Cylon Pumpkin - oskay flickr

This weekend, Arizona haunts, hexes, and howls.

Lots of Halloween stuff going on, but I tried to find the geekiest for us.

Friday, October 21st

Arizona Witches Ball [Peoria]

  • Shine up the cauldron, it’s a witches ball!
  • DJs, Celtic bands, costume contest, vendors, and belly dancing.
  • Tickets are $45 though, so you better really like witches.
  • At CrownPlaza¬† from 6pm to 2am.
  • Brew up the details at this event page.

Downtown Mesa Ghost Tour [Mesa]

  • *UPDATE – @Nerdvana re-tweeted that this is already sold out, but 4 tickets are available to win.
  • Explore what may or may not go bump in the night in Mesa.
  • Starting at 6pm, take a tour with experts on the paranormal.
  • Learn more in this detailed article from the E V Tribune.
  • OoooOOooooOOOoooooh!!

All Night Horror Movie Marathon! [Mesa]

  • Take Friday night’s 8 hours of sleep and trade them all in for horror movies.
  • Burn through 4 surprise films and watch them through your fingers.
  • At The Royale from 11:30pm until 8am. (Told you!)
  • Learn more on Facebook.

Saturday, October 22nd

Comic Exclusive Bonanza! [Glendale]

  • Jesse James has a new and bigger space!
  • Go check it out and meet zillions of other local comic nuts.
  • Tons of big comic guests from the valley and beyond.
  • Pretty much all day and into the night.
  • Here’s the facebook page.

Monster Party! [Mesa]

  • Live music from Limit Club, monster makeovers, and food.
  • And don’t miss the brain-eating contest!
  • Spooky comic artist Madame M will be doing sketches. (She’s really good.)
  • From 7pm to 10pm at Bookmans Mesa.
  • Mash some details.

*Added – Bloodline 3 Tournament [Tempe]

  • Don’t let the end of Devastation get you down, here’s another tournament!
  • Takes place at University of Advancing Technology around 1pm.
  • Learn all about it from Press The Pause Button.

*Added – Halloween Hack Night! [Mesa]

  • Are some of your Halloween ideas a little wild this year?
  • Swing by HeatSync Labs anytime in the evening and get the help and resources you need to make them happen.
  • “From knitting to sewing, from laser etching to lathing, to electronics and soldering…”
  • Learn more on HeatSync’s blog.

Have a fun weekend and let me know if I missed anything.

Spread the geek!