7 fall festivals to experience in Arizona

Experience AZ | 19 Sep |

It’s the perfect time of year to round up your loved ones for an adventure.

As the weather cools down, the events begin to pop up around Arizona. There are hundreds of upcoming events that’ll get you out and living life. You’ll find it easy to participate in annual traditions or try something new.

Are you ready to experience something fun and exciting? Here are the top 7 best fall festivals in Arizona for 2019.

1. Fall 

Festival at Goodyear Ballpark

Take your loved ones out to the ballpark for a night of fun. There will be train rides, a rock wall, a pumpkin patch, and more fun things for the family. You can dress up in your best costume and enter a contest too.

The Goodyear Ballpark is located at 1933 S. Ballpark Way in Goodyear, AZ. You can attend the event on Saturday, October 21st from 5 to 9 pm. The best part is it’s a free event for the whole family.

2. Anthem Autumnfest

Out of state visitors and locals flock to the Anthem Autumnfest to celebrate the season. There will be carnival rides, pumpkin picking, and arts and crafts available for attendees to enjoy. There will even be a magician walking around and performing random acts throughout the festival.

The Anthem Autumnfest will be hosted in the community park located at 41703 N. Gavilan Peak Parkway. This 2-day festival will be from 10 am to 5 pm on Saturday, October 19th, and 10 am to 4 pm on Sunday, October 20th. It’s free so bring the whole family to create memories you’ll cherish for years to come.

3. Festival of the Superstitions

For the 8th annual Festival of Superstitions, everyone including your furry friends is invited. This pet-friendly event will have free monster truck rides, a parade, car show, and more for you to enjoy. Not to mention, admission and parking are both free.

This fall festival will be located at the Apache Junction Chamber of Commerce. The address is 567 W. Apache Trail in Apache Junction, AZ. You and your loved ones can attend this fun event on November 11-12th, from 10 am to 9 pm.

4. Prescott Oktoberfest

You don’t have to go to Germany to experience Oktoberfest. The Prescott Oktoberfest will have 120 beers on tap, live music, food vendors, and much more. If you’re not a fan of beer, there will be wine and other drinks available too.

This festival will be located at Mile High Middle School on September 21st from 5 to 10 pm. The address is 300 S Granite St in Prescott, AZ. The admission to get in is free so all you need to pay for is your food and drinks.

Remember to bring your ID, and have a safe ride home.

5. Gilbert Off the Street Art Festival

Calling all creatives and art lovers out to Gilbert for a street art event. It’ll have live music, kid’s activities, food vendors and more for your entire family to enjoy. Come for the sights, the art, and the fun.

This fall festival will be hosted in the Heritage District located in Gilbert, AZ. On November 1st from 4-9 pm, and November 2nd from 9 am to 7 pm. It’s a free event to attend, now you can afford to take a work of art home with you.

6. 13th Annual Kingman Fall Festival

For the 13th year, attendees come to Kingman for the fall festival. This year, there will be a youth costume contest, gaming booths, a cupcake walk, and more. You can bring your kids and invite your friends.

The event will take place at the Centennial Park in Kingman, AZ on October 26th from 1-5 pm. The address is 3333 Harrison Street. Don’t be afraid to bring the whole family for a night of Halloween activities.

7. 17th Annual Page Lake Powell Balloon Regatta

Enjoy a day at the lake, watching and riding in hot air balloons. Visitors come from all around the nation to watch the balloons soar over the water. There will be vendors, a beer garden, and more available for you to make a day out of it.

From October 31st to November 3rd, you can come down to Lake Powell in Page, AZ for an exciting weekend. On Friday night there will be a lantern launch for you to take part in. The prices will vary depending on parking and camping options.

If you can’t make it down to the lake, you can book hot air balloon rides in the Phoenix area. For only $200, you’ll be able to cross this exciting goal off your bucket list and change your perspective.

Other Fall Festivals in Arizona

With as many festivals as there are in Arizona, you may find yourself wanting to attend a few more. Whether you’re looking for a place to drink or somewhere fun for the kids, there’s something for everyone. A few more options are:

  • Schnepf Farms Pumpkin and Chili Party
  • Pumpkin Days and Corn Maze at Tolmachoff Farms
  • Apple Annie’s Fall Pumpkin Celebration
  • Harvest Festival
  • And many more

Some of the events are free, but others require tickets or charge for additional activities. You should check ahead of time for parking and admission prices. Remember to bring your family and friends out with for a season full of festivals.

Time to Create Happy Memories

Fall in Arizona is the perfect time and place to get out of your home and enjoy events with your loved ones and furry friends. After a scorching Summer, the weather has finally cooled down to attend any of the many events. There’s always something fun just around the corner, and most of these events are free to attend, meaning you always have an excuse to go to another festival.

Now that you have a list of the top fall festivals in Arizona, it’s time to get moving. Use this list as a guide to explore the state and doing something you’ve never done before. Visit our site to keep up with the latest news and events.

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