapes to Glass, an art and wine festival that harmonizes local wines, delicious food, live music, distinctive crafts, and regional artwork in an idyllic venue for eager wine enthusiasts. Celebrate Arizona arts and wines with wine tastings from local wineries and light bites while shopping and exploring local artwork and crafts in our location at Tucsons Historic Train Depot. Purchase your tickets here.
Halloween in the Wild
Spend this Halloween exploring the creepy castle. Halloween in the Wild is a fun, not-too-scary event for the whole family. Activities include Halloween arts and crafts, games, live animal encounters and a Haunted House, if you dare. Participate in the Costume Contest, Pumpkin Weight Guess and Candy Corn Guess to win fun prizes! Kids collect treats at all the game stations. The Costume Contest will begin promptly at 6pm. The categories are Funniest, Scariest, Most Boo-tiful and Most Original. All activities are included with museum admission: $10/adult; $7/senior or military; $5/child ages 4-12; kids 3 & under are free. Museum Members are free. Bring your trick or treat bags and come on out!
Zombie Mud Run
Buckelew Farm presents the return 5k Zombie Mud Run, a fun mud run for all seeking a muddy good time. Zombies have infiltrated the Buckelew Farm and it is your job as the living, to escape the mud and obstacles with all your limbs (flags) intact. Walk, run, jog or drag yourself through the mud and obstacles in the team and individual noncompetitive events. New this year – The Kiddie Zombie Mud Run for kids under age 12 who may run, walk or jog through an obstacle course approximately 1 mile long. Full of mud and in front of cheering fans, and a few zombies. (Kids must run accompanied by an adult).
Feast With the Dearly Departed
Tucson Botanical Gardens will once again celebrate Dia de los Muertos and Mexican-American culture with Feast with the Dearly Departed. A traditional Day of the Dead shrine, or ofrenda, for guests to honor loved ones with personal offerings, and mementos, will be set up in the Nuestro Jardin throughout the month of October. Traditional dancing skeletons will also adorn garden pathways and add to the spirit of the event. The Feast with with Dearly Departed will feature live music, food, drinks, storytelling, face painting and children’s activities.
Great Tucson Beer Festival
An evening of beer sampling provided by brewers from around the southwestern states with excellent food provided by local eateries, plus live music, and more entertainment at Kino Sports Complex, North Clubhouse. There will be various games, musical bands, and other entertainment. The one time price of admission entitles our guests to all of these amenities. No one under age 21 admitted. Please have proper ID. Proceeds benefit Sun Sounds of Arizona.