Events In Central Phoenix This Week October 27 – November 2, 2023

Events In Central Phoenix This Week October 27 – November 2, 2023



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Events In Central Phoenix This Week


Looking for fun events around Central Phoenix for Halloween week? You’re in for a treat! From Los Muertos Festivals to the pumpkin patches and Halloween fun. Check out some of the upcoming events and discover the best ways to savor these experiences.


“The Rocky Horror Picture Show” Four Course Interactive Dinner

Join the fabulous fun at FOUND:RE Phoenix, where on October 27th, the doors open at 7:30 p.m., and a quirky evening awaits. Enjoy a scrumptious four-course dinner while immersing yourself in the iconic cult classic, “The Rocky Horror Picture Show.” It’s a night of entertainment, delectable dishes, and unforgettable moments.

Location: FOUND:RE Phoenix, 1100 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004

When: October 27th, Doors open at 7:30 pm, dinner and the movie begin at 8 p.m.

Cost is $89 per person plus tax and gratuity. To reserve seating, call 602-875-8080. For more, visit


The Great American Seed Up Festival

On October 27th and 28th, head to North Phoenix Baptist Church for the Great American Seed Up Festival. This is a gardening enthusiast’s paradise, offering a vast selection of seeds, knowledge, and community. Discover rare and heirloom seeds to elevate your gardening game. Visit for more details.

When: Oct. 27th and 28th

Location: North Phoenix Baptist Church, 5757 N Central Avenue – Building B, Phoenix, AZ 85012


Roosevelt Row Fall 2023 Sunday A.R.T.S. Market

The Roosevelt Row Fall A.R.T.S. Market is back on Saturday, October 28, from 10 am to 10 pm MST, and Sunday, October 29, from 10 am to 4 pm MST. Immerse yourself in local art, crafts, and a vibrant atmosphere in the heart of Phoenix. Explore unique, handcrafted items while supporting local artists. For more information, visit

Location: 922 N 5th St Phoenix, Arizona 85004

When:  Saturday, October 28 · 10am – 10pm MST, Sunday, October 29 · 10am – 4pm MST


Dia de Los Muertos Phx Festival

Join the 12th Annual Dia de Los Muertos Phoenix Festival in the vibrant heart of Midtown Phoenix, set to enchant on October 29th at 2 pm. This captivating event unfolds at the picturesque Steele Indian School Park, where you’re invited to immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of Dia de los Muertos traditions.

Location: Steele Indian School Park, 300 E Indian School Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85012

Date & Time: October 29th at 2:00 pm


Costume Parade at the Square Pumpkin

Until October 29th, you can be part of the fun at Youth Valley Theater. Enjoy costume parades and captivating shows that will keep you and your family entertained. Find out more about this delightful event at the Square Pumpkin by visiting their website.

Location: Youth Valley Theater, 525 North First Street, Phoenix AZ 85004

When: Shows until October 29th

Learn more here. 


Spooktacular Hot Air Balloon Festival

Get ready for a spooktacular time at the Spooktacular Hot Air Balloon Festival. Experience the magic of hot air balloons illuminated in the night sky, along with live music, food, and fun activities. This festival is a treat for all ages. Learn more at

Location: 7555 N. Pima Rd. Scottsdale, AZ 85258

When:  Friday-Sunday, October 27th – 29th, 5:00pm – 9:30pm


Thieves Market

Thieves Market is a treasure trove of vintage and antique goods. Here, you can explore a wide variety of items, from furniture to retro clothing, and everything in between.

Where: 18401 N 32nd St, Phoenix, AZ 85032

Saturdays: 8:00am – 2:00pm


Verde Canyon Railroad: Fright Night Haunted Train

For a spooky and enchanting experience, don’t miss the Verde Canyon Railroad’s Fright Night Haunted Train. Running from September 15 to October 31 on Fridays and Saturdays, between 5:00 pm and 11:00 pm, it’s a thrilling journey filled with Halloween-inspired surprises

When: September 15 – October 31st, Fridays & Saturdays. Ride between 5:00pm – 11:00 pm.

Where: Verde Canyon Railroad, 300 N. Broadway, Clarkdale AZ 86324

Learn more here


Phoenix Farmers Markets


Downtown PHX Farmers Market

The Downtown PHX Farmers Market is a hub of fresh produce, local artisans, and culinary delights. You’ll find a wide array of fruits, vegetables, meats, and dairy products here, along with handcrafted items and prepared foods.

Location: Phoenix Public Market, 721 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004

Saturdays: 7:30 am – 11:30 am


Uptown Farmers Market

Uptown Farmers Market is known for its diverse selection of fresh produce, organic products, and specialty goods. It’s a great spot to shop for unique finds and enjoy a variety of food vendors.

Location: 5757 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85012

8 a.m. – 12 pm (May through October)
9 a.m. – 1 pm (November through April)

9 a.m. – 1 pm (October through April)
8 a.m. – 12 pm (May and June)


Roadrunner Park Farmers Market

Nestled in the lush greenery of Roadrunner Park, this market offers a relaxed atmosphere to shop for local fruits, vegetables, and homemade treats. You can also enjoy live music while you browse.

Location: 3502 E Cactus Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85032

7 – 11 am (June through September)
8 am – 1 pm (October through May)

Get more info here


Ahwatukee Farmers Market

Ahwatukee Farmers Market is a favorite among the locals for its friendly vendors and a wide range of fresh produce, baked goods, and handmade crafts.

Location: 4700 E Warner Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85044

9 am – 1 pm (October through May)
8 – 11 am (​June through September)

Get more info here


Farmers Markets Near Phoenix


Tempe Farmers Market

Located in the heart of Tempe, this market is a gathering place for the community to enjoy the best of local food, art, and culture.

Location: 805 S Farmer Ave, Tempe, AZ 85281

Open daily: 8 am – 11 pm


Arrowhead Farmers Market (aka Momma’s Organic Market)

Momma’s Organic Market is committed to providing organic and sustainably produced products, making it a top choice for health-conscious shoppers.

Location: 7780 W Arrowhead Towne Center, Glendale, AZ 85308

Saturdays: 9 am – 2 pm


Gilbert Farmers Market

While technically in Gilbert, this market is worth the drive for its fantastic selection of produce, artisanal goods, and food vendors. It’s a great destination for a weekend outing.

Location: 222 N Ash St, Gilbert, AZ 85234

8 am – 12 pm (October through March/April)
7 am – 11 am (April/May through September)


Chandler Farmers Market

Chandler Farmers Market is known for its friendly atmosphere and high-quality local products. You can find everything from fresh vegetables to unique handmade crafts.

Location: 3 S Arizona Ave, Chandler, AZ 85225

Saturdays: 7 – 10:30 am


Old Town Scottsdale Farmers Market

This market in the heart of Old Town Scottsdale offers a blend of fresh, local produce and specialty items in a historic setting.

Location: 3806 N Brown Ave, Scottsdale, AZ 85251

Saturdays: 7 – 11 am

Get more info here


These events offer a diverse range of experiences for everyone in Phoenix to enjoy. Make the most of your week and explore the vibrant and exciting activities happening in our city!


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