Are you loving this weather? Fall is such a welcome relief from the blistering days we've just endured. I always say Fall feels like when your fever finally breaks. So let's go sample what the Valley has to offer when it's not 110 out anymore!!
A Taste Of Greece Arizona Greek Festival is Friday, Saturday and Sunday (10/4-10/6) at St Katherine's Greek Orthodox Church in Chandler. The whole church grounds transform into a mini Greek village with tons of Greek food, pastries, ouzo, Greek beer, dancing, games, fun and did I mention Greek beer?? Try a Mythos Lager while you're there, and definitely try to Greek dance!! Get one free admission with purchase of one HERE!
Vertuccio Farms Annual Fall Festival And Corn Maze runs through November 3rd at the farms in Mesa. Admission includes all this:
- 7 acre Corn Maze
- Mule-pulled Wagon ride, only Sat/Sun until sunset
- Giant Jump Pad
- Giant Tube Roll
- Mini Zip Line
- Extreme Air Pillow
- Giant Tube Slide
- Mini Hay Maze
- Spider-Web Climb
- Duck Races
- 1 Barrel Train Ride “New and improved” (Open daily)
- Animal Area
- Pumpkin Bowling
- NEW! Pallet Maze
- Plus pumpkins, hay bales and corn stalks available for purchase so you can set up your own Fall Festival!
Zoofari: Tropical Nights at the Phoenix Zoo Friday (10/04). This may be one of the Phoenix Zoo's biggest yearly fundraisers, but it's definitely NOT a black-tie event! Come dressed in your coolest Tropical fashions and enjoy wonderful food and tempting libations, as you dance to live music under the stars AND catch a glimpse of this year's Zoolights!
Opening Weekend Of The Arizona State Fair! The fair runs through October 27th Wednesdays through Sundays from noon to 9pm. Among the musical guests this year, Pat Benatar performs on Thursday, October 10th. See all the Fair activities and info HERE!
20th Annual Mariachi & Folklorico Festival is Sunday (10/05) at Chandler Center For The Arts. See beautiful and colorful performances by Grammy Award-winner Adia Cuevas, her mariachi and a dazzling array of folklorico dancers set to the music legend Juan Gabriel.
Scottstoberfest is Sunday (10/05) from noon to 5 pm at Scottsdale Fashion Square on the north side of the mall. Live entertainment from Germany, along with delicious German food and Samuel Adams Oktoberfest beer! AND, the winner of the stein-hoisting contest will win a trip to Boston for a two-night stay and tour of the Sam Adams brewery! 21+ only event. Info HERE!
Litchfield Park Oktoberfest is Sunday (10/05) at the historic Wigwam Resort from 6 to 9 pm. Wear your dirndl or lederhosen and dance to a polka band! Prizes for the best German outfit! This is a family-friendly event!