Fountain Hills Events: 2023 Fall Edition

As the weather cools in Arizona, the fun heats up! The Town of Fountain Hills, an artsy and outdoorsy town near Scottsdale, AZ, hosts annual fall events and coordinates a variety of free events for Fountain Hills residents, locals, and visiting families and friends.

Fall Events in Fountain Hills

The Town of Fountain Hills works to keep the holiday spirit alive with amazing, free, and local outdoor fall events. If you’re searching for things to do in Fountain Hills, check out our calendar for the full list of our upcoming annual Fountain Hills events, outdoor happenings, and special activities.

Spooky Blast: October 28, 2023 at 5:00PM

The annual Fountain Hills Spooky Blast is the ultimate Halloween extravaganza for Arizona families! On October 28th from 5:00–8:00PM, Four Peaks Park transforms into an adventure-filled Halloween experience with inflatable slides, obstacle courses, a corn maze, and more than 20 booths filled with activities, candy, and all kinds of spooky, fun surprises. Mark your calendars and start planning your costumes for this epic Fountain Hills event.

Where to Park: Visitors can park at Four Peaks Park.

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Turkey Trot: Thanksgiving Day Morning

Join Fountain Hills Community Services for the 33rd Annual Turkey Trot 5K Run & Fitness Walk on Thanksgiving morning, November 23rd! This fun, family-friendly Fountain Hills event happens around the famous Fountain Hills Fountain, and you can choose from a 5K timed run or a 1-mile fitness walk! We encourage all participants to pre-register, and since there are amazing awards at the end of the event, you’ll want to stick around! Bring the family and get ready to get some exercise in before the feast!

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Farmers Market

The Town’s local farmers market is an incredible place to shop around and enjoy new smells, food, and trinkets! Bring the family and come support our variety of over 45 food vendors who will bring the magic of the season straight to you at this Fountain Hills event.

  • Location: 16858 Avenue of the Fountains Fountain Hills, AZ
  • Cost: Free
  • Family and Kid Friendly?: Yes
  • Hours: Every Wednesday from 10:00AM–2:00PM from November 1, 2023–April 24, 2024
  • Dog Friendly?: Yes
  • Where to Park: Visitors can park on along the Avenue of the Fountains, around the fountain, or in designated parking lots.
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Presby Pickins’ Flea Market

The first Saturday of each month is a pickers’ paradise at this unique Fountain Hills event! Whether you’re buying or selling, the Presby Pickins’ Flea Market is the perfect place to enjoy a sweet treat or a snack while you browse a variety of treasures, gifts, and collectibles for sale.

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Come enjoy over 60 artists and their incredible one-of-a-kind pieces every week during the fall season at Art on the Avenue! This free art festival in Fountain Hills happens every Wednesday from 10:00AM–4:00PM on the east median of the Avenue of the Fountains. Adjacent to the Town’s famous 560-ft fountain, this amazing weekly Fountain Hills event is the perfect place to come rest, enjoy yourself, and admire some amazing artwork. The event is dog-friendly, free, and exciting for all ages!

Fountain Hills Festival of Fine Arts & Crafts

Since 1974, the Annual Festival of Fine Arts & Crafts has been the perfect place for families, couples, and individuals to come and enjoy some of the best artists from around the world. Now at over 500 artisans strong, the Fountain Hills Festival of Arts and Crafts offers incredible art pieces at all price ranges. Along with the art, this Fountain Hills event provides many options for delicious food, activities for the kiddos, and even live music throughout the day!

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Enjoy Fall in Fountain Hills with Family, Friends, Kids, and Dogs

Looking for things to do in Fountain Hills? Our unique town hosts annual and special events in the fall, winter, spring, and summer. Most events are family- and kid-friendly as well as dog-friendly. For information and guidance on Fountain Hills events, view our full events calendar or contact our tourism team. Fountain Hills’ seasonal itineraries will be updated on a quarterly basis.

Fountain Hills Events Calendar

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