Attendees Frequently Asked Questions

What is the AZ Halloween Marketplace?

The AZ Halloween Marketplace is a place where Hallowe’en enthusiasts can come to celebrate Hallowe’en and to buy Hallowe’en oriented art, props, costumes, and more.  There are local artisans and businesses selling new Hallowe’en-related merchandise and also local Hallowe’en lovers selling their gently used costumes, props, masks, or other Hallowe’en goodness.

Who are the AZ Haunters?

AZ Haunters are a group of Hallowe’en enthusiasts who celebrate all things Hallowe’en all year ‘round!  There are monthly classes, workshops, dinners and/or other meetups where these enthusiasts – who call themselves “haunters” – can meet, share new skills, and generally spread the love of Hallowe’en.

When and Where is the AZ Halloween Marketplace?

This year’s AZ Halloween Marketplace is Saturday, September 19, 2020 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM. It will be at Metro Center Mall at 9617 N. Metro Parkway W., Phoenix, AZ.

Vendors will be located in the center aisle throughout the entire lower level of the mall, so you can use any entrance and any parking area.

What is the cost of admission?

The AZ Halloween Marketplace is FREE to attend

Can I come in costume?

Costumes, and indeed trick-or-treating, are encouraged.  Please be respectful.  Nudity is not allowed and costumes deemed inappropriate by AZ Haunters or the AZ Halloween Marketplace may result in you being asked to cover up or leave the premises.

Can I bring weapons?

The mall prohibits firearms.  Real swords, knives, other edged weapons or explosives are not allowed.

How can I participate other than just attending?

You can be a vendor (see Exhibitor pages), or you can be a volunteer!

Interested parties at least 16 years of age may volunteer by reviewing the terms and signing up on the Volunteer page.

Are there celebrities attending the AZ Halloween Marketplace?

You’re not going to find $60 photo ops with movie stars at the 2020 AZ Halloween Marketplace.  You will find local professional haunted attraction owners, haunt actors, makeup artists, costumers, and passionate amateurs of all kinds though.  Feel free to ask for autographs as you are moved to.

Why do you keep spelling Halloween “Hallowe’en”?

Style, baby.

May we bring pets to the Swap Meet?

Mall policy only allows trained service animals inside the mall.