Looking For Things To Do In October

Looking For Things To Do In October

Fall is here and the many festivals, Fairs and other events come to life.

October 1-2 - Arizona Dragon Boat Festival - This event is free and you will experience the sport of dragon boating at Tempe Town Lake.  For more information visit:  www.azdba.com/festival

October 7 - Artlink First Fridays - Enjoy the spirit and culture of Greater Downtown Phoenix as you mingle with thousands of other residents and visitors.  Tour more than 70 art galleries, venues, and related spaces.  Take the free shuttle at the Phoenix Art Museum or at major stops on each route.  For more information visit:  www.artlinkphoenix.com

October 7 - 9 - Phoenix Greek Festival - This festival is an opportunity to share in the rich history, culture, and culinary delights of Greece.  Authentically prepared Greek cuisine, there are items including Greek jewerly & artwork.  For more information visit:  http://www.phoenixgreekfestival.org

October 7 - 30 - Arizona State Fair - The fair is the state's largest festival attracting over 1 million guests annually to rank as the 3rd highest attended state fair in the country and in the top 15 of North America Fairs.  http://www.azstatefair.com

October 8 - Native American Connections Parade - Produced by Native American Connections, this parade features nearly 100 entries every year and shares the rich cultural exchange through the vibrancies of Native American art, music, and dance in heart of downtown Phoenix.  Fee 9 - 11am. For more information visit:  http://www.nativeconnections.org

October 15 - 16 - Arizona Taco Festival - There will be more than 50 teams take up the taco-making challenge as fans sample and savor their creations.  The event is filled with music, food and fun.  Tacos are just $2.00.  For more information visit:  http://www.aztacofestival.com

October 21 - 23 - Great Pumpkin Festival - Celebrate a fall tradition with Desert Botanical Garden.  Take a hayride out to the Pumpkin Pathe where children 12 and under can find a perfect pumpkin!  Attempt the hay bale maze, decorate your pumpkin and visit the Community Garden to see how pumpkins and vegetables grow.  Test your skills on carnival-style games, dance to folk, country and bluegrass music and meet the animals.  Adults - $22.00, Seniors - $20.00, Students - $12.00, Children - $10.00.  For more information visit:  http://www.dbg.org/events/great-pumpkin-festival

October 22 - Phoenix Comicon Fan Fest - Brought to you by the same creative minds behind Phoenix Comicon, Phoenix Fan Fest is a pop culture convention featuring actors, top comic book writers and artists, programming, and features exhibitors, vendors and costuming.  Explore the Exhibitor Hall checking out geeky items and artwork.  Get a signature from your favorite actor, have a comic artist sign your comic books, and check out all the costumes.  For more information visit:   http://www.phoenixcomicon.com

October 22 - Fall Festival at Goodyear Ballpark - Celebrate fall with safe and fun family activities at the ballpark, including train rides, a pumpkin patch, rock wall, inflatables, costume contest, trick-or treating, photo station and arts and crafts activities.  Free!  For more information visit:  http://www.goodyearbp.com/events/fall-festival

October 22 - 23 - Autumnfest Arts & Crafts Fair - This family-friendly event celebrates the season with fall-flavor festivities including arts and crafts vendors, carnival rides, pumpkin picking, an apple pie baking contest, and live entertainment.  Free!  For more information visit:  http://www.onlineatanthem.com/autumnfest

October 23 - Dia De Los Muertos PHX Festival - Families are invited to come and participate in the Dia de los Muertos PHX Festival.  Bring a blanket or chair and experience a uniquely Arizonan, grass-roots celebration of ancestors and community diversity.  Children's Activities, art mercado, food booths and many masked performers bring culture to life.  Free!  For more information visit:  www.diadelosmuertosphx.com

October 28 - 29 - Salt River Fields Balloon Spooktacular - Bring the entire famly to experience Halloween in a fun and safe environment.  The Balloon Spooktacular features over 20 hot air balloons on display and 4,000 pounds of candy for trick-or-treaters, live music, food and beverage, a Kids Zone, vendor market, tethered balloon rides, a haunted house, fireworks and much more.  Adult - $15.00, Children - $10.00, and children 2 and under are free.  For more information visit:  http://www.srfballoonfestivals.com

October 29 - Scottsdale's annual Fall Festival invites you to come win candy at the game booths, jump around in one of the many bounce houses, view live entertainment and more.  End the evening with a bank by staying for the fireworks show.  FREE!  For more information visit:  http://www.scottsdaleaz.gov/events

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