Autumn is in the air, pumpkins are in our lattes (and most everything else) and fun festivals are happening all across the region.

Here’s our roundup of Phoenix fall festivals (Updated Nov. 1):


Food & Drink Festivals

 

AZ Barrels, Bottles and Brews Festival

November 3

Barrels, bottles, and brews go bottoms up at this inaugural beer fest. Over 25 local breweries gather at the Salt River Fields, featuring samples produced exclusively in Arizona. Wander through the park while enjoying releases from Arizona breweries, perfect varietals from Arizona wineries and exemplary tastings of the finest spirits distilled in Arizona.

Salt River Fields at Talking Stick
7555 N. Pima Road Scottsdale

 

Downtown Donut Fest

November 18

Feast your eyes (and your stomach) on doughy goodness at the first Downtown Donut Fest, where you can devour delicious donuts from 15 of the best local pastry chefs. Craft beer, mimosas, coffee, and good weather is sure to be the icing on the donut. 

Margaret T. Hance Park
1202 N. 3rd St Phoenix

 

Phoenix Pizza Festival

November 21


An entire festival dedicated to everyone's favorite food. The valley's best pizza makers face off in downtown Phoenix to put their cheesy pies to the test, starting at just $2 a slice. Take a break between slices to listen to live music or challenge your friends to lawn games. Get your hands on tickets now so you can get pizza in your hands later.

Margaret T. Hance Park
1202 N. 3rd St Phoenix

 

 

Oktoberfests & Fall Festivals

 

Pumpkin Days and Corn Maze at Tolmachoff Farms

Friday-Sunday in October, and Thursday-Sunday in November


A great big pumpkin patch, six-acre family corn maze (search for pieces of your map as you walk through), mini corn maze, and a haunted corn maze highlight the seasonal offerings at Tolmachoff Farms. Other activities include a petting zoo, train ride, hay pyramid, corn box, pedal cart track, jumping pillow and more.

Tolmachoff Farms
5726 N 75th Ave, Glendale

 

Corn Maze and Fall Festival at Vertuccio Farms

October 1 - November 4

Celebrate the season at Vertuccio Farms with this family-friendly festival. A seven-acre corn maze, pumpkin patch, barrel train rides, farm animals and lots more are part of the festivities. Pick up a perfect pumpkin for your Halloween jack-o-lantern while you’re there.

Vertuccio Farms
4011 S. Power Road, Mesa

 

 

Arts,Culture and Music Festival

 

Dia de los Muertos Celebration at Desert Botanical Garden

​November 3-4
Dia de los Muertos at Desert Botanical Garden

Celebrate Día de los Muertos at the Garden at this two-day family-oriented festival that uses music, dance and storytelling to explore the beauty and meaning of this special holiday. Children will love the crafts and face painting and the whole family will enjoy the entertainment and browsing the Mercado filled with art, jewelry and other wares.

Desert Botanical Garden
1201 N Galvin Pkwy, Phoenix

 

St. Mary's Basilica's Dia de los Muertos Festival

November 4

Experience mariachi, ballet folklorico, local artisan, free kid’s activities, a car show with trunk altars, food trucks, live entertainment by the Andres Martinez y Ritmo Latino Band, and visit the ofrenda (altars) to honor our loved ones.

St. Mary's Basilica
231 N 3rd St, Phoenix

 

Litchfield Park Festival of Arts

November 3-4

For two days this historic resort community of Litchfield Park is transformed into a vibrant street scene filled with colorful art, lively music and irresistible aromas. The festival features over 250 fine artists and craftsmen exhibiting a wide selection of original arts and crafts, ranging from functional to decorative, and contemporary to Native American.

Downtown Litchfield Park

 

American Lebanese Festival

November 2-4

The annual American Lebanese Festival features authentic Lebanese cuisine, music and entertainment. Come experience Lebanese culture, folk life, traditional Dabke Dance and more.

St. Joseph Maronite Catholic Church Festival Grounds
5406 E Virginia Ave, Phoenix

 

Mesa Music Festival

November 8-10

The Mesa Music Festival returns for a weekend of music appreciation and discovery. Stop by or spend the weekend at the free festival, showcasing more than 300 local and international artists. Click here to view the lineup and start practicing your dance moves.

Downtown Mesa
38 W Main St Mesa, AZ

 

Fountain Hills Festival of Arts and Crafts

November 9-11

The Fountain Hills Festival of Arts and Crafts features nearly 500 artists, artisans and gourmet food provisioners. Over 200,000 visitors are attracted to this event to do their holiday shopping, purchase art and enjoy good food and live entertainment.

Fountain Hills
12925 N. Saguaro Blvd., Fountain Hills

 

ArtFest of Scottsdale

November 17-18

Visitors to Downtown Scottsdale’s ArtFest can browse the fine art and crafts of over 150 vendors, meet local authors, enjoy live music throughout the festival, and taste tempting foods in a beautiful sculpture garden setting.

Scottsdale Civic Center Plaza
7380 E. 2nd Street, Scottsdale

 

Tempe Fall Festival of the Arts

November 30 - Dec 2


While the award-winning Tempe Festival of the Arts primarily focuses on art and the artists that create it, there are also a wide variety of other activities for guests to enjoy. Live entertainment stages provide musical entertainment for festival-goers. Performances by a number of well-known local musicians keep audiences in high spirits throughout the day. In addition to the scheduled entertainment, street performers, vendors, sponsor exhibits and entertainment booths are set up for the amusement of festival visitors.  

Downtown Tempe
Mill Ave. and University Dr., Tempe

 

 

Community Festivals

 

Local First Arizona Fall Fest

November 3


The Arizona Fall Fest, a free and family-friendly celebration of all things uniquely Arizona, features exclusively Arizona-owned businesses and organizations. Attendees can expect more than 200 vendors, food samples from some of the best Arizona restaurants, local chefs, and food trucks; Arizona-produced wine, beer, and spirits; live entertainment and activities for kids.

Margaret T. Hance Park
1202 N. 3rd St Phoenix

 

Festival of the Superstitions

November 10-11

Enjoy live music, beer garden, petting zoo, over 80 vendors, bounce houses, food vendors, car show, veteran’s tribute, movie on the back lot at night, and much more.

Flatiron Community Park
567 W. Apache Trail Apache Junction

 

Arizona Harvest Festival

November 11

Activities include live entertainment, a pumpkin toss, pumpkin pageant, cornhole, pie eating contest, corn shucking, cake walk, hay maze, and a kid’s zone. Food and craft vendors will offer seasonal eats, treats, trinkets and gear. Enjoy the flavors of fall in the seasonal beer garden featuring local pumpkin ales and other brews.

A.J. Chandler Park
178 E Commonwealth Ave, Chandler

 

Scottsdale Fall Festival

November 11

At this family-friendly event, enjoy game booths, live entertainment, a haunted forest, food vendors, face painting, a fireworks show and more.

Eldorado Park
2311 N Miller Rd, Scottsdale    

 

 

 


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