Seasonal Fun & Special Events
Arizona Holiday Events & Activities
2021 Arizona Pumpkin Patch & Halloween Events
Pumpkin Fest at The Princess
Fairmont Scottsdale Princess
7575 E. Princess Dr., Scottsdale
Sept 16 to Oct 31: Carve out some fun this fall season at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess with friends and family as the resort transforms for its second annual Spooktacular event, Pumpkin Fest #AtThePrincess! With all-new featured experiences, get ready to experience one of Scottsdale’s favorite fall festivals. General admission is $18 per person. Parking and admission packages are also available. See website for prices and more information. Mon – Thurs from 5pm to 9pm, Fri -Sunday from 4pm to 10pm. .
Apple Annie’s Fall Pumpkin Celebration
Apple Annie’s Orchard
6405 W. Williams Rd., Wilcox
Sept 18, 19, 25, 26, Saturdays and Sundays Oct 2 to 31: : Fall time means pumpkins, hayrides, corn maze, sunflowers and fall weather! Bring the whole family for a fun-filled day in the country. This 12.5-acre, 600,000-stalk corn maze opens every day at 9:00am with the last entry at 4:00pm. With three levels of difficulty spend as little or as much time as you want exploring the pathways of the maze. Purchase tickets for a hayride that will take you on ride through the farm to the pumpkin patch where you will find the biggest selection of pumpkins growing on the vine in Arizona! You will find rows and rows of beautiful, orange pumpkins, from mini pumpkins to extra-large. Visit the sunflower field with flowers taller than you! .
Pumpkin Fest & Corn Maze
12907 E. State Route 169, Dewey
Sept 24, 25, 26, Oct 1 to 31: Mortimer Farms has something for everyone this fall! Admission includes the corn maze, farm-inspired rides, games, activities, Ropes Course, Buckaroo Pony, Redneck Swing, Buckin’ Bull Pipe Swings, Pillow Jump, Zip Lines, and admission into the pick-your-own experience! You will also enjoy tetherball, the animal encounter, giant race slides, farm to table food, and field roller races! Additionally, shows and entertainment, Grain Train, Barrel Train, and Hayrides are enjoyed every Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Columbus Day all October long. We look forward to having your family enjoy 80 acres of farm-inspired fun at Mortimer Farms! (some activities are weekends only)! SPECIAL NOTES: On weekdays (Monday – Thursday) hayrides, grain train rides, outside vendors, shows, and entertainment will not be offered, however you will enjoy farm-inspired rides, games, activities, corn maze, pumpkin patch, animal encounter, and more. Due to COVID-19, please buy your tickets online and stay home if you are not feeling well. Permission to hold this event has been received from the town, county, and health department. Please physical distance and follow guidelines posted throughout the farm. You are welcome to wear a mask if you so choose, but it is not required. Sanitation practices have been heightened, and protocols have been altered to follow guidelines. Prices and hours vary, please visit website and purchase tickets 24 hours before you plan to visit.
Pumpkin Patch on the Farm
Mother Nature’s Farm
1663 E. Baseline Rd., Gilbert
Sept 25 to Oct 31: : Load up the family, bring your friends and neighbors to Mother Nature’s Farm, rated Arizona’s best in the New Times. Everyone gets an Oz pumpkin, take a hayride, enjoy the spider crawl, feeding the animals and Alexander’s Adventure Maze. Bring your own picnic lunch or purchase snacks. $10 per person and includes an OZ pumpkin, hayride, spider web crawl, feeding the animals and maze. Please note that concessions and food for the animals is cash only. 9am-9pm daily.
Pumpkin Days & Corn Maze
5726 N 75th Ave., Glendale
Oct 1 to 31 (closed Mondays and Tuesdays, except for Columbus Day):Let the unforgettable fall season memories began at Tolmachoff Farms and experience the ultimate holiday outing where there is something for the whole family: Great big pumpkin patch, 6-acre family corn maze with a new theme every year, mini corn maze, and haunted corn maze. Other activities include petting zoo, train ride, hay pyramid, corn box, adult/child pedal cart track, jumping pillow and much more. Check online for specific dates and hours. $15 per person, age 2 & under free.
Pumpkin & Chili Party
24610 S. Rittenhouse Rd., Queen Creek
Oct 1 to 31 (Tuesdays-Sundays): Voted by Phoenix Magazine, New Times, Sunset Magazine, and numerous others as THE Best FALL Family event in Greater Phoenix. Celebrating its 24th year, farm favorites like vintage amusement rides, a roller coaster, zip lines, the extreme Hyper loop, and a new Super Slide, 4 acre & 10-acre corn mazes, hayrides, petting zoo and outdoor games, bonfires, country line dancing and a musical revue show are all part of the experience. $23.95 per person. Hours: Thursdays noon to 9pm, Fridays noon to 10pm, Saturdays 10am to 10pm, Sundays 10am to 9pm. SPECIAL NOTES: Check online for current hours and special themed dates. Purchase your tickets online early as there may be days we sell out. Rides will undergo periodic sanitizing throughout the day. Masks are not required but are encouraged in areas where social distancing is not possible or in small shops. *Admission does not include food, pumpkin, or train ride.
