Frequently Asked Questions

Attendees FAQ

What is the AZ Haunters Haunted Swap Meet?

The AZ Haunters Haunted Swap Meet 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 oriented 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 Haunted Swap Meet?

This year’s Haunted Swap Meet is Saturday, September 28, 2019.  It will be at Metro Center Mall at 9617 N. Metro Parkway W., Phoenix, AZ .  Lower Level Space LD155 .  Most easily accessed through the “Blue Entrance” on the NW side of the mall, on the lower level near the old Sears building.

The Exhibitor floor will be open to the public from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM.

What is the cost of admission?

The Haunted Swap Meet 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 Haunted Swap Meet may result in you being asked to cover up or leave the premises.

Can I bring weapons?

Firearms are not allowed.  Real swords, knives, other edged weapons or explosives are not allowed.  All visitors bringing prop weapons inside as part of their costume must first stop by the peace bonding table at the event entrance.

How can I participate?

The Haunted Swap Meet is a not for profit event.  Interested parties at least 16 years of age may volunteer at  Interested vendors/exhibitors will find links for them at that site as well.

Are there celebrities attending the Haunted Swap Meet?

You’re not going to find $60 photo ops with movie stars at the 2019 Haunted Swap Meet.  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.

Exhibitor FAQ

Is there a fee to sell at the Haunted Swap Meet?

Yes.  All Exhibitors must pay a small fee for their space.  All fees go to pay for the space, electricity, insurance, promotion, and sundry expenses involved in putting on such an event.  There is a limited amount of space, so the number of Exhibitor spaces is also limited.

Will electricity be available? If so, what is the cost?

Yes electricity is provided for each vendor space at no additional charge.

What are the load in times?

Right now, load in on Friday night is after 9 PM or Saturday 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM. We are working on expanding that if we can.

What size are the spaces?

Vendor spaces are 10′ x 10′.