– 2021 Halloween Events In and Around Scottsdale –
Although temperatures still feel like summer, Fall starts tomorrow and Halloween is almost here!
During this time of year, we are treated to lots of Fall Festival and Halloween events. Below you will find a collection of upcoming events going on around the Valley to celebrate.
Halloween and Fall Festivals in Scottsdale and Greater Phoenix
- Pumpkinfest at the Princess – September 16th – October 31st – Enjoy the pumpkin patch with lots of photo opportunities and then stroll over to the Jack O’Lantern Lawn and Lane where rides and games await you. Finish up at the Cider Orchard which will be offering a variety of ciders. On weekends in Ocober, there will be nightly fireworks. And, if you want to enhance your experience, they a special hotel offer.
- Mother Nature’s Farm – September 25th – October 31st – This pumpkin patch in Gilbert is open daily and offers pumpkins of all sizes. The entrance fee is $10 per person and that includes an OZ pumpkin, a hayride, petting zoo, a spider web crawl and maze. There will be food for sale, but you are also encouraged to bring your own picnic and make a day of it
- MacDonald’s Ranch Annual Pumpkin Festival – October 1st – 31st – This is one close to my heart as we purchased our pumpkins here for many many years. Located in North Scottsdale, MacDonald’s Ranch transforms into a Halloween and pumpkin patch wonderland. Visit the petting zoo, navigate the hay bale maze, pan for “gold” and more. Some paid activities include a train ride, pony rides and the mechanical bull. There will be food for purchase and a marketplace as well. (Closed Tuesdays.)
- Tolmachoff Farms Corn Maze and Pumpkin Days – Wesnesdays through Sundays – October 1st – 31st – Pumpkin Days and Corn Maze is back in Glendale! Not only will you find a huge assortment of pumpkins, you will also encounter a multiple corn mazes for families, little ones and people who like their corn mazes spooky. They also offer train rides, a petting zoo and more. (Some activities like the train ride and tomato cannon cost additional.)
- Vertuccio Farms Corn Maze and Fall Festival – Ocotber 1st – 31st – Dubbed “Cooler Days in the Corn Maze,” this Fall Festival in Mesa is a local favorite. Besides pumpkins and kettle corn sales, there are a ton of fun activities for all ages including including a giant hay climb, multiple mazes, a petting zoo, mini-golf, an extreme air pillow, barrel train, a petting zoo and so much more.
- Halloween Spook-Track-ula at the Railroad Park – October 8th -31st – Enjoy unlimited spooky train and carousel rides at the McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park. Photo pods will be available to capture the fun. The Railroad Park is limiting capacity and you can select one of two 1.5 hour time slots nightly.
- Pumpkin and Chili Party at Schnepf Farms – Thursdays through Sundays – October 1st – October 31st –This is one of the largest Halloween events in the Valley and it is located in Queen Creek. With over 35 attractions, there is so much to do! This year they have introduced Wreckoning, a 350 foot long haunted school bus. Add to that over 10 rides, multiple food outlets, mazes, adorable animals, bonfires, pig races and way too many other activities to list. This year, you can purchase a one day General Admission ticket or a Season Pass. (Some activities have an additional fee.)
Prefer to be Scared Out of Your Wits? These Haunted Houses Are Not for the Faint of Heart
If zombies, ghouls, terrifying creatures and getting frightened out of your mind are your preferred way to celebrate Halloween, here is a website that has all of the haunted houses, scary events and more. There are several locations all over the Valley, feel free to visit them all and scream your heart out!
Arizona Haunted Houses
This collection only includes a few of the Halloween and Fall festivals and events going on. If you have any others that you would like to add, please feel free to do so in the comments section!
Disclaimer: Information deemed reliable, but not guaranteed. Event dates, times and pricing subject to change. Most events are paid admission and may have some paid activities.