Top Reasons to Visit Scottsdale for Halloween

It’s the spookiest time of year, and you definitely don’t want to miss out on the fun and excitement during your exciting visit to the Scottsdale-Phoenix area. Check out some of the fun festivals, parties and events during the Halloween season below.

Pumpkin Days and Corn Maze – Through November 5

Tolmachoff Farms in Glendale hosts this fun six-acre family corn maze. There’s also a mini corn maze (for little ones), petting zoo, train ride, hay pyramid, farm activities, play area and more.

Sea Life Arizona’s Halloween Spooktacular – Oct. 7-29

Go out to the Arizona Mills Mall and enjoy costume contents, underwater pumpkin carving, prizes, and a bunch of Halloween décor. The Aquarium is a wonderful destination for kids any time of year!

The Enchanted Pumpkin Garden – Oct. 20-29

Join world-renowned pumpkin carver Ray Villafane as he presents live pumpkin-carving demonstrations at the town of Carefree’s third annual event Oct. 20-29. You’ll also enjoy activities such as an inflatable corn maze, face-painting, arts and crafts, and costume and pie-eating contests.

Día De Los Muertos PHX Festival – October 29

Families will love the Día de Los Muertos PHX Festival—a uniquely Arizonan celebration of ancestors and community diversity. Come out and take part in children’s activities, art Mercado, tasty food booths, masked performers and more as the culture comes to life. There will be masked entertainers and musicians who will entertain you with music, dance, and theatrical performances!

Scottsdale Fall Festival – October 28

This annual festival takes place at Eldorado Park and the admission is free. Take a stroll through the haunted forest, win candy at the booths, and enter one of the many costume contests. Round out the day and stay from the exciting fireworks show!

Dunkin for Pumpkins – October 29

Come and find out if pumpkins really do float. Come out to the heated McDowell Mountain Ranch pool for the floating pumpkins! Pick one out and then take it to one of the decorating stations!

If you want to know more about these terrific events and activities or want help making arrangements to get to one of them, please just ask one of our team members. We are also very happy to help you discover other fun activities and events throughout our wonderful area!