Fall Family Fun – 10 Things to do in Phoenix this month

by Shea Homes Arizona on November 2, 2011

Nov. 1-20           Pumpkin Days and Fall Maze:  Enjoy a pumpkin patch, various corn mazes, a petting zoo, train rides and more. Tickets can be purchased up to one hour before closing. Tolmachoff Farms 5726 N. 75th Ave., Glendale. Tuesday – Saturday 9 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sunday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Closed Monday. $8, (free for children age one and younger). 623-386-1301.

Nov. 1-6             The famous and Blue Man Group will make a five day stop at at ASU Gammage. Tickets available now at Ticketmaster.

Nov. 3                 Bring a blanket, a picnic basket and some friends and family for Fall Concerts in the Park at Gilbert’s Freestone Park Amphitheater, located by the lake in Freestone Park. Admission is free and food and will be available for purchase. 

Nov. 5                 Artists will display and sell their work, including painting, sculpture, collage, three-dimensional art and calligraphy, architecture, photography, conceptual art and printmaking at this year’s Freestone Art in the Park. Entertainment may include music, dance and theater performances. Freestone Park, 8:00 a.m. – Noon. Free Admission.  Call 480-503-6200 for more information. 

Nov. 5-6             Litchfield Park Festival of Arts, a two-day festival transforms the community into a street scene filled with more than 250 artists and craftsmen from across the nation who display and sell items ranging from functional to decorative, and contemporary to Native American. Wine tasting and live music are featured and festival eateries and sidewalk cafes are available. Downtown Litchfield Park at  101 W. Wigwam Blvd. Free admission and parking. For more information, call 623-734-6526. 

Nov.11 – 13      In the mood for sweet and spicy? The Chiles and Chocolate Festival at the Phoenix Desert Botanical Garden will feature Chili and chocolate products from local vendors, unique Southwest gifts, cooking demonstrations, Spanish Flamenco dance and Latin jazz. 

Nov. 12               For a fun kid-friendly morning this fall, check out Kidstock 2011 at Goodyear Ballpark where over 40 artists will perform, beginning at 10:00 a.m. Free admission for Kids ages 2 and under; $10 for Kids (ages 3-12); $20 for Adults (ages 13+).  

Nov. 18-20        More than 50 hot-air balloons participate in the first Arizona Balloon Classic. The weekend-long celebration will feature dawn patrol and morning liftoffs, afternoon mass ascensions and evening glow events. Also enjoy musical and family-friendly entertainment, skydivers, fireworks, a Family Fun Zone with children’s activities, exhibits, sampling, shopping and more. Proceeds benefit Phoenix Children’s Hospital and St. Mary’s Food Bank. Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino 5040 W. Wild Horse Pass Blvd., Gila River Reservation.  Friday-Saturday, 5:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.; Sunday, 5:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. For more information, call 520-796-7777.

Nov. 19               See the US Women’s National Soccer Team take on Sweden’s team at the University of Phoenix Stadium. Kickoff is at 7:00 p.m.  Tickets available now at Ticketmaster 

Nov. 22               Renowned artist, Sting will make his way to Phoenix on his Back to Bass tour at the Comerica Theatre, 400 West Washington Street, Phoenix. Tickets available now at Ticketmaster.

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