20 Fall events and festivals around Phoenix, Tempe, Glendale AZ

Many communities around the Valley are welcoming the cooler climate by holding fall-inspired events.

ARIZONA, USA — It’s laborious to imagine, however fall is formally right here! 

Many communities around the Valley are welcoming the cooler climate by holding fall-inspired events.

Fountain Hills Oktoberfest
Sept. 23-24
Fountain Hills Park
The first Oktoberfest was organized in celebration of the wedding of the Bavarian King Ludwig I in Munich, Germany, in 1810. This “volksfest” has continued on to today and is delivered to Fountain Hills every year. 

Arizona State Fair
Sept. 23 – Oct. 30
Arizona State Fairgrounds
For over a century, the Arizona State Fair has been a gathering place for residents from the far corners of the state. Guests come right here to benefit from the richness and variety of communities, honor the previous, have a good time the present, and discover the long run. get out of your day by day routine, and immerse your self in a wonderland of amusement proper in their very own yard.

23rd Annual Mariachi & Folklorico Festival 
October 1
Chandler Center for the Arts
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with a Chandler custom – expertise the wealthy cultural historical past of Mexico by way of vibrant music and dance on the twenty third Annual Mariachi and Folklorico Festival, offered in partnership with C.A.L.L.E. de Arizona and Maestra Vanessa Ramirez. The annual occasion options GRAMMY Award-winning Mariachi Los Camperos and 16-member Mariachi Estrella de Mexico, together with a stunning array of Folklorico dancers from Ballet Folklorico Quetzalli-AZ.

Goldrush Music Festival
Oct. 7-9
Phoenix Raceway
Step right into a world of shiny lights and wild west spectacle as Goldrush: Neon Dreams takes over Phoenix Raceway.

Phoenix Greek Festival
Oct. 8-10
Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral
This is a novel alternative to share Greece’s wealthy historical past, tradition, and culinary delights. Enjoy Greek meals, music, dancing, jewellery, artwork, grocery objects, and actions for kids.  

Celebrate Mesa 
Oct. 8
Red Mountain Soccer Complex
905 N. Sunvalley Blvd
Celebrate Mesa and all it has to supply at this free household pageant, that includes bounce homes, archery tag, meals vans, a petting zoo, and extra.

Phoenix Pride Festival
Oct. 15-16
Steele Indian School Park
This year’s Phoenix Pride Festival will proceed to be a two-day celebration designed to carry our various LGBTQ+ and allied communities collectively for a weekend of camaraderie and celebration of our previous, current, and future whereas elevating funds for the Phoenix Pride Community Programs and educating the general public in regards to the existence and persevering with civil rights battle going through Arizona’s group.

Kierland Fine Art & Wine Festival
Oct. 29-30
Kierland Commons
More than 100 artists from around the globe will converge on Main Street, creating a novel out of doors gallery. On show might be a set of unique artwork representing all kinds of cultures and art work in a spread of material and media. Subjects embrace nonetheless life, panorama, portraiture, nature, and summary.

Arizona Fall Fest 2022
Nov. 5
Margaret T. Hance Park
Started 16 years in the past with simply 27 distributors on the Duck and Decanter parking zone, the pageant was a approach to carry native companies and Arizonans collectively to build delight in our area people and assist our native financial system. Now, it has grown to host over 200 distributors – the largest group occasion at Margaret T. Hance Park!

Fountain Hills Festival of Arts and Crafts
Nov. 13-15
Avenue of the Fountains
This particular person artwork pageant boasts one of many “World’s Highest Fountains” that sends a snow-white jet stream of water 560 ft into the blue desert sky. Water from the fountain bursts into the air fifteen occasions a day. Every day since 1971.

Arizona Taco Festival
Nov. 12-13
Bell Bank Park, Mesa
Check out greater than 50 native taco distributors, tequila, margaritas, Lucha Libre Wrestlers, the Ay Chihuahua Beauty Pageant, Hot Chili Pepper & Taco consuming contests, and extra on the annual Arizona Taco Festival.

Phoenix Pizza Festival
Nov. 12-13
Margaret T. Hance Park
At the annual Phoenix Pizza Festival, 20+ pizza makers promote all sorts of pizza slices and full pies. The occasion additionally options stay music, garden video games, desserts, native market distributors, child’s actions, and extra. Bars will supply a collection of wine, beer, cocktails, and N/A drinks.

Schnepf Farms Pumpkin and Chili Party
Thursday via Sunday, Oct. 1 – 31
Queen Creek
Schnepf’s annual fall celebration is enjoyable for each children and adults. Spend your time taking part in mini-golf, wandering two corn mazes and driving the curler coaster. Or sit down on the miniature practice—day and night time occasions can be found. 

Phoenix/Tempe Water Lantern Festival
Nov. 12
Kiwanis Park
The Water Lantern Festival is full of enjoyable, happiness and hope. This is a family-friendly occasion that may be shared by everybody. Friends, households, neighbors, and a lot of those who you have not met can come collectively to create a peaceable, memorable expertise.

Phoenix Flea Market
Nov. 26
Heritage Square
Phoenix Flea is a contemporary market showcasing the very best makers and curators around! This just isn’t your typical flea market. You’ll discover small companies showcasing handcrafted items & superb artwork, curated classic, fashionable style & design, and scrumptious meals & drinks,

Music in the Garden
Sept. 30 – November 18
Desert Botanical Garden
Desert Botanical Garden presents a spectacular lineup of expertise at Music within the Garden’s fall live performance sequence, September thirtieth by way of November 18th. Situated on the base of a butte, Ullman Terrace gives an unmatchable backdrop for audiences to expertise one of many Valley’s most iconic out of doors live performance venues.

Movies on the Field 
Sept. 30- Dec. 2
ASU Sun Devil Stadium
Bring a blanket, sit on the grass and get pleasure from your favourite movies on the massive display underneath the celebs at Movies on the Field at ASU Sun Devil Stadium, September 30 by way of December 2.

Vertuccio Farms Fall Festival
Oct.1 – 31
Activities on this 25-acre farm embrace a pumpkin patch, corn maze, zip line, hay climb, “spider web” crawl, big tube roll, and playground.

Tolmachoff Farms Pumpkin Days & Corn Maze
Oct. 1 – 31
The highlights right here is the large pumpkin patch and the farm’s three themed corn mazes: one for teenagers, one other with a hidden puzzle, and a haunted maze (Fridays and Saturdays via October 31 solely).

Mother Nature’s Farm Halloween Pumpkin Patch
Late Sept. – Oct. 31
Visit the Pumpkin Patch, rated Arizona’s greatest within the New Times. Come select that good pumpkin, and take a look at the autumn actions.

MacDonald’s Ranch Pumpkin Patch
October 1 – 31
What: Come horse around at MacDonald’s Ranch! Pick your pumpkin or pan for gold at this family-run and family-friendly ranch. Other actions embrace a hay-bale maze, petting zoo, photograph areas, garden video games, in addition to a barrel practice and mechanical bull.

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