Fall Festival & Cooler Days in the Corn Maze
4011 S. Power Rd., Mesa
Oct 1 to 31: Vertuccio Farms is a great event for all ages this fall. From the Mini Hay Maze to the tube slides, ziplines, mini golf, barrel train ride, giant spider web, duck races, pumpkin bowling, extreme air pillow and of course the pumpkin patch and iconic 5-acre corn maze – this is the perfect family-friendly festival to celebrate the season! New this year we welcome Carters Farms Mobile Petting Zoo included with admission. $12 per person, ages 2 yrs. and under free. Mon – Thurs: 3pm to 9pm, Fri – Sat: 9am to 10pm, Sun: 12pm to 7pm. SPECIAL NOTES: Vertuccio Farms is following county recommendations for outside activities. Please visit our website to learn about COVID-19 policies.
AZ Field of Screams Haunted Corn Maze
5726 N 75th Ave, Glendale
Oct 1 to Oct 31 (Fridays, Saturdays, and Halloween): Haunted corn maze with new spine-chilling scenes every year. Don’t be afraid to enter the corn field that was planted over an old forgotten cemetery? Are the dead now seeking revenge on anyone trespassing their grounds?! Do you dare enter where your most horrifying dreams become a reality?! Don’t let what happened to the others happen to you! From $25. 7pm to 11pm. SPECIAL NOTES: May not be appropriate for all ages..
Pumpkin Patch at the Ranch
26540 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale
Oct 1 to Nov 1 (Closed Tuesdays): Head to the ranch for some good old-fashioned fall fun in the desert. Pan for some gold, find your way through the hay bale maze, enjoy the petting zoo, lawn games, photo areas and more. Admission is $10 per person Mon, Wed-Friday, $12 per person Sat & Sun. Children under 24 months are free. Additional cost per person: pony rides $5, train $3, mechanical bull $5, feeding the petting zoo animals $3. Pumpkin can be purchased as well. Gates open from 9am to 5pm.
The Hunt AZ Zombie Assault
KOLI Equestrian Center
6940 W. Broken Ear Rd., Chandler
Oct 8 to Nov 7: Join in on The Hunt, a completely outdoor venture at KOLI Equestrian Center, Chandler, AZ. There has been a rare virus spreading across the country. This virus has been reawakening dead people into undead ZOMBIES after their vaccine wore off! We need you to help us conduct The Hunt of these infected zombies before they re-infect the population. Send these zombies back to the grave! We supply you with ammo (paint balls) and paint pall gun on our ZAV (Zombie Assault Vehicle), a military-style truck and double-decker trailer. The Hunt is on second weekend in October to first weekend in November!
McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park
7301 E. Indian Bend Rd., Scottsdale
Oct 8 to 31: Stop in for a spell as McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park is transformed into a haunted park of fun. The family-friendly event is perfect for kids of all ages. Creep it real with the event’s feature, a spooky train ride created with younger children in mind… a bit spooky, but not too frightening. The event will feature limited capacity of 750 people per one and a half hour time blocks at 6 p.m., and 8:30 p.m. nightly. The park will only be accessible to those who have purchased tickets during a specific time block. Visitors will have an opportunity to ride the train and carousel as many times as they’d like during their time block. Announcements will be made when your time is up, and you will be asked to leave the event area. Visit website to purchase tickets.
8980 N. 90th St., Scottsdale
Oct 14 to 31: Grab your family, jump on your broomsticks, and fly through Halloween Town in Scottsdale! Adventure awaits for every age. Get ready to be magically transported into the fun of Halloween with fun rides, games, and other attractions (face painting, pumpkin painting, and more). And don’t forget to pick your perfect pumpkin right from our Patch! Visit our website to learn more. Admission is $5 and parking is free. Weekdays 4pm to 9pm and weekends 11am – 10pm.
Pumpkin Patch at Desert Ridge
Desert Ridge Marketplace
21001 N. Tatum Blvd., Phoenix
Oct 15 to 30: It’s beginning to look a lot like Fall at Desert Ridge Marketplace! Experience the third annual Pumpkin Patch in The District on the AMC Lawn. Pick the perfect pumpkin (while supplies last), take a sip of cider and snap your favorite seasonal photo! Special Notes: Operation dates are based on availability. Entrance into the Pumpkin Patch is free and open to the public. Prices vary based on weight of the pumpkin.
Annual Pumpkin Splash
Mesa City Pools:
Brimhall Aquatic Complex & Mesa Aquatic Complex, Mesa
Oct 23: Take a dip in a floating pumpkin patch. Admission includes one pumpkin per person, pumpkin decorating, and 90 minutes of swim time in Mesa’s heated pool. There will be a max of 150 participants per time frame with time for staff to clean and sanitize between event times. $7 per entry/pumpkin. 11am to 12:30pm and 1pm to 2:30pm. SPECIAL NOTES: Tickets are non-refundable and must be purchased online. Mesa Cares donations accepted for those who do not wish to keep their pumpkin. No ticket will be mailed, you will check-in by name at the event. Call 480-644-PLAY (7529).
*Due the COVID-19 virus we recommend visiting websites for current status of all events as well as any changes that may happen due to extreme weather.
Please check event websites for pricing and special information.