This is our list of things to do this November in Phoenix
1. Don’t miss the Enchanted Island Harvest Festival
The Anual Harvest Festival at the Enchanted Island Amusement Park is scheduled for November 19 and 20. Get ready for a weekend full of fun. The festival features pony rides, cake walks, a petting zoo, carnival games, pumpkin golf, pumpkin bowling, and obstacle courses. Fun for the whole family!
When: 📅 November 19, 20
2. Fall in love with golf at the Charles Schwab Cup Championship
The Charles Schab golf tournament has been held since 2001 to determine de PGA Tour Champions’ top player. There will be drinks and food, so don’t miss it if you’re a golf fan!
When: 📅November 10-13
3. Go on a Hot Air Balloon Ride
Fly 2000 to 5000 feet in the air and enjoy the Sonoran Desert from above. You’ll see downtown Phoenix, Camelback Mountain, and Lake Pleasant from afar. The best part is that this time of the year, there are morning and afternoon rides available.
When: 📅Check tour dates
4. Explore Rotraut Sculptures at the Desert Botanical Garden
Rotraut has arrived at the Desert Botanical Garden, and ticketholders can enjoy her sculptures until May.
Walk through the Garden and look at the world through the eyes of the artist. The bold and lyrical large-scale sculptures of Rotraut will enliven the Garden trails while a selection of her paintings and small sculpture fill the Ottosen Gallery.
5. Buy your tickets for “Wildlights for Wildlife” at the Phoenix Zoo
From the comfort of your own vehicle, enjoy a unique adventure at the Phoenix Zoo’s “Wildlights for Wildlife,” taking place on November 6 from 5 pm to 10:30 pm. Tickets are now on sale! This one to two-hour experience features some of the Valley’s best food trucks, live animal encounters, and fun entertainment for the whole family. Then get ready for an exclusive drive-thru preview of an all-new ZooLights!
6. Visit the Phoenix Art Museum on a Wednesday
The Phoenix Art Museum offers special rates every Wednesday. Donate the amount of money you want in exchange for general admission.
When: 📅 Every Wednesday
7. Have a photoshoot at this neon sign park in Arizona
The Casa Grande Neon Sign Park restored 14 vintage and neon signs, installing them in a property in the Arizona Plaza in Historic Downtown, and welcomes guests and photo lovers every day from dusk until 11 pm for them to get the perfect snapshot.
8. Explore Desert Botanical Garden with your pup
Your pet is DBG’s special guest through November. Here’s everything you need to know about “Dog Days at the Garden”.
9. Have a prehistoric experience at the Phoenix Zoo
This self-guided tour will take you back in time, watching animatronic dinosaurs that move and make sounds just like they would’ve done millions of years ago. Prehistoric novels can also take a picture with a parasaurolophus and a fossil dig.
10. If you’re new to Phoenix, don’t miss this guide to survive
We asked Phoenicians themselves to share the rules that they personally follow to survive — and even thrive— in the Valley. Whether you’re a local, you just moved to the area, or are just a tourist, you may find this list especially helpful.
11-12. Listen to enchanting performances at these candlelit concerts
Calm your mind and experience amazing music in a new light with these sensational concerts by candlelight in some of Phoenix’s most beautiful spaces. Here are some of the ones that will take place this month:
Featured image by Doug Golden @drgolden