There is plenty of Halloween fun brewing in Downtown Chandler as the City’s annual Halloween Spooktacular takes over Dr. A.J. Chandler Park, Fri., Oct. 29. Gather your little ghosts, goblins and witches at 5:30 p.m. and enjoy a free fang-tastic party filled with music, food, carnival games and more.

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

Halloween Spooktacular Highlights include:

  • Catwalk Costume Parade – If you’ve got it haunt it. Strut your stuff in our new costume parade. Boos and ghouls of all ages are encouraged to participate. No registration is required, and all walkers ages 12 and under receive a special glowing souvenir. Parade begins promptly at 6:15 p.m. and again at 7:30 p.m.
  • Trunk-of-Treat  For those looking to satisfy a sweet tooth, stroll through Spooktacular’s Trunk-of-Treat. It’s the place to be. With candy stations featuring more than 300 lbs. of tricked-out treats, you’ll want to bring a bag to carry home 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 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.

Commemorate the evening with a scary souvenir photo. Photos will be available for purchase for $3.

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

Dr. AJ Chandler Park – Stage Plaza is located at 178 E. Commonwealth Ave., and free public parking is available in Downtown Garages located at Buffalo St. and Delaware St. or Boston St. and Delaware St.

The full list of the evening’s festivities is available at