Phoenix Fall Festivals – Fall 2023 AZ Events

PHX Zine Fest - Phoenix, AZ - Aug 19 to Aug 20, 2023
An annual gathering for DIY Small Press enthusiasts who create and enjoy zines, indie comics, photography books, perzines, political pamphlets and the like.

Quilt, Craft & Sewing Festivals - Scottsdale, AZ - Aug 31 to Sep 2, 2023
Find a variety of sewing, quilting, needle and craft supply exhibits, plus make n’ takes and door prizes.

Saboten Con - Phoenix, AZ - Sep 1 to Sep 4, 2023
Saboten Con is an American anime convention held in Phoenix, Arizona and organized by Monkey Paw Entertainment. The convention is held on Labor Day weekend and lasts for 4 days (Fri-Mon). It is currently hosted at the Sheraton Downtown Phoenix. Saboten Con is the largest anime convention in Arizona with attendance reaching over 13,000 for the 2018 event

Galaxy Dancespot Festival - Phoenix, AZ - Sep 14 to Sep 16, 2023
A ballroom dance competition held annually in September at the Arizona Biltmore Resort and Spa

Arizona State Fair - Phoenix, AZ - Sep 22 to Oct 29, 2023
An agricultural fair started over 100 years ago in 1905.

Pedal Haus Oktoberfest – Chandler - Chandler, AZ - Sep 30 to Oct 1, 2023
A block party with live music; brats, burgers and beers; sausage eating contest; stein holding; polka bands and carnival games

SanTan Oktoberfest - Chandler, AZ - Sep 30 to Sep 30, 2023
Typically includes beer, brats, live music/polka, stein races, keg rolling, tricycle races, keg contest, bratwurst eating contests and a beer pong tournament. Attendance is approximately 10,000 according to their sponsorship packet. Held at Dr AJ Chandler Park.

Phoenix Greek Festival - Phoenix, AZ - Oct 6 to Oct 8, 2023
Greek food, music, dancing, jewelry, art, grocery items and activities for children at the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Community Center.

Litchfield Park Oktoberfest - Litchfield Park, AZ - Oct 7 to Oct 7, 2023
The Wigwam Resort hosts an annual Arizona Oktoberfest on its front lawn with a costume contest, dance demonstrations, live music by Denny and the Polka Dots, and more. Admission: $10 for 12 and over. Food and drink are extra.

Bike MS: Arizona - Fort McDowell, AZ - Oct 7 to Oct 8, 2023
Cycle through the beautiful Arizona desert and join a community of riders dedicated to changing the world for people with MS along a ride. Whether you pedal through the stunning McDowell Mountain Park loop, up into the off-road mountain bike loop, or onto the road routes that will take you into Fountain Hills and beyond —the Arizona desert will surround you with beautiful sunrises, sunsets, cacti and majestic southwestern scenery. Bike MS is more than a ride. It’s an experience grounded in camaraderie and marked by passion, inspiration, determination and pure enjoyment. It will be an experience you’ll never forget, shared with new friends and old.

Four Peaks Oktoberfest @ Tempe Town Lake - Tempe, AZ - Oct 13 to Oct 15, 2023

Haus Murphy’s Oktoberfest - Glendale, AZ - Oct 13 to Oct 28, 2023
Saturday and Sunday only. German restaurant Haus Murphy’s in Glendale hosts an Oktoberfest celebration for three weekends in October.

Anthem Autumnfest - Anthem, AZ - Oct 14 to Oct 15, 2023
Family friendly event with free admission and parking at ACC Community Park, featuring arts & crafts vendors, carnival rides, pumpkin picking and live entertainment.

ASH Oktoberfest and Fall Festival - Chandler, AZ - Oct 14 to Oct 14, 2023
The Arizona Society of Homebrewer’s annual Oktoberfest.

Phoenix Pride Festival - Phoenix, AZ - Oct 21 to Oct 22, 2023
The annual Phoenix Pride Festival in Phoenix is a two-day celebration designed to bring the area’s diverse LGBTQ+ and allied communities together for a weekend of camaraderie and celebration of the past, present and future, while raising funds for the Phoenix Pride Community Programs and educating the public about the existence and continuing civil rights battle facing the community. The Phoenix Pride festival features over 150 entertainment performances on 6 stages and over 300 Exhibitors showcasing a huge variety of food options, shopping opportunities, and community resources.

Scottsdale Fall Festival - Scottsdale, AZ - Oct 28 to Oct 28, 2023
Game booths, a tot area for ages 4 and under, live entertainment, haunted forest, food vendors, face painting, and more

Fountain Hills Oktoberfest - Fountain Hills, AZ - Sep 28 to Sep 29, 2024
2023 – organizers announced this event will take place in even numbered years going forward. Description: Fountain Hills Oktoberfest celebrates adjacent to the Nations 4th tallest fountain with a band flown in from Germany, German food including footlong brats, sauerkraut and potato salad and of course German beer. Kids can enjoy a play area with bounce houses FREE of charge. $5, 12 and under are FREE. Wear your Dirndl and Lederhosen for a free commemorative Oktoberfest pin.