• LIVE Pumpkin Carving Daily - 10 a.m.–6 p.m.

    See the extraordinarily talented carvers from Villafane Studios take over Carefree Desert Gardens for 10 days, creating an enchanted pumpkin wonderland.

October 18 – 27

10 days of Halloween holiday fun!

Daily Schedule

10 a.m.–10 p.m.
– Haunted Happenings, Autumnal Treats and Jack O’ Lantern Beer Garden
– Haunted House hours: Noon–9 p.m.

10 a.m.– 6 p.m.
LIVE pumpkin carving in the Gardens with Villafane Studios’ world-renowned carvers

10 a.m.–9 p.m.
– Harvest Market

3–6 p.m.
– Local musicians and performances on the Community Stage

4–8 p.m.
– “Adopt a Pumpkin” Patch at Los Portales Mall/Sponsored by Bashas’ & Desert Foothills YMCA

7–9:30 p.m.
– The Walkens Band (Country/Southern Rock) on the Sanderson Lincoln Pavilion Main Stage

10 a.m.–10 p.m.
– Haunted Happenings, Autumnal Treats and Jack O’ Lantern Beer Garden
– Haunted House hours: Noon–9 p.m.
– Petting Zoo/Pony Rides hours:  Noon–6 p.m.

10 a.m.– 6 p.m.
– LIVE pumpkin carving in the Gardens with Villafane Studios’ world-renowned carvers

10 a.m.–9 p.m.
– Harvest Market

10 a.m.–7 p.m.
– Local musicians and performances on the Community Stage

11 a.m.
– Enchanted Giant Pumpkin Weigh-off outside of Historic Spanish Village on the Community Stage (FREE to attend this event!)

11 a.m–6 p.m.
– “Adopt a Pumpkin” Patch at Los Portales Mall/Sponsored by Bashas’ & Desert Foothills YMCA

7–9:30 p.m.
– TBA on the Sanderson Lincoln Pavilion Main Stage

10 a.m.–7 p.m.
– Haunted Happenings, Autumnal Treats and Jack O’ Lantern Beer Garden
– Haunted House hours: Noon–9 p.m.
– Petting Zoo/Pony Rides hours:  Noon–6 p.m.

10 a.m.– 6 p.m.
– LIVE pumpkin carving in the Gardens with Villafane Studios’ world-renowned carvers

10 a.m.–6 p.m.
– Local musicians and performances on the Community Stage

10 a.m.–6 p.m.
– Harvest Market

11 a.m–6 p.m.
– “Adopt a Pumpkin” Patch at Los Portales Mall/Sponsored by Bashas’ & Desert Foothills YMCA

1–2 p.m.
– Pumpkin Pie Eating Competition (Kids 1 p.m./Adults 1:30 p.m.) at the Sanderson Lincoln Pavilion, Sponsored by Venues Cafe

10 a.m.–8 p.m.
– Stroll through four acres of beautiful desert garden, and enjoy the whimsical characters and carvings on display

10 a.m.–6 p.m.
– LIVE pumpkin carving in the Gardens with Villafane Studios’ world-renowned carvers

10 a.m.–8 p.m.
– Stroll through four acres of beautiful desert garden, and enjoy the whimsical characters and carvings on display

10 a.m.–6 p.m.
– LIVE pumpkin carving in the Gardens with Villafane Studios’ world-renowned carvers

10 a.m.–8 p.m.
– Stroll through four acres of beautiful desert garden, and enjoy the whimsical characters and carvings on display

10 a.m.–6 p.m.
– LIVE pumpkin carving in the Gardens with Villafane Studios’ world-renowned carvers

10 a.m.–8 p.m.
– Stroll through four acres of beautiful desert garden, and enjoy the whimsical characters and carvings on display

10 a.m.–6 p.m.
– LIVE pumpkin carving in the Gardens with Villafane Studios’ world-renowned carvers

10 a.m.–10 p.m.
– Haunted Happenings, Autumnal Treats and Jack O’ Lantern Beer Garden
– Haunted House hours: Noon–9 p.m.

10 a.m.– 6 p.m.
– LIVE pumpkin carving in the Gardens with Villafane Studios’ world-renowned carvers

10 a.m.–9 p.m.
– Harvest Market

4–8 p.m.
– “Adopt a Pumpkin” Patch at Los Portales Mall/Sponsored by Bashas’ & Desert Foothills YMCA

3–6 p.m.
– Local musicians and performances on the Community Stage

7–9:30 p.m.
– Rock Lobster (80’s hits) on the Sanderson Lincoln Pavilion Main Stage

10 a.m.–10 p.m.
– Haunted Happenings, Autumnal Treats and Jack O’ Lantern Beer Garden
– Haunted House hours: Noon–9 p.m.
– Petting Zoo/Pony Rides hours:  Noon–6 p.m.

10 a.m.– 6 p.m.
– LIVE pumpkin carving in the Gardens with Villafane Studios’ world-renowned carvers

10 a.m.–9 p.m.
– Harvest Market

10 a.m.–6 p.m.
– Local musicians and performances on the Community Stage

11 a.m–6 p.m.
– “Adopt a Pumpkin” Patch at Los Portales Mall/Sponsored by Bashas’ & Desert Foothills YMCA

2–4 p.m.
– Costume Contests on the Sanderson Lincoln Pavilion Main Stage
– Kids–2 p.m. / Adults–3 p.m..

7–9:30 p.m.
– Pompatus of Love (Steve Miller Tribute) on the Sanderson Lincoln Pavilion Main Stage

10 a.m.–7 p.m.
– Haunted Happenings, Autumnal Treats and Jack O’ Lantern Beer Garden
– Haunted House hours: Noon–9 p.m.
– Petting Zoo/Pony Rides hours:  Noon–6 p.m.

10 a.m.– 6 p.m.
– LIVE pumpkin carving in the Gardens with Villafane Studios’ world-renowned carvers

10 a.m.–6 p.m.
– Local musicians and performances on the Community Stage

10 a.m.–6 p.m.
– Harvest Market

11 a.m–6 p.m.
– “Adopt a Pumpkin” Patch at Los Portales Mall/Sponsored by Bashas’ & Desert Foothills YMCA

1–2 p.m.
– Pumpkin Pie Eating Competition (Kids 1 p.m./Adults 1:30 p.m.) at the Sanderson Lincoln Pavilion, Sponsored by Venues Cafe

2 p.m.
– Pets Costume Contest at the Sanderson Lincoln Pavilion Main Stage, Sponsored by Carefree Pet Resort

Enchanted Activities

Adopt a Pumpkin
Costume Contests
Family Carving Nights
Giant Pumpkin Weigh-Off
Haunted Happenings
Jack O’ Lantern Beer Garden & Autumnal Treats
Live Music
Pumpkin Pie Eating Contests

Have questions? Call the Town of Carefree today at 480.488.3686 or send us an email.

Town of Carefree’s
Enchanted Pumpkin Garden

101 Easy St.
Carefree, AZ 85377
480.488.3686
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VisitCarefree.com

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