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Looking for some fall fun? Check out these festivals taking place across the Grand Canyon state

Where to go and what to see this autumn in the Grand Canyon State.

PHOENIX — As pumpkin flavors begin to crop up on drink menus and people dream of changing leaves, Arizona residents may be short on cooler weather but not on fun. 

Below is a roundup of fall festivals all across the state — take it from us, these events are so ‘gourd,’ you won’t want to wait until Halloween to trick or treat yo’self to tickets. 




  • Ales on Rails

    • Sept. 12- Oct. 31, 2023, 1 p.m. departure

    • Tickets → $149 per person



  • Gilbert Days Music Festival 

    • Nov. 17-18, 2023 4-9 p.m. 

    • Tickets → $5 if purchased prior to the event, $10 at the gate, children 12 years and under are free 




  • Phoenix Greek Festival 

    • Oct. 6-8, 2023 (5-10 p.m. / 11 a.m.-10 p.m. / 11 a.m.-6p.m.)

    • Tickets → $7.31 online, $5 in person / Parking → free at Charles Scwab, $10 at church parking lot 

  • Phoenix Pride Festival

    • Oct. 21-22, 2023, 12-9 p.m. 

    • Tickets → $34 for 1-day general admission, active military and children under 12 receive free admission, $15 for 13-17, former military and 55+, and if the ticket price is economically taxing, one can sign up to volunteer for a minimum of four hours to receive free admission

  • 12th Annual Dia de Los Muertos Phoenix Festival

    • Oct. 29, starts at 2 p.m. 

    • No ticket information online 

  • Arizona Fall Fest 2023

    • Nov. 4, 2023 10 a.m.-4:00 p.m. 

    • Free admission, paid experiences inside

  • Phoenix Pizza Festival 

    • Nov. 11-12, 2023 (11 a.m.-6 p.m. / 11 a.m.-4p.m.)

    • Tickets → General admission is $16 

  • Herberger Theater Festival of the Arts

    • Nov. 18, 2023, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. 

    • Free admission 

  • Phoenix Flea

    • Nov. 25, 2023, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

    • Free admission 



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