Pumpkins Patches, Hayrides and Haunts!

The weather has begun to dip below 100 degrees and you know what means… FALL IS HERE!  Pumpkin patches, corn mazes, haunted houses are finally back! Here is our guide to some of the can’t miss places this season!

PUMPKIN PATCHES AND CORN MAZES

MARANA PUMPKIN PATCH & FARM FESTIVAL

  • Post Farms at 14901 N. Wentz Road, Marana 85653
  • October 5th – October 30th
  • Hours:  
    • Monday – Thursday: 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
    • Friday, Saturday & Sunday: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.*

 

There’s a little something for everyone – a pumpkin patch (you pick), corn maze (test your best time) with Dan Marries’ head, jumping pillows, a petting zoo and so much more!
For more information on admission prices and more click here: http://maranapumpkinpatch.com/

Can you escape the maze? We got lost last year!

APPLE ANNIE’S – CORN MAZE, FALL PUMPKIN CELEBRATION

  • 6405 W Williams Rd, Willcox 85643
  • Corn maze open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (last entry) 
  • Fall Pumpkin celebration every Saturday and Sunday, open at 9am – 5pm.

Halloween

Enjoy old-fashioned family fun picking your own pumpkins, fall vegetables at the Farm and apples at the Orchard. Pumpkins of all shapes, sizes and colors will be available for picking in our huge pumpkin patch. Already picked pumpkins will be available at the pumpkin stand. Don’t miss out on Arizona’s largest and absolutely amazing CORN MAZE; with 2 levels of difficulty it’s perfect for the entire family! Tons of fun for the whole family!
For more information on pumpkin picking: http://www.appleannies.com/apples-annies-farm-pumpkin-pick-your-own.htm

For more information on the corn maze: http://www.appleannies.com/apples-annies-farm-corn-maze.htm

TUCSON PETTING ZOO AND FUNNY FOOT FARM

  • 2405 W Wetmore Rd, Tucson, AZ 85705
  • Sunday – Thursday 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Friday and Saturday 9:00 AM – 7:00 PM

Tucson Funny Foot Farm is primarily a petting zoo but they have added a  pumpkin patch for the season. You get to look for that perfect pumpkin while meeting all of your normal petting zoo animals as well as emus, capybaras, cavymaras, porcupines and more! For more info go to: https://tucsonpettingzoo.com/

HALLOWEEN CARNIVAL AT HOOFSNHORNS

Hoofs n Horns

For one day only, a family friendly farm fundraiser! Enjoy an old fashioned Halloween carnival at the sanctuary. There will be games and prizes, food and a haunted hayride! Meet the animals who call this home. This is a free event.. game and food tickets are$1.00 each. The farm store will be open and we have some fun raffle prizes too! Check out Info on parking and more by visiting the website at www.hoofsnhornsfarm.org

HAUNTS

29TH ANNUAL NIGHTFALL

  • Old Tucson at 201 South Kinney Road, Tucson 85735
  • Open now to Oct. 31 during the following dates and times:
    • Thursdays (Starting Oct. 10th) 6pm-10pm
    • Fridays, Saturdays 6pm – Midnight
    • Sundays 6pm-10pm
    • Halloween 5pm – 10pm

The New York Times listed Nightfall one of the top ten must-travel-to haunts in the country. Nightfall continues to bring unpredictable and fresh Halloween terror to its guests each year, for the past 29 years and counting! See what it takes to set up Nightfall every year, HERE. For more Nightfall information – www.NightfallAZ.com

TERROR IN THE CORN AT BUCKELEW FARMS

  • 17000 W. Ajo Way Tucson 85735
  • Open every Friday and Saturday from 6:30 -Midnight  and Halloween

Scare yourself silly by exploring a haunted cornfield that winds through 11 acres of corn at the farm. Not only that, but there’s a Haunted Corn Maze and Zombie Paintball Shootout. For more info: http://tucsonterrorinthecorn.com/

THE SLAUGHTERHOUSE

  • 1102 W Grant Rd. Tucson 85705
  • Now to Nov. 2, hours vary
    This experience is not for the faint of heart.
    Days and hours vary, and for prices click here: http://slaughterhousetucson.com/

As seen on Travel channel’s Ghost Adventures, The Slaughterhouse is back and better than ever with 5 bone chilling attractions under one roof.  The infested Boiler Room, spine chilling Cirque du Slay – a Coulrophobic’s (fear of clowns) worst nightmare, City Meats – Tucson’s only extreme haunt where they can and will grab hold of you, The Apocalypse – a live action zombie killing experience with military grade laser weapons and the demented Voodoo Bayou. Plus, check out their two new featured attraction the  Axe House and their 3 Mini Escape Rooms.

HAUNTED RUINS RISING AT THE VALLEY OF THE MOON

  • Valley of the Moon 2544 E. Allen Rd., Tucson AZ 85716
  • Fridays from 6pm to 8:20pm, Saturdays 5pm to 8:20pm
  • Shows begin every 20 minutes 

Haunted Ruins Rising: A Retro Experience follows the tradition of moving small groups through the enchanted storybook lands of Valley of the Moon on a theatrical adventure. The audience becomes part of the action on a quest for the golden key to happiness, meeting strange and magical creatures along the way. Haunted Ruins at Valley of the Moon is sometimes suspenseful, often funny, and always family-friendly. Dressing in costume is welcomed but not required. The performance usually lasts a little less than one hour. They’ll even have a carnival running 30 minutes before the first show until 8:20.

Tickets prices– $10 adults, $5 students, children under 8 years old and members are free. For more information go online to www.TucsonValleyoftheMoon.com