Things to Do October 2019

October 5

Litchfield Park Oktoberfest 2019

Wearing Dirndl dresses and lederhosen, or even Oktoberfest tees, hats and accessories is encouraged. There will be prizes awarded to those wearing the best German outfits – male, female and kid. Held at The Wigwam.

October 11 – 13

Four Peaks Oktoberfest At Tempe Town Lake

Tempe Beach Park

Celebrate German-style with three days of live music, brats, and beer and extra fun like dachshund races, keg tappings, karaoke, carnival rides and more.

October 11 – 13

Phoenix Greek Festival

This festival is an opportunity to share in the rich history, culture, and culinary delights of Greece. In addition to the authentically prepared Greek cuisine, you can indulge in a shopper’s paradise includes booths selling a variety of items including Greek jewelry, artwork and food.

October 12 – 13

Arizona Taco Festival

A general admission ticket provides access to taco-topia. Inside the event, you’ll find about 50 restaurants dishing out $3 tacos and bars and beverage stations serving margaritas, beer, water and soda.

October 19


Free, family event that brings the community together for games, carnival rides, entertainment, including: live music, entertainment, contests and giveaways, a haunted bus, community information vendors, food trucks & carnival rides.

October 19 – 27

Fifth Annual Enchanted Pumpkin Garden

Halloween once again invades the Town of Carefree in the form of whimsical pumpkin carvings from master sculptor Ray Villafane.

October 20

Dish it Out

High-end culinary event with delicious dishes from top restaurants around the Valley. This 21+ event has something for everyone – fabulous food, wine and spirits for all palettes.

October 19 – 20

Anthem Autumnfest

This family-friendly event celebrates the season with fall-flavored festivities including arts & crafts vendors, carnival rides, pumpkin picking and live entertainment.

October 25 – 26


Activities and experiences for the whole family. Scary activities are for guests ages 8 and older who like a good scare! Merry activities are appropriate for all ages.

October 25 – 26

Salt River Fields Balloon Spooktacular

More than 20 majestic hot air balloons illuminate the sky as they participate in the world’s longest continuous glow at over 3 hours, as well as offering tethered balloon rides and balloon candy stations serving up more than 4,000 pounds of candy.

October 26

Dia De Los Muertos Festival

A community celebration of Latin American art, food and culture related to the Mexican holiday Day of the Dead.

October 26

Scottsdale 50th Annual Fall Festival

Scottsdale’s 50th Annual Fall Festival will feature 25 game booths, a tot area for ages 4 and under, live entertainment, haunted forest, food vendors, face painting, and end the night with one of the best firework displays around. 

For more information go to search “Fall Festival”

Pumpkin Patches

Rocker 7 Farm Patch

Pumpkin patch, crop maze, hayrides, sunflower field, petting zoo, jumping pillow, concessions and picnic area.

623-208-8676 •

Mother Nature’s Farm

Pumpkin decorating, air bounce, Alexander’s Adventure Maze, animals and hayrides.

480-892-5874 •

Tolmachoff Farms

Six-acre family corn maze, mini corn maze (for little ones), haunted corn maze, petting zoo, jumping pillow, hay pyramid, farm activities and play area.

602-999-3276 •

Vertuccio Farms

Seven-acre corn maze, mini golf, pumpkin patch, inflatables, petting zoo, mini zip line, barrel train ride, giant jump pad and more.

480-882-1482 •

MacDonald’s Ranch

Hayrides, train rides, pedal cars,

petting zoo, and hay maze.

480-585-0239 •

Schnepf Farms

Hayrides, roller coaster, miniature golf, 10-acre corn maze, bonfires and marshmallow roasting, petting zoo,

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