Halloween is right around the corner – in fact, you’re probably planning your costume and stocking up on candy. Where will you spend the spookiest night of the year? This guide covers all the fabulous Halloween events happening in and around Scottsdale for Halloween 2021.
2021 Halloween Events in and Around Scottsdale
Check out these spook-tacular Halloween events in and around Scottsdale for your 2021 celebrations:
- My Little Pumpkin Fall Festival and Halloween Party at Singh Meadows
- Halloween Spook-Track-ula at McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park
- Scottsdale Halloween Crawl in Old Town
- Halloween Town Pumpkin Patch at Paradise Valley Mall
- Bewitching Soiree at Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurant
- MacDonald’s Pumpkin Patch
- Pumpkin Fest at the Princess
- Schnepf Farms Pumpkin and Chili Party
Here’s a closer look at each.
My Little Pumpkin Fall Festival and Halloween Party at Singh Meadows
Celebrate all of fall at the family-friendly My Little Pumpkin Fall Festival at Singh Meadows in Tempe on October 30 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. In addition to the pumpkin patch, guests enjoy face-painting, pony rides, crafts, boutique shopping and a farmers’ market. There’s a costume contest, too.
Halloween Spook-Track-ula at McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park
The Halloween Spook-Track-ula at McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park is a family-friendly event perfect for all ages. The train ride isn’t exceptionally scary; it’s appropriate for small children. The event has limited capacity, though – only 750 people per time block are permitted. Train rides are at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. nightly from October 8 through October 31.
Scottsdale Halloween Crawl in Old Town
The Scottsdale Halloween Crawl in Old Town covers the best participating bars in the area. Tickets include admission, three penny-drink vouchers, a costume contest and more. The event kicks off Saturday, October 30 at 7 p.m. and goes until midnight.
Halloween Town Pumpkin Patch at Paradise Valley Mall
Family-friendly fun is the name of the game at the Halloween Town Pumpkin Patch at Paradise Valley Mall this year. Admission is $5 and includes lots of kids’ activities (including face-painting, pumpkin-painting, and carnival games and rides. It’s open Thursday through Sunday, October 14 through 31. On Monday through Friday, hours are 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.; on Saturdays and Sundays, they’re open from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Bewitching Soiree at Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurant
The Bewitching Soiree at Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurant is a 21-and-up event where black attire is encouraged. It takes place on Tuesday, October 19 at 7 p.m. and starts with a “Dark Magic Cocktail Greet” and progresses into a three-course dinner where Cooper’s Hawk wine will be served.
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MacDonald’s Pumpkin Patch
The MacDonald’s Ranch Pumpkin Patch 2021 runs from October 1 through October 31, and it’s open daily (except Tuesdays) from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tickets include admittance to the petting zoo, a gold-panning adventure, the hay bale maze, pedal cars for kids, and lots of photo areas and lawn games. There are pony rides available as well, and pumpkins ranging in size from very small to extra-large.
Pumpkin Fest at the Princess
Pumpkin Fest at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess is a nightly celebration from September 16 through October 31. Enjoy the Jack-O’-Lantern Lawn and Lane, where you can toast s’mores and navigate the hay maze, or hop on the Yo-Yo Swing Chair, Dizzy Dragons or the Fun Slide – and little ones who are 36 inches or taller can ride the Black Widow Spider Ride or the Happy Swing Ride. When you’re done with the rides, head to the cider orchard or the Mystic Passage, where skeletons sing friendly ghost stories in a family-friendly environment.
Schnepf Farms Pumpkin and Chili Party
The Schnepf Farms Pumpkin and Chili Party in Queen Creek runs from October 1 through October 31, and it’s open Thursday through Sunday. With over 40 rides and attractions included in the price of admission, puzzling corn mazes and so much more.
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