Local Halloween Family Events & Happenings – Metro Phoenix 2015
MacDonald’s Ranch Pumpkin Patch OCT. 1-31
26540 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale (SW corner of Jomax Rd. & Scottsdale Rd.)
Discover Scottsdale’s annual tradition at MacDonald’s Ranch Pumpkin Patch, where Valley locals and visitors come together to enjoy the festivities every year! Whether you ride the train or take the horse drawn wagon to the Pumpkin Patch, you’ll find more than just your perfect Arizona pumpkin. Take on the hay maze, play games, get your face painted, roam the petting zoo and feed the animals, ride a pony, pan for gold, or let the kids ride the pedal carts! Explore the Trading Post and food services available throughout the ranch. Bring one can of food to donate and receive $1 off admission.
Admission price includes petting zoo, hay maze, panning for gold, western games, hayride to and from the pumpkin patch. Pony rides will be $3 for 1 ride or $5 for 2 rides. *View the 2015 Flier
Details: Mon-Friday 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. *Closed Tuesdays | $10 per person
Saturday & Sunday 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. | $12 per person *Closes at 3 p.m. on Halloween day
*Kids under 1 years of age are always FREE
For more details, visit MacDonald’s Ranch Pumpkin Patch
SFR Balloon Spooktacular (Scottsdale) OCT 23 – 24
The 4th Annual Halloween Balloon Spooktacular at Salt River Fields will have over 20 Hot Air Balloons on display and 4,000 pounds of candy to pass out to Trick-or-Treaters. Get your ghostly-groove on to live music, enjoy food & beverages, a vendor market, a haunted house, fireworks, tethered balloon rides, and a Kids Zone.
Details: Salt River Fields at Talking Stick | $10 Adults, $5 Children 3-12, Kids 2 years and younger are FREE
Call 480-270-5000 or Visit the SRF Balloon Spooktacular Webpage
Enchanted Pumpkin Garden (Carefree) OCT 16 – 31
Halloween spirit invades Carefree and master pumpkin carver Ray Villafane transforms the Desert Gardens into an Enchanted Pumpkin Garden. Visitors can stroll through this 4-acre masterpiece featuring skillful talent and imagination. Expect to see over 50 playful characters, artfully imagined and frolicking in their magical village, as well as ten preserved pumpkins in pickling tanks!
Details: The Enchanted Pumpkin Garden is open to the public and woven throughout the Carefree Desert Gardens daily from 8-9 p.m.
101 Easy Street Carefree, AZ
Call 480-488-3686, or visit Carefree.org.
Halloween Monster Bash (Peoria) OCT 30
A plethora of entertainment, food, trick or treat, children’s activities, parade of costumes, arts & crafts, rock wall, scare walk, carnival games and more! Food is available Free admission with canned food item(s) to help support The St. Mary’s/Westside Food Bank Alliance.
Details: Peoria Sports Complex 16101 N. 83rd Ave. 5 – 9 p.m.
For more information, call (623) 773-7198 or visit PeoriaAZ.gov
Halloween in the Hills (Fountain Hills) OCT 31
The Town of Fountain Hills will shut down the entire Avenue of the Fountains. Over 40 local businesses and charities will be providing family game booths along the avenue. Booths are carnival style, and kids can win candy and toys. Local business owners get creative with the games, so you never know what you might win! Games are not only FUN but FREE to play! Bring the entire family including your four legged friends and enjoy trick-or-treating, carnival games, bounce houses, costume contests, food, drink and more!
Details: Avenue of the Fountains, 4pm – 8pm,
For more information, call Sami Fine Jewelry 480-837-8168, or visit HalloweenInTheHills.com
Pumpkin Days & Corn Maze (Glendale) OCT 1 – NOV 8
Arizona’s best family farm turns into a wild Pumpkin patch, 6 acre family corn maze, mini corn maze for the little ones. Festivities include train rides ($2 weekends only), play areas, petting zoo, pedal carts, farm-themed activities, petting zoo, hay rides, spider web, jumping pillow, and bounce house (bounce house weekends only)
**Click here to download $1 off admission coupon.
Details: Tolmachoff Farms, 5726 N. 75th Ave. $9 ages 2 and up.
Haunted Corn Maze on Friday and Saturday nights through October – AZ Field of Screams, 7pm – 11pm, $16 all ages.
For more information, call 623-386-1301, or visit TolmachFarms.com