Although the leaves don’t change in a lot of Arizona, that doesn’t keep us from having some pretty awesome Fall festivals and pumpkin patches in Phoenix. CENTURY 21 Northwest is all about the family so we thought it would be a good idea to give you a few ideas for things to do in Phoenix in the upcoming weeks.
Wild West Days
Wild West Days Cave Creek is one of Arizona’s largest western celebrations, and a Town of Cave Creek signature event, will celebrate the 12th year by welcoming over 10,000 people to the heart of one of America’s most authentic western towns. Managed by the Town of Cave Creek
Details: November 6th, 7th, and 8th, 2015 Throughout the historic Town of Cave Creek & Cave Creek Memorial Arena Rodeo Grounds
Schnepf Farms Pumpkin and Chili Party
Admission into Schnepf Farms includes hayrides, roller coaster, swinging lady bugz, honeybee adventure, flying farmers ride, carousel rides, jumping pillows, petting zoo, country road rally, rock climbing wall, miniature golf, bonfires, marshmallow roasting, 4 acre corn maze, 10 acre celebrity corn maze, farmhouse museum, Hillbilly Bob’s Pig Races, Entertainment, BMX Extreme Sports Show, Extreme Canine Dog Show.
Details: Every Thursday – Sunday in October (through November 2, 2014). Thursdays & Sundays 10am to 9pm. Friday & Saturdays 10am to 10pm. Admission is $17.00 plus tax at the gate or $14.00 at any FRY’S.
Mother Nature’s Farm
All month, Mother Nature’s Farm hosts a family-friendly pumpkin-patch event. Admission includes a pumpkin, a bag of stickers, pumpkin decorating, a bounce house, a hayride and Alexander’s Adventure Maze. Mother Nature’s Farm has tables and shade trees for a picnic lunch. Snacks and drinks are available at Maneau’s Munchies.
Details: Through Oct. 31. 9 a.m.-9 p.m. daily. 1663 E. Baseline Road, Gilbert. $3; $10 for age 1 or older. 480-892-5874
The Great Pumpkin Festival
Linus won’t be waiting, but you can take a hayride out to the pumpkin patch where kids 12 or younger can select their own great pumpkin to take home! The Desert Botanical Garden’s pumpkin patchhas a hay-bale maze, farm animals and country music for the perfect harvest hoedown.
Details: Oct. 23-25. 8:30 a.m.-noon Friday; 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Desert Botanical Garden, 1201 N. Galvin Parkway, Phoenix. $22; $20 for age 60 or older; $12 for ages 13-18; $10 for ages 3-12; free for members. 480-941-1225, dbg.org.
Fun in the Fall
If you’re looking to have some fun this fall in the Phoenix area, well now you’ve got some ideas. Go check out what these places have to offer and take those cute little kids of yours!