How To Have A​ 'Spooktacular' October In Arizona
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How To Have A​ 'Spooktacular' October In Arizona

Seven things you can do in Arizona to get the most out of your spooky October.

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How To Have A​ 'Spooktacular' October In Arizona
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As the weather begins to cool and October arrives, one may wonder what there is to do to get the full Halloween feel. Here are seven things you can do to get the most out of your October and fulfill those fall season needs.

Visit a Local Pumpkin Patch

Pumpkin Patch

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What's Halloween and fall without a pumpkin? The first step in making October feel like October is finding your local pumpkin patch and picking out your favorite one. You could even go to your local grocery store and pick from their many choices. Get to carving!

Bake Pillsbury Halloween Cookies

Halloween Cookies

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We all love cookies, right? Well how about spooky cookies? Most grocery stores sell these Pillsbury cookies that just need to be put in the oven. A nice, sugary treat with Halloween decor on top.

Watch the Classic Disney Halloween Movies

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I'm not sure if it is nostalgia or what but during this time I always love to watch the Halloween Disney classics. Bringing back "Halloweentown" and "Hocus Pocus" always puts me in the mood for the season. Grab your close friends and get to reminiscing!

Visit Jerome, Arizona

Jerome, Arizona

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Jerome, Arizona has become one of the largest known ghost towns. I mean literally... a ghost town. A town that thrived during the copper mining era, now welcomes tourism and encourages tourists to go ghost hunting. And also stay at the haunted hotel that was once a hospital. Can you say spooky?

Visit the Arizona State Fair

Arizona State Fair

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The Arizona State Fair has just recently opened and will officially close on October 28th. This fair is full of thrilling rides and famous performers. What better way to scream with excitement and enjoy the fresh air? Grab your friends and get down to the fair!

Eat Candy

Halloween Candy

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Candy. Halloween IS candy. It is your one excuse to stuff your face with all of your sugary favorites. It is not Halloween without it. Chocolate, gummies, lollipops, you name it! And hey... you're never 'too old' to go trick or treating... well... maybe once you're old enough to drive a car. So, instead, go drive to the store and buy your candy!

DIY Halloween Costumes

Halloween Costumes

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If you're like me and don't want to spend all of your money on Halloween costumes, I say make them yourself. It can be fun to look on Pinterest and see what fun ideas you can come up with. Goodwill is always a great place to find pieces for your costumes and you can even look in your own wardrobe. I'm sure you have something! Get your vampire on!

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