National Vodka Day
Celebrate National Vodka Day along with Tiki Tuesday at The Ostrich with the drink The Pirates Last Ship. Made with flavors of pineapple, lime, passion fruit, coconut, cinnamon sugar and nutmeg, this vodka drink is a festive way to pay tribute to the spirit. The Ostrich is located below Crust Simply Italian.
The Ostrich, 10 N. San Marcos Plaza, Chandler, 5 p.m. to midnight, theostrichbar.com, $10
OCTOBER 7 TO OCTOBER 9
Four Peaks Oktoberfest
Oktoberfest returns to Tempe Town Lake for the 49th year. The three-day outdoor Bavarian-themed festival is open to all ages and features live music including Authority Zero, The Black Moods and Voyager; food and drinks; games; carnival rides and dancing. New this year are more rides, food items and a wiener dog fashion show. The annual fundraiser benefits nonprofit Tempe Sister Cities, with proceeds being used to send Tempe high school students to 10 sister cities.
Tempe Town Lake, 80 W. Rio Salado Parkway, Tempe, 5 p.m. to midnight Friday, 10 a.m. to midnight Saturday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday, fourpeaksoktoberfest.com, $20
Murals & Mimosas Bike Tour
Join FOUND:RE Phoenix for a bike tour exploring some of Downtown’s best murals. Included with a ticket is a guided bike tour and two mimosas upon returning to the venue. During the 45-minute bike ride, patrons will stop to check out street art, discuss the artists and snap photos. This is a bring-your-own-wheels event allowing scooters, rollerblades, etc.
FOUND:RE Phoenix Hotel, 1100 N. Central Avenue, Phoenix, 9 a.m., bit.ly/MuralsandMimosas, $25
Michelada vendors from across the state will offer samples so patrons can determine a winner. The family-friendly event also features lucha libre by Chucky’s Arizona Wrestling Entertainment, music by Nuevo Regimen, Los Huatson, Proeza Norte and Perfil SS. There will be kids activities, plus food and drink vendors.
State Farm Stadium parking lot at South 95th Avenue and Cardinals Way, Glendale, 6 to 10 p.m., bit.ly/MicheladasFest2022, $20
OCTOBER 19 TO OCTOBER 30
Hocus Pocus Literary Tea
Come fly into Drink Me! Tea Room to ring in All Hallows’ Eve and all things witchy with its “Hocus Pocus”-inspired afternoon tea service. Reservations include a pot of tea in any flavor, as well as gluten-free and plant-based savories and sweets. There will be spooky decorations, plenty of books and amazing photo backdrops to get in the spirit. Reservations are required.
Drink Me! Tea Room, 1730 E. Warner Road, Suite 5, Tempe, 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., drinkmetearoom.com, $36.50 per person
OCTOBER 21 AND OCTOBER 22
Save Second Base Pub Crawl
The nonprofit Save Second Base Pub Crawl is hosting a fundraiser to raise money for someone who is fighting breast cancer. Tickets to the pub crawl allow attendees one drink at each stop, a State 48 event T-shirt and a grab bag of goodies. Participating establishments include San Tan Brewery, Murphy’s Law Irish Pub, Bourbon Jack’s American Tavern, The Perch, The Stillery, Quart Haus, Recreo, The Uncommon and Craft 64.
Various locations in Downtown Chandler, savesecondbasepubcrawl.com
OCTOBER 22 AND OCTOBER 23
Salt & Lime Fiesta
An event to engage all the senses Salt & Lime Fiesta celebrates tacos, tequila and margaritas. Travel down the Endless Taco Row while sipping one of the 10 colorful margaritas or to test over 40 flavorful tequilas. Don’t forget that more than 40 food vendors will attend, and there’s lucha libre, a mechanical taco, lowrider show and music as entertainment. Headliners include Tyler Rich on Saturday and Shwayze on Sunday.
Salt River Fields at Talking Stick, 7555 N. Pima Road, Scottsdale, 3 to 9 p.m., saltlimefiesta.com, $15-$130
OCTOBER 27 TO OCTOBER 31
Halloween at Luckys
Luckys Indoor Outdoor is going big this year with a multiday Halloween celebration featuring People Who Could Fly, OH Allen the DJ and DJ Soloman. Guests can sip on
boo-zy cocktails including a spooky Midori sour and a vodka Count Stagular. Costumes are encouraged for this 21-and-over event.
Luckys Indoor Outdoor, 817 N. Second Street, Phoenix, 6 p.m., luckysphx.com
Cave Creek Wicker Bar Crawl
The town of Cave Creek is celebrating Halloween with the return of its Wicked Bar Crawl and costume contest. Guests can devour drinks and spooktacular activities at the various participating bars and restaurants. A complimentary party bus can guests to and from each venue that include Mountain View Pub, Local Johnny’s, Big Earl’s Greasy Eats, The Hideaway, Buffalo Chip Saloon, Harold’s Cave Creek Corral and The Roadhouse. The bus will loop through venues throughout the evening for wicked costume contests, specialty themed cocktails and prizes.
Mountain View Pub, 7033 E. Cave Creek Road, Cave Creek, 6 p.m. to 2 a.m., facebook.com/CaveCreekWicked
NOVEMBER 4 TO NOVEMBER 5
One Water Brewing Showcase
In 2019, Scottsdale Water became the first water agency in Arizona permitted to treat recycled water for potable use. The One Water Brewing Showcase at Canal Convergence will spotlight beers crafted by Valley breweries made from recycled water delivered from Scottsdale’s Advanced Water Treatment Plant. Breweries include Arizona Wilderness Brewing Company, Fate Brewing Company, Goldwater Brewing Co. and Uncle Bear’s Brewery.
Canal Convergence, 7038 E. Fifth Avenue, Scottsdale, 6 to 10 p.m., canalconvergence.com