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Fall Events

Autumn days in Phoenix are warm, sunny and exceedingly pleasant. It's a great time for recreational pursuits, off-season sunbathing and serious shopping. Nights can get cool, but patio dining and outdoor events are still comfortable.

Explore our seasonal highlights below, or view our full event calendar here.


Fall Arizona Restaurant Week
September 16-25
Throughout Greater Phoenix


Arizona State Fair
Select days October 7-30
Veterans Coliseum, Phoenix

Oktoberfest at Tempe Town Lake
October 7-9
Tempe Town Lake, Tempe

Phoenix Greek Festival
October 7-9
Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral, Phoenix

Arizona Taco Festival
October 15-16
Salt River Fields at Talking Stick

Rainbows Festival
October 15-16
Heritage Square Park, Phoenix

Ales on Rails
October 1-30, Thursday - Sunday
Verde Canyon Railroad, Clarkdale


ArtFest of Scottsdale
November 19-20
Downtown Scottsdale

Fountain Hills Festival of Arts & Crafts
November 11-13
Avenue of the Fountains, Fountain Hills

NASCAR can-am 500
November 11-13, 2016
Phoenix International Raceway, Avondale

November 23-January 28, 2017
Phoenix Zoo, Phoenix

Glendale Glitters
November 25-January 7
Historic Downtown Glendale