It’s almost Halloween, which means you only have a couple of weekends left to celebrate all things spooky, scary and full of horror.
This weekend, enjoy a meal inspired by The Rocky Horror Picture Show, party with all things pumpkin at OHSO Brewery’s Great Pumpkin Beer Day, or take a family-friendly spin with the Fall Festival at Uptown Plaza. Here are four food and drink-filled events happening around metro Phoenix this weekend.
Great Pumpkin Beer Day
Thursday, October 20
At each of OHSO Brewery’s multiple locations around the Valley, October 20th is Great Pumpkin Beer Day. The brewpubs will tap over 25 pumpkin-style beers, including some of the best local and national breweries of the season. Each location will have a different menu along with slices of pumpkin pie. The event starts at 11am and is first come, first served.
Rocky Horror Interactive Dinner
Friday, October 21 and Saturday, October 22
Found: RE Phoenix
1100 North Central Avenue
Take a time warp at Found:RE a Phoenix four-course meal inspired by The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Audience participation is welcome, and there will be a costume competition. A taste of wedding soup in the first course, there’s a Blood Orange Salad for “Act II,” meatloaf on the plate for “Act III,” and you’ll get a rocky road dessert for the finale. The cost is $79 per person plus fees, and cocktails, bottles of wine, and Champagne will be available for purchase.
Saturday, October 22
14 East Camelback Road
Uptown Plaza celebrates the spooky season with a family-friendly fall festival from 4 to 7 p.m. The public is welcome to go trick-or-treating at stores throughout the mall including Capsule, Francesca’s, Local Nomad , Manor, and Scoopwell’s Dough Bar. . There will also be mini golf, face painting, and balloon sculptures.
Salt and Lime Fiesta
Salt River Fields at Talking Stick
7555 North Pima Road, Scottsdale
Salt. Tequila. Lime. Repeat. The Salt and Lime Fiesta comes to the Valley in October to celebrate all elements of heat, acid, salt and fat. The craft of tacos will be showcased in a taco row, with over 30 food trucks in attendance. There will also be margarita dueling and a tequila bar as well as a mechanical taco and Lucha Libre matches. Listen to live music with performances by Tyler Rich and Shwayze.