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Now–Oct. 31  Mother Nature’s Farm Pumpkin Patch

1663 E. Baseline Rd., Gilbert  9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Explore the pumpkin patch, straw maze, hayride, spider web crawl and more.

$12 per person. No charge for children 1 and under.


Now–Oct. 31  Screamin’ Green Hauntoween

Crayola Experience, 3111 W. Chandler Blvd., Chandler  M-F 10-4, Weekends 10-6.

Halloween family fun. Make spooky crafts like a stained glass bat, explore the attractions and go on a scavenger hunt. $23.99 per person. No charge for children 2 and under.


Now–Oct. 30  Fall Festival at Vertuccio Farms

4011 S. Power Rd., Mesa. Hours vary.

Families will have fun with activities like mini golf, the corn maze, petting zoo, carnival games, giant slide, train ride, air pillow, jumping pad and more. $15 per person. No charge for children 2 and under. See website for available discounts.


Now–Oct. 31  Pumpkin Days & Corn Maze

Tolmachoff Farms, 5726 N. 75th Ave., Glendale. Hours vary.

Find your perfect pumpkin in the pumpkin patch. Navigate your way through the corn maze, experience the petting zoo, jumping pillow, corn box and more. $17 per person. No charge for children 1 and under.


Now–Oct. 30  Schnepf Farms Pumpkin & Chili Party

24810 S. Rittenhouse Rd., Queen Creek. Days vary.

Enjoy the corn maze, pumpkin patch, petting zoo, carousel rides, climb the rock wall, play mini golf and more. $23.95 per person. No charge for children 2 and under. See website for military and first responder discounts.


Oct. 14  Spooky Swim at Valley of the Sun YMCA

Desert Foothills YMCA, 34250 N. 60th St., Scottsdale. 4–6 p.m.

Open swim and a floating pumpkin patch where you pick your own pumpkin to decorate, play water games and a raffle. $10 admission.


Oct. 16  Pirate’s Day at Enchanted Island Amusement Park

1202 W. Encanto Blvd., Phoenix.  Noon–7 p.m.

Dress like a pirate and see live circus acts with juggling, balancing and acrobatics, fire-eaters and tight rope performers. Enjoy pirate activities, games and a treasure hunt. General admission $7.50–$25.


Oct. 22 & 23  Dia de los Muertos Mesa

Mesa Arts Center, 1 East Main St., Mesa  10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Celebrate at this free annual event. Performances, music, food and activities.


Oct. 26–28  Dino Trick-Or-Treat at the Phoenix Zoo

455 W. Galvin Parkway, Phoenix.  5:30–8:30 p.m.

Put on your costume and bring a bag to collect goodies. Enjoy activities, candy treat stations and more. Tickets are date specific and must be purchased online. $15 per ticket. No charge for children 2 and under.


Oct. 29  Apache Junction Halloween Festival

Superstition Shadows Park, 1091 W. Southern Ave.  4–8 p.m.

Trunk or treat, costume contest for humans and canines, inflatables and crafts. Free admission. Some activities require the purchase of tickets.


Oct. 30  Dia de los Muertos Phoenix

Steele Indian School Park, 300 E. Indian School Rd., Phoenix  2–7 p.m.

Mask making, sugar skull decorating, yucca weaving, entertainment, artists and vendors. Free admission.


Oct. 30  Tempe Halloween Stroll

6th Street Park, downtown Tempe  2–5 p.m.

Free family event with games, crafts, a costume contest, trick or treating and more.


Oct. 31 Trick-or-Treat at Bookmans

1056 S. Country Club Dr., Mesa 6–8 p.m.

Kids, dress up in costume and receive a free treat. 480-835-0505