The creepiest month of the year has arrived. And the things to do in October in Phoenix are super exciting.
Happy October y’all! The scariest month of the year is finally here and we’ve got many plans for you to spend it doing amazing things with your friends and loved ones. Who’s in? These are 8 things to do this October in Phoenix:
The Sanctum of Horror is open again in Tempe and it looks as scary as always. This year’s experience is following the mind of Lenore, a girl with a violent past.
Where: 📍6555 East Southern Avenue
Yes! Dog days are the Desert Botanical Garden are back. Check their calendar and schedule and walk the trails with your pup.
Where:📍1201 N Galvin Pkwy
3. Have brunch at an airport hangar with your friends
Have you heard about the Hangar Café in Chandler? This is a true hidden gem. The vintage café is located in an aircraft maintenance hangar on the northwest side of Chandler Municipal Airport. Their menu includes eggs, burritos, pancakes, waffles, and other boozy options.
Where: 📍1725 E Ryan Road, Chandler
4. Learn about Ikebana at the Japanese Friendship Garden
Head over to the Japanese Friendship Garden and take a class of Inspirational Ikebana with Ping Wei. Ikebana is traditional Japanese flower art. It includes arranging techniques, aesthetics, and the meanings of flowers. The class will take place on October 24 and November 28.
Where:📍 1125 N 3rd Avenue
5. Take your family to this sunflower field
This fall experience goes well beyond the pumpkin patch. The Rocker 7 Farm Patch will open its sunflower field on October 16. Make your admission reservation on their official website.
Where: 📍19601 W Broadway Road, Buckeye
The Pixypros Selfie Museum in Tempe offers a unique experience for guests of all ages. Charge your phone, prepare your selfie stick and click away!
Where:📍 3030 S Rural Road, Suite 107, Tempe
Have you ever wondered what it feels like to walk among thousands of butterflies? Get to know how it really feels at the Butterfly Wonderland at the Arizona Boardwalk.
Where: Arizona Boardwalk📍 9500 East Via de Ventura
8. Enjoy the annual Arizona State Fair
The Arizona State Fair has kicked off this weekend and will be featuring different events throughout the month. Get on the carnival rides, participate in the fair games and eat like a king at the food stands. Yum!
Here’s everything you need to know.
Where: Arizona State Fairgrounds 📍 1826 W. McDowell Road
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