8th annual Harvest Festival at Tucson Village Farm
Mark your calendar for our 8th annual Harvest Festival on Saturday, November 3rd from 10 am-2 pm. Admission is completely FREE!
- Petting zoo
- Healthy food demos
- Raffle with fabulous prizes
- Gourmet food samples
- Live music
- Farm tours
- Educational activities for kids of all ages
- Farm fresh produce for purchase
- Food trucks
- And much, much more!
Tucson Village Farm is located at 4210 N. Campbell Avenue.
TOHONO CHUL: 5th annual Chiles & Chocolate & Day of the Dead
Friday, Nov. 2 and Saturday, Nov. 3 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily at Tohono Chul Park at 7366 Paseo del Norte, Tucson 85704
Come celebrate your memories, and make new ones, with our fifth annual salute to the fiery chile and decadent chocolate. Dozens of food and craft vendors will fill the grounds and personal ofrendas (altars) from local artists and schools pay homage to the enduring borderland traditions of Día de los Muertos and a community altar invites guests to leave recuerdos (remembrances) of lost loved ones. There will be musical entertainment with a Latin beat from the Rafael Moreno Quartet, Entre Peruanos, Jovert Steel Drum Band, Mariachi Aztlán and Michael Salerno; Day of the Dead-themed face painting (and children’s activities on Saturday) and the Garden Bistro will be serving a special harvest-themed farm to table dinner on Friday evening, Oct. 26!
For more information: https://tohonochulpark.org/chiles/
TUCSON BOTANICAL GARDENS: FEAST WITH THE DEARLY DEPARTED
Saturday, Oct. 27 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Tucson Botanical Gardens at 2150 North Alvernon Way, Tucson 85712
A traditional Day of the Dead shrine, or ofrenda, for guests to honor loved ones with personal offerings, and mementos, will be set up in the Nuestro Jardin throughout the month of October. Traditional dancing skeletons will also adorn garden pathways and add to the spirit of the event.
More information here: https://tucsonbotanical.org/event/feast-with-the-dearly-departed-2/
ORO VALLEY: HALLOWEEN SPOOKTACULAR
Oct. 26 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Oro Valley Community and Recreation Center at 10555 North La Canada Drive, Oro Valley 85737
MARANA PUMPKIN PATCH & FARM FESTIVAL
Now Oct. 30 Hours: Monday – Thursday: 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. & Friday, Saturday & Sunday: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.* at Post Farms at 14901 N. Wentz Road, Marana 85653
There’s a little something for everyone – a pumpkin patch (you pick), corn maze (test your best time), jumping pillows, a petting zoo and so much more!
For more information on admission prices and more click here: http://maranapumpkinpatch.com/
(Source: Marana Pumpkin Patch)
APPLE ANNIE’S – CORN MAZE, FALL PUMPKIN CELEBRATION
Corn maze opens Saturday, Sept. 15 and runs through Oct. 31 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (last entry) at Apple Annie’s at 6405 W Williams Rd, Willcox 85643
Fall Pumpkin celebration:
- October 27 & 28
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
(Source: Apple Annie’s)
(Source: Apple Annie’s)
30th ANNUAL BUCKELEW FARM PUMPKIN FESTIVAL & CORN MAZE
Oct 27, & 28 from 10 am to 5 pm at Buckelew Farms 17000 W. Ajo Way Tucson 85735
This is a fall event that appeals to the young and the young at heart.
Pick your own pumpkins after riding a tractor-drawn wagon ride into the pumpkin fields. – http://tucsonpumpkins.com/
Scare yourself silly by exploring a haunted cornfield that winds through 11 acres of corn at the farm. Dates, times and prices here: http://tucsonterrorinthecorn.com/
(Source: Buckelew Farms)
29th ANNUAL NIGHTFALL
Old Tucson at 201 South Kinney Road, Tucson 85735
Takes place from now to Oct. 31 during the following dates and times:
For information on ticket prices & discounts – http://nightfallaz.com/discounts/
For more Nightfall information – www.NightfallAZ.com
Now to Oct. 31, hours vary at 1102 W Grant Rd. Tucson 85705
This experience is not for the faint of heart.
Days and hours vary, and for prices click here: http://slaughterhousetucson.com/
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) – October is just around the corner and you know what that means – pumpkin patches, corn mazes, haunted houses and Halloween!
Bashas’ SPOOKY-Markets host family-friendly Halloween celebration
It’s that time of year when Bashas’ Supermarkets become Spooky-markets as Arizona’s family-owned grocer invites families to celebrate Halloween at each of its 56 Bashas’ stores across the state (including the those in Tucson) on Saturday, Oct. 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
From witches and ghosts to superheroes and cartoon characters, children of all ages are invited to show off their Halloween costumes and have a lot of fun taking part in all of the family-friendly activities in the store.
Bashas’ Halloween Party will feature:
- Trick-or-treating stations throughout the store;
- Halloween cake decorating ($5/cake);
- Caramel apple decorating ($3/caramel apple);
- Cut-out cookie decorating ($1/cookie);
- Free apple cider; and Tons of photo-taking opportunities!
Bashas’ Halloween Party is an opportunity for children to celebrate the holiday in a safe and fun, family-friendly environment during the day. It’s also an alternative for those who prefer not to trick-or-treat door-to-door in the dark.
Town of Sahuarita 7th Annual Halloween Spooktacular!
Oct. 27 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Sahuarita Town Hall
Valley of the Moon Fall Show – Haunted Ruins – The Magic of Dawn
Is a fairy born without wings truly a fairy? Can such a fairy have magic within themselves? Dawn doesn’t think so, for she is just such a fairy, and her father, Lore, cannot convince her otherwise. But when Lore is kidnapped and Valley of the Moon is threatened by the evil fairy Nocturn, Dawn must embark on a journey during which she may just learn that, with or without wings, the power of kindness is magical in and of itself.
This is an interactive walking adventure through the park. It is 40 minutes long and starts every 20 minutes. Valley of the Moon is located at 2544 E. Allen Rd., Tucson AZ 85716
- Now through Oct. 28 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. – Sun. Oct. 14, American Sign Language Student Interpreters
ADMISSION: Adults: $10; Students: $5; Members & Children 7 & under: FREE; Tickets can be purchased online at Yapsody.com or at the ticket booth during performance times.
For more information go online to www.TucsonValleyoftheMoon.com