Fall Arizona Festivals
Arizona has a wide variety of fall festivals. Many have a wild west theme such as Gulch Daze or Labor Day Rodeo while others are more traditional harvest events. Of course there are beer festivals and lots of music events. Find below some great events from Labor Day to November 28th.
We hope you enjoyed last year’s list. We will be updating this information for 2016 over the next few weeks. Stay tuned!
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Enjoy one or more of these fun fall festivals in Arizona:
Taylor Sweet Corn Festival – Taylor, AZ – Sept 3, 2016
It celebrates the primary crop of local farmers with a parade, fireworks, horseless rodeo and more fair fun.
Galaxy Dance Festival – Phoenix – Sept 15-18, 2016
Arizona Underground Film Festival – September 16-24, 2016
Arizona’s only premier genre cult film festival
Campbell Regatta – Lake Havasu City, AZ – Sept 23-25, 2016
A fun filled weekend in Lake Havasu.
Brazilian Day Festival – Scottsdale – Sept 24, 2016
Arizona’s Official Brazilian Independence Day Festival at the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts. Bands, dancing, martial arts, food, drinks and more!
Great Tucson Beer Festival – Tucson, AZ – October 1, 2016
Over 200 beers to taste along with great food from local vendors at the Kino Veterans Memorial Stadium.
Arizona Dragon Boat Festival – Oct 1-2, 2016
Earth Harmony Festival – TUMACÁCORI, AZ – Oct 1-3, 2016
A free weekend celebration of eco-living & sustainability held on one of the world’s largest EcoVillages.
Scottsdale Film Festival – Scottsdale, AZ – October 6-10, 2016
Patagonia Fall Festival – Patagonia, AZ – October 7-9, 2016
Arizona State Fair – Phoenix, AZ – October 7-30, 2016
An agricultural fair started over 100 years ago.
Y Race Phoenix – October 8, 2016
Sedona Arts Festival – Sedona – Oct 8-9, 2016
Showcases art against the stunning red rock backdrop in a fundraiser for arts education in Sedona.
Rainbows Festival – Phoenix – October 15-16, 2016
Plein Air Festival – Sedona – Oct 15-22, 2016
Enjoy paintings created outdoors rather than in a studio.
Southwest Terror Fest – Tucson – Oct 20-23, 2016
An underground music concert for people who love metal bands.
Phoenix FearCon – Mesa – Oct 21-23, 2016
Independent horror film festival.
Safford Harvest Festival – Safford, AZ – October 22, 2016
Anthem Autumnfest – Anthem, AZ – October 22-23, 2016
Family friendly event with free admission and parking at ACC Community Park.
All Souls Procession – Nov 5-6, 2016
A two mile long procession of more than 150,000 through the streets of downtown Tucson to remember those who have passed.
Phoenix 10K & Half Marathon – Nov 6, 2016
TusCon – Nov 11-13, 2016
A Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Horror convention in Arizona.
El Tour de Tucson – Nov 17-20, 2016
One of the largest century rides in America, through the stunning desert landscape.
Encato Park Fall Festival – Phoenix, AZ – Nov 19-20, 2016
Amusement park rides and harvest festival at Enchanted Island.
Future Events – 2017
If we find the dates for a festival next fall (September or October 2017) which does not have an event in 2016, we will post them here.
We know that you want current events. But we often don’t have dates for the current year. We leave those events with their link here so that you can look for the new dates yourself. We hope you don’t mind!
Coconino County Fair – Flagstaff, AZ – Sept 4-7, 2015
Sonoita Labor Day Rodeo – Sonoita, AZ – September 5-7, 2015
Brewery Gulch Daze – Bisbee, AZ – September 6, 2015
Arizona Insect Festival – Tucson – Sept 20, 2015
Pickin’ in the Pines – Flagstaff – Sept 18-20, 2015
Wine in the Woods Festival – Flagstaff – Sept 13, 2015
Gila River Festival – Sept 24-27, 2015
Great Pineapple Race – Lake Havasu City – Sept 24, 2015
Woodland Wildlife and Science Festival- Lakeside, AZ – Sept 5, 2015
Showdown in Tombstone – Tombstone, AZ – Sept 5-7, 2015
Cystic Fibrosis Cycle for Life Ride – Scottsdale, AZ – Oct 31, 2015
Charity ride to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
Snowflake Harvest Festival – Snowflake, AZ – October 10, 2015
The Great Pumpkin Festival – Phoenix, AZ – October 23-25, 2015
Find other fun things to do in Arizona in October: