Costumes, candy and carnival games combine at Chandler’s Halloween Spooktacular, Oct. 28

Sept. 20, 2022
Boy painting pumpkin at Halloween Spooktacular in Chandler Arizona

CHANDLER, Ariz. – Gather your little ghosts, goblins and superheroes and get ready for the annual Halloween Spooktacular! Dr. A.J. Chandler Park – Stage Plaza in Downtown Chandler will transform into a fang-tastic party on Friday, Oct. 28 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Admission is free.

Guests of all ages are encouraged to dress in their Halloween costumes and take part in the fun-filled activities in the park.

Halloween Spooktacular highlights include:

  • Catwalk Costume Parade – Show off your Halloween best in the costume parade. Boos and ghouls of all ages are encouraged to participate. No registration is required, and all walkers ages 12 and under will receive a special glowing souvenir. The parade begins promptly at 6:15 p.m. and again at 7:30 p.m.
     
  • Trunk-or-Treat A Halloween party isn’t complete without lots of candy. Spooktacular’s Trunk-or-Treat features multiple candy stations with more than 300 lbs. of tricked-out treats. Be sure to bring a bag to carry your Halloween haul!

  • Carnival Games – Spooky shenanigans fill the park giving partygoers the chance to win eek-citing prizes. Be sure to visit favorites like the Spooky Prize Wheel, Musical Headstones, Pumpkin Sack Races and Inflatable Axe Throwing.
     
  • Halloween Dance Party – Things are sure to go bump in the night as monsters of all ages monster mash to Halloween beats.

Halloween Spooktacular is presented by the City of Chandler in partnership with Chandler Lions Club and Waste Management.

Dr. A.J. Chandler Park – Stage Plaza is located at 178 E. Commonwealth Place.

Free parking for this event is available on the east side of Arizona Avenue, including the City Hall Parking Garage (Chicago and Washington streets), the Johnathan Parking Garage (Buffalo and Washington streets) or the Alexander Parking Garage (Boston and Washington streets).

A full list of the evening’s spooky festivities is available at chandleraz.gov/spooktacular.

Media Contact:
Toni Smith

City of Chandler, Communications Manager

480-782-2701