Whether you’re looking for sports, film, music or Halloween fun, Scottsdale will keep you busy this October. Here are a few coming Scottsdale attractions to circle on your calendar. Don’t let them pass you by!

Film FestivalThe Scottsdale International Film Festival. Filmmakers from all over the world come to Scottsdale in early October to feature their works at Harkins Shea Theaters. If you appreciate a finely crafted visual story, this festival is a must. Talkbacks and discussions with festival producers and directors follow each night’s showings.

Scottsdale Scorpions Baseball. Arizona Fall League Baseball opens in October with one of the most anticipated seasons yet. Come see Major League Baseball’s emerging stars prepare for the big leagues right here in the city of Scottsdale. This year’s Scorpions team will include two of baseball’s top power-hitting prospects in decades when Bryce Harper of the Washington Nationals and Mike Trout of the Los Angeles Angels step to the plate at Scottsdale Stadium.

The Arabian Breeder Finals. WestWorld of Scottsdale presents the Arabian Breeder Finals October 12th through the 15th. Come watch elite Arabian horses from all over the country compete for awards in both conformation and beauty. A top Scottsdale attraction for any horse lover.

Bebe Neuwirth Stories With Piano. The Scottsdale Performing Arts Center presents Emmy and Tony Award-winner Bebe Neuwirth as she sings hits from her high-energy one-woman cabaret show. The show is one night only, so book your tickets for the October 15th performance now. Tickets are available through the Performing Arts Center box office.

Howl-O-Ween. The Phoenix Zoo provides a weekend of horror and mystery this October 28th and 29th. With activities for all ages – from the “Creatures that Go Bump in the Night” animal show, geared toward younger audiences, to a zombie-filled desert graveyard for those looking for a bigger scare – Howl-O-Ween at The Phoenix Zoo is the Halloween adventure you’re looking for.

As you can see, the city of Scottsdale and the surrounding area are simply teeming with things to do this October, so there’s no excuse to stay in. The weather’s beautiful this time of year and you’re sure to have a ball, so get out there and experience all that Scottsdale has to offer. Have fun!