PHOENIX – “The Monkey and the Pirate” drive-in puppet show

Great Arizona Puppet Theater 302 W. Latham St., Phoenix

A monkey, a pirate, and a valuable banana treasure all add up to plenty of hilarious fun for the whole family in this rambunctious original show from Great Arizona Puppet Theater. Drive up, tune in, and enjoy the show from the comfort of your car. The parking lot will be open 15 minutes before showtime. […]

$30 – $40

PHOENIX Food Day and Drive-Thru Healthfest

Cartwright Community Garden & District Offices 4208 N. 51st Ave., Phoenix

Food Day is celebrated to inspire people to change the way we look at food, personally and collectively. Since 2019, the Junior League of Phoenix has partnered with the City of Phoenix to add a Healthfest feature to the event, making it Phoenix Food Day & Healthfest. Last year, this included health screenings, child and […]

FREE

WILLCOX – Fall Pumpkin Celebration at Apple Annie’s Orchard

Apple Annie's Orchard 2081 W. Hardy Road, Willcox

Go back in time for some old-fashioned family fun picking pumpkins and vegetables, exploring a corn maze (with two levels of difficulty), taking a hayride and more at Apple Annie's Orchard in Willcox, located in southeastern Arizona. Arrive early for an all-you-can-eat buttermilk and pumpkin pancakes breakfast. 9 a.m. to  5:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays […]

$6 – $10

PHOENIX – Congo Masks and Music at the MIM

Musical Instrument Museum 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix

The Musical Instrument Museum's exhibition, Congo Masks and Music: Masterpieces from Central Africa, has been extended until September 2021. It offers a glimpse into the dramatic and lively masquerade traditions of Central Africa with an exclusive collection of more than 150 stunning and rare masks, instruments, and costumes from the late 1800s to early 1900s. […]

$10

Marana Pumpkin Patch & Farm Festival

Marana Pumpkin Patch 14901 N. Wentz Road, Marana

Take a wagon ride to the 50-acre pumpkin field to find your favorite, and enjoy a corn maze, straw mountain, sand toy area, Coronado swing, cyclone swing, super slide, petting zoo, pig races, a 1/4-scale diesel train, pedal cart ride, tractor train ride and little tractors. Noon to 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 9 a.m. […]

$11 – $13

DEWEY – Mortimer Farms Pumpkin Fest & Corn Maze

Mortimer Farms 12907 E. State Route 169, Dewey

Enjoy the fall season at the Mortimer Farms Pumpkin Fest & Corn Maze. Daytime activities include farm-inspired rides, hayride farm tours, barrel train rides, pig races, circus shows, and the "pick your own" experience. Enjoy grain train rides, tetherball, zip lines, dog races, farm-to-table foods and ropes course races. And of course the signature 15-acre […]

$14.50

GILBERT – The Pumpkin Patch at Mother Nature’s Farm

Mother Nature's Farm 1663 E. Baseline Road, Gilbert

The Pumpkin Patch at Mother Nature's Farm in Gilbert includes a hayride, spider web crawl, farm animal feeding and Alexander’s Adventure Maze. Bring a picnic lunch; there are picnic tables, grassy fields and big shade trees. Or buy hot dogs, popcorn, cotton candy, snow cones, drinks and more at Maneau's Munchies. 9 a.m. to 9 […]

$10

MESA – Vertuccio Farms Corn Maze & Fall Festival

Vertuccio Farms 4011 S. Power Road, Mesa

Vertuccio Farms Corn Maze & Fall Festival features a five-acre corn maze, mini golf, pumpkin patch, inflatables, petting zoo, mini zip line, barrel train ride, giant jump pad (requires socks), giant tube roll, mini hay maze, spiderweb climb, duck races, train ride, animal area, pumpkin bowling and more. 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 9 […]

PHOENIX – “The Monkey and the Pirate” drive-in puppet show

Great Arizona Puppet Theater 302 W. Latham St., Phoenix

A monkey, a pirate, and a valuable banana treasure all add up to plenty of hilarious fun for the whole family in this rambunctious original show from Great Arizona Puppet Theater. Drive up, tune in, and enjoy the show from the comfort of your car. The parking lot will be open 15 minutes before showtime. […]

$30 – $40

QUEEN CREEK – Pumpkin and Chili Party

Schnepf Farms 24810 Rittenhouse Road, Queen Creek

Grab your wagon and head over to the annual Pumpkin and Chili Party at Schnepf Farms in Queen Creek. Pick out the perfect pumpkin and enjoy a chili dinner. Admission includes rides, corn maze, mini golf, petting zoo, tractor play yard, deer feeding, Carousel Museum, giant yard games, corn hole games line dancing, face painting […]

