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Weekend events for Oct. 5-7

PHOENIX -- Looking for something to do this weekend in the Valley? The list below offers a few options.

Fall Fun

Check out KTAR's Fall Fun map for Oktoberfests, festivals, Halloween activities and more statewide!

Tour de Fat

A massive parade of bike riders descends on Tempe this weekend for Tour de Fat, a large parade and festival.

Kevin Nealon

The "Saturday Night Live" veteran will have audiences laughing all weekend long at the Tempe Improv. Tickets are $25.

Rapture Horror Expo

Do you like horror? Head to the Rapture Horror Expo in Tempe this weekend to get your scare, er, share of the fun. Tickets range between $30 and $100.

Filmstock Film Festival

Arizona State University and the Phoenix Film Festival present the Filmstock Film Festival on Saturday at the Civic Space Park in Phoenix. Admission is free.

Scottsdale International Film Festival

See a varying range of independent films, including one about the woman who's genes were used to discover that breast cancer is genetic. Ticket packages start at $45.


Celebrate a tradition Oktoberfest with a Western flair on Saturday in Scottsdale. Admission is free.

Festival of the Arts

Join the Herberger Theater on Saturday for a celebration of all things arts, both indoors and outdoors. It all starts at noon. Admission is $5 for adults and kids 12 and under are free.

Touch a Truck

Learn about all things truck at the Touch a Truck event on Saturday at Westgate City Center on Saturday. Admission is free.

Walk from Obesity

Raise funds for obesity research while burning some calories at the Walk from Obesity on Saturday. Registration is $25 when done online and $35 on-site.

Taste of Greece

Enjoy Greek food, music and culture all weekend long at the Taste of Greece in Chandler. Admission is $3 for adults and free for kids 12 and under.

Armenia Fest

Try Armenian food, hear Armenian music and learn about Armenia at Armenia Fest in Scottsdale all weekend. Entry is $2 for adults and free for kids 12 and under.

'Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street'

Get in the Halloween spirit with a performance of "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street" at the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday.

C3HR Mariachi Festival

Celebrate Chandler's 14th annual Mariachi Festival, complete with a dinner. Tickets start at $20.

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