Patch Works

It’s the time of year where people’s allegiance to that overgrown orange squash reaches a fever pitch. The Great Pumpkin Festival brings together those Linuses yearning for an old school fall shindig on Thursday, October 25.

Location Info


Desert Botanical Garden

1201 N. Galvin Parkway
Phoenix, AZ 85008

Category: Attractions and Amusement Parks

Region: East Phoenix

If a hayride doesn’t put you in the mood, there’s the Amazing Hay Bale Maze where you can completely get lost in the harvest vibe. Carnival-style games, arts and crafts for the kiddos, and a petting zoo will keep busy-bodies occupied. Tunes from Phoenix bluegrass bands Pick & Holler and the Hey Boyz will fill the air, as well as country-Western sounds spun by DJ Dana (of Yucca Tap Room’s Valley Fever).

Oct. 25-26, 8:30 a.m.-noon; Oct. 27-28, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., 2012
My Voice Nation Help
Phoenix Concert Tickets