guide to keeping busy in the Old Pueblo.
Pick of the Week: Halloween & Día de los Muertos
Nightmare on Congress - Halloweekend
: Halloween is quickly approaching and Hotel Congress is hosting a different Halloween parties every night starting Frida through Monday, Oct. 31st with live music, alcohol and costume contests. There are a ton of events to attend over the four nights, so be sure to check the Hotel Congress website to view prices, times, age restrictions and activities for each event. Hotel Congress, 311 E. Congress Street.
Night of Fright
: The Pima Air and Space Museum is hosting a family Halloween event as Flight Central Hangar takes on a look of its own with spider webs and ghosts taking to the Hangar skies. The event includes "Ghoulish" games, pony rides, fishing for prizes and much more for all ages to enjoy. The Flight Grill restaurant will transform into Fright Grill for the night and will serve many delicious halloween dishes. 5-9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28. Flight Grill, 6000 E. Valencia Road. $10 for adults, 12 and under free, free for members.
Feast With The Dearly Departed
: It's tradition to celebrate the passing of a loved one with a feast—and the Botanical Gardens brings the community together to make that happen. This weekend, attend the fifth annual Feast With the Dearly Departed and enjoy music, pan de muerto and, of course, sugar skulls. Don't miss out. 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 27. Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way. General admission $13.
Chiles, Chocolate & Day of the Dead
: Tohono Chul is celebrating Día de los Muertos Friday and Saturday, honoring those who have passed away with chile, chocolate and culinary delights. There will be food trucks, chile roasters, live music, chile plant sales, free face painting and plenty of activities for children at this family-friendly event. Tickets are available at the door and online. 9am-5pm Friday, Oct. 28 and Saturday, Oct. 29 Tohono Chul, 7366 N. Paseo Del Norte. $5 members, $15 public, 12 under free.
Nightfall at Old Tucson
: As October comes to a close we dawn upon the last weekend of the year that Nightfall will be at Old Tucson. Immerse yourself in a night full of scares as you make your way through the haunted town. It is the perfect way to get into the spirt of Halloween and have a boo-tiful night while your at it! Thursday and Sunday 6-10 p.m. Friday and Saturday 6 p.m. to 12 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 27 to Sunday, October 30 Old Tucson, 201 S Kinney Rd. General admission $28, with discounts for kids.
Rocky Horror Halloween Bash
: Get ready for the late-night, double-feature Halloween party at The Loft Cinema. The Rocky Horror Picture Show is a monthly tradition at the Loft but this time, it comes with a twist: it's the 38th annual Halloween Bash. Come dressed up as your favorite Rocky Horror character for your chance to win the $100 grand prize. The Loft will also ring in the Halloween season with pre-show games and more prize giveaways. 11 p.m. - 1 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 29 The Loft Cinema, 3233 E. Speedway Blvd. Loft members: $5 General Admission: $6.