Whether you're planning to raise a glass at a beer festival, shop for unique arts and crafts, or participate in a pie eating contest, there's plenty to keep you entertained for the long weekend:
Grand Avenue Festival
The arts and the community come together this Saturday in celebration of the historic Grand Avenue. Transform from a spectator to a participant when the colorful street becomes dotted with pop-up galleries, wandering performers, kids activities, art installations and a parade.
View the full list of activities and participating venues along Grand Avenue here.
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Tee up for a weekend full of golf at the Charles Schwab Cup Championship, making its way to the Phoenix Country Club. The top 36 players compete as the PGA Tour Champion's year long competition comes to a close. Fans are encouraged to head out onto the course for great views of the venue in the heart of Downtown Phoenix, and grab a drink at the Four Peaks Brewery Beer Garden and a bite from The Vig.
Photo Credit Charles Schwab Cup Championship
Kick back in the heart of Downtown Phoenix and raise a glass at the NovemBEER this weekend. With just one ticket, you can choose from 100 craft brews for 30 two ounce pours, a commemorative mug, and access to food vendors and live entertainment.
Photo Credit: Phoenix New Times/NovemBEER Festival
Arizona Harvest Festival
Arizona Harvest Festival is back this weekend with a cornucopia of festive fun for all ages. Highlights include live entertainment, a pumpkin toss, pumpkin pageants, pie eating contests, a hay maze, and more. Enjoy the flavors of fall before it's too late in the festival's beer garden, featuring local pumpkin ales and other brews.
178 E Commonwealth Ave, Chandler
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Whether you're getting a head start on holiday shopping or on the hunt for a gift for yourself, you'll find something here. Over 500 artists set up shop with jewelry, art, clothing, food, and holiday items. Stroll down the scenic Avenue of the Fountains listening to live entertainment and uncovering unique gifts from all over the world.
12925 N. Saguaro Blvd., Fountain Hills
Photo Credit: Fountain Hills Festival of Arts and Crafts