Arizona’s only all day, all night Halloween event,
Cave Creek Wicked is October 31
New events added for 2015!
2015, Cave Creek, Arizona – Cave Creek Wicked, Arizona’s only all day, all night Halloween event, will be held on Saturday, October 31, 2015. The family-friendly, daytime portion of the event runs from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM while the evening costume contest pub crawl runs from 7:00 PM to 2:00 AM.
This year, Cave Creek Wicked expands with a number of thrilling events and activities. Exciting new additions include talented teens from around the community performing throughout the daytime portion of the event. The exciting Rock the District performers always draw big crowds and will be featured at Local Johnny’s and Big Earl’s Greasy Eats on the west end of Cave Creek. For biker, Cave Creek Wicked brings Gears & Ghosts, a costumed bike ride that starts at 2:30 PM at Flat Tire Bike Shop, which is located at 6033 E. Cave Creek Road. Bikers, in Halloween costumes, will begin the ride at 3:00 PM and make five stops – Flat Tire Bike Shop, Grotto Café, The Horny Toad, Janey’s and Bryan’s BBQ - in Cave Creek where they can enjoy food and libations, 30 minutes at each stop. The ride will conclude at Flat Tire Bike Shop at 6:00 PM. Wild at Heart will bring beautiful desert birds and Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center will bring mammals for visitors to see and learn about.
From 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM, visitors will enjoy Halloween activities along the west end of Cave Creek on Cave Creek Road including:
• community-wide trick or treating
• horse costume contest (west end of town)
• pet costume contests (west end of town sponsored by Pet Boutique)
• petting zoo at Black Mountain Feed
• Adaptive Force Dance Studio Thriller dancers (Frontier Town)
• arts and crafts (frontier town)
• fire and police fun
• kids’ costume contest (Frontier Town)
• margarita garden and taco stand at El Encanto
• bounce house
For the late night costumed crowd, beginning at 6:00 PM through 1:00 AM, board a complimentary fun bus that continuously loops to and from the town’s top saloons for wicked staggered costume contests, specialty themed cocktails and prizes. The saloons and times are:
• 7:00 PM: Big Earl’s Greasy Eats
• 8:15 PM: Smokehouse
• 9:30 PM: Buffalo Chip Saloon
•10:45 PM: Harold’s Corral
•12:00 PM: Rodehouse
Stops also will be made at Hogs and Horses and the Hideaway Grill.
For more information, visit www.cavecreekwicked.com or call 602.400.3330.
CONTACT: Fran Booth, ABC