Haunted happenings: Check out some of the Halloween events around Anchorage

Halloween isn’t until next Monday but this weekend will be prime time for Halloween parties and gatherings. There are dozens throughout Anchorage for both adults and kids. Here are a few of the notable events:

APU Trick or Treat and Fall Feed: 5-8 p.m. Friday, APU Moseley Sports Center, 4400 University Drive.

This event features trick or treating, Halloween activities and candy booths with the APU Elite Team, Olympians and community partners and a haunted run.

Trunk or Treat: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Barnes & Noble parking lot, 200 E. Northern Lights.

Hosted by Team SRT and All American Camaro & Firebird Association, this event will feature some classic car trunks and tasty treats.

Costume Party at Alaska Dance Promotions: 9 p.m. Friday, Alaska Dance Promotions, 300 E. Dimond Blvd.

Plenty of dancing for everyone wearing their costume. Admission is $10.


Halloweemo 3: 9 p.m. Friday, Williwaw Social, 609 F St.

Celebrate emo style with DJ Gre and The Millennial Falcons. Skip the line tickets on are $14.27.

Carnival of Tortured Souls: 9 p.m. Friday-Saturday-Sunday, Al’s Alaskan Inn, 7830 Old Seward Highway.

This three-night celebration features music from Beeone and DJ Cranked plus a costume contest, cash and prizes plus a specialty drink menu. Tickets are $10 for this 21 and older event.

Ghoul out the Vote: noon-4 p.m. Saturday, Midtown Mall, 600 E. Northern Lights Blvd.

This event cohosted by a number of groups is a nonpartisan effort to get more people to vote regardless of their political leaning.

Trick or Treat Street: noon-4 p.m., Town Square Park, Peratrovich Park and E Street

Follow the map and stop at participating downtown storefronts. The event also includes food trucks, hay rides and the haunted Visit Anchorage cabin.

Haunted Halloween Fun Night at UAA: 1-6 p.m. Saturday, UAA Student Union Den.

This event promotes itself as Anchorage’s largest indoor trick-or-treat event for children and their families. Carnival ticket bundles are at the door and booths will charge 1-3 tickets per activity with 25% go to the Stone Soup Group.

Trunk ‘O Treat: 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Moose Lodge, 4211 Arctic Blvd.

The Moose Lodge hosts this drive-thru event for kids that’s open to the public while supplies last.

Nocturnal: 8 p.m. Saturday, Fox Hollow Sports Dome, 11801 Brayton Dr.

The event is 18+ and is a full scale electronic dance music production featuring lighting and laser show, plus custom stage design. Tickets are $35 in advance and $40 at the door.

Burtonesque Burlesque: 9 p.m. Saturday, Koot’s, 2435 Spenard Road.

This events combines the fun of Halloween and the best of Tim Burton films. Tickets are $15 online and $20 at the door. Doors open and 8 p.m. and show starts at 9 p.m.

It’s the Big Halloween Bash at the Carousel Lounge: 10 p.m. Saturday, Carousel Lounge, 3206 Spenard Road.


Music by Danger Money, plus contests, costume prizes and general debauchery.

Halloween Party at the Nave: 11 p.m. Saturday, The Nave, 3502 Spenard Road.

This event is 21 and over and includes DJ Ronnie Ron. Tickets are $45 and include food, drinks and alcohol.

Zoo Boo: 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Sunday; 5-8 p.m. Monday, Alaska Zoo, 4731 O’Malley Road.

Trick-of-treat stations and full event activities are available on Sunday only, with spooky trails open on Monday.

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