$14

GLENDALE: Corn Maze & Pumpkin Days at Tolmachoff Farms

Tolmachoff Farms 5726 N. 75th Ave., Glendale

Tolmachoff Farms hosts fall fun all month during Corn Maze & Pumpkin Days. Enjoy a six-acre all-ages corn maze, a mini corn maze for little ones, a haunted corn maze for those who dare, a petting zoo, train ride, hay pyramid, corn box, adult-child pedal cart track, jumping pillow and more. Noon-8 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday, noon-11 […]

$15

PHOENIX – Arizona State Fair Drive Thru Fair Food

Arizona State Fairgrounds 1826 W. McDowell Road, Phoenix

The 2020 Arizona State Fair has been cancelled because of the pandemic, leaving fair food fans without their annual calorie-laden fix. In yet another example of pandemic creativity, a workaround has been announced: The most popular fair foods will be available at a Drive Thru Fair Food event running from noon to 9 p.m. Thursday […]

Free admission

PEORIA – Curiouser & Curiouser by TheaterWorks

Peoria Center for the Performing Arts 10580 N. 83rd Ave., Peoria

Curiouser & Curiouser, presented by TheaterWorks, is a multisensory theater experience allowing audiences to walk through the world of Alice in Wonderland. Participants get to see Wonderland as Alice would, walking through rooms to discover scenes and encounter inhabitants. Recommended for ages 16 and up, the 100-minute immersive experience encompasses visual art, music, dance, puppetry […]

$36 – $46

SCOTTSDALE – Pumpkin Nights at the Princess

Fairmont Scottsdale Princess 7575 E. Princess Drive, Scottsdale

Pumpkin Nights at the Princess (Sept. 17-Oct. 31). The Fairmont Scottsdale Princess resort makes a spooktacular transformation to present a Pumpkin Patch, Jack-o-Lantern Lawn, Jack-o-Lantern Lawn Rides, Hay Maze, Haunted Plaza, Lantern Launch and fireworks show. 6-10 p.m Thursday-Sunday. $40 for self-parking and general admission for up to four people per vehicle (additional activities wristbands […]

$10

PHOENIX – Whispers in the Dark Tour at Pioneer Living History Museum

Pioneer Living History Museum 3901 W. Pioneer Road, Phoenix

Pioneer Living History Museum hosts its Whispers in the Dark Tour for ages 13 and up. Minors must be accompanied by an adult and no more than five guests per group. Masks required in all buildings. 7-10 p.m. $30. 3901 W. Pioneer Road Phoenix. 623-465-1052 or pioneeraz.org Editor's note: As of the date we posted […]

$30

MESA – Spooktacular Golf

AZ

Try a family-friendly round of Spooktacular Golf and enjoy the festive lights and decorations on one of the 18-hole mini golf courses at Golfland Sunsplash in Mesa, which has added a third course this year to promote social distancing. One of the courses includes haunted house animatronics to make it a little more thrilling for […]

GLENDALE – AZ Field of Screams

Tolmachoff Farms 5726 N. 75th Ave., Glendale

Do you dare to enter this haunted corn maze? Children under 15 must be accompanied by an adult and AZ Field of Screams is not recommended for ages 10 or younger.

$25

PHOENIX – Fear Farm

Fear Farm 2209 N. 99th Ave., Phoenix

Fear Farm offers scary attractions and a haunted house for teens and adults, geared this year to a completely contactless experience. General admission includes access to four attractions: The Plague, Fallout, Bunker, and Haunted Corn Maze: The Reaping at Fear Farm. The courtyard area will not be accessible this year. Guests will enter each attraction […]

$24.99 – $62.99

VIRTUAL – Classic Tales of Fright

Classic Tales of Fright is a chance to join local performers from the Arizona theater community as they narrate spooky ghost stories, haunted short plays, mysterious monologues, scary poetry, and original Halloween-themed works. 7:30 p.m. $7.99 per episode. virtualhalloweenseries.com Oct. 10 - Alone in the Darkness Oct. 17 - By the Pale Moonlight Oct. 24 […]

$7.99

SCOTTSDALE – Drive-in Movie Night at the Princess

Fairmont Scottsdale Princess 7575 E. Princess Drive, Scottsdale

Drive-in Movie Night at the Princess is a chance to take in a movie on a giant, inflatable screen and enjoy a "spooktacular" fireworks show at intermission.

$34